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Self-Proclaimed NBA 'Fun Guy' Kawhi Leonard Has A Massive Shoe Deal With New Balance That Pays Him Over $5M A Year

Every friend group has a “fun person.” You know exactly who they are. You can always count on them for a turn-up, positive vibes, and an overall good time. But what happens when the person you least expect becomes that person? Well, you give them space to exist and support their decision to live and enjoy life. Despite how he navigates the public, Los Angeles Clippers player Kawhi Leonard considers himself a “FUN GUY,” and soon everyone will know. Born in Los Angeles, CA, Leonard first entered the NBA as the No. 15 draft pick by the San Antonio Spurs. After spending seven seasons with the Texas-based franchise, the small forward landed with the Toronto Raptors. There, he led the Canadian-based team and won the 2019 NBA Championship. Leonard’s stint in Toronto was short. He began the 2019-2020 NBA season with the Los Angeles Clippers alongside NBA star Paul George. Leonard had a serious injury during the 2021 playoff run. After tearing his ACL, he would miss the remainder of the...

Sep 27, 2022

LA Clippers' Kawhi Leonard Lands Equity Deal With Energy Drink Company, X2 Performance

Kawhi Leonard has skills on and off the basketball court. According to CNBC, Leonard landed an equity deal with energy drink company X2 Performance, in addition to two seats on its board of directors. X2 PERFORMANCE is widely used by pro teams in the NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL. Their products use a patented combination of scientifically proven clean ingredients to deliver sustained performance through the generation and regeneration of adenosine triphosphate (ATPL), which is a natural molecule the body uses to provide energy. “I have been approached by many beverage and supplement brands, but I decided to join X2 because it is natural with clean ingredients,” Leonard said in a written statement. “I love the products, and the impact it’s had on my training and performance. I’m really inspiired by our X2 team and the momentum we are building.” Leonard’s plans include being directly involved in marketing as well as product innovation. “With more and more consumers looking for natural...

Nov 20, 2020