“Two months after signing a five-year, $95 million contract extension with the Bulls, Derrick Rose has really struck it rich. Rose said he signed a “lifetime” contract with Adidas, which a source confirmed is for 14 years and $260 million. CSNChicago.com first reported that figure.
“Man, it’s definitely a blessing,” Rose said. “They’ve been with me since the beginning and stuck with me and I’m happy I’m a part of them for the rest of my life. They’ve been doing everything promotional-wise to make sure they put me out there, marketing me great all over the world. That’s all I needed from them.”
“A source close to Rose said the deal actually was agreed to in principle in December. However, Rose signed the deal Friday in Orlando.”
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