Americans Hate LeBron James So Much That They Buy His Sneakers
|Finally! The thing that will make me good at basketball!|
But damn, can the guy sell a shoe.
In spite of all the jersey burnings and negative press, Nike sold 500,000 pairs of the $160 Nike LeBron 8 sneakers in the 2010 fiscal year, according to shoe industry website Counterkicks. That's enough sneakers to stick one firmly in the rump of every single human who attended a Cavaliers game this season, with more than 175,000 to spare for Skip Bayless.
Let's see you do THAT, Dirk.
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