Now that the NBA finals have concluded, players are sneaking off to various spots around the world for vacation and/or promotional tours with their sponsors. With the American media focusing on the upcoming NBA draft, BasketballBuddha.com has got you covered on all NBA players flying out to Asia this summer.
Adidas is making a strong push in Asia with their recent acquisition of Asian-American NBA veteran Jeremy Lin. After a failed contract negotiation with Nike last year, Lin fell right into the lap of Adidas who is putting him to work early with a promo trip to Beijing. Lin landed in Beijing late last week and has participate in events such as in-store promotions, an Adidas streetball festival outside of the MasterCard Center, and a speech at Peking University.
Lin will continue his tour throughout China with stops in Xiamen and Chengdu before finishing his Asia tour in Taiwan.