Found October 02, 2013 on Red's Army:
PLAYERS: Rajon Rondo
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
A couple of weeks ago, we broke a story that Rondo was possibly leaving Nike for Chinese sneaker brand Anta. Well a fellow C’s blogger spotted more proof that this may indeed be true. Hayley, who writes for Australia’s “Celtics Down Under“, tweeted this photo from camp yesterday that captures the sole of Rondo’s shoe. And sure enough, Anta’s logo is there. And now this morning comes these photos of what supposedly is the actual shoe. FYK7, who writes for sneakersite Long7, posted these photos on his Instagram. Still no confirmation from Anta as of yet. Click to view slideshow. H/T The Sneaker Addict

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