Sport At least one NBA player bought Big Baller Brand shoes

00:05  12 may  2017
00:05  12 may  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

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It doesn’t matter that Big Baller Brand sold less than 300 pairs of ZO2 Primes on opening day, Lonzo Ball made six figures before even playing an NBA game. That may only be 526 shoes , but Big Baller Brand made your whole year in a week.

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New Orleans Pelicans guard Jordan Crawford says he bought a pair of the Big Baller Brand shoes. © Jeremy Brevard, USA TODAY Sports New Orleans Pelicans guard Jordan Crawford says he bought a pair of the Big Baller Brand shoes. While most of the sports world is making jokes about the Big Baller Brand shoes these days, one guy who isn't laughing is New Orleans Pelicans guard Jordan Crawford.

On his Twitter account Wednesday, Crawford told his followers that he bought a pair of the ZO2 shoes, the ones that start at $495 a pair.

Now apparently Crawford had only heard about the shoes before purchasing. He asked folks on Twitter to help him.

About an hour later, he let everyone know that he had bought a pair.

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LaVar Ball revealed the debut of his new Big Baller Brand ZO2 shoe line with the main shoe being priced at a whopping 5. NBA players tip their caps to Paul Pierce after 19-year career comes to a close.

The Ball family has caused plenty of controversy recently, and when their Big Baller Brand released the debut signature shoes of soon-to-be NBA rookie Lonzo Ball, it set social media alight. “ At least . I ’ll leave it at that,” LaVar said.

Crawford has bounced around the NBA since 2010 when, after being drafted by the New Jersey Nets, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night. Then he was moved from the Hawks to the Washington Wizards on a trade deadline deal in his rookie season. At the 2013 trade deadline he was traded from Washington to the Boston Celtics, then Boston moved him to Golden State in January 2014. He was out of the league for the next two seasons and signed a contract with the Pelicans in March of this year.

He has averaged 12.3 points for his career with 3.2 assists.

According to ESPN's business reporter Darren Rovell, Crawford's shoes cost more than $495, because he ordered a size 14.

Sales haven't been that great so far for Big Baller Brand shoes. According to Nice Kicks, the company sold 263 pairs their first day.

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