Winning. Kobe Bryant is a better player than LeBron James because he is a proven winner. A ring rush of 5 championships, a compilation of game-winners, having the assassin mentality, leading by example, this is what gives Kobe the edge over LeBron. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are both extremely gifted basketball players who possess the talent and athleticism, allowing them to be prosperous at their profession. First of all, Kobe Bryant holds the record for most three- pointers made with twelve in one game, on January 7th, 2003 vs. the Seattle SuperSonics.
They play their home games at the Pepsi Centre. The team changed their uniform a total of six times before the year 2010. Now, their team colors are powder blue, gold, white, and navy blue. Carmelo Anthony, who was drafted in 2003, is currently the team’s best player. Since he was drafted, the Nuggets have not missed the playoffs, and have won the division title twice.
b. Marketing/Promotion & Brand Management: Under Armour has always taken a keen interest in marketing and promotion. From 2009 to 2015 Under Armour’s marketing budget has doubled from 108 million to 246 million. Like many of the other major sports apparel brands, Under Armour has focused on professional athlete endorsements signing lucrative deals with athletes ranging from Tom Brady to Bryce Harper. To expand its brand awareness Under Armour is rapidly becoming the clothing of choice for many college and professional teams. Just last year the University of Miami made the switch from Nike to Under Armour.
 Consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time, he was ranked number one by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006.  Three of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996), The Blueprint (2001), and The Black Album (2003), are considered landmarks in the genre with all of them featured in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.  As an entrepreneur and investor, Jay-Z co-owns the 40/40 Club, and is the co-creator of the clothing line Rocawear.  He is the former president of Def Jam Recordings, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and the founder of Roc Nation. He also founded the sports agency Roc Nation Sports and is a certified NBA and MLB sports agent.
A few years after Kobe joined the league, a young star by the name of Lebron James was inducted in to the NBA. He came with the same drive and determination that many people associate with Kobe. In my opinion, these 2 players are the best players in the league.
Viewers can acknowledge that Isaiah Mustafa is a good looking man(he was a pro football player after all). Instantly, viewers associate good looking men with Old Spice. Many viewers have the desire to be good looking. The advertisement leads you to believe that buying Old Spice body wash is an easy way to accomplish this. The commercial was a big hit, and Old Spice product sales were up 106% from the prior-year period.
The Steelers are consistently among the top teams in merchandise sales ("Forbes.com", 2012). Particularly the player Troy Polamalu’s jersey sold the most ("Forbes.com", 2012). Among merchandise sales the team also has high revenue
Crocs a shoe that can be used anywhere, for anything. The Company has been up and running since 2002 and was founded by Scott Seamans, Lyndon "Duke" Hanson, and George Boedecker, Jr. Crocs were originally meant to be a boating shoe but throughout the years became a variety of different model shoes. Crocs are the best shoe manufactured today. One of the best things about Crocs is that they have many models to choose from. A lot of the model Crocs have many colors but the original Crocs have the most colors.
2 Situation Analysis Company and Brand Background Converse Inc., incorporated in 1908, has been a provider of athletic and fashion apparel, accessories, and shoes for over 100 years. Even with the development of many athletic apparel brands throughout the century, Converse still remains a very popular brand and important part of American culture and style. The company has the best selling sneaker of all time, selling over 1.1 billion shoes since its establishment (5). Converse was extremely famous and successful until the 1970’s, when other athletic footwear brands emerged and created competition (4). Nike Inc, the current owner of Converse, has also been a popular and recognizable athletic brand since its invention.
In all case the athlete earns more from endorsements than in salary. (Steven J. Jaskson) Gatorade, the US market leader in sports drinks, is a company that understands the advantage of athletes in advertising. They currently endorse players of all types of sports including, baseball player Derek Jeter, former basketball player Michael Jordan, tennis player Serena Williams, soccer player Landon Donovan, and football players