Even though Kobe Bryant's rep has taken a hit, Nike is releasing his signature shoe.
NBA commissioner David Stern is certain players will comply with new dress code.
The Lakers may have lost a step on the court, but their merchandise remains popular.
Allen Iverson and other players with street cred have helped the NBA corner the urban market.
Mavs owner willing to peddle other company's goods to pad his team's bottom line.
David Carr, the expected No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, can make up to $50 per card with his signature.
Timing of Jordan's comeback could help league leverage higher TV rights fees.