Jordan on Friday (May 31, 2019) announced WNBA playesr Asia Durr and Kia Nurse as the newest members of the Jordan Brand family. Durr and Nurse became teammates when the New York Liberty selected Durr second overall in the WNBA draft on April 10, 2019. Nurse is in her second year playing with Liberty.
Team Jordan includes 50 active professional athletes across multiple sports. Durr and Nurse are the first WNBA athletes to be signed since Maya Moore in 2011. .
When asked to choose their favorite Jordan silhouette, Georgia-native Durr said, “The 6 low tops. I have a lot of those. I have the ones that just came out. The snakeskin. I need the pink ones too though. I love pink. I love all of them.”
Meanwhile, the 23-year-old Nurse, who was born in Hamilton, Ontario, went with Jordan’s beloved 1 silhouette. She explained, “I love AJIs. I love every color that they come in. Any time I see one, I’m like either I got that one or I need that one. I don’t care if it’s high or low, they just go with every outfit that I have.”
The WNBA season opened on May 24th and runs through September 8th.