Hamlin gets deal with Air Jordans

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin has taken countless turns around Southside Speedway.

This year he has a new sponsor - and it's a basketball shoe.

Hamlin has partnered with Nike's Air Jordan's.

He'll wear the logo on his uniform, but only wear the sneakers when he's off the court.

Hamlin and Jordan met last year, and one of the few pictures in his hauler is of the two of them together.

Last year, Hamlin blew out his knee playing pickup basketball before the season began.

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