The basketball sneaker has a long and lucrative history, especially for the sportsmen who become the brands' ambassadors.
But whatever conflicts he and Weintraub have had have been ironed out for the sake of keeping a lucrative business thriving.
To be sure, the trade-off for adhering to Chinese restrictions is a lucrative market of professionals.
early 15c., from Old French lucratif "profitable" and directly from Latin lucrativus "gainful, profitable," from lucratus, past participle of lucrari "to gain," from lucrum "gain, profit" (see lucre). Related: Lucratively; lucrativeness.