Nike: Debate This

This is a commercial ad of Nike. This commercial was released in June 2017 in United States. Under the title of “Nike: Debate This”.

Critics have been talking down Kevin Durant his entire career, but there’s no argument that can change this fact: KD is now a world champion. #DebateThis

It was done by Wieden+Kennedy, Portland advertising agency. And the commercial by Production Company is Anonymous Content and is directed by Tim Godsall.

Kevin Durant’s too weak to be first pick. He’s a skinny teenager who’ll never make it in a man’s league.
He’s soft! S-O-F-T, soft.
He has got some offensive skills, but you have to play defense.
In my opinion, he’s just all hype.
Man, he might drop 40, but he is not a real leader.
He don’t have that tenacity. He don’t got that game.
Scoring titles, great. MVP, big deal.
Kevin Durant with sign with the Warriors.
Oh, you got to be kidding me.
Nike Debate This
Gravy train.
That was the weakest move ever!
Is that what you call loyalty?
Durant our for 6 weeks.
The finals begin tonight.
Durant’s ? whole ‘nother level.
And it’s over! KD has his first NBA Championship! It’s in the…

The commercial song is “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” by Ol’ Dirty Bastard. For those of you who like this song “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”, you can download it from Amazon or iTunes.

In addition, the official Youtube channel of Ol’ Dirty Bastard provides the official music video of this song “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”.

Watch the whole advertisement here.

Nike: Debate This.
Client: Nike
Geo: United States
Released: June 2017
Advertising Agency: Wieden+Kennedy, Portland
Producer: Jake Grand
Creative Director: Alberto Ponte, Ryan O’Rourke
Copywriter: Josh Bodgon
Art Director: Pedro Izique
Business Affairs Manager: Dusty Slowik
Account Supervisor: Erik Wade
Account Executive: Shinya Kamata
Interactive Director: Dan Viens
Integrated Production Directors: Matt Hunnicutt, Sue Kim, Krystle Mortimore
Production Assistant: Candice Harbour
W+K Studio: Tim O’Brien, Deb Lee
Creative Management: Emily Norman
Account Team: Chris Willingham, Shinya Kamata, Simone Jackson
Media/Comms Team: Danny Sheniak, Emily Graham, John Furnari, Anthony Holton
Strategy: Andy Lindblade, Reid Schilperoort, Nathan Goldberg
Production Company: Anonymous Content
Managing Director, Executive Producer: Eric Stern
Producer: Brady Vant Hull
Director: Tim Godsall
Director of Photography: Darko Suvak
Actor: Kevin Durant
Music: Shimmy Shimmy Ya by Ol’ Dirty Bastard

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