Kevin Durant and James Harden to Help Launch NBA Banking | STACK

Become a Better Athlete. Sign Up for our FREE Newsletter.

Kevin Durant and James Harden to Help Launch NBA Banking

March 5, 2013 | Shay Mathews

Must See Basketball Videos

NBA players Kevin Durant and James Harden have signed sponsorship deals with Spanish banking company BBVA to help launch NBA Banking—NBA-branded online checking and savings accounts.

The deal's financial details have not been revealed, but the contracts—stipulating the former teammates' roles as brand ambassadors—span several years. According to BBVA, the new campaign will allow fans to bring their love of the NBA into their finances.

"Consumers want the same convenience in banking they find in other industries, and that's exactly what this new account offers: banking everywhere, anytime and using a device they choose," said Manolo Sanchez, president and chief executive of BBVA Compass. "But what truly sets it apart is that the experience is as much about the NBA as it is about banking."

The National Basketball Association first linked up with BBVA back in 2010, when BBVA signed on as the NBA’s official bank in a $100 million four-year deal, which included the WNBA and the NBA D-League.

Fans can sign-up for NBA-branded accounts via Both checking and savings accounts are available. Transactions like bill-pay and check deposits can be executed either via a web-enabled computer or with BBVA's smartphone app, which also gives fans access to NBA news and game scores. The Allpoint ATM network handles cash withdrawals.

The BBVA Compass Checking Card can be customized to include the logo of a professional basketball team over a black background, and consumers earn rewards that can be redeemed for NBA gear at the

More Cool Stuff You'll Like

5 Times the NFL Pro Bowl Was Actually Awesome

adidas Set to Drop the D Lillard 1

SNEAKER ALERT: Air Jordan "Shine" Debuts

Fantasy Football 2014: Sleepers and Busts

Tyga to Star in New Reality Show

adidas Unveils New Ultra Boost Running Shoe

Notre Dame and Under Armour Officially Announce Partnership

Study Ranks Paleo As Second-Worst Diet

The 14 Best Exercises From 2014

7 Exercises to Build Complete Hip Strength

adidas Offers $100,000 to Fastest Runner at NFL Combine

Under Armour Introduces the Curry One

Brain Training Drills to Advance Your Game

Nike Unveils 2015 Pro Bowl Uniforms

Locker Room Quotes: Week of Feb. 17

Interactive Jordan Flight Lab Takes Over New Orleans

CrossFit Competition Workout for Your Legs

We Found the Internet

Improve Your Curveball With These Tips and Drills

Cardale Jones Returns to Ohio State University

Best of STACK: Top 10 Articles of 2014

STACK Challenge: Towel Row

STUDY: Smaller Cereal Makes You Take In More Calories

Preparing for the U.S. Military Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

This 5-foot-11 Kid Can Dunk Over Everything

NHL All-Stars Drop In For a Game of Sledge Hockey

Fruit That Cools You Down During the Summer

7 of the Shadiest Firings in Sports History

5 Training Secrets From an NFL Combine Coach

Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning: Who Works Out Harder?

Do You Need Protein Immediately After Your Workout?

Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Finding Ways to Win

The Exercise Behind Brandin Cooks' Amazing Performance

Puma Fass 500 S Running Shoe Offers a Cushy Minimal Ride

STACK Challenge: How Fast Can You Jump Rope?