Markelle Fultz seems to be the favored pick for that No. 1 overall spot in the 2017 NBA Draft but before all that, the Washington Huskies star already has a shoe contract in place.
Fultz announced via Twitter that he will sign with Nike.
— Markelle Fultz (@MarkelleF) June 16, 2017
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the contract with Nike will be for multiple years.
Potential No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz has agreed to a multi-year endorsement deal with Nike, source tells @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 16, 2017
Nike also has deals with the NBA’s last two No. 1 draft picks, Ben Simmons and Karl-Anthony Towns. Andrew Wiggins, the 2014 No. 1 pick, signed with Adidas.