Markelle Fultz took the collegiate basketball world by storm this past year with the Washington Huskies, as the 6'4 point guard averaged a total of 23.2 points per game and 5.9 assists per game. With the Boston Celtics trading their first overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers and the team addimently interested in Fultz it's looking like he will be th 2017 NBA first overall draft pick. And this past week, the Baltimore-born point guard dropped another bombshell that will not only shape his basketball career but, could possibly change his life by signing an endorsment deal with Nike.
Not too many details regarding the numbers about the deal have been revealed by the Oregon-based athletic apparel company but, the one-and-done basketball prospect took to Twitter to announce him joining forces with the Swoosh. Some sources are claiming that the deal is similar to an offer Lonzo and LaVar Ball were offered at $15 million for 5 years, $3 million per year. Congrats to Markelle Fultz he's a versatile point guard with great court awareness bu we're curious to see how his game will translate once in the big leagues. Regardless, respect to Fultz and his family and drop your thoughts on the deal in the comment section.