Toronto Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes has signed a multiyear endorsement deal with Nike, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula.
BREAKING: Toronto Raptors #4 pick Scottie Barnes has signed a multi-year footwear & apparel endorsement deal with Nike. ✍️ pic.twitter.com/fePjLrY4XL
– Nick DePaula (@NickDePaula) August 20, 2021
The Raptors selected Barnes with the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft following a strong freshman season at Florida State, in which he posted 10.3 points, 4.1 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. Barnes earned a Third Team All-ACC selection, in addition to being voted the ACC Sixth Man of the Year and ACC Freshman of the Year.
Barnes helped the Raptors go 4-1 in the Las Vegas Summer League with averages of 15.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.
.@ScottBarnes561 held it down yesterday
23 Pts | 5 Reb | 4 Ast | 2 Blk pic.twitter.com/aWqh1GYljW
– Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 15, 2021
According to Boardroom, Barnes becomes the fourth member of the 2021 NBA Draft class to have signed an endorsement deal with Nike, joining No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham, No. 7 pick Jonathan Kuminga and No. 13 pick Chris Duarte.
No. 2 pick Jalen Green, No. 3 pick Evan Mobley and No. 5 pick Jalen Suggs, meanwhile, have reportedly signed with Adidas.
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