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Ja Morant signs multi-year endorsement deal with Nike

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Former Murray State superstar Ja Morant is officially a Nike athlete.

According to Shams Charania, the 6-foot-3 guard out of Dalzell, SC has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with the apparel brand.

Morant took to Twitter this morning to confirm the news:

Morant, who averaged 24.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 10.0 assists per game last season for the Racers, is expected to be the No. 2 pick at next month’s NBA Draft.

He has met with all teams in the top three, but according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Grizzlies have their eyes set on him at No. 2.

ESPN recently released their scouting breakdown of the explosive playmaker:

Congratulations, young fella!

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Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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