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.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 27, 2019
Morant took to Twitter this morning to confirm the news:
— Ja Morant (@igotgame_12) May 27, 2019
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.
Murray State PG Ja Morant met Wednesday with the top three teams in next month’s NBA Draft — New Orleans, Memphis and New York, league sources tell ESPN. Grizzlies are focused on Morant at No. 2.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 16, 2019
ESPN recently released their scouting breakdown of the explosive playmaker:
Congratulations, young fella!