Caitlin Clark set to sign 8-figure deal with Nike

Caitlin Clark, after having a legendary college career in Iowa, landed in the WNBA as the No.1 pick where more achievements await her. As the Indiana Fever introduced her, the point guard showed the impact she has on hoop enthusiasts with her massive jersey sales. Though her low-paying salary raised concerns, an enormous offer which emerged her way could compensate for it.

According to The Athletic, Clark has been offered a whopping $28 million deal over eight years by the sneaker giants Nike that she’s ready to sign. The 8-figure contract will also include her signature shoe which WNBA star Sabrina Ionescu and Elena Delle Donne has with Nike.

Caitlin Clark’s basic salary in the first season with the Fever will be $76,535, while her deal with Nike is reportedly the highest offer any female basketball player has ever received. There were brands like Adidas and Under Armour who wanted to associate with the 6-footer, however, she stuck with Nike. There will certainly be more incoming offers for the budding star during her time in the league.

The regular season has not started yet, so Clark still has time to decorate her cabinet with trophies that she is still receiving for her outstanding work in the NCAA.

Caitlin Clark wins prestigious award

Caitlin Clark was voted as the winner of the James E. Sullivan Award, but she was unable to attend the ceremony on Tuesday night. In her place, her high school coach accepted the award, but Clark shared her gratitude via Zoom.

“The AAU Sullivan Award is an incredible honor,” said Clark. “I have been inspired by so many athletes that came before me and I hope I can be that same inspiration for the next generation to follow their dreams.”

Incidentally, she became the first player to win the award for the second time in a row.

Caitlin Clark’s exceptional contribution to women’s basketball with her deep shots, outstanding passes and impressive scores have forced numerous hoop lovers to tune in for her games. Surely Caitlin Clark will smash more records to raise her stock even further when the WNBA season kicks off on May 14.

Shalini Ray

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Shalini is a passionate NBA follower who got hooked to the game thanks to Stephen Curry's sharpshooting show. While indulging in the sport of basketball solely within the confines of the school court, she keeps herself as close as possible to the game through all the latest happenings in the world of NBA.


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