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Caitlin Clark signs a $28M contract with Nike!
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Caitlin Clark, the first selection in the 2024 WNBA draft, has signed a significant eight-year deal with Nike, worth $28 million (US).

The Wall Street Journal calls the deal between the star and Nike’s sportswear brand historic, as it represents the largest-ever contract in women’s professional sports.

The Nike deal also includes a shoe by Caitlin Clark!

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According to Page Six, the professional basketball player was courted by several other brands such as Adidas and Under Armour, but it was Nike that won the competition, offering a much higher amount than its competitors.

Clark, 22, set numerous records throughout her college career before being selected first overall in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever.

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Clark set a new NCAA scoring record with an impressive total of 3,951 points, earning her a reputation among the greatest players in women’s basketball. Her remarkable average of 28.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 8.2 assists per game throughout her Iowa career is testament to her exceptional talent.

Indiana Fever fans must surely be delighted at the prospect of Clark joining their favorite team, and this new contract with Nike should undoubtedly appease the critics. It’s a positive step towards narrowing the wage gap between the NBA and the increasingly popular WNBA!

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