• Michael Porter Jr. Increasingly Becoming NBA Draft's Biggest Wild Card

    5 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    NBA scouts have watched Michael Porter. Jr. since 2014 at USA basketball camp. Yet one week before the 2018 draft, he's the lottery's biggest wild card...
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  • NBA Draft prospect Marvin Bagley will reportedly sign massive shoe deal with. Puma?

    5 monthes ago - By CBSSports

    Bagley's rookie shoe deal is expected to be the richest since Kevin Durant's Nike contract in 2007
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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign rookie RB Ronald Jones

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign rookie RB Ronald Jones

    5 monthes ago - By UPI

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have their entire eight-member 2018 draft class under contract after signing running back Ronald Jones to a deal.
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  • Sources: Puma back in hoops biz, signs Bagley

    5 monthes ago - By ESPN

    Top NBA draft prospect Marvin Bagley Jr. has signed a 5-year footwear and apparel endorsement deal with Puma, ESPN has confirmed with multiple sources.
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  • Report: Puma signs Bagley to most lucrative rookie shoe deal since Durant

    5 monthes ago - By TheScore

    Puma has forced its way into the basketball shoe landscape with a bang, reportedly signing projected top-five pick Marvin Bagley to the largest rookie shoe deal since Nike signed Kevin Durant , according to The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski. The German brand is negotiating with other draft picks as well, per Krawczynski. Durant landed a seven-year, $60-million deal and a $10-million signing bonus with Nike in 2007. Puma ended their basketball line 17 years ago to concentrate on soccer and track, but are returning with hopes of bringing their profitability closer to Nike and Adidas, according...
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  • Draft Notes: Bagley, DeVincenzo, Sexton, Brunson, Gabriel, Bates-Diop

    5 monthes ago - By Hoops Rumors

    Duke University product Marvin Bagley III is expected to sign an endorsement deal with Puma, tweets Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. The deal is over five years and is expected to be the largest shoe deal signed by a rookie since Kevin Durant inked a seven-year, $60MM deal with Nike, Krawczynski adds.
    The deal is historic as Puma has not represented an NBA player in nearly two decades. The last time Puma signed an NBA player was Vince Carter in 1998, per Yahoo! Sports. Bagley is widely expected to one of the top five picks in the draft.
    Puma has also expressed interest in Oklahoma point...
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  • Marvin Bagley III reportedly to sign shoe deal with Puma

    5 monthes ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Now, if Puma can design some suede game shoe's were talking.
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  • Amateur Draft Signings: 6/14/18

    5 monthes ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    Here are the day's deals of note from the top few rounds of the draft (rankings referenced are courtesy of Baseball America , MLB.com , Fangraphs and ESPN's Keith Law - with the scouting reports from MLB and Fangraphs both coming free to the general public)...
    The Padres will pay out $2.6MM to land supplemental first-round choice Xavier Edwards , according to MLB.com's Jim Callis. A consensus first-round talent, Edwards went 38th overall and required a well-over-slot bonus to give up his commitment to Vanderbilt. Fangraphs was the highest outlet on the Florida high-schooler, ranking him...
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  • Marvin Bagley III to ink biggest shoe deal by rookie since Kevin Durant

    5 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    It's safe to say that folks in the advertising industry with ties to the NBA have some huge expectations for Duke product Marvin Bagley III.According to Jon Krawczynkski of The Athletic, Bagley “is going to sign a five-year deal with Puma that is expected to be the largest rookie shoe deal since Kevin Durant.”For a frame of reference, Durant inked a seven-year, $60 million deal back in 2007.Projected to be one of the first players off the board next Thursday when the 2018 NBA Draft kicks off, Bagley brings a well-rounded game that many believe gives him the chance to be the best rookie in...
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  • Report: Marvin Bagley expected to sign huge shoe deal with Puma

    5 monthes ago - By Yardbarke

    Marvin Bagley may be taking the road less traveled.According to The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski, Bagley is going to sign a five-year deal with Puma that will give him a huge rookie shoe deal. Krawczynski further reports that Puma is negotiating with other draft prospects in an effort to get into the basketball shoe game.Bagley is a good place for them to start. He averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds per game as a freshman for Duke and was a double-double machine. He's projected to be among the top picks in next week's draft.While Puma is a big international brand with many soccer, rugby...
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  • NBA Draft 2018: Marvin Bagley III to sign with Puma with largest deal since Kevin Durant's, report says

    NBA Draft 2018: Marvin Bagley III to sign with Puma with largest deal since Kevin Durant's, report says

    5 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    Marvin Bagley is in the discussion to go No. 1 overall to the Suns, though he is almost certain to go in the top five.
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