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After Fantastic $255,000,000 Jalen Hurts News, Michael Jordan’s Daughter Jasmine and an NBA Icon Join Thousands in Celebration

Published 04/17/2023, 11:35 PM EDT

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An NFL agent broke through barriers and records as she struck the highest-paying deal in league history. Her client, a Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, bagged the biggest contract the NFL has ever seen. The news not only astounded the NFL community but also sent ripples through the NBA world. Michael Jordan’s daughter Jasmine and NBA legend Rex Chapman both reacted to the historic deal.

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Nicole Lynn negotiated the ‘highest-paying’ contract for Jalen Hurts

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts proved he is a star of the league and finally got the payday he thinks he deserves for his talent. He made history in the final year of his rookie contract.


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According to a tweet by Front Office Sports, Jalen Hurts has become the highest-paid player in NFL history with a five-year $255,000,000-worth contract extension agreement with the Eagles. Another impressive fact is that the deal was negotiated by his female agent, Nicole Lynn.


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Lynn reached out to Hurts on Instagram after his final college game saying, “Hey, have you picked an agent? If not, I’d love to link.” She is the president of Klutch Sports, a company co-founded by Los Angeles Lakers icon LeBron James and his long-time friend Rich Paul.

After securing the deal, Lynn took to her Instagram, “So happy for my little bro @jalenhurts on becoming the highest paid player in NFL history!”

“Thank you for trusting me with something of this magnitude. I remember sitting in your old high school interviewing to be your agent. I am a dreamer, but I’m not sure I could have ever imagined THIS is where we land,” she added.

Fans erupted in celebration as famous personalities from the hoops-world joined in.

Michael Jordan’s daughter reacts to the news along with fans

Jalen Hurts’ contract with the Eagles is also possibly the highest-paying in sports history to be negotiated by a woman agent. Fans gushed over Lynn’s success. One tweeted, “She’s is doing an amazing job. More players will sign on after today because of this @JalenHurts deal”

Another said, “What a boss”.

NBA legend Rex Chapman tweeted a heart emoji.

On Instagram, Michael Jordan’s daughter Jasmine proudly shared the post on her story.


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Here are a few more reactions from fans on Instagram.

“Yalll she is the best for real”

“Let’s go Nicole!!”


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“Women just do it better”

What are your thoughts on Jalen Hurts and Nicole Lynn’s special moment in NFL history? Comment below and let us know!



Abhishek Dhariwal

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Abhishek Dhariwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with a background in journalism and mass communication. Abhishek uses storytelling along with feedback gathering to curate elegant and exclusive content for ES. His writing covers a wide range of topics, from in-game coverage to off-court activities of NBA stars.

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