BREAKING: Cade Cunningham Lands Massive Deal Before NBA Draft 2021

Published 07/27/2021, 10:36 AM EDT
Mar 13, 2021; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Cade Cunningham (2) shoots against Texas Longhorns guard Matt Coleman III (2) during the first half at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports


The 2021 NBA Draft couldn’t draw more attention. With all the teams looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season, the anticipation is high. The draft is set to take place on July 29th at the Barclays Center. Rumors and reports are flowing in by the second, and we are not that far from finalizing the talks. As we approach the draft, Cade Cunningham is a popular name going around.

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Cade Cunningham in demand for 2021 NBA Draft

The first picks over the years have drawn tons of attention. This season, one of the most talked about players is Cade Cunningham. The 19-year-old has been a sensation this past season, and multiple teams seem to be interested in the youngster. The Oklahoma State Cowboys prodigy starred as a guard, before announcing that he will be forgoing his college career and signing up for the NBA Draft.

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With the Detroit Pistons having the first pick, they are the favorites to land Cunningham. The deal makes sense too, considering that the Pistons had a poor outing last year and need an attacking prowess. Cunningham has drawn the eyes of multiple brands as well, and is set to become the NBA’s next big thing.

Cunningham lands huge deal ahead of draft

Mar 12, 2021; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Cade Cunningham (2) greets Baylor Bears head coach Scott Drew after a game at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

It is no secret that Nike endorses some of the biggest athletes of the world. Many of the top superstars in the NBA also have deals with the sporting giants. And according to a latest report, Cade Cunningham is the latest addition to Nike’s clients.

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The Texas-born star has reportedly struck a deal with Nike ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft. Cunningham is the top choice for the No.1 overall pick, and this deal will be a huge boost for him.

The deal is also set to be the highest earning shoe deal among players in the same draft class as him. This means that Cade will be a part of the Nike family before he is even part of the NBA family!

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Fans cannot wait to see what Cade Cunningham’s boots will look like. One thing is certain; the rising star is going to look great in the NBA next season, and the shoes are going to look mesmerizing!

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Sankalp Harikrishnan

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is a tennis and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, football, and table tennis. Apart from his professional desires, Sankalp does voluntary service with his friends to feed hungry animals on a regular basis.

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