Dude hasn't even played a collegiate game yet. But according to a report from Bleacher Report, Adidas is going to offer Kansas incoming freshman Andrew Wiggins a $180 million endorsement contract as soon as he's draft eligible.
quote: “From what I’m hearing, (Adidas) is really high on him,” an industry source said. “I’ve heard a range for sure, from like $140 to $180 million for like 10 years. That’s a big deal for a kid coming out of school because most rookie deals are probably like four years.”
“I’m hearing from people at Kansas that he’s got a $180 million offer supposedly coming from Adidas,” a source close to Wiggins’ inner circle said. “But I also heard that Nike is going to match anything.”
For comparison, LeBron James landed a $93 million shoe deal with Nike out of high school 10 years ago. Here is Wiggins in action...