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Report: Toronto Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes signs endorsement deal with Nike

Toronto Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes has signed a multiyear endorsement deal with Nike, according to ESPN's Nick DePaula.

The Raptors selected Barnes with the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft following a strong freshman season at Florida State, in which he posted 10.3 points, 4.1 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. Barnes earned a Third Team All-ACC selection, in addition to being voted the ACC Sixth Man of the Year and ACC Freshman of the Year.

Barnes helped the Raptors go 4-1 in the Las Vegas Summer League with averages of 15.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.

According to Boardroom, Barnes becomes the fourth member of the 2021 NBA Draft class to have signed an endorsement deal with Nike, joining No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham, No. 7 pick Jonathan Kuminga and No. 13 pick Chris Duarte.

No. 2 pick Jalen Green, No. 3 pick Evan Mobley and No. 5 pick Jalen Suggs, meanwhile, have reportedly signed with Adidas.

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