REPORT: LaMelo Ball To Sign An Endorsement Deal With Puma

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LaMelo Ball will reportedly sign an endorsement deal with Puma.

According to Shams Charania, the highly-touted NBA prospect will ink a deal with Puma over other apparel companies. It’s not known how much the deal will be for, but I have no doubt it’ll be worth stacks of cash for the youngest Ball brother. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

I can’t wait to see the financial details on this deal. They’re going to be huge. LaMelo might not end up being the first overall pick, but he’s definitely going in the top three.

No matter where he’s picked, he’s without question the most marketable player in the draft. His social media following is gigantic, he has global appeal and he’s already a well-known brand.

All of that adds up to the youngest Ball brother getting straight paid.


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There had previously been a report that LaMelo had been offered $100 million from an unidentified shoe company.

Will his deal with Puma be that much? Honestly, it wouldn’t shock me at all. Branding is a huge part of the apparel game, and LaMelo moves that needle in a way most players could only dream of.


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It’s going to be a lot of fun to watch LaMelo in the NBA over the next several years. There’s no doubt he’s about to be a very wealthy young man.