2022 NBA Draft first total choose and Orlando Magic guard Paolo Banchero is finalizing an endorsement cope with Jordan Model, in keeping with The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
19-year-old rookie Paolo Banchero has signed his first endorsement deal as an NBA participant, becoming a member of forces with Jordan Model alongside Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum, Zion Williamson and many extra of the league’s finest younger expertise.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 28, 2022
Banchero declared for the NBA Draft after a historic post-season run with Duke College the place he led the crew to a NCAA last 4 end after being dumped out by rivals North Carolina, and is tipped to turn out to be one of many NBA’s most harmful younger prospects.
In 39 video games final season for the Blue Devils, Banchero averaged 17.2 factors, 7.8 rebounds, and three.2 assists per sport in head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s last marketing campaign earlier than retiring aged 75.
The Orlando Magic chosen the guard with the primary total choose on this yr’s NBA draft, forward of highly-rated classmates Chet Holmgren and Jabari Smith Jr. who joined the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder and Houston Rockets respectively.
— NBA (@NBA) July 26, 2022
Banchero has been steadily noticed taking part in in Kyrie Irving’s Nike silhouette up to now, however will now completely put on the upcoming Jordan XXXVII line which is predicted to launch in September, headlined by Boston Celtics star and Duke alumnus Jayson Tatum.