2021 NBA Draft: A complete tracker of every rookie shoe deal

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With the start of the 2021-22 season approaching, at least a quarter of players drafted in July have inked shoe endorsement contracts with prospective apparel companies.

The endorsement deals are headlined by Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham signing with Nike. The No. 1 overall pick signed what is believed to be the highest-earning shoe deal among all rookie players this year.

Prospects last season signed fewer endorsement contracts with brands due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, apparel companies worked fast this year to sign some of the top prospects with Nike and Adidas doing the majority of the work.

Rookie Wire took a look at those players that have signed endorsement contracts to this point and which companies they will be joining ahead of the 2021-22 season.

Note: The tracker will be updated as new deals are announced

Adidas

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Players to sign endorsement contracts with Adidas:

  • Jalen Green, Houston Rockets

  • Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Jalen Suggs, Orlando Magic

  • Josh Christopher, Houston Rockets

  • Cameron Thomas, Brooklyn Nets

  • Sharife Cooper, Atlanta Hawks

Nike

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Players to sign endorsement contracts with Nike:

  • Cade Cunningham, Detroit Pistons

  • Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors

  • Josh Giddey, Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Jonathan Kuminga, Golden State Warriors

  • Davion Mitchell, Sacramento Kings

  • James Bouknight, Charlotte Hornets

  • Josh Primo, San Antonio Spurs

  • Chris Duarte, Indiana Pacers

  • Moses Moody, Golden State Warriors

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