Newly drafted Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas, according to Slam Online. Adidas has been active in signing many of this year's top draft picks, including Andrew Wiggins (#1), Joel Embiid (#3), Dante Exum (#5), and Smart (#6).
Currently, the exact terms of the deal are not available, but it's expected to be a multi-year deal.
adidas has quietly established the best group of rookies of the 2014 NBA Draft class. With Andrew Wiggins and Dante Exum already in the fold, adidas got even richer by adding two more lottery picks to their roster: Joel Embiid and Marcus Smart.
confirmed to SLAM that both Embiid and Smart have signed contracts with
adidas. Exact terms were not disclosed, but it was confirmed that both
contracts will be multi-year deals. Embiid, who was drafted third
overall by the Sixers, is widely expected to sit out his entire rookie campaign
while recovering from foot surgery. Smart, who was the sixth overall
pick by the Celtics, just finished an Orlando Summer League that saw him
average 14.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists for Boston.