Ben Simmons Officially Confirms Signing with Nike

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Nike Outbids adidas to Sign Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons is soon to be Team Swoosh as reports indicate Nike outbid adidas to get the #1 prospect to commit.

UPDATE: Ben Simmons himself confirms signing with Nike via @Uninterrupted on Twitter. Watch the video below.

The former LSU star is signed under LeBron James' agency was expected to join Nike until adidas made a pretty lucrative offer. As a result, for the first time ever Nike chose to outbid adidas for a Basketball star.

Simmons is choosing Nike’s offer over one from adidas, sources said, after Nike increased its proposal for Simmons.

Simmons’ deal is believed to be one of the largest rookie deals for Nike, but not close to the deals signed by LeBron James and Kevin Durant.

Source: Yahoo

UNINTERRUPTED Exclusive: @BenSimmons25 announces he will be part of the @Nike family.

— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) June 7, 2016