Zion Williamson is the most highly anticipated NBA rookie since LeBron James entered the league. We still have a long ways to go before we see if his pro career will live up to the hype. Today, we are getting word that Zion has signed with Jordan Brand. Taking to his Instagram to make the announcement, he shared in the caption. “Let’s Dance #JUMPMAN
In the official Nike News announcement, Zion and Michael Jordan spoke about their future relationship together.
“I feel incredibly blessed to be a part of the Jordan Brand family,” says Williamson. “Since I was a kid, I dreamed of making it to the league and having the type of impact on the game Michael Jordan had and continues to have today. He was one of those special athletes I looked up to, and I really can’t express how happy and excited I am for this journey.”
MJ added, “Zion’s incredible determination, character and play are inspiring,” says Jordan. “He’s an essential part of the new talent that will help lead the brand into the future. He told us he would ‘shock the world,’ and asked us to believe him. We do.”
Terms and specifics of the deal have yet to be released.