Caitlin Clark's Nike Deal Worth Up to $28 Million, per Report

Caitlin Clark's Nike deal is reportedly worth up to $28 million over eight years.
Caitlin Clark's Nike deal is reportedly worth up to $28 million over eight years. / Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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On the heels of being selected by the Indiana Fever with the first pick in the 2024 WNBA draft, Caitlin Clark is poised to ink the richest sponsorship contract for a women's basketball player.

Initial reports indicated that Clark's deal, which continues her partnership with Nike, would span eight years and be worth over $20 million.

The deal, which is pending, is officially worth up to $28 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Clark was also courted by Under Armour, with help from Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, and Adidas, each of whom offered four-year contracts to the Iowa star worth $16 million and $6 million, respectively.

The West Des Moines native earned approximately $3.1 million off of roughly 11 NIL deals, including brands such as Gatorade, State Farm and Nike, whom she first partnered with back in 2022.

Clark, 22, holds the all-time scoring record across both men's and women's Division I basketball and is one of the most decorated college athletes of all time.

Clark is scheduled to take a WNBA court for the first time on May 3, the Fever's first preseason game, and will make her official debut on May 14 when Indiana opens up the 2024 regular season against the Connecticut Sun.

Tim Capurso


Tim Capurso is a Staff Writer on the Breaking & Trending News Team at Sports Illustrated. Previously he wrote for RotoBaller and ClutchPoints, where he was the lead editor for MLB, College Football and NFL coverage. A lifelong Yankees and Giants fan, Tim grew up just outside New York City and now lives near Philadelphia. When he's not writing, Tim enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with his family, including his three-legged cat Willow, who, unfortunately, is an Eagles fan.