Mar 23, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Andrew Wiggins (22) begins a fast break ahead of Stanford Cardinal forward Josh Huestis (24) during the first half in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men

Andrew Wiggins signs shoe contract with Adidas

According to a source close to USA TODAY Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers 2014 No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins has signed a shoe contract with Adidas. The deal is expected to be officially announced on Wednesday. For what it’s worth, Wiggins’ collegiate team — the Kansas Jayhawks — is an Adidas school, so Wiggins won’t be making the college to pro leap to a different shoe company such as Nike.

Also, back when Kanye West was touring for his 2013 summer release Yeezus, a photo was captured of West and Wiggins hanging out backstage during one of the artists’ many tour stops. This could have been seen as a foreshadowing of an Adidas deal to come, as West left Nike this past December on a reported $10 million deal with Adidas.

Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports added that Wiggins’ new contract is the most for a rookie with any shoe company. He also put out how much money Wiggins would be making on his first NBA shoe contract:

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