Puma signed former Duke Basketball star and current New York Knick, R.J. Barrett, to an endorsement deal. Barrett was the third pick in the 2019 NBA Draft and is being touted as a possible breakout star.
In returning the category, Puma signed five of the top-15 NBA draft picks leading up to the 2018 draft. Other players on Puma’s roster include DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Ayton, Marvin Bagley III, Michael Porter Jr., Zhaire Smith, Terry Rozier and Rudy Gay. Barrett’s signing was came from an Instagram post from Puma Basketball.