The first pick overall in the 2022 WNBA Draft Rhyne Howard has signed a multi-year shoe deal with Jordan Brand. The news was first reported by Nick DePaula from ESPN.
BREAKING: WNBA #1 pick Rhyne Howard of the Atlanta Dream has signed a multi-year shoe deal with Jordan Brand. pic.twitter.com/uMXYtimf7x
— Nick DePaula (@NickDePaula) May 5, 2022
“To join such elite company is amazing!! Overall just super stoked to be apart of a family that cares about you on all levels in life.”
A Chattanooga native and this year’s first overall pick in the WNBA, she deserves all the applause. Welcome to the family, @howard_rhyne. pic.twitter.com/nEZIVnbT4O
— Jordan (@Jumpman23) May 5, 2022
Howard joins several WNBA players that have signed with the Jordan Brand in recent years. During the summer, they have added champion, Dana Evans, and Dallas Wings forward Isabelle Harrison
“I was always a sneaker head and now understanding that Jordans are a symbol of excellence and being part of the Jordan Brand Family is everything I thought it would be & more!”
A champion in her first year and she's only getting better. Welcome to the fam, @Danaaakianaaa. pic.twitter.com/6aWxdYCbVl
— Jordan (@Jumpman23) May 3, 2022
Howard will have her professional debut with the Atlanta Dream on May 7 against the Dallas Wings at College Park Center.