Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson is already capitalizing on his breakout 2014-15 season, in which he averaged 16.7 points, 5.4 assists, 4.6 rebounds and one steal while shooting 47.9% from the field after the All-Star Break and made the NBA's All-Rookie first team. According to Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News, Clarkson is now being represented by Octagon's sports agency, and his new representatives have already netted him an endorsement.
Clarkson, who's mother is Filipino, has gained a large fan base in the Philippines, and was originally "all-in" to play for the national team before coming to accept that he would be unable to play due to training camp obligations with the Lakers. Clarkson's first ad is for a Filipino company called "Smart Bro," which advertises itself as the Philippines' "largest and most advanced broadband network." Here is a look at Clarkson's first ad for the company, in which he (somewhat stiffly) plugs a mobile hotspot device to some very excited young basketball fans:
The highlight of the ad other than the contrast between Clarkson's stilted line delivery and the over-acting of the two guys he is showing his new device to? Clarkson unleashing a dunk he dubs "the Bronado":
Can we get Clarkson in the Dunk Contest? It can't go worse than Shannon Brown right?
Let's forget #LetShannonDunk and start up #LetClarksonBronado