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D'Angelo Russell signs with Nike

The rookie has his first major endorsement.

Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell has signed with Nike, he announced on Twitter Thursday night:

Russell is the latest star to sign on with Nike, and will join his teammate Kobe Bryant in shilling for the athletic apparel giant, who will also be producing NBA jersey's starting this year. If this leads to an add where Russell explains "the D'Angelo System," I think Lakers fans everywhere will be thanking Nike, and we already know what they will say in response: