PORTLAND, Ore. — Los Angeles Sparks rookie Candace Parker has signed a multiyear endorsement deal with Adidas. Parker was the top choice in the WNBA draft and The Associated Press player of the year.
Adidas declined to disclose the value of the deal. Parker’s agent was not immediately available.
Parker played three seasons at Tennessee and helped win two national championships. She is headed to Beijing as part of the 2008 U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team.