Saturday , Sep , 06 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Darrell Arthur’s Nike Deal Not in Jeopardy

Fortunately for Arthur, the hotel incident (involving women and evidence of marijuana) that expelled him from the NBA’s rookie transition program apparently won’t cloud NIKE’s judgment. The major shoe company made a verbal commitment to Arthur last week and informed the former Kansas star that they will indeed honor the deal and sign him to a contract.