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Ice Cube offers Caitlin Clark a $5M deal

Clark is the all-time leading scorer in NCAA basketball history
Caitlin Clark
Caitlin Clark (Image source: YouTube/ESPN)

Record-breaking basketball player Caitlin Clark is about to make more millions — before the collegiate legend even leaves Iowa to enter the professional ranks.

Rapper-turned-movie mogul-turned-BIG 3 founder Ice Cube reportedly offered Clark $5 million to play in his league. All she has to do is play in a total of eight games — 10 games maximum — if her team makes the playoffs.

Caitlin Clark led the nation in scoring and assists

Clark — who recently became the all-time leading scorer in NCAA history (on both the men’s and women’s sides) and is in line to win her second consecutive Player of the Year Award — would still be able to play in the WNBA without interruption, TMZ reports.

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The money offered Caitlin Clark dwarfs what she’ll make in the WNBA

This deal would make Clark the highest-paid athlete in women’s basketball, where Clark is the projected first pick. The current highest-paid player in the WNBA is Erica Wheeler, who made a relative paltry $242,000, according to TMZ

In addition to the $5 million payday, Clark would reportedly be able to take advantage of the money she’d get from sponsors, commercials and BIG3 merch. If she accepts Cube’s offer, Clark would become the first female to play in the BIG3 and the attention paid to Cube’s league would be astronomical.

Neither Clark nor Cube has responded publicly to this report.

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