Macy’s celebrated its partnership with Chicago Bulls Rookie Denzel Valentine and Bar III clothing line with an in-store appearance.

Over 200 guests came to Macy’s on State Street to meet and take photos with the NBA player or have their basketballs signed while enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres, a mocktail bar, and a pop-a-shot basketball game with prizes.

Denzel Valentine was recently drafted by the Chicago Bulls for the 2016-2017 season as shooting guard. Born in Lansing, Michigan in 1993, Valentine was a four-year player at Michigan State, where he became the first player in MSU history to be recognized as the National Player of the Year by The Associated Press. He also earned player of the year awards from the NABC, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, NBC Sports and Basketball Times.

In addition to his new job with the Bulls, Valentine is the newest face of Bar III — a contemporary line of men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, exclusive to Macy’s. Valentine will sport the Macy’s Bar III line before and after his games throughout his first season with the Chicago Bulls.

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy’s State Street in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: A general view at the Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Kids play a game of pop-a-shot basketball at the Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine Bar III event at Macy’s State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy’s State Street. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Valentine signs a basketball for a young fan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Valentine takes a shot. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Valentine and fans. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine at the Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

Valentine and a young fan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: A general view at the Chicago Bulls rookie Denzel Valentine Bar III event at Macy's State Street on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

The line to meet Valentine wrapping through Macy’s. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Bar III)

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