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The Sports & Entertainment Group 2020 Draft Class

The Sports & Entertainment Group, PLLC led by Adisa Bakari, Jeff Whitney, and Edward Dent have been quite busy during this off season securing new contracts for their NFL veteran clients like Stefon Diggs heading to the Bills; George Fant to the Jets; and Eric Murray to the Texans. The trio also had a great […]

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Ball Brothers Planning To Sign With Raymond Brothers, Roc Nation Sports

Per Jonathan Givony of ESPN, the highly acclaimed Ball brothers have become the latest to join the sports management division of Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo will be represented by Raymond Brothers, who was recently hired as Director of Basketball and Sports Technology/Specialty Projects. Roc Nation Sports represents many NBA players, including […]

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How Will Brands Adopt The College Athlete?

Last week, the NCAA inched closer to a decision on allowing its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Sports administrators began reviewing recommended rule changes and compensation regulations that will be sent to the NCAA Board of Governors on Monday. The NCAA is hoping these recommendations will lay the groundwork for […]

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An In-Depth Look at Jalen Green’s Polarizing Commitment to the NBA G League

Jalen Green has recently dominated the near-barren sports media dialogue, as he made an unprecedented decision during this unprecedented time. The 18-year-old high school basketball phenom announced through an Instagram live stream that he will take his talents to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) G League. Green elected to take this unique developmental path over […]

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Sabrina Ionescu Signs Endorsement Deal With Nike

Shortly after being drafted No. 1 overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty, Sabrina Ionescu signed an exclusive multi-year endorsement deal with Nike. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, the former Oregon Ducks star decided to stick with the brand as competition was fierce.  In an interview […]

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PSU’s Lamar Stevens signs with Rize Management

As the NBA Draft approaches, albeit with some uncertainty, Nittany Lions senior Lamar Stevens has chosen his representation. The 6’8″, 225 pound, Forward has signed with Los Angeles-based Rize Management. Rize was founded by Scott Nichols, who is a lawyer, and has deep basketball roots. Rize is a smaller boutique agency that “has made a […]

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BYU Star Yoeli Childs Declares For The 2020 NBA Draft

BYU star Yoeli Childs has decided to sign with Keith Kreiter and Sam Cipriano of Edge Sports. Childs hired Kreiter and Edge Sports last year as well after declaring for the NBA Draft as a junior. Childs ended up pulling his name out of the draft to return to BYU, the improper paperwork with the […]

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Jordan Nwora Signs With Priority Sports

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has declared for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-7 junior is coming off a shortened season in which he led the Cardinals in both points and minutes while acting as the unquestioned leader of the team. Over his last two seasons, he averaged 17.5 points per game. Nwora tested the draft waters […]

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Testing The NBA Draft Waters Will Be Much More Difficult For Prospects

Earlier in 2019 the NCAA introduced the NCAA Athlete Agent Certification. It was met with skepticism from both upcoming and aspiring agents as well as industry vets because of the requirements and the fees associated with obtaining certification. With the COVID-19 virus ending the NCAA season early and likely preventing any pre-draft workouts the pathway […]

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Isaiah Stewart Declares For NBA Draft, Signs With Roc Nation Sports

Isaiah Stewart was the #3 college basketball recruit in 2019, coming out of Rochester, New York. The 6’9”, 250-pound center announced his commitment to play at the University of Washington in January of 2019. Stewart chose the Huskies over Duke, Michigan State, Syracuse and Kentucky. While he personally shined on the Washington hardwood, his squad […]