Jun
17

Nerlens Noel Signs With A Pair Of Agents

Kentucky Wildcats forward Nerlens Noel (3) and teammates huddle up against the Florida Gators during the first half at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. Mandatory USA TODAY Sports

On June 13 I was tweeted news that University of Kentucky center Nerlens Noel signed with basketball agent Andy Miller of ASM Sports. Quickly thereafter I confirmed the tweet and learned that Noel had made his decision only one hour prior to my receipt of the information. Probably #1 NBA draft pick Nerlens Noel signs with agent…
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May
14

Georgetown’s Otto Porter Decides On David Falk For Representation

NCAA Basketball: Big East Tournament-Georgetown vs Syracuse

David Falk and Georgetown.  The two go hand-in-hand.  That is why it should not be a surprise that the long-time successful basketball agent has become the agent of record for former Georgetown forward Otto Porter.  Porter was a consensus first team All-American and earned Big Easy Player of the Year in 2013. Among his current…
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May
13

Michigan’s Trey Burke Taps His Father As Basketball Agent

Michigan Wolverines guard Trey Burke (left) during a press conference the day before the championship game of the 2013 Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Over a month ago, I had heard that Michigan guard Trey Burke would be leaving school early and entering the NBA Draft.  That happened.  But I had also been told that Burke narrowed his potential NBA representation down to 5 names: Jeff Schwartz, Arn Tellem, Henry Thomas, Bill Duffy and Alonzo Shavers. The inclusion of Shavers…
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May
02

Tim Hardaway Jr. Chooses Mark Bartelstein As Agent

Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) celebrates as he cuts the net after their victory over the Florida Gators 79-59 in the South regional final of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

At one point-in-time it seemed as though Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr. would be signing with Henry Thomas of Creative Artists Agency (CAA).  After all, Hardaway Jr.’s father was represented by the agent throughout his successful career in the NBA.  Hardaway Jr. declared for the NBA Draft, as predicted, but he ended up going a…
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Apr
23

Michael Carter-Williams Reportedly Close To Selecting NBA Draft Representation

Syracuse Orange guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) reacts in the first half of the semifinals during the 2013 NCAA mens Final Four against the Michigan Wolverines at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Carter-Williams will be a first round selection in the 2013 NBA Draft.  In fact, it is very likely that he is selected with a team’s lottery pick.  The sophomore point guard from Syracuse is listed somewhere between 6’5 and 6’6, which gives him a good amount of length and height for his position.  But…
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Apr
23

Florida Gators Forward Erik Murphy Signs With Andy Miller Of ASM Sports

Florida Gators forward/center Erik Murphy (33) and Mike Rosario (3) react on the bench in the first half against the Michigan Wolverines during the South regional final of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Florida Gators forward Erik Murphy just finished up his senior season in Gainesville, Florida.  He had a very solid and consistent collegiate career, although it is certain that he hopes scouts forget about his horrid game against Michigan in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.  In that game, he took a total of 11 shots in that…
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Apr
15

Allegiant Athletic Agency Scores An NBA Draft Prospect In Nate Wolters

South Dakota State's Nate Wolters will be represented by A3 Athletics for the 2013 NBA Draft.

Basketball players who have declared for the 2013 NBA Draft have until tomorrow to withdraw their names and return to their respective schools should they determine that it is not yet the right time for them to join the professional ranks.  Complying with the NCAA Early Entry Withdrawal Deadline will be enough for those aforementioned…
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Apr
04

Final Four Basketball Agent Selection Scenarios

Michigan Wolverines guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) celebrates as he cuts the net after their victory over the Florida Gators 79-59 in the South regional final of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The Final Four portion of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is right around the corner, which means that in only a few days, all college basketball players who wish to make the jump to the professional ranks will be able to do so without jeopardizing their ability to contribute to their respective teams in…
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Mar
13

Cody Zeller’s Future Representation Appears To Be Excel Sports Management

Indiana Hoosiers forward Cody Zeller will likely soon be selecting his NBA representation. Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The easiest agent-player projection concerning players who are sure to be selected in the 2013 NBA Draft (pending their decision to leave school early) involves Indiana’s Cody Zeller.  Zeller, a 20-year old center, is currently a top 10 pick on DraftExpress.com’s and NBADraft.net’s Mock Drafts.  He is only a sophomore, but based on his very…
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Feb
19

The Selling of Student-Athlete Autographed Memorabilia: Just Don’t

The author of this article refuses to give up her John David Booty (pictured) autographed football.

The following is a guest contribution from Heather Brittany (@HeatherBrit).  Heather is currently a law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and alum at the University of Southern California. I know, you all are dying to get your hands on my John David Booty autographed football, but I’ll never part with it – and…
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