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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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Athletes First Signs Historic 2020 NFL Draft Class

According to an article in Sports Business Daily by Liz Mullen, Athletes First has signed a historic draft class for the 2020 NFL Draft. In their largest draft class ever, Athletes First have 10 projected first-round picks. This draft class includes Isaiah Simmons, Jordan Love and Justin Herbert. “It is our biggest and best class […]

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With Sports on Pause, Marketers Should Take Notes

(CIRO FUSCO/ANSA/AFP) The sports world is at a stand still, brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. The NBA and NHL postponed what was left of their seasons and are teetering on cancellation. Opening Day for the MLB came and went without a pitch, the 2020 Olympics were pole vaulted to 2021, and now […]

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Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler In Legal Dispute With Ex-Managers Over Nike Deal

First reported by The Blast, Independent Sports & Entertainment (ISE) is suing Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler for breach of contract. In the suit the firm claims that Butler signed an agreement with them back in 2013 involving assistance in marketing and public relations. The deal consisted of language agreeing to commissions for services including […]

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Octagon Signs Top NBA Prospect Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards, one of the top NBA Draft prospects, has signed to an exclusive marketing and management agreement with Octagon. Octagon Basketball’s Omar Wilkes will be his representation. Edwards, the No. 1 prospect coming out of high school, was a McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic All-Star. The Georgia native became a freshman sensation for […]

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New Balance Has Agreed To Terms As A Marketing Partner Of The NBA

New Balance has been steadily getting more involved in the basketball scene over the past several years. Currently their client roster includes reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, Dejounte Murray and Darius Bazley among others. Recently, the brand took another huge step in agreeing to a multi-year global agreement with the NBA as an official […]

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Interview With The Agent: Ali Siam, CEO, Siam Sports Management

Ali Siam is the CEO and founder of Siam Sports Management. He is a certified NFL and CFL agent. Through his vision, passion and tremendous work ethic, Siam’s unique and personable approach strives not only to meet but surpass his client’s goals and expectations, both on and off the field. Ali’s negotiation and business skills combined […]

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2019 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Sungjae Im Signs with Lagardère Sports

Sungjae Im has signed with Lagardère Sports for global management and marketing representation after his remarkable debut campaign that ended with the 2019 Rookie of the Year honor. The Jeju, South Korea native is currently the 34th ranked player in the world at just 21 years of age. He will receive direct representation from Lagardère […]

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Klutch Sports Acquires Revolution Sports

Rich Paul has formally announced their acquisition of Damarius Bilbo’s Revolution Sports. With this acquisition, Klutch Sports will make an immediate impact in NFL representation. Damarius Bildo currently represents 16 NFL players. He will lead the football division of Klutch Sports. His client roster includes: Justin Bethel Patriots CB Hakeem Butler Cardinals WR Duke Dawson […]