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ASM Sports Expands Global Presence

Rudy Fernandez, Daniel Gibson, Serge Ibaka, Chauncey Billups, Marreese Speights, Kevin Garnett, J.J. Hickson, and Andre Miller have something in common.  They all are primary clients of Andy Miller at basketball agency powerhouse, ASM Sports.  Along with Miller, Justin Zanik and Andrew Vye hold down the fort at ASM.  Not only does ASM represent many […]

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Bernie Lee’s Client’s Wife Wants Half Of His Commission

Bernie Lee, a basketball agent who has been featured on this blog in the past, is now the defendant in a pending lawsuit.  On November 15, the Complaint in the case of Ashley Merritt v. Bernie Lee was filed in a circuit court in the state of Wisconsin (full Complaint is attached at the bottom of […]

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The State Of Overseas Basketball

The opening and continued expansion in overseas markets has been a blessing for basketball agents for two main reasons: There are more options for placement of their clients at a professional level. There is new leverage that agents can use when negotiating contracts for their clients, driving up their prices. But if you talk to […]

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On To The Next One: Chris Lofton

Sometimes it just feels more comfortable to sign with an agent who your friends are with, especially if your friends are happy with his services.  It also never hurts when the agent is not far away.  This way you can bug him in person instead of solely over the phone.  Chris Lofton probably had both […]

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On To The Next One: Josh Childress

In 2008, Josh Childress left the Atlanta Hawks and the United States for Olympiakos and Greece.  It was a bold move made by a player who proved he was qualified to play in the NBA, but saw the Olympiakos opportunity as a way to get paid well and experience life overseas.  His agent, Jim Tanner […]

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Doron Perkins’ Switch From Bernie Lee To Andre Buck

A battle may be brewing between Bernie Lee and Andre Buck.  Andre Buck worked with CAA for a while before recently leaving the behemoth to set up his own shingles. In his first year doing things on his own, he was able to wrap up Hassan Whiteside, a big early entry center who was a […]

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Carl Krauser Signs With The Waikato Pistons of the NBL

Two months ago, on February 13, I received a surprise email.  Actually, me and 9 other agents received the same email.  It was from Carl Krauser, and he was “looking for assistance in finding a sports agent.”  Asking agents for assistance in finding an agent is like putting candy in front of a baby and […]

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Shalom, Jeremy Tyler

In the past year, I have had the pleasant opportunity of representing talented basketball players, finding them playing opportunities overseas, negotiating the terms of their contracts, making sure that they get overseas safely, continuing to monitor their progress, and staying in touch with them constantly through Skype.  I love the fact that there is a […]

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Jeremy Tyler Already Has His Doubters

You have heard of Brandon Jennings.  He had problems attaining the requisite scores to go to a D1 school and decided to play his first year out of high school overseas.  His struggles were documented, but he was still a lottery pick of the Milwaukee Bucks.  There were many doubters.  He has shut them up […]

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The NBA Is Losing Its Competitive Edge

Matthew Epps, a Spring 2010 J.D. Candidate (like me) from Villanova University School of Law (unlike me), just received a high honor entering his third and final year of law school; he was published in his school’s Sports and Entertainment Law Journal.  His piece: FULL COURT PRESS: HOW COLLECTIVE BARGAINING WEAKENED THE NBA’S COMPETITIVE EDGE […]