May
01

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (5/1/15)

Via KMMSports.com

The weekend is finally upon us! This Saturday is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated days in sports history. Prior to the fight, we all get to watch game 7 of the Clippers vs. Spurs series which has certainly lived up to its hype. With the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight and Kentucky Derby taking place on May…
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Apr
30

Steve McCaskill Has Signed UNC Junior Forward J.P. Tokoto

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Relativity Sports agent Steve McCaskill has signed UNC Junior forward, J.P. Tokoto; Tokoto will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. Tokoto averaged 8.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists this past season as a Tar Heel. He is a native of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin and totaled 722 points, 469 rebounds, 292 assists and 128 steals in…
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Apr
29

BDA Sports Management Signs Kansas Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr.

Via Zimbio.com

Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management has signed University of Kansas Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. Oubre averaged 9.25 points and 4.97 rebounds during this past season with the Jayhawks. Oubre earned Big 12 All-Rookie Team & All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors. Duffy currently represents 30+ NBA players which include Klay Thompson, Rajon Rondo, and last…
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Apr
29

Jahlil Okafor To Sign With Bill Duffy

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Consensus first-team All-American and ACC Player of the Year center Jahlil Okafor will sign with power agent Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management a source tells Sports Agent Blog’s Darren Heitner. Jahlil Okafor is a 6’11” center who spent his freshman season playing for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke University, winning the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I…
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Apr
28

The Legacy Agency Signs Georgia State Star R.J. Hunter

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The Legacy Agency (TLA) has signed Georgia State Star R.J. Hunter to a representation agreement. TLA will handle all off-the-court endeavors for Hunter, including marketing, endorsements, licensing and merchandising, speaking engagements, and appearances. Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment will serve as Hunter’s NBA Agent and negotiate his NBA contract. Hunter is a two-time AP…
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Apr
27

CAA Sports Acquires Fermata Partners

Via Fermata Partners Twitter

Talent and sports agency powerhouse Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Sports has acquired the consumer licensing agency Fermata Partners, according to SportsBusiness Daily. Both parties seem to be excited about the new venture. CAA Sports strengthens its already premiere client list with more branding and licensing, while Fermata Partners gains access to some of the top…
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Apr
27

Jordan Mickey Signs With APAA Sports Group

LSU F Jordan Mickey has declared for the NBA Draft. Via tigerdroppings.com

Per a Tweet by Jonathan Givony, LSU sophomore forward Jordan Mickey, has signed with agents Matt Babcock and Adie von Gontard of APAA Sports Group. The 6’8″ 235 lb Dallas, TX native decided to leave school after two years and enter the 2015 NBA Draft. He started 65 games in his two seasons in Baton Rouge,…
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Apr
27

Rakeem Christmas Joins ASM Sports

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Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas has signed with agent Stephen Pina of ASM Sports. Christmas joins LSU forward Jarell Martin as members of ASM’s 2015 draft class. Rakeem Christmas is a 6’9” forward/center who spent the last four seasons playing for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse University. Christmas saw an increase in playing time and touches leading…
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Apr
25

Shabbat Shalom: Saturday Wrap-up (4/25/15)

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao (Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

We are one week away from the “Fight of the Century” with Mayweather vs. Pacquiao on May 2nd. In the spirit of the delayed ticket sales for the fight, our Shabbat Shalom series was also delayed to today. There’s plenty of sporting events over the next week including the NFL Draft this Thursday. Prior to the…
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Apr
24

LSU Forward Jarell Martin Signs With ASM Sports

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Per Darren Heitner, All-SEC forward Jarell Martin has decided on his representation leading up to the NBA Draft. Martin has signed with Andy Miller of ASM Sports. Martin, who declared for the draft on March 25, is currently ranked as the 23rd best prospect on HoopsHype.com. The LSU forward had an impressive sophomore season averaging 16.9…
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