Jul
22

A Look Behind ASM Sports’ 2015 NBA Draft Preparation

Kristaps Porzingis was ASM Sports' highest drafted player selected 4th by the Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft

ASM Sports is one of the largest and most successful basketball agencies in the world. Founded by Andy Miller, ASM Sports represents some of the NBA’s elite talent including Kevin Garnett, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, and Jeff Teague. This year, ASM had 8 players selected in the NBA Draft, the most of any agency. One…
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Jul
13

2015 NBA Draft Players/Agents & Analysis

Karl Towns, the #1 pick, is represented by Leon Rose of CAA Sports (Photo Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

Highlights ASM Sports had 8 clients drafted including 4 1st rounders BDA Sports had 7 clients selected including 4 1st rounders and 3 in the top 10 Excel Sports Management had 6 clients drafted including 2 1st rounders CAA Sports had 4 clients drafted including the 1st and 2nd overall picks Priority Sports had 4…
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May
27

On To The Next One: Lou Williams

NBA Sixth Man Of The Year, Lou Williams (Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, The NBA’s 2014-2015 Sixth Man of the Year, Toronto guard Lou Williams, has signed with agent Wallace Prather of Perennial Sports and Entertainment as his free agency is rapidly approaching. Williams was previously represented by Leon Rose of Creative Artists Agency. Although the soon-to-be free agent will have his choosing of…
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May
20

NCLUSIVE Sports Signs Denver Nuggets Guard Ty Lawson

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NCLUSIVE Sports has signed Denver Nuggets point guard Tywon “Ty” Lawson as a client for marketing, public relations, philanthropic endeavors, merchandizing, and digital branding. The Hollywood-based Sports Marketing and Public Relations Firm will manage all marketing opportunities as well as the digital assets for the former North Carolina Tar Heel National Champion. Lawson was drafted…
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May
06

BDA Sports Strikes Again For 2015 NBA Draft, Signs Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky has signed with BDA Sports' Kevin Bradbury (Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

The John R. Wooden Award winner and consensus first-team All-American power forward Frank Kaminsky will sign with agent Kevin Bradbury of BDA Sports Management sources tell Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski and SB Nation. Frank Kaminsky is a 7’0” power forward/center who spent all four years of his collegiate career playing at the University of Wisconsin,…
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Feb
19

Roc Nation Sports Signs Wilson Chandler

Wilson Chandler

Roc Nation Sports signs Denver Nuggets Forward Wilson Chandler. This signing comes in the midst of the NBA trade deadline in which Chandler is being looked at by both the LA Clippers and Portland Trailblazers according to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Chandler’s basketball career began at Benton Harbor High School in Michigan, where he received…
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Feb
14

French/West/Vaughan Announces Marketing Partnership With Heat’s Luol Deng

Luol Deng

Miami Heat Forward Luol Deng has joined forces with French/West/Vaughan (FWV) in order to develop his personal brand and further maximize his marketing portfolio. FWV, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina,  is one of the nation’s leading public relations, advertising, and digital marketing agencies. After spending nine seasons in Chicago and the second half of last…
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Dec
15

Phoenix Suns PG Isaiah Thomas Fires Agency ASM Sports

Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas (3) attempts a shot against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

According to SportsAgentBlog.com’s Founder, Darren Heitner, Phoenix Suns point guard Isaiah Thomas has fired his agency, ASM Sports.  The Tacoma, Washington native was represented by the Founder and President of ASM, Andy Miller. As Heitner reported, Thomas recently fired Miller and ASM for personal and professional reasons; he will hire a new agent before the…
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Nov
24

On To The Next One: Nenê Hilario

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The world’s seventh most valuable NBA sports agency, BDA Sports Management, recently added Washington Wizards center Nenê Hilario, to its client roster.  As reported by SportsBusiness Journal, BDA president, Bill Duffy, will represent the Brazilian native.  The 32-year-old Nenê was formerly represented by Relativity Sports. The California-based BDA also represents Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic), Klay Thompson (Golden States…
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Aug
06

First Woman NBPA Executive Director Discusses New Role

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After 18 months without an Executive Director, the NBPA recently hired Michele Roberts to lead the union.  A University of California (Berkeley) law graduate, Roberts now becomes the first woman to lead a major U.S. sports union.  The Bronx, New York native chatted with SportsBusiness Journal’s labor and agent reporter, Liz Mullen, about her new…
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