Los Angeles Lakers Choose Hookit To Evaluate 2017 Jersey Sponsorship Value

The NBA recently announced they will begin selling jersey sponsorships for the 2017-2018 season in the form of jersey patches. In order to examine the reach and value of the sponsorships, the Los Angeles Lakers have chosen Hookit to analyze the effectiveness of companies owning space on the players’ jerseys. Hookit will use their Hookit…

2017 NBA All-Star Game Will No Longer Be Played In North Carolina

The NBA announced on Thursday that the 2017 All-Star game will not occur in Charlotte, citing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 as the reason for the move. House Bill 2, also known as HB2 or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, is an anti-LGBT legislation passed in March which forces transgender people to use public bathrooms…

On To The Next One: Evan Turner

Not only has six-year veteran guard/forward and former No. 2 overall pick Evan Turner changed teams this offseason (he signed a four-year, $70 million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers), but he has also changed his representation. He has signed with BDA Sports where he will be represented by Kevin Bradbury, who negotiated his deal…

On To The Next One: Allen Crabbe

Portland Trail Blazers restricted free agent Allen Crabbe has left Excel Sports to be managed by CAA Sports, where he will be represented by Aaron Mintz. The 6-foot-6 shooting guard signed a four-year, $75 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets this week and is waiting to see if the Trail Blazers will match. The…

2016 NBA Draft Recap: Excel Sports, CAA And ASM Sports Lead Agencies

Top 5 Agencies of the 2016 NBA Draft Excel Sports Management CAA ASM Sports Wasserman Priority Sports Honorable Mention: Roc Nation Sports Top 5 Agents of the 2016 NBA Draft Mike Lindeman – Excel Sports Management (4 players drafted, 1 in the first-round) Rob Pelinka – Landmark Sports (2 players drafted, both in the top-ten) Mike George…

Recap: Conversion Sports & Entertainment’s 7th Annual NBA Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite

This past Tuesday & Wednesday, Conversion Sports & Entertainment held its 7th annual NBA Pre-Draft Gifting & Style Suite at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The event connected some of the top NBA Draft prospects and their representatives with various luxury brands that sponsored the event. Activities at the event included: Gifting from…

On To The Next One: Will Barton

According to HoopsHype, Denver Nuggets SG Will Barton has signed with Travis King of Relativity Sports. He was previously represented by Brian S. Elfus of Impact Sports Management. The 6-foot-6, 175-pound Barton played collegiately at the University of Memphis, where he won the Conference USA Player of the Year award as a sophomore. He decided…

DOMANTAS SABONIS AND ALEX CARUSO TAP WASSERMAN FOR REPRESENTATION

Per a press release from the company, Wasserman [yesterday] announced the signing of Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis and Texas A&M’s Alex Caruso for representation in all on- and off-the-court endeavors. Agent Greg Lawrence will represent Caruso, while Lawrence and Jason Ranne will co-represent Sabonis. Gonzaga University power forward/center Domantas Sabonis had one of the best seasons of…