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Who Will Receive The Agent Fees On Stephen Curry’s $44 Million Extension?

Stephen Curry has signed a 4-year, $44 million extension with the Golden State Warriors.  If his agent takes a 4% commission on the total contract, that agent will receive $1.76 million.  But who will be the agent that collects the commissions on the deal? The cause for confusion is that basketball agent Lance Young recently […]

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On To The Next One: Ty Lawson

Earlier this month, Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson terminated his relationship with his agent Leon Rose at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and many speculated that Lawson would end up signing with basketball agent Happy Walters.  Sports Agent Blog has received confirmation from Walters that Lawson is now his client. Lawson was drafted by Minnesota […]

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Tracy McGrady Thanks Agents Arn Tellem And Tim Hoy In Farewell Facebook Post

Tracy McGrady was drafted #9 overall by the Toronto Raptors in 1997.  In 2000, he signed a whopping 7-year $93 million contract with the same team.  And recently, after a long, up-and-down NBA career, McGrady has called it quits (although he will continue to play overseas).  But he exits with dignity. On October 9, McGrady announced […]

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On To The Next One: Jason Richardson

Jason “J-Rich” Richardson is on to the next one.  He has terminated his relationship with basketball agent Dan Fegan, but has not yet chosen a replacement.  In 2011, Richardson signed a 4-year, $25 million contract with the Orlando Magic, and was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in August 2012.  He has an option in 2014 and […]

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On To The Next One (Again): Kris Humphries

As was first reported last week by Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries has terminated his relationship with basketball agent Dan Fegan and signed with Arn Tellem of Wasserman Media Group.  The change follows the recent news that Fegan separated from Lagardère Unlimited and rumors that Fegan is likely to join fellow basketball agent Happy Walters at the newly created Relativity Sports. […]

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Is Fining NBA Players Who Flop the Right Penalty?

The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. Flopping. David Stern is fed up with it, as are all NBA fans. Flopping has undoubtedly taken away from the NBA game. The last few […]

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Sources: Basketball Agent Dan Fegan To Join Happy Walters At Relativity Sports

Earlier this month, prominent basketball agent Dan Fegan confirmed that he was no longer an employee at Lagardère Unlimited, but said that he was still involved in “active discussions” with the company.  Based on what Sports Agent Blog has learned from multiple sources, those active discussions have come to a halt, at least to the extent that they focused […]

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Glen “Big Baby” Davis Selects French/West/Vaughan for PR/Marketing Support

French/West/Vaughan (FWV) has been selected by Glen “Big Baby” Davis (currently of the Orlando Magic) as his marketing, public relations and endorsement agency of record. Davis is FWV’s first NBA client.  FWV will work with Davis’ business manager, former Stanford football standout Anthony Kimble and his agent, John Hamilton of Performance Sports Management, in promoting the […]

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Basketball Agent Dan Fegan Leaves Lagardère Unlimited; Company To Continue Basketball Representation Practice

Basketball agent Dan Fegan has gone from representing the #1 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft (former University of Kentucky and current Washington Wizards guard John Wall) to not signing a representation agreement with a single player selected in the 2012 NBA Draft.  When Blue Entertainment Sports Television (BEST) – eventually acquired by Lagardère Unlimited – decided to […]

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LeBron James Making Another Agent Change By Hiring Childhood Friend Rich Paul

LeBron James began his professional basketball career as a client of Aaron Goodwin.  Goodwin negotiated LeBron’s on-court contract and off-court marketing deals, including the lucrative $90 million Nike contract signed immediately prior to the 2003 NBA Draft wherein LeBron was selected #1 overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Two years later, LeBron decided to part ways with […]