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Lonzo Ball Parts Ways with Agent Harrison Gaines; Lavar Ball Still in Charge

Lonzo Ball and agent Harrison Gaines of SLASH Sports mutually agreed to part ways, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported. While this news arrived amid reports that Lonzo is suing his former financial manager Alan Foster for at least $2 million in damages, Lonzo insisted Gaines had nothing to do with that. “Harrison has always had my […]

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Ja Morant Signs With Agent Jim Tanner and Tandem Sports

Murray State point guard Ja Morant has chosen to be represented by agent Jim Tanner, president of Tandem Sports and Entertainment. Morant just completed an electric sophomore season, averaging an impressive 24.5 points, 10.0 assists and 5.7 rebounds before putting up a triple-double in the first round of the NCAA March Madness Tournament against Marquette. […]

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James Harden and Donovan Mitchell to Headline March Madness BODYARMOR Campaign

Expect to see a new BODYARMOR commercial to air this during March Madness Tournament, Directed by Kobe Bryant.  As this is the second installment of BODYARMOR’s “Thanks” campaign, the commercial features NBA stars James Harden and Donovan Mitchell, who were college standouts at Arizona State and Louisville, respectively. Both Harden and Mitchell promote the product and […]

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On To The Next One: Draymond Green Teams Up With Rich Paul

Klutch Sports recently announced the signing of Warriors forward Draymond Green. Green told his former agent, B.J. Armstrong of Wasserman Media Group, he would be changing his representation. Despite his friendship with LeBron James, Green made it clear that James did not recruit him to join Rich Paul and Klutch. “It’s impossible to say LeBron […]

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CAA Announces Changes To Basketball Division

According to a press release from the agency, CAA Sports announced a new leadership structure for its NBA athlete representation practice. Veteran agents Aaron Mintz and Austin Brown have been appointed as co-heads of the division and will lead its efforts alongside Leon Rose and Steven Heumann. The current client roster includes 75 All-Star and […]

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GUEST POST: The Trials and Tribulations of the Lake-Show and the NBA Trade Deadline – George Kyriazakos

My how times have changed since July 9, 2019 when Hollywood’s new chosen one, LeBron James appeared to change the NBA landscape upon taking his talents to Los Angeles. At that time, the dawn of a new era appeared to arrive as the newest version of “Showtime” was ready to assembled.  But that was then, and […]

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On To The Next One: Atlanta Hawks Forward John Collins

According to sources, John Collins is no longer represented by CAA and has signed with Excel Sports Management. Collins, former first round pick from Wake Forest in 2017, is averaging 19.6 PPG and 10.0 RPG this season. In his last 10 games, he is averaging 21.6 PPG and 8.4 RPG. It was announced this week […]

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BDA Sports Management Raises The Bar For Athlete Partnerships

In the athlete representation world, figuring out unique endorsement and partnership opportunities for your clients is what sets you apart from the competition. Although there is always going to be debate as to whether or not athletes need agents to negotiate their playing contracts, it is hard to argue the importance and expertise of agents […]

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On To The Next One: Trey Burke

According to a Tweet from the agency, New York Knicks guard Trey Burke has signed with Roc Nation Sports, where he will be represented by Sam Permut. He was previously represented by Mike George of Excel Sports Management. The former 9th overall pick by the Utah Jazz in the 2013 NBA Draft out of Michigan, […]

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Los Angeles Lakers Guard Josh Hart Signs Deal With Turtle Beach

Per a press release, Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart has signed a new multi-year partnership with leading gaming headset and audioaccessory brand Turtle Beach. Thebrand will become the official audio partner of Hart. The partnership wasnegotiated by his agency, Roc Nation Sports. The second-year player and former NCAA Champion out of Villanovais an avid […]