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Klutch Sports Signs Another Former NBA Draft First Round Pick

Klutch Sports Group continues to add to its star-studded NBA clientele, signing Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby for representation. Klutch Sports announced the move across their social media platforms on Friday.  Anunoby was represented by Chris Emens and Omar Wilkes of Octagon. Wilkes, the son of Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Jamaal Wilkes, left Octagon […]

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G-League Players Unionize With Help From NBPA

On Tuesday, it was announced that the players of the G League have teamed up to form their own union, temporarily named the Basketball Players Union (BPU). In accordance with the terms of the National Labor Relations Act, approximately 80% of G League players authorized the BPU to act as the players collective bargaining agent […]

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CAA Sports & OKC Thunder Partner To Create Thunder Fellows Program For Black Students In Tulsa

CAA Sports and OKC Thunder have created the Thunder Fellows Program, which is designed to unlock new career opportunities for Black youth in the Tulsa area. These opportunities will include curriculum such as data and analytics, with the goal of developing pipelines for professional roles in sports, entertainment and technology. In the statement released by […]

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Justin Anderson Agrees To Terms With The Brooklyn Nets

Justin Anderson, who is represented by Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment has agreed to terms with the Brooklyn Nets ahead of the potential restart “bubble” season. Anderson was named All-NBA G-League Third Team averaging 20.6 points, 6.6 rebounds per game. His point averages was 17th best during this season. Anderson is familiar with […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves Hire Excel Sports Management for Jersey Patch Sponsorship

On June 22, 2020 it was announced that the Minnesota Timberwolves had hired Excel Sports Management to assist in securing the team’s next jersey patch sponsor. This is not Excel’s first run in the jersey-sponsorship space, as it has negotiated these deals in the past on behalf of other franchises. Most notably, Excel helped the […]

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Knicks Sign Their No. 1 Pick — William ‘Worldwide Wes’ Wesley

The New York Knicks have announced that William “Worldwide Wes” Wesley has been hired to serve in the role of executive vice president/senior advisor of the franchise. Wesley will be departing from his role at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he had been provided the title of consultant within its coaching division — a position […]

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Kentucky G Immanuel Quickley Signs with Roc Nation

After two years at the University of Kentucky, Immanuel Quickley has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft and signed with Roc Nation. The 6’3” guard averaged 16.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Wildcats last season. He evolved as one of the nation’s top scoring threats being named SEC Player of the Year […]

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Projected First-Rounder, Jaden McDaniels Will Remain In The Draft After Signing With BDA Sports

Washington Huskies’ forward Jaden McDaniels has decided to remain in the draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility. McDaniels was a highly touted recruit and finished his freshman year with an impressive 13 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, shooting 40.5% from the field. His most notable game coming in a win against Arizona in […]

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Rayshaun Hammonds Of Georgia Will Remain In the NBA Draft After Signing With Agent Billy Davis

In a post on his social media page, Georgia forward Rayshaun Hammonds has decided to forgo his remaining college eligibility by signing with agent Billy Davis of Family of Athletes. Hammonds averaged 12.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a junior last season, making him the second leading scorer on the team and leading […]

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Beyond Athlete Management Signs Trio Of NBA Draft Prospects

Mike Naiditch of Beyond Athlete Management has signed Jared Butler, Ryan Daly and Tyrell Terry in preparation for the 2020 NBA Draft. Naiditch is one of the 23 NCAA-certified agents, meaning all players have the option to maintain their collegiate eligibility if they decide to return. Jared Butler was an unanimous First Team All-Big 12 […]