Nov
18

What Do The Stats Guys Do Beyond Compensation Analysis?

New Orleans Pelicans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu (0) dunks against the Charlotte Bobcats during the first quarter of a game at New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a guest contribution from Marc Rubin of RayRubin Sports Analysts. Much of my work involves database analyses to ascertain “fair market values” for players my client agents represent, particularly in arbitration matters. I remain grateful to Drew Rosenhaus who taught me that FA is more of an “auction” situation and so here I…
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Oct
29

NFL Week Eight: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: San Francisco’s dominance – Since losing two of their first three games to start the season, the 49ers (6-2) have flat out dominated. In their last five games, the 49ers have outscored their opponents 174-61. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the first player to…
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Oct
16

2013/14 Miami Heat Preview – Three-peat?

Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley (8) during media day at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a guest contribution from University of Miami law school student Bryan Saul who is also one of the biggest Miami Heat fans I know.  Follow him on Twitter: @SaulitosWay. Team Name: Miami Heat Last Year’s Record: 66-16 Key Losses: Mike Miller, Juwan Howard Key Additions: Greg Oden, Michael Beasley, Roger Mason Jr.…
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Nov
05

Former Basketball Agent Jason Levien Becomes CEO Of The Memphis Grizzlies

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From Udonis Haslem’s agent to Chief Executive Officer of the Memphis Grizzlies, watching and covering Jason Levien’s path through the business of sport has been exciting.  Levien, who will become the Grizzlies’ new CEO and managing partner, was first written about on Sports Agent Blog in an Agent Spotlight published on May 11, 2007.  At…
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Jul
03

2012 NBA Draft Player/Agent Spreadsheet

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Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS  Again, much thanks to Belmont University law school student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns, for taking another one of our draft resources, the 2012 NBA Draft (Player/Agent) list and turning it into 2 fantastic spreadsheets.  The two spreadsheets are: (1) by round, and (2) by position (within each position, the players are alphabetized).…
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Jun
29

2012 NBA Draft Agents/Players List

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Prior coverage of NBA Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Excel Sports Management with 7 clients selected – 11.67% (4 in 1st round) BDA Sports with 7 clients selected – 11.67% (3 in 1st round) Wasserman Media Group with 5 clients selected – 10.00% (4 in 1st round) Priority Sports with…
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Jun
07

2012 NBA Summer League Basketball Career Conference

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What: 2012 NBA Summer League Basketball Career Conference When: July 20-21, 2012 Where: Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus This is an opportunity to network and gain valuable insight into a variety of sports business careers from those working at the highest level in basketball. This event will offer unique panel discussions,…
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Jun
06

Sports Agent Blog’s 2012 NBA Mock Draft

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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. The 2012 NBA draft could include the most talent we have seen since the 2003 draft. In that draft, Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo…
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Jun
03

Athletes’ and Entertainers’ Entitlement Issues

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The following guest post is from Ashlei Deal, who formerly worked for the San Antonio Spurs. I have been around the sports and entertainment business for quite some time. Growing up in Oklahoma and having spent a year interning for the San Antonio Spurs, this years Western Conference Finals has been close to my heart.…
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May
03

Former Agent Bob Myers Named General Manager Of The Golden State Warriors

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In the past few years, I have covered three former basketball agents making the jump from representing players to being one of the key figures with regards to managing basketball operations of an NBA franchise. Lon Babby, formerly an NBPA certified basketball agent/attorney with Williams & Connolly accepted an offer to become President of Basketball Operations with the Phoenix…
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