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

NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat

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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Mar
28

Sports Lawyers Association Event At The Prudential Center

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What: Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) networking event and luncheon at Prudential Center When: April 23, 2012 (6:00 p.m.) Where: Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street  Newark, NJ 07102 Cost: $20 (includes game ticket for match-up of Nets vs. 76ers) See below for the official flyer.

Mar
13

On To The Next One: Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas was the final pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, selected by the Sacramento Kings.  The 5’9 Thomas played his college ball at Washington prior to entering the NBA.  Originally, Thomas was represented by Byron Irvin and Dan Fegan of Lagardere Unlimited.  However, he recently parted ways from those agents and is now represented by Andy Miller of ASM Sports.…
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Feb
28

Sports Lawyers Association Night @ The Palace: Pistons v Heat

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The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) and the National Sports & Entertainment Law Society have teamed up with Michigan State College of Law to bring a great networking and entertainment experience to attorneys, agent, and students in the Detroit and surrounding areas. The event will take place on Friday, March 23, 2012, beginning at 4 p.m.,…
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Nov
29

Jamal Crawford Picks Andy Miller Of ASM Sports For Representation

Jamal Crawford

On September 16, 2011, I wrote that Jamal Crawford was on to the next one after he officially terminated Aaron Goodwin of Goodwin Sports Management as his representative.  Crawford had not given any indication as to who would become his next agent of record.  According to the NY Daily News, Crawford has finally made a decision, opting to sign with…
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Nov
28

NBA and Players Close To New Deal; Is Wilson Chandler Happy?

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images

The biggest news of the weekend was undoubtedly the proclamation that there will be a 2011-12 NBA season (albeit reduced from 82 regular season games to 66 regular season games). The announcement was made between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. early Saturday morning. The season will tentatively kick-off with 3 Christmas Day games, including the…
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