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Jamal Crawford Picks Andy Miller Of ASM Sports For Representation

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

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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Players Add Plaintiffs, Amend Their Minnesota Complaint v. NBA

Last week, Caron Butler, Ben Gordon, Anthony Tolliver, and Derrick Williams filed a Class Action Complaint against the NBA and its member teams in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.  At roughly the same time, another class of NBA players filed a similar lawsuit in the Northern District of California.  The California lawsuit has since been dismissed […]

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Basketball Agents Are Greedy Twitter Campaigners

“By some combination of mendacity and greed, the agents who are looking out for themselves rather than their clients are trying to scuttle the deal.  They’re engaged in what appears to be an orchestrated Twitter campaign and a series of interviews that are designed to deny the economic realities of the proposal.” – NBA Commisioner […]

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2011/12 Miami Heat Preview – In Case A Season Happens

We have been doing Miami Heat season previews every year for the past four years.  While it is uncertain as to whether or not there will even be a 2011/12 NBA season, Bryan Saul took the time to prepare a preview…just in case. Team Name: Miami Heat Last Year’s Record: 58-24 Key Free Agents: Restricted: Mario Chalmers […]

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On To The Next One: Jamal Crawford

Aaron Goodwin of Goodwin Sports Management has represented some of the best players in basketball.  At one point in time, he represented Rodney Stuckey, LeBron James, Al Horford, and Dwight Howard.  They all currently have different agents representing them.  Now add Jamal Crawford to that list. Jamal Crawford has terminated his relationship with Goodwin Sports Management in an offseason […]

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Has Billy Hunter Neutered The Influence Of Powerful Player Agents?

There are plenty of articles about the NBA lockout, and perhaps none will be better than the one recently written at Grantland by Bill Simmons.  A little over a week ago, though, David Aldridge at NBA.com wrote an in-depth piece about the lockout, which is also a recommended read.  Instead of summarizing Aldridge’s lengthy write-up, […]

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2011 NBA Draft Listing Of Players Selected And Their Agents

Other than a couple kids from Kentucky (Josh Harrellson and DeAndre Liggins), the following is a comprehensive list of players selected along with their agents of record.  Do not pay too much attention to the teams listed, as a lot will change based on trades.  Based on the information that is listed below, BDA Sports, […]

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Twenty-First Century NBA General Managers

In the past couple of years, we 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.  Most recently, former Wasserman Media Group agent Bob Myers signed contract to become the Assistant General Manager of the […]

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On To The Next One: Kelvin Sheppard

Yet another player selected in the 2011 NFL Draft has changed representation prior to even being permitted to sign with the team that drafted him.  However, this time that player has not made the jump to Drew Rosenhaus.  Instead, Kelvin Sheppard, who was taken in the third round (#68 overall) by the Buffalo Bills, has […]