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An In-Depth Look at Jalen Green’s Polarizing Commitment to the NBA G League

Jalen Green has recently dominated the near-barren sports media dialogue, as he made an unprecedented decision during this unprecedented time. The 18-year-old high school basketball phenom announced through an Instagram live stream that he will take his talents to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) G League. Green elected to take this unique developmental path over […]

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Sabrina Ionescu Signs Endorsement Deal With Nike

Shortly after being drafted No. 1 overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty, Sabrina Ionescu signed an exclusive multi-year endorsement deal with Nike. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, the former Oregon Ducks star decided to stick with the brand as competition was fierce.  In an interview […]

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Athletes First Signs Historic 2020 NFL Draft Class

According to an article in Sports Business Daily by Liz Mullen, Athletes First has signed a historic draft class for the 2020 NFL Draft. In their largest draft class ever, Athletes First have 10 projected first-round picks. This draft class includes Isaiah Simmons, Jordan Love and Justin Herbert. “It is our biggest and best class […]

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With Sports on Pause, Marketers Should Take Notes

(CIRO FUSCO/ANSA/AFP) The sports world is at a stand still, brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. The NBA and NHL postponed what was left of their seasons and are teetering on cancellation. Opening Day for the MLB came and went without a pitch, the 2020 Olympics were pole vaulted to 2021, and now […]

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Grant Riller Has Signed With Scott Nichols Of Rize Managment

Charleston senior guard Grant Riller has signed with Scott Nichols of Rize Management in preparation for the 2020 NBA Draft. Riller averaged 21.9 points per game for the 2019-20 season. Rize Management has been busy in also signing Lamar Stevens of Penn State. Currently, Rize Management represents James Ennis of the Houston Rockets. In four […]

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PSU’s Lamar Stevens signs with Rize Management

As the NBA Draft approaches, albeit with some uncertainty, Nittany Lions senior Lamar Stevens has chosen his representation. The 6’8″, 225 pound, Forward has signed with Los Angeles-based Rize Management. Rize was founded by Scott Nichols, who is a lawyer, and has deep basketball roots. Rize is a smaller boutique agency that “has made a […]

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BYU Star Yoeli Childs Declares For The 2020 NBA Draft

BYU star Yoeli Childs has decided to sign with Keith Kreiter and Sam Cipriano of Edge Sports. Childs hired Kreiter and Edge Sports last year as well after declaring for the NBA Draft as a junior. Childs ended up pulling his name out of the draft to return to BYU, the improper paperwork with the […]

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Oklahoma Sooners Senior Kristian Doolittle Has Signed With Pensack Sports Management For The 2020 NBA Draft

Oklahoma Sooners senior Kristian Doolittle has signed with Pensack Sports Management for his NBA representation, per source. In his time with the Sooners, Doolittle led all D-1 NCAA players in points scored on pick and pop possessions during the 2019-20 season. This is will be advantageous in today’s basketball where spacing is the primary focus […]

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Jordan Nwora Signs With Priority Sports

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has declared for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-7 junior is coming off a shortened season in which he led the Cardinals in both points and minutes while acting as the unquestioned leader of the team. Over his last two seasons, he averaged 17.5 points per game. Nwora tested the draft waters […]

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Testing The NBA Draft Waters Will Be Much More Difficult For Prospects

Earlier in 2019 the NCAA introduced the NCAA Athlete Agent Certification. It was met with skepticism from both upcoming and aspiring agents as well as industry vets because of the requirements and the fees associated with obtaining certification. With the COVID-19 virus ending the NCAA season early and likely preventing any pre-draft workouts the pathway […]