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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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Basketball Agency That Once Rep’d LeBron James Sued By Its Former Employee

An National Basketball Players Association certified Player Agent has sued veteran sports agency Goodwin Associates Management Enterprises (commonly referred to as Goodwin Sports) for breaching their severance agreement and allegedly inflicting emotional distress. Player Agent Muhammad Abdur-Rahim filed the Complaint in California state court, seeking $570,000 as well as exemplary and punitive damages. Atlanta-based Abdur-Rahim, […]

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Ranking Potential Starting Lineups of Top NBA Agents

Sure, everyone knows how much money in contracts agents have negotiated, but they don’t know how adept agents are at finding talent. Sports Agent Blog ranks the top eight agents based not on lump contracts sums negotiated, but on the pure talent they represent. After parsing through all the players represented by each agent, we […]

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5 Most Valuable NBA Free Agents In 2018

These five players, if they opt for free agency, could change the landscape of the in 2018, and with it, most future NBA sports betting plays.

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/17/2016)

Good morning from Las Vegas, where everyone believes the fix is in on the NBA Finals, well at least those who put action on Game 6 and Warriors fans who were hoping to wrap up the series last night. Anyway, it’s on to Game 7, and I would be surprised if Golden State does not […]

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LeBron James Making Another Agent Change By Hiring Childhood Friend Rich Paul

LeBron James began his professional basketball career as a client of Aaron Goodwin.  Goodwin negotiated LeBron’s on-court contract and off-court marketing deals, including the lucrative $90 million Nike contract signed immediately prior to the 2003 NBA Draft wherein LeBron was selected #1 overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Two years later, LeBron decided to part ways with […]

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On To The Next One: Kevin Durant

On February 21, 2012, I wrote that Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant became the latest NBA all-star to leave basketball agent Aaron Goodwin and his company Goodwin Sports Management (GSM).  Along with Durant, Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, LeBron James, Jamal Crawford, Rodney Stuckey, Al Horford, and Dwight Howard have all once been represented by Goodwin, but moved on to another agent later […]

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Kevin Durant The Latest All-Star To Leave Aaron Goodwin

  Kevin Durant has dropped Seattle-based Aaron Goodwin of Goodwin Sports Management (GSM) as his NBA agent.  It appears that Jason Whitlock was the first to report on the rumor of Durant’s decision to leave Goodwin, and followed up with a Tweet that Candace Parker may be the next high-profile athlete to leave the firm that […]

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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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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 […]