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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/1/2011)

NFL Lockout, please meet your new friend, NBA Lockout.  The NBA and NFL have expired collective bargaining agreements and no clue as to when they will be striking deals with the respective groups that are representing the players of each league.  I hope the NBA and the NBPA are able to come to an agreement…if […]

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Casting Basketball Players For New Reality Show

Radical Media (a TV production company in Los Angeles, California) and Budweiser have partnered up to cast skilled basketball players, 21-years-old and over (as of June 30, 2011), for a new reality show.  They are looking for players who have the ability to compete at the highest level, but were never able to pursue their […]

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NBA Close To First Work Stoppage Since 1998

The 2011 NBA Draft took place as scheduled on June 23, but a work stoppage still seems a real possibility as owners and players have a wide gap that needs to be narrowed.  Many believe that NBA owners and players are still almost $7 billion apart in their dealings over a new 10-year agreement. Billy […]

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Agent Spotlight: Michael Lelchitski

Last week we posted our 2011 NBA Draft Listing Of Players Selected And Their Agents.  While the list includes the standard NBA agent names like Arn Tellem, Bill Duffy, Rob Pelinka, Happy Walters, Leon Rose, etc. it also has some lesser known people on it.  One of them, Austin Walton, was featured in a recent […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (6/24/2011)

A lot of people are calling last night’s NBA Draft a total bore, but I kept myself busy Tweeting away as picks were announced.  The result of which is the 2011 NBA Draft Listing of Players Selected and Their Agents.  If you are a regular to the site, it is a post you won’t want […]

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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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Interview With The Agent: Austin Walton

It brings me great pleasure to publish an Interview with the Agent piece about Austin Walton.  Not only is he a driven, young individual in the sports agent business, he is a former intern and independent contractor at Dynasty Athlete Representation.  It has been fun for me to watch his rise in the business of basketball.  I hope […]

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Trainer Take: Time Off To Take Off

First, I want to apologize for the delay in blogs and topics. We had a great NBA Pre-Draft Class here at IMG Academies. Doubling business is good, but I guess I forgot about the double work part. The initial set of blogs brought both praise and backlash from varying fields. “Trainer” can have so many […]

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More About Kris Humphries’ Switch From Lagardère To Pinnacle

Last week, I wrote about Kris Humphries, currently a power forward playing for the New Jersey Nets, firing sports agent Dan Fegan of Lagardère Unlimited and hiring Marc Cornstein of Pinnacle Management.  Cornstein has a solid group of clients (including Samuel Dalembert, Darko Milicic, Beno Udrih, and Nenad Krstic), but it pales in comparison to Fegan’s list, which contains roughly 20 […]