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A Top 10 Agent List Has A Notable Error

I am not a big fan of “Top __” lists.  That said, it is sometimes fun to observe others’ subjective rankings of members in a profession.  Kevin Baumer of Business Insider recently created his list of The 12 Most Powerful Agents In The NBA.  As for his rankings (with top 3 salaried clients listed): Arn […]

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A Ranking Of Sports Agents

Here is an interesting nugget that I recently found, which was originally published back in January 2010 – The Top Sports Agents That Aren’t Scott Boras.  The title of the article assumes that Scott Boras is the #1 agent including all agents in all sports.  Do you agree? What about the actual list?  Who is […]

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Breaking Down The 2010 NBA Draft

I’m not getting involved in the trades hoopla.  Here is the breakdown according to the team that drafted the player, before any trades were made.  BDA Sports – 7 clients selected.  Priority Sports and ASM Sports each with 6 clients selected. First Round John Wall (Washington Wizards) – Dan Fegan (Lagardère) – Washington D.C. is getting used […]

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Rajon Rondo Signs A $55 Million Extension

A year after helping a Garnett-less Boston Celtics get within one game of the Eastern Conference finals by averaging near a triple double (17.6ppg, 9.7 rpg, 9.6 apg), Rajon Rondo wanted to be among the highest paid PG’s in the NBA. After signing a contract extension for 5 years and at least $55 million, that […]

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The Influencers Of Basketball

The website, Hoopsworld, is on a mission to list the top 55 most influential people/groups in the sport of basketball.  Yesterday, the site began the rankings by revealing #36-55.  Seven agents are listed in that group; however, the site does put Leon Rose and Henry Thomas in the same slot.  Here are the agents who […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (8/14/09)

In South Florida this weekend?  Head to the Boca Town Center Mall tomorrow.  I will be there with my step-father as he hosts a large Franchise & Business Opportunities Show.  Then, on Sunday, it’s back to Gainesville for my final year of law school.  I got my Summer grades back this week and I am […]

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A New Social Networking Site Backed By Athletes

A couple of days ago, a new website called MakeItPro launched.  The site is backed by Steve Nash, Gretchen Bleiler, Hasheem Thabeet, Bernard Berrian, Bill Duffy, and others.  That’s right, the head of BDA Sports is a backer, and co-founder, of this new all-sport social network and sports resource that intends to unite the world’s […]

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Interview With The Agent: Bernie Lee

Bernie Lee is the President of Lee Basketball Services Ltd, a full-service basketball agency that specializes in representing basketball players overseas.  Bernie is certified by the NBPA and bases his agency out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  In a world with tools like Skype, text messaging, and Google Wave (coming soon), distance between an agent and […]

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USC Would Take The Floyd If It Came With No Mayo

O.J. Mayo has affected a lot of peoples lives.  He has given the town of Memphis hope that one day the Grizzlies will be a contender.  He gave BDA Sports Management a scare when there were allegations of a connection between BDA employee, Calvin Andrews, leading to Calvin’s one-year suspension by the NBPA.  Bill Duffy […]

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NBA Draft Signing Update

The deadline for underclassmen to pull their names out of the NBA Draft is one week from yesterday (June 15).  Those that have committed to an agent no longer have an option of returning to school if they decide that they do not want to enter the draft pool. This year’s draft class has seen […]