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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 […]

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Mark Payne Hires BDA Sports For Representation

Mark Payne played his college basketball for UC Davis in the Big West Conference.  The 6’7 195lbs hybrid guard/forward has nice size at the 1 or 2 position, shoots the ball well, but is not great at creating his own shots.  He seems to be able to manage the game well at the point, but […]

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Recruiting For the 2011 NBA Draft Is Heating Up

As each NCAA Tournament, NIT Tournament, CollegeInsider.com Tournament, and CBI Tournament team gets knocked out of their respective tournaments, more and more college basketball players will make a decision regarding whether they will leave school for the professional ranks prior to the exhaustion of their student-athlete eligibility.  At the same time, those early entries along […]

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Jayhawks, Blue Devils Should Top List Of Favorites For Good Reason

If you’re looking at college basketball tournament lines found at BetUs, you will see the usual suspects at the top of the list when it comes to the favorites. But they’re the favorites not just based on name: it’s because they’re really quite good. Here is why Kansas and Duke deserve to be taken over […]

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Sports Agents = The Issue de Jour

The following is a guest post from a good friend and extremely intelligent sports business professional, Marc Isenberg (@marcisenberg).  He wrote a great book titled, Money Players, and continues to help student-athletes manage their careers as a part of a new company, INsight Group. College sports has a handful of core problems: “One and done,” […]

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Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here

Roughly a week before I sat to take the Florida Bar Exam, a flood began.  It started with an NCAA investigation into potential rules violations by players, agents, and even university employees at the University of North Carolina.  It quickly spread to NCAA investigations at the University of South Carolina, University of Florida, University of […]

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2010 NBA Mock Draft 2.0 (First Round)

Washington Wizards: John Wall/Kentucky- After being argueably the best in college basketball for an entire season, he will rightfully go first overall. Philadelphia 76ers: Evan Turner/Ohio State- Even though Philly’s new A.I. keeps the sixers afloat, Turner is too good to pass up. Either Iguodala and Turner mesh, or they ship Iguodala away for a […]

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John Wall Signs With Dan Fegan And BEST

Since the end of this past college basketball season, the biggest draft question did not focus on whether someone would keep his name in the draft pool.  Instead, it was on who the future #1 overall pick, John Wall, would select as his representation leading up to the draft.  That person will pick up the […]

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DeMarcus Cousins Signs With John Greig

Yesterday, I discussed a phrase that is regularly used around this time every single year – testing the waters.  But testing the waters is not right for everyone.  In fact, college basketball players who know that they definitely will not be returning to school should not test the waters.  It only delays the inevitable, and […]

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What Are These Waters Being Tested?

With the end of the college basketball season every year comes a rush of student-athletes declaring that they are going to test the waters regarding entering their names in the NBA Draft.  This year is special, as many people believe that it could be the last season before the NBA owners lockout, jeopardizing at least […]