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Former Duke Basketball Player Josh Hairston Has Eyes Set On Becoming An NBA Agent

Josh Hairston, who played at Duke from 2010-2014, has joined SAC Sports Representation as he pursues a career as a NBA agent. He started in his new role as a recruiter this past month. SAC Sports Representation is ran by agent Seth Cohen. Last year, Cohen represented Suns first round pick Cameron Johnson. Cohen also […]

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On To The Next One: Raymond Felton & Gerald Henderson

Portland guard Gerald Henderson and the Mavericks’ Raymond Felton have both decided to drop Wasserman Media Group as their representation. Both guards have now signed with Tandem Sports & Entertainment. Veteran agent Jim Tanner founded Tandem in 2013 after building an extremely successful talent representation practice at law firm Williams & Connolly. In addition to […]

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Jahlil Okafor To Sign With Bill Duffy

Consensus first-team All-American and ACC Player of the Year center Jahlil Okafor will sign with power agent Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management a source tells Sports Agent Blog’s Darren Heitner. Jahlil Okafor is a 6’11” center who spent his freshman season playing for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke University, winning the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Duke Forward Justise Winslow

Roc Nation Sports has signed Duke Forward Justise Winslow. Winslow averaged 12.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.1 assists a game this season; he finished his career at Duke with 492 points and 252 rebounds, including 11 points and 9 rebounds in the Championship game against the Wisconsin Badgers. He impressed during the 2015 NCAA Tournament, […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/10/15)

The last week in sports has been one for the record books. On Monday, Duke won the men’s National Championship giving Coach K his 5th title. On Tuesday,, UConn won the women’s National Championship giving Geno Auriemma his 10th title. In the first two rounds of The Masters, 21 year old Jordan Spieth shot the […]

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Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: Duke Law 5th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium When: Friday January 16, 2015 Where: Duke Law School- 210 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708 Description The Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium, Friday January 16, 2015, will provide meaningful opportunity for discussion and interaction among Duke students, visiting professors, legal practitioners, and industry […]

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Jeff Schwartz Early Favorite To Represent Austin Rivers And Tyler Zeller

On Saturday, Duke and UNC met at Cameron Indoor Stadium to play in what ended up being a lopsided game with UNC earning an easy victory over the Blue Devils. While the game itself was not highly enjoyable to watch, it was fun to observe many future NBA players on the court at the same […]

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Kyrie Irving Signs With Jeffrey Wechsler Of 24/7 Sports Management

Potential #1 overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, Kyrie Irving, has officially signed with an agent, and it is not a name you might guess on your first try.  In fact, you may not even get it right after your fifth try.  Irving has selected Jeffrey Wechsler of 24/7 Sports Management as his agent. […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Duke Basketball

Duke is always a lock to make the NCAA Tournament and usually a good team to pick making the Final Four in your office pool.  The school also churns out plenty of talented players who have long, successful careers in the NBA.  Here are some names of Duke alumni who have played professionally, along with […]

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The Best Recruiter Gets the Least in Return

The success John Calipari has been able to attain in his first year in Lexington is impressive. No one can argue with this. He has been able to exceed expectations where expectations are rarely exceeded, and has stepped up to the pressure of being the most talked about person in the Bluegrass state. The problem […]