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On To The Next One: Kelly Oubre Jr.

Before tearing his meniscus in his right knee, Kelly Oubre Jr. was averaging career highs with 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds a game. After undergoing surgery and missing the last seven games before the NBA suspended its season, Oubre is expected to make a full recovery. With the increased time to recover, Oubre Jr. also […]

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Four Current NBA Executives That Were Once Agents

There are many different roles one can have in the NBA, but a lot of them all overlap anyway. Sometimes coaches practice with players; sometimes a front office exec helps out on the coaching staff; sometimes agents need to crunch the numbers like scouts to gauge their clients’ values. That being said, an agent becoming […]

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Steve McCaskill Joins One Legacy Sports

NBA agent Steve McCaskill has agreed to join Mike George in a partnership to run One Legacy Sports Management.  Originally founded by George, One Legacy Sports is a full-service sports marketing and management firm for NBA athletes with offices in Arizona and Toronto. One Legacy welcomed the newly brought on McCaskill to the firm via […]

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NBA Agent Dues Set To Increase

Per Darren Heitner, NBA Agent annual dues will likely increase during the 2015-2016 season. NBPA Deputy General Counsel Ramya Ravindran and the Board of Player Representatives have discussed and preliminarily approved raising NBA agent dues beginning with the upcoming NBA season.  The expected increase in agent dues would be as follows: Agents with 0-9 players: […]

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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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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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My Task = Mission Impossible

This is an awesome week for me.  I am traveling across the country, from Pennsylvania, to Jacksonville, Florida, and finally to Bloomington, Indiana, to speak about being a sports agent.  One of the main things that people want to hear is the story of how I got into the agent profession at such a young […]

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On To The Next One: Dwight Howard

With a 3-0 lead over the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, one would think that the only thing on Dwight Howard‘s mind right now is finishing up the series with a sweep and moving on to the next opponent.  Instead, it seems like he has some other big things on […]

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Still Want To Be An NBA Agent?

Immediately following the 2009 NBA Draft, Darren Rovell of CNBC, released a list of the lottery picks, their agents, and the money that each player will receive over the next three years of his rookie contract (before a team may extend that contract for an additional year).  The slot values are much lower than what […]

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Short and Sweet

“The sports agent business has become so corrupt — I would not encourage anyone to try to become an agent right now.” — Legendary NBA agent David Falk (WSJ.com, 4/22). Is Falk jealous of the new crop of agents’ successes? Or does he present a realistic view of the current climate of athlete representation?