Categories
Endorsements NBA Players Sports Business

LaMelo Ball Signs Endorsement Deal With PUMA

Expected lottery pick LaMelo Ball has signed an agreement with PUMA Basketball to be its newest ambassador. Although this news was first reported in August, the official announcement was made this past Wednesday. In a release, Ball said “I believe the brand is the perfect partner for me because PUMA will allow me to just […]

Categories
College Basketball Players Social Networking WNBA

Distinction Agency Signs Rising WNBA Star Betnijah Laney And 2020 NBA Draft Prospect Paris Austin

Miami-based marketing agency, Distinction Agency continues its growth with a pair of signings. In a press release, the firm announced the signing of Atlanta Dream Forward Betnijah Laney, and 2020 NBA Draft Prospect, Paris Austin, to marketing agreements. In a partnership made with RLA Management and veteran NBA agent, Wesley Alston, Distinction Agency will work […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Agents Sports Business

Lonzo Ball Signs With Klutch Sports For Representation

As reported by Malika Andrews of ESPN, Lonzo Ball has decided to sign with Klutch Sports for representation. In his young career, Ball has had stints with Roc Nation Sports and Creative Arts Agency (CAA). However, the choice to join Klutch was different as this time it was “solely” his decision, one he feels like […]

Categories
College Basketball Players Recruiting Sports Agents

Roc Nation Announces Signing of Texas Tech Guard Jahmi’us Ramsey

Roc Nation recently announced the signing of Texas Tech guard Jahmi’us Ramsey via their social media. Ramsey entered the 2020 NBA draft after spending one season with the Red Raiders. In his lone collegiate season, he averaged a team-leading 15.0 points per game and became the first player in program history to earn Big 12 […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Agents Sports Business

Rockets’ Forward Jeff Green Has Joined Glushon Sports Management

Glushon Sports Management has announced the signing of Rockets’ Forward Jeff Green.  Green, 33, is currently on a veteran’s minimum salary that expires at the end of this season. For the 2019-20 season, Green is averaging 11 PPG and 3 RPG, shooting 39.1% from the arc. Green has been an integral part for the Rockets […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Agents Sports Business

Rockets’ Guard Ben McLemore Hires Klutch Sports Group For Representation

On Monday afternoon Klutch Sports Group announced that they are once again representing Ben McLemore.  This season McLemore is averaging 10 PPG and 2 RPB. He is currently in the bubble with the Houston Rockets team participating in the seeding games for the playoffs. McLemore has performed well in Mike D’Antoni’s small ball lineups, while […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Agents Sports Business

Willie Cauley-Stein Has Signed With Young Money APAA Sports

Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein has joined the Young Money APAA family after signing with Adie Von Gontard. In the 54 games with the Mavericks, Cauley-Stein averaged 7.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. The 7-foot big man who was a 1st round pick for the Sacramento Kings in the 2015 NBA Draft, has the […]

Categories
NBA Players Sports Business

Five-Star Recruit Jonathan Kuminga Opts For G-League Over NCAA

Highly-touted five-star prospect Jonathan Kuminga has decided to join a host of other talented high school players and sign with the NBA G-League instead of playing college basketball. The recent Patrick School (Hillside, N.J.) graduate Kuminga will take on a recently introduced option by entering the NBA G-League Professional Pathway Program. Kuminga had offers from […]

Categories
NBA Teams Philanthropy

CAA Sports & OKC Thunder Partner To Create Thunder Fellows Program For Black Students In Tulsa

CAA Sports and OKC Thunder have created the Thunder Fellows Program, which is designed to unlock new career opportunities for Black youth in the Tulsa area. These opportunities will include curriculum such as data and analytics, with the goal of developing pipelines for professional roles in sports, entertainment and technology. In the statement released by […]

Categories
College Basketball Players Sports Agents

Windy City Bulls C Simisola Shittu Joins Young Money APAA Sports

Former Vanderbilt Commodores player and current Windy City Bulls Center Simisola Shittu signs with Young Money APAA Sports for representation. Shittu played all 40 games in the 2019-20 season averaging 12.3 points and 6.4 rebounds. Shittu shown impressive versatility and flashes over the season, with the most memorable being his 29 point, 18 rebound performance […]