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Priority Sports Has Signed Lakers Guard Quinn Cook

As reported by Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal the Los Angeles Lakers Guard Quinn Cook has switched representation. NBA Agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment will now take over representation responsibilities. Quinn Cook averaged just under five points per game with limited action with the Lakers, but Cook has proven that with […]

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Jordan Nwora Signs With Priority Sports

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora has declared for the NBA draft. The 6-foot-7 junior is coming off a shortened season in which he led the Cardinals in both points and minutes while acting as the unquestioned leader of the team. Over his last two seasons, he averaged 17.5 points per game. Nwora tested the draft waters […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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The Man Behind The NFL’s Biggest Underdog Story

Mike McCartney, director of football at priority Sports & Entertainment, has been involved in football for more than 25 years as a coach, scout, front office executive and NFLPA certified agent. His clientele over the years includes Haloti Ngata, Kurt Warner, Arian Foster, Sean Lee, Mohammad Sanu and Kirk Cousins. In March, McCartney negotiated a […]

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Interview With The Agent: Rich Gray

Richard Gray is the founder and agent for Gray Area Sports Group. Although only licensed for a year, he has worked in basketball since 2010. He spent two separate stints with Priority Sports & Entertainment as an intern: the first in 2010 before attending law school at Washburn University at Priority’s Chicago office, and the […]

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Ranking Potential Starting Lineups of Top NBA Agents

Sure, everyone knows how much money in contracts agents have negotiated, but they don’t know how adept agents are at finding talent. Sports Agent Blog ranks the top eight agents based not on lump contracts sums negotiated, but on the pure talent they represent. After parsing through all the players represented by each agent, we […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/19/2016)

Back home in Fort Lauderdale this week and it was hard to keep up with what was happening in the sports world with all the catching up and new business at Heitner Legal. I suppose that’s a good thing. I had been away for roughly 10 days, first in Seattle and then on a 7 […]

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On To The Next One: Ramon Sessions & Garrett Temple

Washington Wizards guards Ramon Sessions and Garrett Temple are not only teammates on the floor, but have decided to become teammates in the representation game. Both Sessions and Temple have decided to leave their current agents and join Priority Sports & Entertainment, where they will be represented by founder and CEO Mark Bartelstein. Sessions is […]

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Athletes And The April 15th Tax Deadline

As Ben Frankin once said, “only two things in life are certain: death and taxes”. That statement is as true today as it was when it was made in 1789. However, the process of filing taxes for the average middle-class family is a much less daunting task than it is for multi-million dollar professional athletes. […]

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Sam Dekker Signs With Mark Bartelstein Of Priority Sports

University of Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker has chosen his representation for the 2015 NBA Draft. Per ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Dekker signed with Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment. Sam Dekker was one of the stars of the NCAA tournament and, alongside Frank Kaminsky, led the University of Wisconsin to its second National Championship game […]