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Ball Brothers Planning To Sign With Raymond Brothers, Roc Nation Sports

Per Jonathan Givony of ESPN, the highly acclaimed Ball brothers have become the latest to join the sports management division of Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo will be represented by Raymond Brothers, who was recently hired as Director of Basketball and Sports Technology/Specialty Projects. Roc Nation Sports represents many NBA players, including […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs Dennis Smith Jr.

The 2019-2020 N.B.A. season kicked-off last week and for Roc Nation Sports and their clients, it was a busy day. The surging sports agency added an additional client to that list. Knicks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has signed with Roc Nation Sports and will be represented by veteran agent Raymond Brothers. Brothers recently joined […]

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Markelle Fultz And His Agent Team Up With Roc Nation Sports

ESPN NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted, “Attorney/Agent Raymond Brothers has been hired as Director of Basketball and Sports Technology/Speciality Projects for @RocNationSports, sources tell ESPN. Brothers roster include Markelle Fultz, Spencer Dinwiddie, DJ Augustin, others”. Roc Nation has welcomed the former 2017 No. 1 overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers, Markelle Fultz to their clientele. […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/20/2018)

My two-week cruise and Santorini vacation was a blast, but it is good to be back. The vacation took me from Venice to Dubrovnik to Olympia to Athens to Split and then finally five nights in Santorini. If you want to see some pics, you can follow me on Instagram. It was definitely a needed […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/27/2017)

So the big personal news this week is that I injured my right leg pretty badly playing basketball. We have a half-court three-on-three pick up game that we usually play about twice-per-week. I’ve made it through many years without a real tweak. But the luck has run out. Going up for a rebound, I came […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/18/2017)

It’s been one of those weeks. You can’t find enough hours in the day to get things done. The political climate completely frustrates you and you feel helpless in causing change anywhere near the top. There are a lot of positive things, but also a lot of frustrations, especially when little things add up. To […]

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2013 NBA Draft Agents/Players List

Prior coverage of NBA Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 Keep up with Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Excel Sports Management with 7 clients selected  in 1st round. 11 clients selected overall. Wasserman Media Group with 4 clients selected  in 1st round. 9 clients selected overall Octagon Basketball with 3 clients selected  in 1st round. 5 clients selected overall. […]

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Runner Goes After NFL Agent’s Client, Claims To Work For International Athlete Management

What would you do if you were an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and one of your clients forwards you something that he received on Facebook that looks similar to the following message (which was an actual message recently sent by a third party)? Hey what’s up [Name redacted] I understand at this point you have […]

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Players Add Plaintiffs, Amend Their Minnesota Complaint v. NBA

Last week, Caron Butler, Ben Gordon, Anthony Tolliver, and Derrick Williams filed a Class Action Complaint against the NBA and its member teams in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.  At roughly the same time, another class of NBA players filed a similar lawsuit in the Northern District of California.  The California lawsuit has since been dismissed […]

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Caron Butler Leads Class In Lawsuit v. NBA

The first lawsuit by NBA players against the NBA and its member teams was filed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.  It includes Counts for Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act, Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference with Contract, and Tortious Interference with Prospective Contractual Relations. The Class Action […]