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Lottery Selection Jabari Parker Picks Representation

According to Fox Sports 1 and its NBA Insider, Bill Reiter, Duke’s Jabari Parker had signed with sports agent, Rich Paul.  Paul is the best friend and agent of Miami Heat star, LeBron James. Paul also represents Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns, among others. However, on May […]

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Rich Paul, Drew Rosenhaus And Scott Boras Praised For ‘Behind The Scenes’ Influence

Last week, Philip Johnson of Business Insider wrote an article titled, The 50 Most Influential People Behind The Scenes In Sports.  The list includes presidents, owners, managers, coaches, doctors, reporters, and of course, agents.  The sports agents listed were Rich Paul, Drew Rosenhaus and baseball agent Scott Boras, who was the highest ranked agent at No. 18 […]

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The Secret Weapon Behind LeBron James’ Agent Rich Paul

The hottest player in the NBA is undoubtedly LeBron James of the Miami Heat.  The Most Valuable Player award should be shipped to Miami and sit waiting there for the season to end so that it can be officially awarded to him. James has everything in the world going for him right now, and his […]

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The Players And Agents In Bloomberg’s Power 100

Every year, Businessweek produces the Power 100, a compilation that ranks the world’s best-performing athletes based on statistics, the popularity and viewing audience of their sports, endorsement earnings, and their reach on social media.  The rankings are curated by CSE and Horrow Sports Ventures, which use E-Poll Market Research and Nielsen/E-Poll N-Score data to determine the list. […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/28/2012)

I hope everyone had a very Happy Holiday (whichever holiday was celebrated) and wish all a Happy upcoming New Year. This past week on Forbes.com: (1) Who Cares About The NHL Lockout?; and (2) Brooklyn Nets Nix Avery Johnson, But Player Contracts May Cause Concern.  New Years Eve will be Sports Agent Blog’s seventh birthday.  Pinching myself […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/21/2012)

People say stupid things all the time.  Here’s one for you: a San Francisco Chronicle writer believes that because NBA Commissioner David Stern  Hanukkah, has no real feel for Christmas in the first place.  This is a good digital holiday card from the Arizona Diamondbacks.  I especially like the part where an employee guesses that dreidels are made […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (10/12/2012)

Baseball games are becoming exciting, the NFL progresses toward the middle of the regular season, and basketball is about to start.  This is always a great time of year for sports fans.  Unfortunately, the NHL and NHLPA have not yet come to terms on a new deal, the players remain locked out, and games are […]

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LeBron James Making Another Agent Change By Hiring Childhood Friend Rich Paul

LeBron James began his professional basketball career as a client of Aaron Goodwin.  Goodwin negotiated LeBron’s on-court contract and off-court marketing deals, including the lucrative $90 million Nike contract signed immediately prior to the 2003 NBA Draft wherein LeBron was selected #1 overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Two years later, LeBron decided to part ways with […]