Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/2/2012)

I was supposed to be in New York today and speaking at the 4th Annual New York Law School Sports Law Symposium, but Hurricane Sandy has made that impossible.  It is my understanding that the organizers will work hard to reschedule the event, which had an all-star cast of panelists

Rob Pelinka Signs Another Big East Basketball Player – Dion Waiters

Last week, I reported that University of Connecticut's Andre Drummond signed with Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports Agency.  The agent of players like Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, and Carlos Boozer has another potential rookie NBA player signed to his agency.  That player is former Syracuse guard Dion Waiters. Waiters is leaving Syracuse after

On To The Next One: Kevin Durant

On February 21, 2012, I wrote that Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant became the latest NBA all-star to leave basketball agent Aaron Goodwin and his company Goodwin Sports Management (GSM).  Along with Durant, Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, LeBron James, Jamal Crawford, Rodney Stuckey, Al Horford, and Dwight Howard have all once been represented by Goodwin, but moved

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

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/8/2011)

I am up in Orlando taking a deposition today; such is the life of a lawyer who delves in transactional and litigation matters.  Basketball heavy Friday Wrap-Up this week.  It is interesting to hear of some NBA players seriously considering teams overseas.  Fully expect each one of them who signs