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UTA Adds Super-Agent Rich Paul To Board Of Directors

Rich Paul was appointed head of the UTA’s sports division in July 2019, when UTA invested in Klutch Sports Group and now he takes on the role as a member of the agency’s Board of Directors. Paul founded Klutch Sports in 2012 when he and LeBron James left CAA. Klutch Sports represents some of the […]

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Talent Agency CAA Prepares For Layoffs Due To Pandemic

The Los Angeles-based talent agency CAA said it plans to layoff about 90 agents and executives this week and to furlough approximately 275 assistants and other support staff. The cuts will be made across numerous departments and offices in LA, Nashville, New York and London. In a statement made by a CAA spokeswoman the cuts […]

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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 […]

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Jameis Winston Severs Ties With Another Agent

Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Jameis Winston has parted ways with his agent, Joel Segal of Lagardere Sports. Winston signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Saints this summer, which experts agree was far below the market-value. Segal has been Winston’s agent since 2018, and was brought on during Winston’s three-game […]

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Justin Anderson Agrees To Terms With The Brooklyn Nets

Justin Anderson, who is represented by Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports & Entertainment has agreed to terms with the Brooklyn Nets ahead of the potential restart “bubble” season. Anderson was named All-NBA G-League Third Team averaging 20.6 points, 6.6 rebounds per game. His point averages was 17th best during this season. Anderson is familiar with […]

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Trae Young Joins Long Time Agent At Klutch Sports Group

Klutch Sports announced Trae Young will be joining their client roster. In an unsurprising decision, Young’s long time agent Omar Wilkes agrees to run the basketball division at Klutch Sports. Omar Wilkes, who was formerly an agent of Octagon, represented Young since he entered the league in 2018. Wilkes also brings with him the projected […]

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Klutch Sports Signs Potential No. 1 Draft Pick Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards, Georgia guard and potential number 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, has signed with Klutch Sports Group. Edwards will be represented by Omar Wilkes formerly of Octagon. Wilkes has since agreed to terms with Klutch Sports to become the Head of Basketball Operations. Edwards at 6-foot-5 is projected on most draft boards […]

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Tandem Sports And Entertainment Has Announced Merger With YouFirst Sports

Tandem Sports and Entertainment has merged with YouFirst Sports, a Spanish multinational talent representation agency. Tandem has an impressive client roster of Ray Allen, Tim Duncan and Grant Hill. It also represents the potential NBA Rookie of the Year recipient Ja Morant. President of Tandem, Jim Tanner, said that “merging our efforts in basketball will […]

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CAA Reduces Debt To Combat Negative Effects Of Pandemic

As reported by Mike Ozanian of SportsMoney, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has downgraded its debt. During this pandemic crisis the company had its credit rating lowered by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings to 2.000 or “B” rating from “B+”. Before the crisis, CAA was in the process of raising around $393 million with a […]

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Cal State Northridge Star Lamine Diane Signs With CAA Ahead Of NBA Draft

Cal State Northridge’s Lamine Diane has signed with agent Richie Felder of CAA in preparation for the 2020 NBA Draft. Diane, a 22-year-old sophomore, announced on his Instagram account in early April that he would be entering the draft. The 6’7 forward finished the 2020 season averaging 25.6 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. He […]