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Dionte Christmas Wants Lavoy Allen To Choose Andre Buck

Temple University earned a #7 seed in the 2011 NCAA Tournament and knocked off a weak #10 Penn State basketball team in the round of 64 of the Tourny.  Unfortunately for the Temple Owls, they had to match-up against #2 San Diego State University in the next round and lost 71-64.  One of Temple’s stars this past season was Lavoy Allen, who averaged 11.6 points per game.  A year prior, he averaged 11.5 points per game in similar minutes played.

What I like most about Lavoy Allen is his size.  At 6’9, he can rebound well, block shots, and as already discussed, he can shoot the ball.  Even if he does not make it in the United States, this is a guy who should be able to command nice paychecks overseas.  It should not be surprising that many agents are interested in making Lavoy Allen a client.  In fact, just yesterday, I heard from an inside source that Allen recently was still interviewing about ten different agents.

At least one basketball player wants Lavoy Allen’s agent search to stop now.  His name is Dionte Christmas and he is also a former Temple Owl.  Yesterday, he Tweeted to Lavoy Allen (@BroadStBully24) that he should come to #TEAMBUCK.  Without a doubt, Christmas was referring to his agent, Andre Buck.

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Andre Buck has Philadelphia roots and has represented a Temple basketball player in the past.  Do not be surprised if Lavoy Allen ends up selecting Mr. Buck as his agent.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.