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Michigan State Senior Draymond Green Signs With Herb Rudoy And Ron Shade Of Interperformances

Michigan State had one of the four #1 seeds going into the NCAA Tournament, but unfortunately was the first #1 seed to exit with a loss. However, the team exceeded the expectations that were placed on them prior to the start of the season. One reason for that was the play of 1st Team Associated Press All-American Draymond Green. The forward is the fourth Michigan State player to be named to the 1st Team by the AP since the beginning of the program.

Quickly after his team was eliminated from post-season play, Green (a senior), signed with agents. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Green is now represented by Ron Shade and Herb Rudoy.

Shade’s and Rudoy’s clients include Luol Deng, Manu Ginobili, Greivis Vasquez, Tiago Splitter, and Reggie Williams. Rudoy is the President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Interperformances. He oversees United States Operations for the company. Shade is the Interperformances’ regional representative for the United States of America (along with Pat Heneghan).

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.