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Highest Paid NBA Agents

HoopsHype stays up to date on the earnings of the top NBA agencies and their agents. They also provide detailed reports of agents and agencys’ client lists and how much they are earning from each individual player.

Coming in at #1 on the list is Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management. Schwartz’s client list is highlighted by players such as Joe Johnson, Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Blake Griffin. His clients’ 2015-16 salaries combine for a total of $286,272,137. Making him the highest paid agent by nearly $100 million. Schwartz represents a total of 41 players, including 9 of whom are NBA All-Stars, and 4 who earn Max contracts.

The second highest paid NBA agent is Bill Duffy of BDA Sports Management. Duffy’s 31 NBA players earn a combined $189,306,004 for the current NBA season. His notable players include Klay Thompson, Joakim Noah, Rajon Rondo, and Andrew Wiggins. Duffy will be busy this season and during the offseason negotiating contracts for the expiring deals of Noah, Rondo, Nene, and Al Horford, who all look to score big contracts.

Rounding out the top five of the list is Dan Fegan of Relativity Sports (3), Mark Bartlestein of Priority Sports & Entertainment (4), and Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports Agency (5).

The top five Agencies by total NBA salary earnings includes: Excel Sports Management (1), Creative Arts Agency (2), Wasserman Media Group (3), BDA Sports Management (4), and Relativity Sports (5).

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