Los Angeles, CA, March 4th, 2016 – NCLUSIVE Sports has announced the signing of NBA star Point Guard Mike Conley Jr. of the Memphis Grizzlies, for marketing, public relations, merchandising, and digital branding. The Hollywood-based sports marketing and branding firm will manage all marketing opportunities, as well as digital assets for the former Ohio State All-Big Ten standout. Conley Jr. will retain his agent Mike Conley Sr. “A leader both on and off the court, Mike has found a way to deeply engrain himself in every community he has ever encountered and we are honored to be representing one of the most well respected athletes in sports.” says Justin Giangrande, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at NCLUSIVE, “Too humble to admit it, Mike has an unbelievably historic family tree and we intend to shed light on how his family has helped shape him to be the influencer that he is today among both his peers and fans.“
As a freshman at Ohio State, Conley Jr., immediately made an impact, leading the team to a Big Ten Conference Championship and a National Title appearance. Shortly thereafter, the All-Big Ten First Team Freshman declared for the 2007 NBA draft and was selected fourth overall to the Memphis Grizzlies. Finding success both on and off the court, Conley Jr. most recently surpassed Shareef Abdur-Rahim for third on the Grizzlies all-time scoring list, was awarded January 2016 NBA Cares Community Assist Award and named the NBA’s 2015 “Best Dressed” runner-up MVP by AskMen. “I am excited to be a part of the NCLUSIVE Team.” Says Conley Jr, “I look forward to working closely with such a young, innovative group that will be instrumental in promoting and growing my brand in a creative way.”
NCLUSIVE is a Creative Agency & Venture Studio with the digital expertise and resources to build brands, elevate talent and transform companies. NCLUSIVE creates bespoke solutions that focus on branding, design, web & app development, social media engagement and marketing, e-commerce and help lead clients from ideation through development and scale.
The Sports division of NCLUSIVE instills a hands-on, athlete-centric approach, servicing each athlete’s personal and professional brand on and off the field. The NCLUSIVE Sports roster of clients includes NFL 7X Pro Bowl superstar Dwight Freeney, Indiana Pacers point guard Ty Lawson, Super Bowl Champion Bradley Roby of the Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars Pro Bowl Tight End Julius Thomas, and more.
Parker M. Cain – Director of Marketing, 310-428-0197, [email protected]
Lindsey N. Waterhouse – Director of Public Relations, 310-936-6354, [email protected]