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How Will Rich Paul Boost UTA’s Sports Division?

When news broke a few weeks back that NBA super agent Rich Paul was teaming up with United Talent Agency (UTA) to head their basketball division, it was a sign that NBA players are ready to branch out even further into their off-court pursuits in the entertainment industry. From UTA’s perspective, partnering with Paul made […]

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Four Current NBA Executives That Were Once Agents

There are many different roles one can have in the NBA, but a lot of them all overlap anyway. Sometimes coaches practice with players; sometimes a front office exec helps out on the coaching staff; sometimes agents need to crunch the numbers like scouts to gauge their clients’ values. That being said, an agent becoming […]

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Syracuse Guard Tyus Battle Signs with Roc Nation

Syracuse junior guard Tyus Battle has signed with Roc Nation Sports in anticipation for the 2019 NBA draft. “Blessed to continue my journey and announce that I’ve signed with @rocnationsports in preparation for the NBA Draft. Thank you to everyone who has supported me along the way – Orange Nation and my entire support system. […]

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Lonzo Ball Parts Ways with Agent Harrison Gaines; Lavar Ball Still in Charge

Lonzo Ball and agent Harrison Gaines of SLASH Sports mutually agreed to part ways, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported. While this news arrived amid reports that Lonzo is suing his former financial manager Alan Foster for at least $2 million in damages, Lonzo insisted Gaines had nothing to do with that. “Harrison has always had my […]

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Ja Morant Signs With Agent Jim Tanner and Tandem Sports

Murray State point guard Ja Morant has chosen to be represented by agent Jim Tanner, president of Tandem Sports and Entertainment. Morant just completed an electric sophomore season, averaging an impressive 24.5 points, 10.0 assists and 5.7 rebounds before putting up a triple-double in the first round of the NCAA March Madness Tournament against Marquette. […]

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Klutch Sports Signs Darius Garland

Klutch Sports has officially signed another client from the 2019 NBA Draft class in Vanderbilt guard Darius Garland, the agency announced on Twitter. Garland sustained a torn meniscus injury in his left knee back in November, and decided a few weeks ago to withdraw from school in order to prepare for the NBA Draft. “After […]

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Agents Leigh Steinberg And Chris Cabott Are A Perfect Match With Patrick Mahomes

Building a sponsorship portfolio for a big-time client is harder than it may seem. The risk of oversatuation is real, and when agents grow too eager by accepting every endorsement in sight, they can sometimes damage a player’s reputation as well as their psyche, which translates to poorer on-field play and fewer sponsorships, a potential […]

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Ranking Potential Starting Lineups of Top NBA Agents

Sure, everyone knows how much money in contracts agents have negotiated, but they don’t know how adept agents are at finding talent. Sports Agent Blog ranks the top eight agents based not on lump contracts sums negotiated, but on the pure talent they represent. After parsing through all the players represented by each agent, we […]

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Calvin Andrews Leaves BDA Sports Management To Launch Serving Athletes

NBA player agent Calvin Andrews has amicably departed from BDA Sports Management after 16 years to launch his new agency Serving Athletes with Integrity Sports Management, according to the Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears. Andrews is looking forward to the opportunity of spreading his wings in his new role as Serving Athletes CEO. “I’m excited,” Andrews […]

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On To The Next One: Oakland Athletics’ Liam Hendriks

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks has left Rep 1 Baseball in favor of MVP Sports Group, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Hendriks’ new agency clocked in at number 27 in Forbes‘ latest most valuable agency rankings, with an estimated $539 million worth of negotiated contracts. Spearheading the MVP Sports Group is power-agent and founder Dan Lozano, […]