Sports Agents

The Influencers Of Basketball

The website, Hoopsworld, is on a mission to list the top 55 most influential people/groups in the sport of basketball.  Yesterday, the site began the rankings by revealing #36-55.  Seven agents are listed in that group; however, the site does put Leon Rose and Henry Thomas in the same slot.  Here are the agents who […]

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2009 NBA Draft: Breaking Down The First Round

After 60 picks and 100,000 trades, we now know who was selected in the 2009 NBA Draft and what teams they may be playing for in 2009.  I will let the other web sites debate over what teams were the winners and losers.  Here, our main concern is sorting out the agencies that were popping […]

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Joel Bell Got Rung

Mid-day yesterday, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports broke the news that Michael Beasley dropped his agent, Joel Bell, and his advisor, D.C. Assault director Curtis Malone.  Talk about some fun distractions for a rookie with a somewhat muddy past that should be focusing on meshing with his new teammates and learning how to play at the […]

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Agents Using Overseas Option As Leverage

Honestly, agents would be silly if they did not use this opportunity that has presented itself to inflate their clients’ salary figures.  When Josh Childress, a restricted free agent unhappy with his role with the Hawks receives an offer that is higher than what any NBA team was offering him and will additionally allow him […]