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Wayne Chism And His Agent Awarded Money By Basketball Arbitral Tribunal

In my Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up from February 11, 2011, I wrote that agents should make sure to get Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) clauses it in their international players’ contracts.  If inserted in a player’s contract, the clause allows either the team or player to have the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal oversee a legal proceeding and resolve a […]

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Certain Overseas Players Need To Report Foreign Bank Account Information

We take taxes seriously here at Sports Agent Blog, and agents across the board should do the same.  A gross majority of professional athletes have not been schooled on foreign and domestic tax laws, and even if they were, they would not have the time to deal with the various matters that confront them with […]

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FIBA Bans Basketball Teams From Registration Of New Players

The expansion of the overseas market has been a blessing for basketball players and their agents.  With more teams, better competition, and rising salaries, overseas teams have become a nice destination for basketball players who have little to no shot of playing in the NBA.  While the salaries look good on paper, not all teams […]

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ASM Sports Expands Global Presence

Rudy Fernandez, Daniel Gibson, Serge Ibaka, Chauncey Billups, Marreese Speights, Kevin Garnett, J.J. Hickson, and Andre Miller have something in common.  They all are primary clients of Andy Miller at basketball agency powerhouse, ASM Sports.  Along with Miller, Justin Zanik and Andrew Vye hold down the fort at ASM.  Not only does ASM represent many […]

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Australia Is Playing Baseball In The Winter

On this federal holiday that we honor America’s military veterans (Veterans Day), let’s take a look far overseas, where a new baseball league has been created and is in its first year of operation. Last Saturday, the Australian Baseball League (ABL) officially began play.  It is not the first baseball to be played in Australia, […]

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The State Of Overseas Basketball

The opening and continued expansion in overseas markets has been a blessing for basketball agents for two main reasons: There are more options for placement of their clients at a professional level. There is new leverage that agents can use when negotiating contracts for their clients, driving up their prices. But if you talk to […]

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On To The Next One: Chris Lofton

Sometimes it just feels more comfortable to sign with an agent who your friends are with, especially if your friends are happy with his services.  It also never hurts when the agent is not far away.  This way you can bug him in person instead of solely over the phone.  Chris Lofton probably had both […]

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On To The Next One: Josh Childress

In 2008, Josh Childress left the Atlanta Hawks and the United States for Olympiakos and Greece.  It was a bold move made by a player who proved he was qualified to play in the NBA, but saw the Olympiakos opportunity as a way to get paid well and experience life overseas.  His agent, Jim Tanner […]

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Carl Krauser Signs With The Waikato Pistons of the NBL

Two months ago, on February 13, I received a surprise email.  Actually, me and 9 other agents received the same email.  It was from Carl Krauser, and he was “looking for assistance in finding a sports agent.”  Asking agents for assistance in finding an agent is like putting candy in front of a baby and […]

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Shalom, Jeremy Tyler

In the past year, I have had the pleasant opportunity of representing talented basketball players, finding them playing opportunities overseas, negotiating the terms of their contracts, making sure that they get overseas safely, continuing to monitor their progress, and staying in touch with them constantly through Skype.  I love the fact that there is a […]