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On To The Next One: Raymond Felton & Gerald Henderson

Portland guard Gerald Henderson and the Mavericks’ Raymond Felton have both decided to drop Wasserman Media Group as their representation. Both guards have now signed with Tandem Sports & Entertainment. Veteran agent Jim Tanner founded Tandem in 2013 after building an extremely successful talent representation practice at law firm Williams & Connolly. In addition to […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (10/10/2014)

Hello from sunny Gainesville, Florida.  I promise myself that I will take at least one trip to my alma mater (undergrad and law) per year.  This weekend is it.  The Florida Gators take on LSU Saturday night, which I predict will be a low scoring, defensive match-up.  Hopefully my Gators come away with a victory. […]

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Interview With The Agent: Jim Tanner

The following interview was conducted by Matthew Hochberg. The subject of the interview is Jim Tanner, a sports agent/attorney with Williams & Connolly LLP.  According to, Mr. Tanner currently ranks as the 7th best NBA agent (based on the aggregate amount of his clients’ contracts). Over the years, he has received numerous awards and honors, […]

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Agent Selection Scenarios: Connecticut Basketball

Jimmer Fredette is to BYU as Kemba Walker is to the University of Connecticut.  UConn has advanced to the Sweet 16 and fans should be thanking Kemba for the 33 points he contributed to the team in its battle against the University of Cincinnati on Saturday night.  Next up for UConn is San Diego State […]

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A Top 10 Agent List Has A Notable Error

I am not a big fan of “Top __” lists.  That said, it is sometimes fun to observe others’ subjective rankings of members in a profession.  Kevin Baumer of Business Insider recently created his list of The 12 Most Powerful Agents In The NBA.  As for his rankings (with top 3 salaried clients listed): Arn […]

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Lon Babby Makes It Official With The Suns

A little over a week ago, I considered whether Lon Babby was looking for a new job.  The write-up suggested that Babby was a contender for an open President of Basketball Operations position with the Phoenix Suns after Steve Kerr vacated the spot.  Another name in the running was also a former sports agent – […]

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Big Law Firm to Enter Sports Agent Business

Mega law firm Robinson & Cole recently announced its intention to enter the sports agent business in Connecticut. Robinson & Cole, a national firm with offices in Hartford, Stamford, Boston, White Plains, New York, New London, Sarasota and Albany, confirmed rumors on Wednesday that they are considering an attempt to enter the sports agent business. […]