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Jay-Z is about to change the sports agent game.
According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Jay-Z has begun the process of divesting his ownership share in the Brooklyn Nets in order to become a certified NBA agent. HOV owns less than one percent of the team and league rules prevent owners from also representing players.
One could almost see this move coming. Jay Z’s Roc Nation company recently partnered with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to launch a sports representation firm, and they are already making noise. Robinson Cano signed with Jay-Z’s company last week, as did New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz.
The allure of working with Jay-Z and being associated with his brand is very strong and should be enough to steer many clients toward CAA. Much like his relationship with the Nets, Jay-Z won’t have to be involved too much in the hands-on business, but he will come into play as a visible front man.
Agents are said to be panicking about this development, and they should...
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We all know Jay-Z plans on taking over the entire planet one day, but for right now the sports world will have to do. Yahoo!’s in-house sports expert Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Jay-Z is looking to divest his ownership share in the Brooklyn Nets so he can further extend his Roc Nation Sports agency [...]
Gerald Wallace shot a season-low 14.3% from three point territory and 34.3% from the field in the month of March and the Nets starter says his confidence in shooting the ball is now “totally gone.”
According to the New York Post:
“My confidence is totally gone,” Wallace told The Post Saturday. “I’m just at the point now … I’m in a situation where I feel like if I...
Shawn Carter (a.k.a. Jay-Z) is cutting his ties with the Brooklyn Nets to dive deeper into the world of sports.
According to Yahoo Sports, Carter is expanding his Roc Nation brand to include the representation of NBA players.
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Jay-Z’s foray into the world of being professional sports agent has had a few consequences. For one, it caused old white baseball agents to make horrible rap jokes. And it also has made him decide to begin selling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets.As of now, Jay-Z has only secured the Yankees’ Robinson Cano as a client for his newly created Roc Nation Sports. But if you know anything...
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