Found June 08, 2013 on
The Kevin Burke Project:
Roc Nation’s list of clients continues to grow and continues to impress. Needless to say, Jay-Z isn’t interested in just anybody. He’s after megastars. Next on his list apparently is Kevin Durant of the OKC Thunder, according to Sports Illustrated. […]
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Kevin Durant is leaving his current sports agency, Landmark Sports, and sources expect him to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. He would be the highest profile player to do so.
With Kevin Durant headed toward hiring Jay-Z of Roc Nation Sports as his agent, NBA executives and agents wonder if the agency could push Durant out of the Oklahoma City Thunder and toward big markets such as New York or Los Angeles.
Durant is signed with the Thunder through 2014-15.
Durant had been with Rob Pelinka of Landmark Sports.
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Want to know what Russell Westbrook is doing while rehabbing his torn meniscus? Apparently playing air guitar with his crutch and singing Taylor Swift’s “It feels like a perfect night.” The irony of this selection, the opening lyrics, It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters. Clever. Point to you Russ for the funny. video via Russell Westbrook
Representing athletes is rapidly becoming Jay-Z's world ... and there isn't much other agents can do about it.
The hip-hop mogul has just about everything and still is adding to his collection, now athletes, through his Roc Nation agency. The most recent client reportedly is Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant is leaving Landmark Sports. Sources expect him...
Jay-Z may be well on his way in creating a sports agency empire.
According to a report from the Sports Business Journal, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has left Landmark Sports and is expected to sign with Roc Nation Sports.
The 24-year-old All-Star has always had a hand in the music industry, so his move to sign with his music idol would not come as a surprise. However...
Jay-Z has been racking in the big name athletes to his agency over the last couple months. The newest addition to Roc Nation Sports is reported to be Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant.
Durant signed an $85 million dollar extension with the Thunder in 2010 that takes him through the 2015-2016 season. Sources say that Durant is under the impression that he doesn’t need a contract...
If Russell Westbrook's 2012-13 playoff experience were a Taylor Swift song, it would probably be one of her earlier hits, "Teardrops On My Guitar."
That's because the Oklahoma City Thunder guard probably thought he would be playing tonight in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat, not sitting at home, blasting out Vines.
Westbrook injured his knee during...
At this time last year, Russell Westbrook was playing in the NBA Finals with the rest of his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates. This year, no such luck for Russ or OKC. So what’s an injured point guard to do with all his free time? Well, play air guitar with his crutch and sing a catchy Taylor Swift song, for starters. If he keeps this up, Russ may be ready to play his own concerts...
Modern NBA players really have no goddamned shame. None. Injured Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is the…
Friday reports began to surface that the Pistons head coaching search was over and that they’ve decided to go with Maurice Cheeks who previously was at the helm of Portland and Philadelphia. Currently Mo Cheeks is an assistant for the Oklahoma City Thunder who were knocked out in the second round of the NBA Playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Y! Sources: OKC assistant Mo Cheeks...
According to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal, Kevin Durant is leaving his current agency, Landmark Sports, and will join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports.
Jay-Z announced that Roc Nation would be getting into sports representation through a partnership with Creative Artists Agency in early April and has since signed Yankees second basemen, Robinson Cano, Jets rookie quarterback...