The Pros And Cons Of Upfront Retainer Fees With Agents…

Since FIBA’s decision a few years ago to simplify the process for players to change their agents, it appears that some agents are seeking new ways to recoup their time and investment in players. In my view, this is the motivation behind agents requesting a “retainer” fee. What baffles me is that I’ve heard of […]

Pros And Cons Of A Non-Exclusive Agent Contract…

As a prospective overseas basketball player, finding the right agent can be crucial to your success. However, deciding whether to sign an exclusive or non-exclusive contract with an agent can be a difficult decision. According to FIBA rules, you are allowed to have more than one agent. Whether or not it makes sense to have […]

Why I Hate Agents ”HELPING” Players

Before I begin, understand that this is an opinion piece. This is what I think and not meant to say agents are bad if they do this. There are probably reasons I have not thought about why an agent would tell a player that they will ”help” them, but it would take a very reasonable […]