American Sports Agents

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 51. Chapters: Master P, David Falk, Scott Boras, Drew Rosenhaus, Ralph Cindrich, Norm Nixon, Ronald M. Shapiro, William "Tank" Black, Colleen Howe, David E. Canter, Don Meehan, Dave Stewart, Mike Conley, Sr., Casey Close, Jason Fletcher, Doug Eldridge, Mark McCormack, Jerome Kersey, Frank K. Wheaton, C. Lamont Smith, Bob LaMonte, Arn Tellem, Lynn Lashbrook, Fred Corcoran, Leigh Steinberg, Jeff Sperbeck, Eugene E. Parker, Jeff Moorad, Randy Hendricks, Scott Eder, Mike Fetters, Todd Crannell, Chafie Fields, Len Elmore, Mark Steinberg, Chris Brantley, Tyler Prochnow, Leon Rose, John Greig, Tom Condon, Byron Irvin, Ben Dogra, Robert L. Goulet, Tommy Tanzer, J.B. Bernstein, Lon Babby, Barry Axelrod, Jeffrey Wernick, Todd Musburger. Excerpt: David B. Falk, Esquire (born 1950) is an American sports agent who primarily works with NBA players. Falk began his career representing professional tennis players for Donald Dell's ProServ and is best known for representing sports icon Michael Jordan for the entirety of Jordan's career. Besides Jordan, Falk has represented more than 100 other NBA players, and is generally considered to be the most influential player agent the NBA has seen. During the peak years of Falk's career in the 1990s, he was often considered the second-most powerful person in the NBA behind Commissioner David Stern, and in 2000 he had at least one client on all but two NBA teams. He was listed among the "100 Most Powerful People in Sports" for 12 straight years from 1990 to 2001 by The Sporting News, and was also named one of the Top 50 Marketers in the United States by Advertising Age in 1995. Falk negotiated the then-highest contracts in NBA history for Patrick Ewing and Danny Ferry. He also negotiated professional sports' first $100 million contract for Alonzo Mourning as part of an unprecedented free agency period, ...

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