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December 2, 2011 Updates

Pierce is represented by Jeff Schwartz, who has been among the leaders of a group of seven agents from six of the most influential agencies who've long disagreed with the union's bargaining and legal tactics. Those agents, including Arn Tellem, Dan Fegan, Mark Bartelstein and Bill Duffy, believe the players should've voted to decertify back in July and sued for antitrust violations much earlier in the process. Garnett is represented by agent Andy Miller, who has had no association with the dissident agents and was not aware of his client's involvement, sources said. Rob Pelinka, who represents Kobe Bryant and union president Derek Fisher, also is said to be among the group of insurgents, sources said. CBSSports.com

November 29, 2011 Updates

Kenyon Martin’s agent, Andy Miller, confirmed today that Martin will continue to play out his contract in China, a contract that did not have an out-clause. Martin is an unrestricted free agent, so he might not have been back anyway. He can return to the NBA when his China team finished the season, likely in March. Denver Post

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Marc Stein: Hearing Yao Ming-owned Shanghai Sharks trying to join bidding for Sebastian Telfair. Jiangsu Dragons said to be offering more lucrative deal. Telfair's agent, Andy Miller, told @Jorge Sierra last week that Telfair, contrary to reports, has not yet committed to sign with Jiangsu Twitter

October 14, 2011 Updates
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After determining that he had yet to truly turn his potential into more than flirtations of production, Blatche has taken some steps toward getting better. He recently hired powerful agent Andy Miller after going without representation for all of what turned out to be a difficult season — even after he had secured a lucrative extension with the Wizards. And he also decided to separate himself from people who weren’t interested in his personal development. Washington Post

September 6, 2011 Updates

Longtime Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin has chosen a new agent – now we’ll see if he chooses a new team. The unrestricted free agent has hired Andy Miller, who also represents former Nuggets all-star Chauncey Billups. Martin is seeking what could be the last big contract of his career – the 2010-11 season was the last on Martin’s seven-year, $90-plus million deal with Denver. Denver Post

He turns 34 in December, but coaches across the league annually gush about Martin’s ability to quarterback a defense. Last season, Martin averaged 8.6 points per game and 6.2 rebounds in what might have been his final season in powder blue. Last fall, Martin had expressed desire to get a contract extension, but that didn’t happen. Martin was asked earlier this summer about possibly signing with the Nuggets and said: “It’s not on me. My standpoint has been clear for a year now. … Wherever it’s going to be, if it’s Denver or somewhere else, I’m back in the gym working hard every day, so wherever it’s going to be, I’m going to be ready.” Denver Post

May 5, 2011 Updates

Jordan Williams' short stint as a college basketball player has come to a close. The former Torrington High and Maryland star has signed with an agent and will remain in the NBA draft, a source said. The news was first reported by the Washington Post on Wednesday afternoon. The Republican-American confirmed the report that Williams has signed with agent Andy Miller of New Jersey-based ASM Sports. rep-am.com

Williams, 20, all but confirmed the reports via Twitter, though as of late Wednesday afternoon he hadn't informed Maryland coach Gary Williams of his plans. "Thank you for all the support...it really means a lot!! It's been a dream to play in the NBA and now I finally have the opportunity!!" Jordan Williams tweeted. rep-am.com

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According to his agent, swingman Rasual Butler will sign with the Bulls once he clears waivers, CSNChicago.com has learned. Andy Miller, Butler's agent, told CSNChicago.com, "We intend on signing with Chicago when he clears waivers," via text message Wednesday morning. Butler, a 6-foot-7 sharpshooter, confirmed to CSNChicago.com that he was bought out of his contract by the Los Angeles Clippers late Sunday evening. CSN Chicago

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December 2, 2010 Updates

Brendan Haywood's agent, Andy Miller, told CBSSports.com that his client's one-game suspension enforced Friday against the Spurs was for "an isolated incident. ... It's over, and we're moving forward." One person familiar with the situation called it a "flare-up" and a "misunderstanding" between Haywood and coach Rick Carlisle that did not involve minutes or playing time. The relationship between Haywood and Carlisle is not in need of being addressed further, the source said. Haywood logged only 7:58 against Miami in his return Saturday night, but got more than 21 minutes Monday night against Houston -- the Mavericks' sixth straight win. CBSSports.com

October 30, 2010 Updates

Rudy Fernandez enjoyed Manhattan last night, having a business dinner with his agent Andy Miller. The Knicks play their home opener tonight against Portland and the Blazers' Spanish-born shooting guard still would prefer to make New York City his home. According to a league source, Miller plans to meet tonight at the Garden with Blazers president Richard Cho to discuss Fernandez's future. "What Rudy wants is irrelevant," one person familiar with the situation said. "It's what the Blazers want." New York Post

October 29, 2010 Updates

A league source says Portland Trail Blazers guard Rudy Fernandez has filed a grievance with the league after he was fined $50,000 for comments made on his behalf about him seeking a trade. European agent Gerard Darnes told a Portland radio station on Oct. 6 that Fernandez’s hopes to be released from his contract and return to Spain. Andy Miller is Fernandez’s official NBA agent and Darnes also isn’t registered as Fernandez’s European agent. Yahoo! Sports

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