HoopsHype Jeff Schwartz rumors

October 5, 2011 Updates
October 3, 2011 Updates
July 3, 2011 Updates

New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams has chosen to sign with Jeff Schwartz as his new agent, according to sources with knowledge of the decision. Williams recently parted ways with longtime agent Bob McLaren, who primarily works with Major League Baseball clients. ESPN.com

June 9, 2011 Updates

Williams recently fired longtime agent Bob McLaren. Reports indicate that Williams likely will be represented by Leon Rose of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) — which lists LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh as clients. But sources said Williams also is considering Jeff Schwartz, who represents Jason Kidd, Devin Harris, Paul Pierce, Blake Griffin and Lamar Odom, among others. Bergen Record

August 23, 2010 Updates
August 22, 2010 Updates

When Emeka Okafor’s parents, Pius and Celestina, came up to visit him and his sister, Nneka, in New York City earlier this summer, there was one other “family member” that they made a point to see. Jeff Schwartz, Emeka’s agent ever since he was the No. 2 pick in the 2004 NBA Draft, and his wife, Natalie, had recently welcomed their first child, Sloane, into the world. The Okafors weren’t going to pass up the chance to see the baby girl and her proud parents, with whom they have a special bond. “They kind of view him as a son,” Okafor said of his parents’ relationship with Schwartz. Middletown Press

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