David Falk Rumors
“It also wasn’t that revolutionary for Sonny to tell Nike to sign Michael,” Falk said. “He was the national player of the year. It wasn’t like he was some sleeper.” Vaccaro told ESPN.com on Wednesday that he never claimed he negotiated the Jordan deal, but did say he was in the room at the L’ermitage hotel in Beverly Hills when Rob Strasser and Falk were going over the final numbers in the contract.
It will continue to be OK for different agents within the same agency to represent players, coaches and management, so long as they are separated by a so-called “Chinese wall,” which is customary in the legal profession. But some in the agent community believe that doesn’t go far enough. “I asked the union when it was going through the Billy Hunter case, ‘Why don’t you hire the same lawfirm that Billy Hunter is using to defend himself and put up a Chinese wall?” longtime player agent David Falk told CBS Sports. “That’s exactly how absurd it is.”
Colangelo and Brand’s agent, David Falk, have a 40-year relationship and that was part of it when Colangelo went searching for a calming veteran presence on a roster that likes to run the streets as well as run the floor. That one of those youngsters who needs calming down is rookie Jahlil Okafor, who, like Brand, played at Duke for Mike Krzyzewski, also had something to do with it. When the call comes, it is answered.
Jared Sullinger has been playing very well for the Celtics this season. So well, in fact, that one might think the club was remiss in not locking him up with a contract extension before the Nov. 2nd deadline. In truth, however, there was no deal to be had. “We didn’t spend one second discussing an extension for him,” said Sullinger’s representative, the estimable David Falk. “Danny [Ainge] wasn’t in a position to give the max, so there was really nothing to talk about.