Former Cleveland Cavaliers star Brad Daugherty and former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis have joined Octagon to co-lead the sports and entertainment agency’s new career-development-and-transition division, alongside seasoned agents Mike Liut and Eddie Pope—both former professional athletes themselves.
Malika Andrews: Free agent forward/center Jeff Green has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, his agent Jason Glushon of @Glushon Sports tells ESPN. The deal includes a player option in the second year.
The Heat picked up the option on Dragic’s $19.4 million contract for the 2021-2022 season, making him an ideal contractual fit to include in talks to make a deal possible with the Raptors. A market exists for the Raptors to move Dragic, 35, onto a new team, including the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans, sources said. Dragic has been a longtime mentor to Mavericks star Luka Doncic, both natives of Slovenia. They also share an agent, Bill Duffy of BDA Sports
Klutch Sports Group, a premier agency representing more than 80 athletes across major professional sports, will unveil a first-of-its-kind NFT collection during the upcoming NBA Draft on Thursday, July 29. The NFTs will feature digital art for each member of the 2021 Klutch Rookie Class, rendered and minted in real time during the draft, and will include the first official autographed rookie jersey of each player. The collection will be released on Notables, a new premium NFT marketplace.