Andy Miller Rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Andy Miller is joining @Klutch Sports to lead new division of representation for NBA coaches and management, CEO Rich Paul tells ESPN. Miller, an ex-player agent responsible for negotiating $2 billion-plus in deals, reps LAC’s Chauncey Billups, Toronto’s Nick Nurse, among others.
Ty Lue is finalizing a five-year deal to become the next coach of the LA Clippers, sources told ESPN on Thursday. The Clippers and Lue’s representative in the contract talks, Andy Miller, completed negotiations on a deal Thursday afternoon, sources said.
After his teenage brother Dorian tragically died of heart disease, Dawkins tapped into his basketball network to pay for a memorial and an AAU team in Dorian’s memory. He says he quickly raised more than a hundred thousand dollars from some of the most important people in the sport. His network mattered. Before long, NBA agent Andy Miller noticed Dawkins and hired him. Fast forward a few years and Dawkins is at the NBA draft, barely legal to drink, sitting in the green room with Miller and Elfrid Payton’s family. Rodney Hood, Fred VanVleet … Dawkins was instrumental in directing their careers, in the belly of the basketball beast. “Everybody knew Andy was paying players,” Dawkins says in “The Scheme.” “Andy’s been paying players since I was born. It wasn’t, like, a secret.”
According to Altman, having Drew in charge for the rest of the year is one option. But Altman didn’t want to get into the specifics of those conversations. “It’s not fair to get into negotiations, especially doing it publicly through the media. That’s not fair to Larry, it’s not fair to his representation,” he said. “But again, he’s an asset and we’re happy to have him right now.”
Adam Zagoria: Former Adidas consultant testifies he gave $40,000 to former NC State coach Orlando Early. Court documents show the money came from a colleague of Andy Miller, the sports agent NC State disassociated itself from in 2012. bit.ly/2OmoHZu By @Adam Zagoria