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Liz Mullen

Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing for the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Do the math: Agencies negotiate $2.3 billion in NBA free agency deals

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 14 / 17

.NBAsmall {display: none;} @media screen and (max-width: 480px) { .NBAbig {display:none;} .NBAsmall {display: block;} } Priority Sports & Entertainment, fueled by its heavily sought-after client Gordon Hayward, has been the big winner in this year’s NBA free agency,...

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