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Liz Mullen

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

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Draymond Green Signs With WME For Off-Court Representation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 11 / 16

Warriors F Draymond Green , who will play in his first NBA All-Star Game this weekend, has signed with WME for representation in all areas off the court. Green will be represented by a team of agents at WME, led by Jill Smoller , who reps Serena Williams , and commercial agent Rob Koslowsky . He...

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