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Excel Sports Management led all agencies in the first round of Thursday night's NBA Draft with seven players selected, followed by Wasserman Media Group’s four. Excel had four players selected in the first 11 picks, including No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett out of UNLV. WMG’s Arn Tellem repped three players taken in the first round. The chart below lists the agents and firms repping NBA Draft picks in contract negotiations. Some players may have different reps for marketing endeavors. The agents listed are from published reports. The chart does not reflect any pending or post-draft trades.
TEAM PLAYER/POSITION/SCHOOL AGENT/FIRM1 Cavaliers Anthony Bennett/F/UNLV Jeff Schwartz, Mike George/Excel Sports Management2 Magic Victor Oladipo/G/Indiana Raymond Brothers/IAM Sports3 Wizards Otto Porter Jr./F/Georgetown David Falk/FAME4 Bobcats Cody Zeller/C/Indiana Sam Goldfeder/Excel Sports Management5 Suns Alex Len/C/Maryland Michael Lelchitski/Sports Int'l Group6 Pelicans Nerlens Noel/C/Kentucky Frank Catapano/Pro Partner Sports, Andy Miller/ ASM Sports7 Kings Ben McLemore/G/Kansas Rodney Blackstock8 Pistons Kentavious Caldwell-Pope/G/Georgia Thad Foucher/Wasserman Media Group9 T'Wolves Trey Burke/G/Michigan Benji Burke/Infinite Sports Concepts10 Blazers C.J. McCollum/G/Lehigh Sam Goldfeder/Excel Sports Management11 76ers Michael Carter-Williams/G/Syracuse Jeff Schwartz/Excel Sports Management12 Thunder Steven Adams/C/Pittsburgh Arn Tellem/Wasserman Media Group13 Mavericks Kelly Olynyk/C/Gonzaga Arn Tellem/Wasserman Media Group14 Jazz Shabazz Muhammad/F/UCLA Bill Duffy/BDA Sports15 Bucks Giannis Adetokunbo/F/Greece Giorgos Dimitropoulos/First Class Management16 Celtics Lucas Nogueira/C/Brazil Aylton Tesch/Relativity Sports17 Hawks Dennis Schroeder/G/Germany Alex Saratsis/Octagon18 Hawks Shane Larkin/G/Miami Happy Walters/Relativity Sports19 Cavaliers Sergey Karasev/G/Russia Justin Zanik/ASM Sports20 Bulls Tony Snell/F/New Mexico Mitch Butler/ Lagardere Unlimited21 Jazz Gorgui Dieng/C/Louisville Arn Tellem/Wasserman Media Group22 Nets Mason Plumlee/C/Duke Mark Bartelstein/Priority Sports23 Pacers Solomon Hill/F/Arizona Chris Emens/Octagon24 Knicks Tim Hardaway Jr./G/Michigan Mark Bartelstein/Priority Sports25 Clippers Reggie Bullock/F/North Carolina Lance Young/Excel Sports Management26 T'Wolves Andre Roberson/F/Colorado Bill Duffy/BDA Sports27 Nuggets Rudy Gobert/C/France Bouna Ndiaye/Comsport28 Spurs Livio Jean-Charles/F/France Mike Lindeman/Excel Sports Management
Thunder Archie Goodwin/G/Kentucky Charles Briscoe/Briscoe Sports Management30 Suns Nemanja Nedovic/G/Serbia Mike Lindeman/Excel Sports Management