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Kentucky’s Skal Labissiere among signees for new agency

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 20 / 16

I ndependent Sports and Entertainment , newly formed from what was Relativity Sports, has signed a large class of NBA prospects, headed up by Kentucky forward Skal Labissiere , a projected lottery pick, and Liga ACB forward Juan Hernangomez , o...

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