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Wasserman’s recent NBA contracts, shoe deals top $600M

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 16 / 17

W asserman NBA agents completed more than half a billion dollars in playing contracts and shoe deals for clients in recent months. That number includes about $250 million in shoe contracts, including Phoenix Suns rookie forward Josh Jac...

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