This Article will discuss the status of agents for NBA players after the adoption of the new collective bargaining agreement (the "1999 Agreement"). First, this Article will summarize the relevant provisions of the prior collective bargaining agreement (the "1996 Agreement") and illustrate how application of these provisions led the owners to declare a lockout. Next, it will review key provisions of the 1999 Agreement. It will conclude by discussing how the new CBA and the recent consolidation in the sports representation business will affect agents.
The Changing Role of Agents in Professional Basketball,
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