Business is about risks. The greater the risk, the greater the reward. Just ask Rich Paul, the NBA agent who in 2012 left powerhouse talent agency CAA to start Klutch Sports. Even with LeBron James in tow, few believed Paul, then 30 years old, could pull off the move and navigate the NBA on his own.
The NBA Draft ain’t like it used to be. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s also not necessarily a good thing. It’s just the nature of the beast.
As the projected number 1 NBA Draft pick and the possibility of a$100 million sneaker deal on the table, LSU forward Ben Simmons has a lot of options on the table. It was to no surprise when the 6-foot-10 Australian player announced entering the Draft after one semester at LSU, but what isn’t so clear is who he’ll sign with.