Tandem Signs NBA Veterans Gerald Henderson +
Raymond Felton for Representation
Arlington, VA, Nov. 19, 2015 – Tandem Sports + Entertainment has signed NBA veterans Gerald Henderson (Portland Trail Blazers) and Raymond Felton (Dallas Mavericks), Tandem President Jim Tanner announced. Tandem will provide full-service representation for Henderson and Felton, overseeing contractual agreements, personal appearances, public relations services, corporate partnerships, community relations initiatives and business opportunities.
“We are excited to welcome Gerald and Raymond to our Tandem family,” Tanner said. “These are two very successful players. They’re motivated and extremely hard workers. They’re leaders not only on the court, but also off the court. Gerald and Raymond have the exact qualities we look for in clients, and we’re looking forward to working together and helping to position them for continued success.”
A three-year standout at Duke, Henderson entered the NBA Draft after his junior year and was the 12th overall selection in the 2009 Draft by Charlotte. Henderson was a Kia Community Assist Award recipient in 2012, recognizing his dedication to the community and his philanthropic efforts. After entering the NBA, Henderson returned to Duke to finish his degree, which he completed in 2014. At Duke, Henderson was a Wooden Award All-America honoree, and earned Third Team All-America honors. In high school, he was a two-time Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year, as well as a McDonald’s All-American selection. Henderson’s father also played in the NBA and won three NBA Championships.
A 2005 NCAA Champion and the fifth overall selection in the 2005 NBA Draft, Felton currently plays with the Dallas Mavericks. He started his NBA career with Charlotte, and has since played with New York, Portland, Denver, and now, Dallas. He was named to the 2005-06 All-NBA Rookie Second Team. At the University of North Carolina, Felton won the Bob Cousy Award in 2005, recognizing him as the nation’s top point guard. Felton played three years with the Tar Heels and was named to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team his junior year. Prior to Carolina, Felton was the Gatorade National Player of the Year and was named a McDonald’s All-American.
About Tandem Sports + Entertainment
Tandem Sports + Entertainment is a full-service sports marketing, management, and communications agency. Tandem’s roster of clients includes Tim Duncan, Jeremy Lin, Ray Allen, Grant Hill, John Henson, Brandan Wright, Thaddeus Young, Marvin Williams, Zaza Pachulia, C. J. Watson, Dominique Wilkins and Tamika Catchings. Public relations clients include Charles Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award, NormaTec and author Jon Pessah (“THE GAME: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers”).
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