Date: 03/22/2017

Tandem Signs NBA’s Darrun Hilliard for Full-Service Representation


Tandem Signs NBA’s Darrun Hilliard

for Full-Service Representation

Hilliard is playing his second professional season with the Detroit Pistons.

Arlington, VA, March 22, 2017Tandem Sports + Entertainment has signed Detroit Pistons player Darrun Hilliard, Tandem President Jim Tanner announced. Tandem will provide full-service representation for Hilliard, overseeing contractual agreements, personal appearances, public relations services, corporate partnerships, community relations initiatives and business opportunities.

“Darrun is a young, talented player and we’re happy to welcome him to the Tandem family,” Tanner said. “Darrun is versatile and his best basketball is ahead of him. We’re excited to see how he grows as a player, and we look forward to building our relationship with him.”

After graduating from Villanova University in 2015, Hilliard entered the NBA Draft and was selected 38th overall by the Detroit Pistons. Hilliard is currently playing his second professional season with the Pistons.

At Villanova, Hilliard led the Wildcats to three NCAA tournament appearances. He received the Big Five Player of the Year Award and received First Team All-BIG EAST honors his senior year. He averaged 14.3 points in his final season at Villanova and led the team in scoring and steals.


Tandem’s roster of clients includes Tim Duncan, Jeremy Lin, Grant Hill, Ray Allen, John Henson, Brandan Wright, Thaddeus Young, Marvin Williams, Gerald Henderson, Raymond Felton, Wayne Ellington, C. J. Watson, Dominique Wilkins, Alana Beard and Tamika Catchings. Marketing and public relations clients include World Series champion pitcher Chris Young, and three-time Olympic gold medalist LaShawn Merritt.  Public relations clients include Charles Johnson Foundation, authors Jon Pessah (“THE GAME: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers”) and Adam Lazarus (“Hail to the Redskins”).


Meredith Geisler
Tandem Sports & Entertainment, LLC
(703) 740-5015


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