Date: 07/28/2016

Tandem Signs NBA’s Shane Larkin For Representation

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Tandem Signs NBA’s Shane Larkin For Full-Service Representation

Arlington, VA, July 28, 2016 Tandem Sports + Entertainment has signed Shane Larkin for full-service representation, Tandem President Jim Tanner announced. Tandem will oversee Larkin’s basketball career, contractual agreements, personal appearances, public relations services, corporate partnerships, community relations initiatives and business opportunities.

“We are thrilled to have Shane join Tandem,” Tanner said. “He’s a very passionate player and hard worker who fits in with our agency’s culture. He’s improved in each of his first three NBA seasons, and we look forward to helping Shane achieve his professional goals, on and off the court.’’

Larkin was selected 18th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA Draft before being traded to the Dallas Mavericks. He spent his first three NBA season with the Mavericks, the Knicks and most recently, the Nets. Last season, he averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 assists for the Nets, the most productive season of his career so far.

Prior to the NBA, Larkin attended the University of Miami for two years where he was awarded the 2013 ACC Player of the Year by coaches, as well as honored with the 2013 Lute Olson Award. Larkin grew up in Orlando, FL and is the son of 12x MLB All-Star and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin.

About Tandem Sports + Entertainment

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

Contact:        

Meredith Geisler

Tandem Sports & Entertainment, LLC

(703) 740-5015

mgeisler@tandemse.com

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