Arlington, VA, April 25, 2017 – Tandem Sports + Entertainment has signed projected lottery pick Jarrett Allen from the University of Texas for full-service representation for the NBA Draft and throughout his basketball career. Allen will be represented by Tandem’s vice president of athlete representation, Derrick Powell, and president, Jim Tanner. Tandem will handle contractual agreements, personal appearances, public relations services, corporate partnerships, community relations initiatives and business opportunities for the NBA Draft prospect.
Boasting a 7’5.5” wingspan and 9’2” standing reach, Allen played at Texas for one season where he led the team in rebounds (8.4) and blocks (1.5). He also averaged the second most points with 13.4. The freshman posted 22 points and 19 rebounds, and 20 points and 11 rebounds in two games against Kansas this year. He recorded 12 double-doubles on the season and scored in double figures in 25 games.
Allen earned All-Big 12 Conference Third Team and Big 12 All-Newcomer Team honors. He was also named to the US Basketball Writers Association All-District VII Team and the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 8 Second Team.
“After a very successful freshman season at Texas, Jarrett is ready to take the next step in his career,” said Powell. “He has an engaging personality and an extremely bright future in the NBA, and we are looking forward to helping Jarrett fulfill his potential.”
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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”).
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