Tandem Sports + Entertainment Announces 2022 NBA Draft Class
Arlington, VA, May 17, 2022 – Tandem Sports + Entertainment signed 10 NBA prospects for full-service representation. The agency will handle contractual agreements, marketing and endorsements, personal appearances, public relations services, corporate partnerships and community relations initiatives for the incoming rookies.
“I’m extremely proud of the talented players our team is working with in advance of the 2022 NBA Draft,” Tandem president, Jim Tanner, said. “All 10 of these players have proven themselves to be talented athletes and even better people. We’re excited to help them work hard as we approach the draft this summer, and then continue to support them throughout their careers.”
The 2022 Tandem draft class includes some of college basketball’s most accomplished, experienced, and NBA-ready prospects, including projected lottery pick Jeremy Sochan of Baylor.
- Jeremy Sochan (Baylor)
Sochan won the Big 12 Sixth Man Award and received Big 12 All-Freshman Team Honors. He averaged 9.2 points and 6.4 rebounds and helped lead the Bears to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Sochan’s primary agent is Deirunas Visockas.
Additional members of the Tandem draft class include:
- Alex Barcello (BYU)
Barcello earned AP All-America Honorable Mention recognition as well as WCC All-Conference First Team honors. He averaged 16.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists. Barcello is known for being a leader with great jump shooting ability. His primary agent is Visockas.
- Izaiah Brockington (Iowa State)
Brockington was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and earned All-Big 12 First Team honors. The defensive-minded guard averaged 16.9 points and 6.8 rebounds. Brockington’s primary agent is Darrell Comer.
- Tevin Brown (Murray State)
Brown is a 3x All-OVC First Team honoree and is known as one of the best jump shooters in the 2022 NBA Draft. He averaged 16.9 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.4 steals on 38.4% shooting from three-point range. Brown’s primary agent is Max Wiepking.
- Akoldah Gak (Illawarra Hawks)
Gak was the leading rebounder and ranked second in points and efficiency for Australia in the U19 World Championship. He averaged 10.0 points and 6.9 rebounds. Gak’s primary agent is Visockas.
- Zsombor Maronka (Club Joventut Badalona)
Maronka is from Szeged, Hungary. He is capable of playing both forward positions. He played the majority of the 2021-22 season with CJB’s first team. Maronka’s primary agent is Visockas.
- Aminu Mohammed (Georgetown)
Mohammed was named the Big East Freshman of the Year. He averaged 13.7 points, 8.2 rebounds (including 3.2 offensive rebounds) and 1.6 steals. Known as an elite multi-positional defender, Mohammed’s primary agent is Terrence Felder.
- Malik Osborne (Florida State)
A versatile big man, Osborne averaged 12.5 points and 7.2 rebounds while shooting 50% from three-point range through the first 11 games of the season. His primary agent is Visockas.
- Ziga Samar (Fuenlabrada)
Samar completed his second season in the ACB as one of the best defenders and point guards in the league. He averaged 4.7 assists while shooting 54.5% from three-point range. Samar’s primary agent is Visockas.
- Pavel Savkov (Iraurgi SB)
Savkov is coming off an MVP season in which his team won the league. He is known as a great perimeter shooter with three-point range. His primary agent is Visockas.
ABOUT TANDEM SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT
Tandem, a You First Sports company, is a leading full-service athlete and entertainment representation agency. The agency was honored on Forbes’ list of the World’s Most Valuable Sports Agencies and has been honored by the Washington Business Journal as one of the area’s “Best Places to Work.” Tandem’s roster of clients includes Ja Morant, Tim Duncan, Grant Hill, Ray Allen, Desmond Bane, Justin Jackson, Jarrett Allen, Thaddeus Young, Gerald Henderson, Luke Kornet, Dominique Wilkins, Alana Beard and Tamika Catchings. Marketing and public relations clients include World Series champion pitcher Chris Young and Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell. Tandem also provides communications services for authors including Andrea Chamblee (“The Capital of Basketball”) and sports documentaries including “A Most Beautiful Thing.”