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JIM TANNER
President

For the past 18 years, Jim has represented professional athletes in a range of matters—from player contract negotiations to advertising and marketing contracts. He is certified as an agent by both the National Basketball Players Association and the Women's National Basketball Players Association. Recognized several times in Washingtonian's list of "Top Lawyers" for media and sports law, Jim has also been selected twice by Sports Illustrated as one of the "101 Most Influential Minorities in Sports."

In addition to professional athletes, Jim also represents a number of broadcasters and professional and college coaches in employment contract negotiations. He was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his BA in 1990, going on to earn his JD from the University of Chicago. Before founding Tandem, Jim worked as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, before becoming a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP. Jim is admitted to the bars of Illinois and the District of Columbia.

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Meredith Geisler
Senior Vice President, Communications

Meredith coordinates the extensive public relations efforts for each of our sports clients. She has over twenty-five years of experience in sports public relations, having previously worked as a Director of Media Relations at Advantage International and at Fila USA. Meredith graduated from Washington University in St. Louis and received her Master’s Degree in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts. Meredith is also an adjunct professor in Sports Media & Communications at American University, Georgetown University and George Washington University.

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Helen Dooley
Senior Vice President, Talent Representation/General Counsel

Helen drafts and negotiates the off-the-court agreements for Tandem's clients, including appearances, licensing, and endorsement deals. She also assists athletes with non-sports business deals and negotiates publishing and broadcasting contracts. Helen received both her undergraduate (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and law degrees from Duke University. Helen is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and North Carolina.

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Shana Martin
Senior Vice President, Client and Business Operations

Shana serves as a resource for our clients, monitoring professional and personal obligations, tracking payment obligations of companies endorsed by our clients, and overseeing other client obligations. She oversees all administrative matters for our clients as well as our practice, and is also certified as an agent by the Women's National Basketball Association. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Political Science.

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Leslie Groves
Vice President, Marketing + Brand Development

A sports industry veteran, Leslie procures marketing and endorsement opportunities for Tandem clients. She works to generate revenue and develop and implement fully-integrated action plans and programs. Prior to joining Tandem, Leslie’s experience included the USTA/Mid-Atlantic Section, Score Results Marketing and Communications, Nordstrom, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, Snowsports Industries America, Women’s Sports Foundation, Galyans Sports & Outdoor, Boys & Girls Club of America, and Nike, Inc. Leslie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business at Oregon State University.

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Alison Tanner
Vice President, Operations

Alison oversees company operations and procedures such as payroll, benefits, supply acquisition and assigning and monitoring clerical functions. She also plans and implements office systems, layouts and equipment procurement. Alison graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. She received her MBA and JD from the University of Chicago and previously worked in corporate finance at Friedman Billings Ramsey and Capital One. Alison is admitted to the bars of Illinois and the District of Columbia.

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Katherine O'Toole
Manager, Public Relations

Katherine provides public relations, social media and general communications support for Tandem and Tandem’s clients. Prior to joining Tandem, Katherine spent two seasons working for the Washington Wizards communications department as a PR intern (2012-13) and public relations game night assistant (2013-14). Katherine received her BA in Communication with a focus in Public Relations from the University of Maryland, where she assisted the Media Relations Department with all sports and served as the school’s Sports Information Director for the women’s gymnastics team.

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Max Wiepking
Agent

Max is a certified agent by the National Basketball Players Association. His extensive basketball background both on-and off-the-court allows him to provide knowledgeable analysis of team rosters, salary cap scenarios and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Prior to joining Tandem, Max worked as an analytics intern and a player development associate for the Dallas Mavericks. He also played four years of basketball at the University of Arizona.

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Vickie Lee
Receptionist + Administrative Assistant

Vickie is a highly-trained executive assistant with more than sixteen years of experience in customer support and administrative management. In addition to her hospitality receiving guests at Tandem offices, Vickie works closely with all other staff to ensure that Tandem’s client service is second-to-none. Vickie’s professional education includes extensive certification in records and expense management systems.

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  • RAY ALLEN

  • GRANT HILL

  • TAMIKA CATCHINGS

  • TIM DUNCAN

  • JA MORANT

  • Jarrett Allen

  • Desmond Bane

  • Cam Thomas

  • THADDEUS YOUNG

  • Serge Ibaka

  • JEREMY LIN

  • Willy Hernangomez

  • Dominique Wilkins

  • Jeremy Sochan

  • NIKKI MCCRAY

  • Chris Young

  • AJ Lawson

  • David Bell

  • Mike Ford

  • Ryan Meisinger

  • LUKE KORNET

  • Shaq Buchanan

  • Aamir Simms

  • DERRICK WILLIAMS

  • Jalen Crutcher

  • Justin Jackson

  • Tevin Brown

  • Aminu Mohammed

  • LUKE MAYE

  • Brandon Rachal

  • Gerald Henderson

  • TYLER HANSBROUGH

  • Glenn Consor

  • Jason Richardson

  • Matt Bowman

  • David Hale

  • DANNY BARNES

  • Brett Kennedy

  • PATRIC YOUNG

  • Steven Elliott

  • ISAIAH HICKS

  • DARNELL COWART

  • BEN LAMMERS

  • Harry Dunn

  • CATCH A STAR

  • Capital of Basketball

  • The GAME

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    RAY ALLEN

    Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF
    • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Class of 2018
    • 2x NBA Champion
    • All-time NBA record holder for most three-pointers made in a career; also holds record for most playoff three-pointers
    • Longest-tenured Jordan Brand endorser in professional sports
    • All-Star on the 2007-08 Celtics team that won the franchise’s first NBA title in 22 years
    • 10x NBA All-Star
    • NBA Sportsmanship Award (2003)
    • Playing the iconic role of “Jesus Shuttlesworth,” Ray co-starred alongside Denzel Washington in the 1998 Spike Lee film He Got Game
    • Learn more at https://www.ray34.com
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      GRANT HILL

      Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF
      • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Class of 2018
      • Only three-time winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award
      • First and only active NBA player to serve on the Board of Governors for the National Basketball Hall of Fame
      • 7x NBA All-Star
      • Olympic Gold Medalist (Atlanta, 1996)
      • Grant became the oldest active player in the NBA during 2012-13 season
      • First rookie in NBA history to rank first overall in voting for the All-Star Game
      • One of 6 NBA players to average 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists per game through his first 6 NBA seasons – the other 5 are LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Jerry West and Oscar Robertson
      • One of only 17 players in NBA history to top 17,000 career points, 6,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists
      • Received accolades including the Horizon Award presented by the U.S. Congress, the Community Service Award from Variety Children’s Charity and the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award for his dedicated efforts to varied social causes
      •  Duke Athletics Hall of Fame (Induction Ceremony September 2016)
      • Learn more at https://www.granthill.com/
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        TAMIKA CATCHINGS

        Retired
        • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020
        • No. 24 Jersey Retired by Indiana Fever (2017)
        • 9x WNBA All-Star
        • WNBA MVP (2011)
        • WNBA Champion and Finals MVP (2012)
        • 4x Olympic Gold Medalist (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
        • Only 5x WNBA Defensive Player of the Year in league history
        • NCAA Championship in undefeated season with Tennessee (1997-98)
        • Member of All-Decade Team and All-Time WNBA Top-15 Team
        • President of the WNBA Players Association (2012-2016)
        • WNBA Sportsmanship Award (2010)
        • Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award (2008) for her efforts through the Catch the Stars Foundation in Indianapolis
        • Recorded the first official quintuple-double in basketball history while playing at Duncanville High School (double-digits in five statistical categories during single game)
        • Learn more at catchin24.com/
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          TIM DUNCAN

          Assistant Coach, San Antonio Spurs
          • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020
          • Tied with Michael Jordan for fifth-most All-Star selections in NBA history (14); named All-Star MVP in 2000
          • Drafted first overall in 1997 after leaving Wake Forest as the only player in NCAA history to reach 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds, 400 blocked shots and 200 assists
          • 5x NBA Champion including 3 NBA Finals MVP Awards
          • 2 NBA MVP Awards
          • 14 All-NBA selections (10x First-Team All-NBA)
          • Through 2013-14, Tim has played 17 NBA seasons – all with the San Antonio Spurs
          • No. 21 Jersey Retired by San Antonio Spurs (2016)
          • Learn more at www.slamduncan.com
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            Ja Morant

            Memphis Grizzlies
            • 2022 NBA All-Star Starter
            • 2x Western Conference Player of the Week (2021-22)
            • 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year
            • 3x NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month (November, December, January)
            • No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft
            • First Division I player to average 20ppg and 10apg (2018-19 season)
            • First Team AP All-American (2019)
            • 2X OVC Champion (2018, 2019)
            • OVC Player of the Year (2019)
            • Murray State all-time assists leader
            • Murray State single season scoring leader
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              JARRETT ALLEN

              Cleveland Cavaliers
              • 2022 NBA All-Star
              • 2022 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge Winner
              • Eastern Conference Player of the Week (Week 3, 2021)
              • 2019 NBA All-Star Rising Star
              • No. 22 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft
              • All-Big 12 Conference Third Team Honors (2016-17)
              • Big 12 All-Newcomer Team Honors (2016-17)
              • Led Texas in rebounds (8.4) and blocks (1.5) as a freshman
              • Posted 12 double-doubles in the 2016-17 season and scored in double figures 25 times
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                Desmond Bane

                Memphis Grizzlies
                • 2022 NBA All-Star Rising Star
                • 2022 NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest Participant
                • 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie Second Team
                • Set Grizzlies team record for three-point field goal percentage (.432) (2020-21)
                • Ranks ninth all-time in NBA rookie three-point shooting (2020-21)
                • Selected No. 30 in the 2020 NBA Draft
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                  Cam Thomas

                  Brooklyn Nets
                  • No. 27 pick in 2021 NBA Draft
                  • 2021 NBA Summer League co-MVP
                  • Averaged 27.0 points per game at Summer League (2021), the second-highest in the event’s 17-year history
                  • All-SEC First Team (2020-21)
                  • All-SEC Freshman Team (2020-21)
                  • All-SEC Tournament Team (2020-21)
                  • USA Today SEC Newcomer of the Year (2020-21)
                  • USA Today Second Team All-American (2020-21)
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                    THADDEUS YOUNG

                    Toronto Raptors
                    • Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Nominee (2019)
                    • 3rd in Voting, NBA 6th Man of the Year Award (2011)
                    • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2008)
                    • 12th Overall Selection, Philadelphia 76ers (2007)
                    • McDonald’s All-American (2006)
                    • Founder of the Young for Youth Foundation, which focuses on Youth Education, Health & Wellness, Athletics, Personal Growth and Responsibility and Professional Development
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                      Serge Ibaka

                      Milwaukee Bucks
                      • 2019 NBA Champion
                      • 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist with Spain
                      • 3x NBA All-Defensive First Team selection (2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14)
                      • Led the NBA in blocks twice
                      • No. 24 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft
                      • Hosts digital “How Hungry Are You?” cooking show
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                        JEREMY LIN

                        Beijing Ducks (China)
                        • NBA Champion (2019)
                        • Named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” (2012)
                        • First NBA player from the Ivy League (Harvard) in a decade
                        • First Chinese-American player in NBA history
                        • Broke the NBA record for points scored through first 5 career starts with 136
                        • Named the first-ever “Social Breakout Player of the Year” by NBA TV for his soaring popularity on Twitter, Facebook and Chinese social media
                        • Named one of 12 “Houston Heroes” by the Houston Chronicle for the impact made by the Jeremy Lin Foundation and its inaugural Making A Difference Project
                        • Finalist for the 2011-12 NBA Sportsmanship Award
                        • The documentary Linsanity chronicling Jeremy’s meteoric rise to the NBA elite has been accepted into major international film festivals including: Sundance, SXSW, Hong Kong International Film Festival and Hawaii International Film Festival.
                        • Learn more at https://www.jlin7.com/ and https://www.jeremylinfoundation.org/
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                          Willy Hernangomez

                          New Orleans Pelicans
                          • EuroBasket MVP (2022)
                          • Two-time EuroBasket Champion with Spain (2015 and 2022)
                          • Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month (April 2017)
                          • NBA All-Rookie Team (2016-17)
                          • Won bronze with Spain at the 2016 Rio Olympics
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                            Dominique Wilkins

                            Atlanta Hawks
                            • Atlanta Hawks VP of Basketball Operations (2004-Present)
                            • Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2006)
                            • 7x All-NBA
                            • 9x NBA All-Star
                            • 2x NBA Slam Dunk Champion (1985, 1990)
                            • All-time leading scorer in Atlanta Hawks history (26,668 career
                              points)
                            • Jersey (#21) retired by the Hawks in 2001
                            • Attended the University of Georgia (1979-82) and remains the
                              school’s all-time leading scorer for a single season (732 points in 1981-82)
                            • Analyst for Hawks game broadcasts on Fox Sports South
                            • Community activist and ambassador for issues including diabetes
                              and spina bifida
                            • Learn more at dominiquewilkins21.com
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                              Jeremy Sochan

                              San Antonio Spurs
                              • No. 9 overall pick in 2022 NBA Draft
                              • Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year (2021-22)
                              • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2021-22)
                              • Big 12 All-Freshmen Team (2021-22)
                              • Played for Polish senior national team at FIBA Eurobasket qualifiers (2021)
                              • MVP Honors at at FIBA U16 European Championship Division B (2019)
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                                NIKKI MCCRAY

                                Head Coach, Old Dominion University
                                • Conference USA Coach of the Year (2019-20)
                                • Virginia Sports Information Directors State Coach of the Year (2019-20)
                                • 11-year career in the ABL and WNBA
                                • 1997 ABL MVP
                                • 3x WNBA All-Star (1999, 2000, 2001)
                                • 2x Olympic Gold Medalist (1996, 2000)
                                • Inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012
                                • 2x Kodak All-America (1994, 1995)
                                • 2x Naismith All-America (1994, 1995)
                                • 2x SEC Player of the Year (1994, 1995)
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                                  Chris Young

                                  • Royals’ Game 1 winning pitcher and Game 4 starting pitcher in the World Series (2015)
                                  • World Series Champion (2015)
                                  • National League All-Star (2007)
                                  • Second-tallest player in MLB
                                  • Named one of the 20 smartest professional athletes by Sporting News (2010)
                                  • Princeton Rookie of the Year in both basketball and baseball
                                  • Graduated from Princeton University (2002)
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                                    AJ Lawson

                                    Dallas Mavericks
                                    • Signed a two-way contract with Dallas in Dec. 2022
                                    • Debuted with Canadian Senior Men’s National Team in 2021
                                    • Played college basketball at the University of South Carolina
                                    • SEC All-Freshman Team (2018-19)
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                                      DAVID BELL

                                      Cincinnati Reds Manager

                                       

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                                        MIKE FORD

                                        MLB
                                        • Made his Major League debut with the Yankees in April 18, 2019
                                        • Notched first Major League home run April 23, 2019
                                        • Named 2019 Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders Player of the Year
                                        • Ivy League Player of the Year (2013)
                                        • Ivy League Pitcher of the Year (2013)
                                        • Graduated from Princeton in 2015 with a history degree
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                                          RYAN MEISINGER

                                          MLB
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                                            LUKE KORNET

                                            Boston Celtics
                                            • First Team All-SEC Selection (2016-17)
                                            • 2x SEC All-Defensive Team
                                            • All-time NCAA leader in three-point shots made by a player over seven-feet tall (150)
                                            • SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year (2016-17)
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                                              Shaq Buchanan

                                              Ironi Ness Ziona (Israel)
                                              • Averaged 20.3 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists with Memphis Hustle (2021-22)
                                              • Signed 10-day contract with Grizzlies (2021-22)
                                              • All-OVC First Team (2018-19)
                                              • OVC Defensive Player of the Year (2018-19)
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                                                New York Knicks
                                                • Recipient of ACC’s Skip Prosser Award (2021)
                                                • Led Clemson in scoring, rebounds, assists and blocks (2020-21)
                                                • Averaged 13.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists for Clemson (2020-21)

                                                 

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                                                  DERRICK WILLIAMS

                                                  Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
                                                  • No. 2 pick in the 2011  NBA Draft
                                                  • All-Rookie Second Team (2011-12)
                                                  • 2012 NBA Dunk Contest Participant
                                                  • Has played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers
                                                  • Consensus All-American Second Team (2011)
                                                  • Pac-10 Player of the Year (2011)
                                                  • Pac-10 Freshman of the Year (2010)
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                                                    Greensboro Swarm
                                                    • Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team Honors (2019-20, 2020-21)
                                                    • Averaged 17.6 points, 4.8 assists and 3.5 rebounds (2020-21)
                                                    • Helped lead Dayton to the No. 3 ranking in the country (2019-20)
                                                    • Played four years at the University of Dayton
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                                                      JUSTIN JACKSON

                                                      Boston Celtics
                                                      • 2020-21 NBA Champion
                                                      • No. 15 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft
                                                      • NCAA Champion (2016-17)
                                                      • ACC Player of the Year (2016-17)
                                                      • All-Final Four Team (2017)
                                                      • Second player in UNC history to record 1,600 career points, 150 three-pointers, 400 rebounds, 300 assists
                                                      • Set UNC’s single-season record with 105 three-pointers
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                                                        Tevin Brown

                                                        Fort Wayne Mad Ants
                                                        • Averaged 16.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists in senior season at Murray State (2021-22)
                                                        • 3x All-OVC First Team Honors (2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20)
                                                        • Reached NCAA Tournament in three seasons at Murray State (2018, 2019, 2022)

                                                         

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                                                          Aminu Mohammed

                                                          Delaware Blue Coats
                                                          • Big East Freshman of the Year (2021-22)
                                                          • Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year (2021)
                                                          • McDonald’s All-American Game selection (2021)
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                                                            LUKE MAYE

                                                            Aquila Basket Trento (Italy)
                                                            • 2X Skip Prosser Award Winner (2018, 2019)
                                                            • NCAA Champion (2017)
                                                            • AP All-American Third Team (2018)
                                                            • All-ACC First Team (2018)
                                                            • All-ACC Second Team (2019)
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                                                              Brooklyn Nets
                                                              • All-AAC Second Team selection (2020-21)
                                                              • Averaged 15.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.6 steals (2020-21)
                                                              • Played two seasons at the University of Tulsa after transferring from LSU
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                                                                Gerald Henderson

                                                                Retired
                                                                • 12th overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft
                                                                • Kia Community Assist Award recipient (2012)
                                                                • Returned to Duke to finish his degree in 2014
                                                                • Third Team All-America honors at Duke
                                                                • McDonald’s All-American selection
                                                                • Father played in the NBA and won three NBA Championships
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                                                                  TYLER HANSBROUGH

                                                                  Sichuan (China)
                                                                  • Throughout his seven-year career, has played for the Pacers, Raptors and Hornets
                                                                  • No. 13 Overall Pick in 2009 NBA Draft
                                                                  • NCAA National Champion (2009)
                                                                  • NCAA National Player of the Year (2008)
                                                                  • No. 50 jersey is retired at UNC
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                                                                    Glenn ConsorColor Analyst, Washington Wizards Radio Network

                                                                    • Analyst for the Washington Wizards since 2007
                                                                    • Post-Game Call-In Show Host for the Washington Wizards Radio Network
                                                                    • More than 20 years of broadcasting experience
                                                                    • Has also worked as basketball analyst for NBA TV, Home Team Sports, ESPN’s Regional College Basketball coverage, ESPN3, Sports Talk 980, Westwood One’s coverage of the NCAA Tournament, and Comcast SportsNet’s college basketball coverage
                                                                    • Motivational speaker with engagements including Morgan Stanley, St. Jude Medical and Five-Star Basketball Camps
                                                                    • Played under Rick Pitino at Boston University and professionally in Israel
                                                                    • Was a scout for the Wizards and Indiana Pacers
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                                                                      Jason Richardson

                                                                      Retired NBA
                                                                      • Fifth overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft
                                                                      • 2x NBA Slam Dunk Champion (2002-03)
                                                                      • MVP of the Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend (2002)
                                                                      • NCAA National Championship with Michigan State (2000)
                                                                      • Named Michigan’s Mr. Basketball (1998-1999)
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                                                                        Matt Bowman

                                                                        Cincinnati Reds Organization
                                                                        • Selected in the 13th round of the 2012 MLB Draft
                                                                        • 2013 Florida State League All-Star
                                                                        • Played at Princeton University (2010-2012)
                                                                        • Named All-Ivy Honorable Mention at pitcher and shortstop (2012)
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                                                                          David Hale

                                                                          Philadelphia Phillies Organization
                                                                          • Selected in the third round of the 2009 MLB Draft by hometown Atlanta Braves
                                                                          • Played at Princeton University (2007-2009)
                                                                          • Completed his degree at Princeton in Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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                                                                            DANNY BARNES

                                                                            Toronto Blue Jays
                                                                            • Drafted by the Blue Jays in 2010
                                                                            • Made his MLB debut on August 2, 2016
                                                                            • Played three seasons at Princeton University
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                                                                              BRETT KENNEDY

                                                                              San Diego Padres Organization
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                                                                                Patric Young

                                                                                Free Agent
                                                                                • Graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Telecommunications (2014)
                                                                                • First ever 3x SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
                                                                                • NABC Big Man of the Year (2014)
                                                                                • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
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                                                                                  STEVEN ELLIOTT

                                                                                  Author

                                                                                  Steven Elliott’s untitled book tells the true story of the soldier who engaged in a “friendly fire” conflict that resulted in the death of fellow Ranger Pat Tillman. Tandem serves as Steven’s literary agency and provides publicity services for Steven and his book.

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                                                                                    Isaiah Hicks

                                                                                    Seoul Samsung Thunder (South Korea)
                                                                                    • Played Summer League with the Hornets (2019)
                                                                                    • Played two seasons with the New York Knicks (2017-19)
                                                                                    • Helped lead UNC to an NCAA Champion  (2017)
                                                                                    • ACC 6th Man of the Year (2016)
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                                                                                      Darnell Cowart

                                                                                      Memphis Hustle
                                                                                      • Averaged 10.3 PPG and 6.5 RPG in 20.0 MPG during Murray State’s NCAA Tournament run in 2018-19
                                                                                      • Finished 9th in the OVC in rebounds per game and 8th in offensive rebounds during the 2018-19 season
                                                                                      • OVC All-Tournament Team (2019)
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                                                                                        BEN LAMMERS

                                                                                        Alba Berlin (Germany)
                                                                                        • 2X ACC All-Defensive Team (2017, 2018)
                                                                                        • 2017 ACC Defensive Player of the Year
                                                                                        • All-ACC Second Team (2016-17)
                                                                                        • Led Georgia Tech to the NIT Championship game as a junior
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                                                                                          Officer Harry Dunn

                                                                                          Author
                                                                                          • U.S. Capitol Police Officer
                                                                                          • Credited with protecting the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attacks
                                                                                          • Played football for James Madison University
                                                                                          • Earned a degree in public health education and promotion from JMU
                                                                                          • Native of Prince George’s County, Maryland
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                                                                                            Catch A Star

                                                                                            Tandem provides PR and communications support for Tamika Catchings’ “Catch A Star.” The New York Times best-seller is Catchings’ self-told story of her journey overcoming the odds and becoming one of the greatest female basketball players of all time. “Catch A Star” tells of Tamika making an impact through the Catch the Stars Foundation and helping young people achieve their dreams.

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                                                                                              The Capital of Basketball

                                                                                              John McNamara was a 30-year veteran sports reporter and one of five employees tragically murdered in a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD last June. In addition to local sports reporting John authored two other books pertaining to University of Maryland athletics, and was in the process of writing The Capital of Basketball: A History of D.C. Area High School Hoops at the time of his murder. To honor his memory, McNamara’s widow, Andrea Chamblee, completed the book with the assistance of David Elfin who helped McNamara previously co-author a book. “The Capital of Basketball” is available for purchase now.

                                                                                              John McNamara was devoted to highlighting and celebrating basketball in the Washington, D.C metro area. McNamara, with the help of Chamblee, came up with the idea to document and celebrate the rich history of D.C basketball. This book includes some of the greatest to have ever played, including Hall of Famers Elgin Baylor, Dave Bing, and E.B. Henderson, the first African American certified to teach physical education in public schools. These figures and many others are chronicled in the book, the first-ever comprehensive look at the prolific high school players, teams and coaches in the D.C. metropolitan area.

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                                                                                                The GAME

                                                                                                Tandem provides PR and communications support for Jon Pessah and his book, “The GAME: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball’s Power Brokers.” “The GAME” chronicles the past 20 years of baseball, including steroid investigations, Bud Selig’s legacy, the game’s transformation, and a battle of power throughout the league. “The GAME” was published by Little, Brown and Company. Learn more at www.jonpessah.com.

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