Jarrett Allen is already following in Tim Duncan’s footsteps. In business, at least.
The former Texas center has signed with Tandem Sports + Entertainment, the same agency that represents Duncan, Grant Hill, Dominique Wilkins and Tamika Catchings.
Derrick Powell, Tandem’s vice president of athlete representation, and company president Jim Tanner will handle Allen’s contracts, appearances and business opportunities, according to a release from the company.
The company is based in Arlington, Va.
“After a very successful freshman season at Texas, Jarrett is ready to take the next step in his career,” Powell said in a statement. “He has an engaging personality and an extremely bright future in the NBA, and we are looking forward to helping Jarrett fulfill his potential.”
In Allen’s lone season at UT, he led the team in rebounds (8.4) and blocks (1.5). DraftExpress currently has Allen projected to go 12th overall to Detroit.
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