James has his own marketing company lrmr marketing run by childhood friend maverick carter. The two are not related.
Two years later in september of 2012 after disagreeing with caa consultant william wesley rich paul abruptly left the agency to start a new firm klutch sports in cleveland.
Lebron james agent caa. Lebron james is taking shots at the ncaa s new agent certification criteria. James has been reorganizing his business affairs. Rich paul born december 16 1981 is an american sports agent based in cleveland ohio.
He founded klutch sports group and represents a number of prominent nba players including anthony davis eric bledsoe john wall ben simmons draymond green jusuf nurkić kentavious caldwell pope long time friend lebron james and most recently trae young og anunoby and tyrese maxey. Rose and fellow caa agent henry thomas who at the time represented the heat s dwyane wade and chris bosh worked together to bring the three players together on the miami heat in 2010. Sports agent career rose represented lebron james from 2005 until 2012 when james left to join klutch sports led by rich paul who worked under rose at caa.
Caa also represents 2013 free agent to be chris paul who is one of james closest friends and is also close to rich paul. He has left his veteran sports agent leon rose at caa and followed his childhood friend young caa agent rich. So i ve confirmed that basketball superstar lebron james just made another decision.
Caa currently still represents james s miami teammates dwyane wade and chris bosh who banded together with james in the summer of 2010 to create a formidable line up that captured the nba. In 2010 caa agent leon rose represented lebron james who asked the company to hire one of his friends rich paul. Claiming the organization is directly attacking his partner rich paul but nothing will stop this movement.
Rose a longtime agent repped lebron james and allen iverson at one point and currently represents joel embiid chris paul carmelo anthony and karl anthony towns among others. Rich paul is the ceo and founder of klutch sports the agency that represents james and his fellow los angeles lakers star anthony davis among other nba players penned an op ed for the athletic. And at the same time that james contract agent is in talks to be acquired by caa carter is being.