Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Jay-Z Signs Kevin Durant To Roc Nation Sports; Durant Is "Grateful"


Last week, it was reported that Jay-Z Jay-Z had officially become licensed as a MLB and NBA Agent and Kevin Durant had allegedly stated to his agent at that time that he was going sign with Jay-Z. We can now report that Kevin Durant is officially represented by Roc Nation Sports.

Get the full details after the break.

Yesterday, Roc Nation Sports released a statement on their website announcing that Kevin Durant is officially represented by their sports agency. Kevin Durant is a three-time NBA All-Star player who is a small forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He became the first NBA player to be signed to Roc Nation Sports.

Roc Nation Sports is the sports agency that is owned by rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z, and is the home of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, New York Jets QB Geno Smith, and WNBA Tulsa Shock player Skylar Diggins.

Kevin Durant confirmed the announcement via Twitter:

Roc Nation Sports also released the picture below on their website in which Durant states that he is "grateful for this opportunity with Roc Nation Sports". A quote by Jay-Z was included on the picture that gives Durant props for his stats that he has achieved while playing for the NBA:

 
Without question, Jay-Z is a smart businessman. It is clear that Mr. Carter is setting up Roc Nation Sports to be a leading sports agency that will represent the top athletes in multiple sports. Kudos to Jay-Z for always making smart business moves.

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