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  1. Puppets Still Kicking

    Henry Abbott

    Darren Rovell of CNBC has word that Nike will continue its LeBron James and Kobe Bryant puppet commercials through the Finals, even though the real James and his Cavaliers couldn't keep the appointment....

    Blog | June 03, 2009
  2. Stern: The Forecast is Not Too Cloudy

    Henry Abbott

    NBA commissioner David Stern rang the bell to open the stock market this morning (and then the Dow fell 80 points or so, but that's probably not his fault). CNBC's Darren Rovell caught up with him there, and asked him about various different aspects ...

    Blog | January 05, 2009
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ooh, Big Baby, nice nails. (Via Lion in Oil)CNBC's Darren Rovell on why agents pay runners: " ... the reason it has been going on for so many years is that organizations like the NBA Players Association that claim to regulate agents don't do their jo...

    Blog | May 21, 2008
  4. David Falk Explains

    Henry Abbott

    The other day, CNBC's Darren Rovell interviewed agent David Falk. I quoted Falk from Rovell's interview on TrueHoop. It went like this: I wanted to meet a college player who I really enjoyed watching this year. So I asked a friend of mine, who is a ...

    Blog | May 08, 2008
  5. David Falk With a Cheery Little Agent Tale

    Henry Abbott

    David Falk, agent to Michael Jordan, Elton Brand, Mike Bibby, Sam Cassell, Jeff Green, Dikembe Mutombo, Juwan Howard, and the like, as interviewed by Darren Rovell of CNBC: I wanted to meet a college player who I really enjoyed watching this year. S...

    Blog | May 02, 2008
  6. $43 Season Tickets to the Timberwolves

    Henry Abbott

    It's part of a special, limited promotion. Darren Rovell of CNBC reports: Here's how it works. You put down a $43 non-refundable deposit. If the Wolves get the first pick in the draft, you're all set. Pay no more. You pay $43 for the entire season. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2008
  7. Sources: Derrick Rose to Sign with Arn Tellem

    Henry Abbott

    I have been hearing these whispers for more than a week, and Darren Rovell of CNBC has apparently heard the exact same thing -- Derrick Rose is reportedly about to sign with Arn Tellem's Wasserman Media Group: Tellem, who is already representing the...

    Blog | April 14, 2008
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Knee surgery for Amare Stoudemire. They say he'll be back in a few weeks, but you can feel the panic, just a little, can't you?Darren Rovell of CNBC: "Tomorrow, columnists are going to write about how Dolan has to fire Isiah to avoid a marketing disa...

    Blog | October 02, 2007
  9. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Did you catch the insinuation here that somebody -- the suggestion is the NBA -- hired a private investigator to investigate Tim Donaghy last year?CNBC's Darren Rovell has some numbers showing teams are beating the "over" in Donaghy-reffed games a lo...

    Blog | July 23, 2007
  10. Some Fans Wish David Stern Would Play Dead

    Henry Abbott

    Like the head honcho of WWE, perhaps. CNBC's Darren Rovell reports: Well, just days after announcing they were overhauling their marketing strategy, WWE somehow came up with another idea to get attention in their battle with the likes of mixed marti...

    Blog | June 19, 2007
  11. Is LRMR for Sale?

    Henry Abbott

    Darren Rovell reiterates the suspicion that when CAA bought Leon Rose's firm, they probably didn't get the big prize: the right to market LeBron James: If CAA thinks LeBron is coming along for the ride, I'd be very surprised. Buying Rose would...

    Blog | January 17, 2007
  12. Remember Darren Rovell?

    Henry Abbott

    His writing about Gatorade touched off TrueHoop's great sport drink debate of 2005. Now there's a big photo of him in the New York Times. It's an article about customer evangelist bloggers....

    Blog | October 24, 2005
  13. The Problem with Gatorade

    Henry Abbott

    As SportsBiz describes, Darren Rovell of ESPN has written a new book about Gatorade. If you go into pretty much any NBA stadium, you will see huge Gatorade billboards all over the place. Sometimes it's POWERade instead. The big insulated drink dispe...

    Blog | August 16, 2005
  14. Adidas Buys Reebok

    Henry Abbott

    Even together, though, they still control a smaller percentage of the shoe market than Nike. Darren Rovell of says one of the Reebok assets that was most appealing to the German shoemaker was Yao Ming.Adidas will also benefit greatly from us...

    Blog | August 03, 2005