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Durant parting ways with agent Aaron Goodwin

Posted on: February 17, 2012 8:50 pm
Edited on: February 17, 2012 8:52 pm
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Posted by Royce Young

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant is parting ways with longtime agent Aaron Goodwin, he confirmed before Friday's game against the Warriors.

“There's some truth to that,” Durant said when asked about it. “It's some stuff I've got to take care of first. But all I'm worried about is playing, man. I can't let that affect me on the court.”

Durant has been part of Goodwin Sports Management for five years. That was the agency he signed with after he left Texas following his freshman year.

“I really appreciate what the Goodwins did for me, but it was time for me to move on,” Durant said.

Durant said he hasn't decided on a new agency, but FoxSports.com reported there are "rumblings" Durant might be headed toward CAA, which represents LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh, among others. Goodwin's agency has lost LeBron and Dwight Howard in recent years as well.

The move comes a bit out of left field as Durant had just signed a sponsorship deal with Sprint and had a few other deals pending. Goodwin was a big part in securing a movie role for Durant as well, which finished filming recently. Goodwin was with Durant in Houston on Tuesday and at that time, everything was fine.

Durant signed a five-year maximum extension last summer and according to Forbes, earned some $9 million off the court last year. Durant has sponsorship deals with Panini America, Nike, Gatorade and Skullcandy, among a few others.

Durant said for now, his brother Tony will be handling his business affairs.
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Comments

Since: Nov 27, 2006
Posted on: February 20, 2012 12:46 pm
 

Durant parting ways with agent Aaron Goodwin

Durant aint going anywhere, he is maxed out until 2017,,,,, Good Luck keeping it together Nugs,,,, No one can offer more money than OKC 2017.  Do some research and you would learn that his main goal with a new agent is to get more off court sponsers, something Goodwin wasnt dong for him.  You are probably mad because he just hung 51 on you and OKC just beat you for the 3rd consecutive time including the playoffs and our managment/ownership group has all but confirmed they are keeping this group together no matter the cost.  Dont be jealous after all you signed Nene and Girlinari to a long term deals so that should be exciting to have around for years to come.  Besides, you have Tebow and the Broncos to look forward to once the first round of the playoffs is over.



Since: Dec 28, 2006
Posted on: February 19, 2012 6:05 pm
 

Durant parting ways with agent Aaron Goodwin

Durant will be out of that carp hole in OKC as soon as he can.  



Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: February 19, 2012 12:55 am
 

Durant parting ways with agent Aaron Goodwin

i dont know anything about the guy. but if i say the bloodsuckig agent will miss durant more than durant misses him, i would have a 70% chance of being right.



Since: Jan 2, 2007
Posted on: February 18, 2012 5:33 pm
 

Durant parting ways with agent Aaron Goodwin

LEON ROSE!! IF DURANT SIGNS WITH HIM YOU OKC FANS ARE IN TROUBLE DOWN THE ROAD. IF YOU DON'T THINK SO JUST WATCH WHAT ROSE DOES WITH DURANT.... JUST LIKE LEBRON, CP3 AND CARMELO. JUST WATCH!!!!


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