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Potential top NBA pick Chet Holmgren to be repped by WME Sports, BDA Sports

By Liz Mullen
WME Sports also represented Gonzaga C Chet Holmgren for exclusive NIL representationWME Sports

WME Sports and BDA Sports today announced their NBA Draft class, headed up by potential No. 1 pick Chet Holmgren. The former Gonzaga star will be represented by BDA Sports Founder & CEO Bill Duffy. BDA Sports formed a partnership with WME Sports in ’21. Additionally, WME Sports will represent Arizona G Bennedict Mathurin off the court. NBA agent Nima Namakian and his agency, Innovate Sports, is representing Mathurin for basketball work on the court. Other players signing with WME/BDA include Baylor F Kendall Brown, Ohio State F E.J. Liddell, Davidson F Hyun-jung Lee, Villanova F Jermaine Samuels, Syracuse F Cole Swider and UC Irvine F Collin Welp. Duffy, Justin Haynes, Nikola Filipovich and Rade Filipovich are representing the players. “These are all exceptional high character young men with amazing talent,” Duffy told SBJ. “The high character part is very important to the NBA. As far as Chet, his skillset and work ethic give him the opportunity to have a huge impact on the game. He’s transcendent. The WME resources and firepower is amazing, as I had anticipated.”

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