The former NBA center on video with Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump.
BY HENRY ABBOTT
LeBron’s agent and friend (and almost certainly the NBA’s most powerful agent), Rich Paul, wrote an open letter about the NCAA’s proposed so-called “Rich Paul rule,” which would ban agents without college degrees: “I actually support requiring three years of experience before representing a kid testing the market. I can even get behind passing a test. However, requiring a four-year degree accomplishes only one thing — systematically excluding those who come from a world where college is unrealistic. Does anyone really believe a four-year degree is what separates an ethical person from a con artist?” A few hours after it posted on The Athletic, the NCAA withdrew the college requirement. This capitulation would seem to underscore the reality that the NCAA wishes it had the moral authority to lead. From Jerry Sandusky to the FBI wiring up people all over college basketball, who thinks these people know how to run a good clean, system? And this agent thing … what’s the poin…