On Tuesday afternoon, the NCAA sent out a memo to NBPA certified agents detailing what would be required for them to be eligible to represent college basketball players that are testing the waters.
One of the requirements would be for the agents to have a bachelor’s degree. Rich Paul, the founder of Klutch Sports, a lifelong friend of LeBron James and the most powerful agent in basketball, representing the likes of LeBron and Anthony Davis, does not have a degree. By these rules, he is not eligible to represent college basketball players that are testing the waters.
This rule has since been dubbed ‘The Rich Paul Rule,’ and as you might imagine, LeBron had something to say on the matter:
I don’t think he’s a fan.