Aaron Goodwin Quotes

Aaron Goodwin is a sports agent who represents players in the National Basketball Association and Women's National Basketball Association. He was the initial agent for LeBron James, and negotiated endorsement deals paying James over $135 million, including a $90 million deal with Nike. James later left Goodwin in favor of agent Leon Rose. He was initially Kevin Durant's agent, but Durant moved to Rob Pelinka. Goodwin's other clients have included Dwight Howard, Chris Webber, Gary Payton, Jason Kidd, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Vin Baker, DeMar DeRozan, Damon Stoudamire, Todd MacCulloch, Nate Robinson, and Candace Parker. In 2004, he was ranked eighth on Sports Illustrated's list of the Most Influential Minorities in Sports

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Aaron Goodwin


“Shareef felt as though he signed on for one deal and if that wasn't going to happen, he was willing to walk away. There were no discussions of insurance or anything, just guarantees.”

Aaron Goodwin


“Nothing yet, but we're definitely getting close.”

Aaron Goodwin


“Gary's OK with it. But all he wants to do is be in a situation where his team is competitive and tries to win.”

Aaron Goodwin


“The kid won't have any opportunity to rest,”

Aaron Goodwin


“It's definitely a disappointment. He gave up more money, he gave up other opportunities because of his desire to play with the Nets, with Jason Kidd and for Lawrence Frank. New Jersey wasn't comfortable, and neither were we, so now we'll move forward.”

Aaron Goodwin