The previous participant agent for San Antonio Spurs star ahead Kawhi Leonard filed a grievance in a Florida federal courtroom on Monday, suing his former company for allegedly withholding fee on commissions he says he is owed, together with on the $94.three million contract that he negotiated for Leonard in 2015.
NBA agent Brian Elfus is suing Influence Sports activities Basketball LLC, its proprietor Mitchell Frankel, Influence — A Sports activities Administration Corp., and the corporate that purchased out the entire Influence-branded sports activities companies in 2016, J&S Sports activities Funding LLC, and its affiliated subsidiaries. Elfus is pursuing as much as $5 million in damages towards Influence Sports activities Basketball, Influence, J&S and its subsidiaries for allegedly failing to pay him commissions from Leonard and different purchasers.
Leonard employed Elfus in 2011 as he left San Diego State for the NBA draft. Elfus executed a four-year rookie take care of the Spurs price $eight.three million earlier than negotiating Leonard a five-year, $94.three million deal in 2015. Elfus represented Leonard till 2016.
The grievance alleges that Frankel, Influence Sports activities Basketball, Influence, and the house owners of J&J billionaire businessmen Jeff Sutton and his son Joseph Sutton — collected all charges and by no means distributed the suitable charges to Elfus.