Young recently notified Octagon of his decision, sources said.
He didn’t waste much time finding a new agent. Young announced on Friday that he signed with Klutch Sports, the agency. founded by Rich Paul — who was long a favorite to land him, according to sources.
— Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) June 26, 2020
Omar Wilkes, who has been Young’s agent since the guard entered the league in 2018 and shares a strong bond with the All-Star, recently departed Octagon to accept a position with Klutch Sports as the head of basketball operations.
Paul will turn his focus to broader company obligations as the CEO.
Young, 21, had a breakout sophomore season in the NBA, averaging 29.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 9.3 assists to earn his first All-Star nod.
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