LeBron James is celebrating the NCAA’s decision to reverse its decision on the controversial “Rich Paul Rule” that the organization announced one week earlier.
The rule was part of an NCAA memo outlining requirements for agents representing college players who are debating whether to return for another year of college basketball. James dubbed the rule “The Rich Paul Rule” after his agent and friend, Rich Paul.
One condition was a bachelor’s degree. The rule would have prevented Paul and other agents who did not attend college from representing some of the most talented players in the world.
On Monday, Paul responded to the NCAA with an op-ed for The Athletic, arguing that it was not just him that would be affected by this rule. Also, potential future generation