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6 NBA Players You Didn't Know Were Rich Paul Clients

SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 25:  Agent Rich Paul attends the 2018 NBA Awards Show at Barker Hangar on June 25, 2018 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
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While many know him as the man who represents LeBron James and, by proxy, runs the NBA, Rich Paul has put together an impressive list of clients under his belt that fly under the radar. By any metric, he's the agent for some of the most recognizable names across the NBA's landscape.

With his name having been linked mostly to James and Anthony Davis in recent months, however, it's important to know just how far his reach stretches when it comes to Klutch Sports.

6. Kosta Koufos

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09:  Kosta Koufos #41 of the Sacramento Kings rebounds during the second half of a game against the Los Angeles Lakers  at Staples Center on January 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Lakers | Sean M. Haffey

Since entering the league back in 2008, Kosta Koufos has managed to serve as a solid backup center for a number of teams.

He's averaged just 5.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per game over the course of his career.

Nevertheless, Paul was able to help land him a four-year, $33 million contract in the summer of 2015.

5. Cory Joseph

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - FEBRUARY 22:  Cory Joseph #6 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates in the game against the New Orleans Pelicans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 22, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
New Orleans Pelicans v Indiana Pacers | Andy Lyons

Like Koufos, Rich Paul managed to get Cory Joseph paid in the summer of 2015, where he signed a four-year deal worth $30 million.

Despite his durability, Joseph has never averaged more than 9.3 points per game in a single season.

The 27-year-old was a late first-round pick in 2011 and won a title with the San Antonio Spurs back in 2014.

4. Trey Lyles

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 23:  Trey Lyles #7 of the Denver Nuggets plays the Orlando Magic at the Pepsi Center on November 23, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Orlando Magic v Denver Nuggets | Matthew Stockman

Trey Lyles was a former lottery pick, selected 12th overall by the Utah Jazz back in 2015.

Since then, he's shown flashes of potential in limited minutes, including this past season, where he averaged 8.5 points in just 17.5 minutes a night.

3. Terrance Ferguson

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - SEPTEMBER 25:  Terrance Ferguson #23 of the Oklahoma City Thunder poses for a photo during media day at Chesapeake Energy Arena on September 25, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)
Oklahoma City Thunder Media Day | Cooper Neill

An uber-athletic two-guard, Terrance Ferguson saw an increase in opportunities during his sophomore campaign with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In the absence of Andre Roberson, his playing time more than doubled to 26.1 minutes per game.

The former first-round pick also shot 36.6% from distance on 3.6 attempts a night.

2. Miles Bridges

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 22: Miles Bridges #0 of the Charlotte Hornets reacts after a play against the Washington Wizards during their game at Spectrum Center on February 22, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Washington Wizards v Charlotte Hornets | Streeter Lecka

The 12th overall pick in the 2018 Draft, Miles Bridges averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 rebounds in less than 22 minutes per game as a rookie for the Charlotte Hornets.

The 6-7 forward also showed off his incredible vertical all season long, enough to earn him a spot in the 2018 Dunk Contest.

1. Nerlens Noel

DENVER, COLORADO - DECEMBER 14: Nerlens Noel #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder plays the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center on December 14, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Oklahoma City Thunder v Denver Nuggets | Matthew Stockman

Despite a promising beginning early on in his career, Nerlens Noel's trajectory has taken a nosedive in recent years.

The former Kentucky Wildcat served as a backup for the OKC Thunder this past season on a one-year deal, where he averaged just 4.9 points and 4.2 rebounds in 13.7 minutes per game. Can Paul get him paid, too?