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Leon Rose (born around 1961 ) is an  attorney and sports agent, based in New Jersey, near Philadelphia. He represents a number of prominent NBA players, including Allen Iverson and formerly  LeBron James. 
Rose grew up in
Cherry Hill, New Jersey and attended Cherry Hill High School East, where he played basketball and was later inducted into the school's hall of fame. Rose graduated from  Dickinson College, where he played on the basketball team, and earned his law degree at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He was inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. 
Rose represented LeBron James from 2005 until 2012, when James left to join a new agency led by
Rich Paul, who worked under Rose at CAA. Rose and fellow CAA agent Henry Thomas, who at the time represented the Heat's  Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, worked together to bring the three players together on the Miami Heat in 2010. Rose negotiated a four-year deal for James with Miami.  He had previously negotiated a 2006 extension for James with the Cleveland Cavaliers.  
Rose's previous and current clients include:
Carmelo Anthony, forward,  Houston Rockets 
Renaldo Balkman, forward, Last NBA team: New York Knicks, 2010
Andrea Bargnani, forward/center, Last NBA team:  Brooklyn Nets
Devin Booker, guard, Phoenix Suns
Omri Casspi, forward, Memphis Grizzlies
Mardy Collins, guard, Last NBA team:  Los Angeles Clippers, 2010
Eddy Curry, center, Last NBA team: Dallas Mavericks, 2012
DeSagana Diop, center, Last NBA team:  Charlotte Bobcats, 2013
Joel Embiid, center, Philadelphia 76ers
Jonny Flynn, guard, Last NBA team: Portland Trail Blazers, 2010
Richard Hamilton, guard, Retired 
Allen Iverson, guard, Retired
Eddie Jones, guard, retired 
Aaron McKie, guard, retired
Victor Oladipo, guard, Indiana Pacers
Chris Paul, guard, Houston Rockets
Dajuan Wagner, guard,  Prokom Trefl Sopot
J.R. Smith, guard, Cleveland Cavaliers
Rodney Stuckey, guard, Indiana Pacers
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, forward, Charlotte Hornets
Jonas Valan?i?nas, center, Toronto Raptors Kenny " Special K" Soll, Harlem Globetrotters
Atkins, Larry (October 5, 2002). "Leon Rose: This agent is a secret no more". The Philadelphia Inquirer . Retrieved .
Jasner, Phil (May 20, 2002). "Iverson hires agent". Philadelphia Daily News . Retrieved .
Windhorst, Brian (September 13, 2012). "LeBron chooses Rich Paul as agent". ESPN.com . Retrieved .
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"In Person; A 'Concierge' To N.B.A. Stars", , August 18, 2002. Accessed October 28, 2018. "While Mr. Rose was a decent enough player at Cherry Hill East, at 5-foot-10, he knew he would never have the chance to play at the higher levels." The New York Times
Leon Rose: Class of 2011, Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed August 25, 2011. "Leon Rose grew up in Cherry Hill, played varsity basketball in high school and is a member of the Cherry Hill East Basketball Hall of Fame."
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"LeBron dumps Rose, hires friend Paul as agent". ESPN.com . Retrieved .
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Spears, Marc (September 26, 2009). "Anthony strives to reach peak in the Rockies". Yahoo Sports . Retrieved .
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Narducci, Marc (June 26, 2006). "Rose blossoming as stars' go-to guy". The Philadelphia Inquirer . Retrieved .
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Callahan, Kevin (June 20, 2002). "Local agent Rose on the rise". The Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) . Retrieved .