E:27 - Travis King - A Little R & R on Sports
July 19, 2014•60 min
TRAVIS KING VP, Basketball & Certified NBPA Player Representative Lawrence Travis King practically grew up on a basketball court. After a successful playing career at Southern University, Travis received his Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. After graduation, Travis served as the Program Director and Head Coach for Nike Grassroots Basketball programs in Memphis, TN and Orlando, FL. Through coaching and being actively involved in all aspects of amateur basketball, Travis helped shape the lives of several young men that have garnered successful careers in the NBA. Some of them include 6 time NBA All Star Amar’e Stoudemire, Corey Brewer, Shawne Williams, Travis Outlaw, and the late Lorenzen Wright Sr. Travis began his career in professional sports by accepting a position to become the Director of Player Personnel for Immortal Sports and Entertainment in 2004. In 2006, Travis was promoted by Immortal Sports to Vice President of Basketball Operations. After a successful run with Immortal Sports, Travis joined the Relativity Sports family in 2009. As a certified NBPA agent, Travis is involved in all aspects of client representation with a particular focus in the pre-draft process, contract negotiation and marketing. Travis currently resides in Memphis, TN with his wife Marijka and his 4 daughters: Sophia, Taylor, Lauren, and Kennedy.