Every Athlete Signed To Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, Ranked

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Vote up the most talented athletes signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports agency

Every athlete signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports has had a hand in helping the hip-hop mogul establish his sports agency as a premier destination for both established and up-and-coming athletes. Star athletes across basketball, baseball, and boxing like Kyrie Irving, Yoenis Cespedes, and Andre Ward have entrusted their careers to Jay-Z as Roc Nation Sports clients and they have been repaid with money and prestige. 

Jay-Z formed Roc Nation Sports in 2013 by an agreement with talent agency Creative Arts Agency, and the agency's first big move was to sign baseball star Robinson Cano. Among the other early top clients signed to Roc Nation were the NFL's Victor Cruz and Geno Smith and WNBA player Skylar Diggins-Smith.

So who are the best players signed to Roc Nation Sports? Which players will help define the Roc Nation Sports legacy in the coming years, and maybe more important to Jay-Z's bottom line, which athletes are likely to attract more talent to the Roc Nation Sports roster?

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  • Saquon Barkley
    1

    Saquon Barkley

    186 votes

    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2018

    Saquon Barkley (born February 9, 1997) is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State for three seasons, ...more
  • Kyrie Irving
    2
    215 votes

    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Rookie of the Year after ...more
  • Kevin De Bruyne
    3

    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kevin De Bruyne (born 28 June 1991) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Belgian national team. His playing style has ...more
  • Lonzo Ball
    4

    Lonzo Ball

    83 votes

    Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2020

    Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2013

    Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith (born August 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Diggins was drafted ...more
  • Signed to Roc Nation Sports: 2019

    Kevin Porter Jr. (born May 4, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the USC ...more