3x NBA Champion & Executive Vice President of Wasserman
Benjamin "BJ" Armstrong joined Wasserman in 2007 as a player agent and was elevated to co-manage the Basketball Group in 2012. A certified NBA player agent with more than 20 years of NBA experience as a player, front office executive and agent, Armstrong is an invaluable resource to Wasserman. Armstrong’s clients include the Los Angeles Lakers’ JaVale McGee and Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Rose among others. In 2012, Armstrong negotiated one of the biggest shoe and apparel deals in history for Derrick Rose with Adidas.
Armstrong has an insight into the sport that only a former player can provide, playing a total of 11 seasons in the NBA and winning three championship rings as a member of the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 90s. He was named to the NBA All-Star team in 1994 and later played for the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets and the Orlando Magic, before finishing his career with the Bulls.
After retiring in 2000, he joined the Chicago Bulls front office where he worked as Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations until 2005, when he left and became an NBA analyst on ESPN and a regular contributor to ESPN.com. A Detroit native, Armstrong currently resides in Los Angeles.