Locked in a stalemate with the Mavericks over a contract extension, Nerlens Noel has hired Rich Paul of Klutch Sports to become his new agent.

Noel is reportedly looking for a max deal and has become frustrated with the negotiations so far.

Paul is one of the most powerful agents in the NBA, with LeBron James, John Wall and Ben Simmons among his many clients.

Nerlens Noel ‘Very Disappointed’ with Mavericks Contract Negotiations