Danny Espiritu, popularly known as ‘Boss Danny’, has been the leading agent in the PBA for decades. Danny’s son, Marvin, has worked alongside his father for many years giving Marvin invaluable contractual and industry knowledge.
Matthew Manotoc, the son of PBA Hall of Fame coach Tommy Manotoc, studied sports management at UCLA and has worked with the WNBA and the Philippine National Basketball Team. While Marvin and Matthew spearhead Espiritu Manotoc Basketball Management (EMBM), Danny is a consultant for the agency. The collaboration makes EMBM the largest basketball management group in the Philippines handling over 80 current PBA players.
EMBM was founded in 2011 and has had multiple first-round picks and numerous maximum-contract players every year. The agency values the principles of professionalism, transparency, and service. EMBM distinguishes itself with its range of services and ensures that the final decision rests with the player as the player comes first.
EMBM has set the standard for sports management in the Philippines.