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With Kevin Durant stunning the NBA with his exit from the Oklahoma City Thunder and defection to the Golden State Warriors, it seemed like a good time to take a look at contract negotiations in sports. Recently, a professional sports team drafted one of our clients and we found ourselves looking at a variety of factors in determining whether or not he should accept their offer. Sports contract negotiations are usually high-stakes matters. Whether this is your first contract or you’re … [Read more...] about How Should I Prepare for Sports Contract Negotiations?