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CAA Sports adds $280M to contract values with extensions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 23 / 17

C AA Sports has negotiated $280.5 million in three rookie contract extensions in the last several weeks, bringing the agency’s total offseason NBA negotiated dollar total to $512.3 million. CAA Sports represents center Joel Embiid ...

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