Originally Posted by -King-
Not really. Most people wouldn't understand the language the lawyers use in these contracts. That's the point of an agent. To read the contract and interpret it to the player.
If I'm paying someone a certain % of my money to orchestrate contracts and negotiate on my behalf, they better tell me things like this.
OTOH, the agent lost money too so I bet it was explained, but he wasn't listening, only seeing dollar signs.