The thing is, the other players on the team already have their contract in place. A big spender can only shell out what they have in available space. You're not going to see huge cap hits with a reduced cap. Teams could only spend that way because of the loophole.
Originally Posted by kevin13697
Cap circumvention basically allowed teams to spend beyond the cap which is why it had a big effect on salaries.
All it's going to do is bring superstars back to earth.
And they want 5 year limits because that's what the NBA got. It's a copycat world. Kovy gets xdollars in free agency and they next guy asks for a little more than that the following year. The NFL and NBA go down to 50/50 revenues, and that's what Bettman and the owners ask for.
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