Quote Originally Posted by mouseslept View Post
The phrase "hard capped" doesn't exist in the CBA, it comes from other sports and in "everyday NBA language", it means "you can do nothing more than trade or sign min contracts in empty roster spots" and "only a part of the MLE can be used, all other exceptions are wiped out" . It is what happens if a team exceeds the apron (4% over the lux tax threshold). No sign and trades either or "Gilbert Arenas rule".