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09-18-2004, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by DementedReality
you all act like the owners shouldnt bear the responsibilty of running their business. the players have given back over 200m in concessions, what have the owners given in these negotiations ?


The owners can't give anything because if they do other than their current proposals, you will have teams folding.

The $200 million concession is for 1 year. The luxory tax is nothing. It isn't strict and it doesn't prevent teams from overspending. Are you going to have continual 5% rollbacks every 3 years? Cuz thats what its going to take or more. The system the players proposed does not control salaries for a long period of time. Let's get a system that will be healthy for many many years. Not just for one year.

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