2012-13 Lockout Discussion Part IV (UPDATE: "The Union took a step backward")
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10-16-2012, 12:57 PM
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I think it's a joke personally.
The players aren't guaranteed 57% in perpetuity just because the last CBA ended at that number. In a CBA world, everything is pending renegotiation.
Secondly, the 82 game season is a win financially for the players. More games = more gate revenue = larger HRR. Not to mention that lost games comes right off of their salary; by playing a full season they eliminate that impact.
82 game season is also a win for the owners. Why do you think they made the deal contingent on it? I'd say lots of owners want a full season played
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