2012 CBA & Re-alignment: Lockout in Effect. Thanks Gary/Donald! PART II
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10-19-2012, 10:38 PM
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As I keep saying, they can guarantee the current contracts and get to 50/50 right off the bat. You don't need to defy mathematic laws to do it either. Current deals get grandfathered in, while all contracts signed under the new CBA are calculated at 50%. The league just uses variable percentages to determine each set group of contracts.
Why do people assume all contracts have to be calculated under the same percentages?
That is not a 50/50 split. The split will still be 57:43 or somewhere close to that for the first year and whether that ever actually gets to 50/50 in any of the 5 years is completely up in the air. It's a bs proposal and anyone trying to call it 50/50 immediately is way off base. It's not a 50/50 split when the players will still be getting 56-57% of the revenues.
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