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10-22-2012, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by TheJoeMan View Post
Can someone explain something for me? I'm totally at a loss as to how players will actually make less money on their contracts once they go to 50-50. I understand that the cap will go down but if there's not a rollback in salaries why are players giving money back? It's not like every team has spent to the cap, most haven't. Wouldn't most team be under the new cap anyway? Maybe I'm just completely lost and aren't paying close enough attention so can someone please explain it to me?
There is no rollback but the players pay the difference between 57 and 50% later on, through escrow.

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