Lockout discussion thread 2.0
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11-02-2012, 10:37 PM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Canberra, Australia
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First off, you have no idea what their lifetime earnings are. All you know is their salary and cap hit. How much money they make from endorsements and investments is unknown to any of us.
People that are signed for 5 years are the ones losing 20% of the value of their contract. A guy like Gomez isn't losing close to 20% of it.
Actually, if there's a lockout every five years, the average player will certainly lose 20% of his lifetime earnings.
I realize that the ratio will be lower or higher for many players, and that 20% is just an average, and that there's a correction because the average length of a career might change and you might have more players with shorter careers. Thank you for your pedantry ...
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