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11-11-2012, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Cheesesteak Invictus View Post
As an alternative to max contract lengths, couldn't the CBA instead stipulate that a player's pay over the course of a contract can never drop below 50% of the first year?

You'd get rid of heavy front loading and also make it impossible to tack on BS years at league minimum, or at a huge discount compared to cap hit.
There is an easier solution. The cap hit is always the highest salary point for one year during the deal.

6.5, 6.5, 6.5, 6.5, 1

Salary for the fifth year is 6.5. Simples. Owners can front load the **** out of it, not going to get them anywhere.

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