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11-17-2012, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
The players had a CBA rammed down their gullets, and it was 54% of HRR at the beginning. It only increased as revenue increased. The league wanted this certainty. They defined revenue (HRR), got a 24% rollback from contracts already on the books, and the 54% starting point.

So, yes, the league did get everything they wanted.
You should know better than to say the 24% rollback was a win for the owners. That was for the players. The players salaries were set to revenue and even more players would have been released from their contracts during the compliance period, resulting in more veterans without jobs.

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