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11-20-2012, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
I missed this one, but let's be simple. Can't do. You can only cut between CBAs. If players go 50-50 and sign a 10 year deal, owners need to wait 10 years before suggesting paycut.

Why would minny be happy? They get screwed anyway. A lot of those contracts are signing bonuses which are paid anyway.
they save on salary, they get a bigger piece of the revenue sharing pie... so they'd would probably go from losing (example) 10M a year to losing 3M a year... considering most teams are breaking even at best, they're more than happy to have a lockout.

problem with this, and the's where the owners arent thinkging right IMO is that, while a few teams will be happy to save a few Mil, these team are still NOT profitable, they're just losing less money... and for them to lose less money it requires that those very few who are making $ to give away a bigger part of their profits...

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