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11-30-2012, 02:34 PM
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The cap floor is necessary to acheive the % of HRR nature of salaries (with as little headahe as possible). If there was no cap floor at the end of the year when the calculations were done, it would be very easy for the owners to have spent very little on salaries overall. They would then be required to pay back the players enough to equate it to 50% of HRR (or whatever it is).
The revenue sharing mechanism is in place to allow teams with low revenue enough funds to spend to teh floor.
So the good adimistrations and successful markets ALWAYS have to pay for the weak and badly managed teams. Does it make sense ?
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