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12-04-2012, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by pigpen65 View Post
At this point, why not just extend the current CBA one more year so they can salvage this season, and work on the next CBA in the meantime?
And what does that solve? Teams who lost money (or were close to it this last year) would not be better off. As the cap/floor go up, they're only increasing those losses.

When the PA is getting paid (as they would be if they extended the CBA by 1 season), what incentive do they have to give any concessions? No they wouldn't be able to strike as there would be a valid CBA, but that doesn't mean anything would get accomplished other than the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, all while the players get their guaranteed monies.

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