2012-13 Lockout Discussion Part VIII: "The 11th Hour" Edition
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12-06-2012, 08:13 AM
Can't Beat Him
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
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But you're not restricting cash payouts, you are restricting length.
Pay per year can still go up and will go up.
But they ARE restricting cash payout by lowering the cap/reducing the pool of HRR.
So you've got less money for the players to earn as a whole, and less security for players in their individual deals.
Even if the money stayed the same, contract lengths being shortened affects EVERYONE. And the point you tried to make in the post I quoted was that somehow the proposal only affects 20 or so players, which is patently false.
It's just pain.
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