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12-06-2012, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by cbcwpg View Post
It's not that simple. As an owner who has some control over my GM, he may show some restraint by offering my star player a 5-year contract; but there is some idiot GM out there that has been told to do whatever to get my star player. And they will offer some ridiculous 15 year front loaded contract to take him away.

So I show some responsibility and as a result lose my star player. And for the player.. who wouldn't take the long term contract?
What about franchise tags like in the NFL? Would that solve the issue of losing players to that type of poaching?

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Originally Posted by Judge Smails View Post
The NBA.
Is that why every year there's 3-4 big name players leaving small market teams to join the Lakers and Heat?

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