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01-06-2013, 04:27 AM
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Originally Posted by colchar View Post
The league wasn't offering this deal back then nor were they likely to agree to it at that time.
IIRC, on Dec 5th, they offered 300mil make whole, 5 year contract limits and 7 for a team's own players, 10 year CBA with an opt out at 8, 60 mil cap for next year. so, for the cost of 2 paychecks (and mountains of lost respect from fans and league integrity in the sewer for a generation) the PA gained a couple of years on contracts for about 30 top level players, 3 mil on the cap next year and 1 year opt on the CBA.

there is no way around it; they shoulda taken the deal in December.

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