: Salary Cap:
Long-term roster-building discussion (Full contract chart in post #1)
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01-30-2013, 12:37 AM
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Working with the assumption that the League will see 5% growth year-on-year, the cap in 2014/15 is projected to still be $64.3m. If the CBA didn't stipulate that is the lowest the cap could be, then the projections actually show it should be $62.7m in 2014/15. So it is going to have to grow by a good bit more than 5% to be any higher than $65m.
The cap wont get close to $70m until 2016/17 ($69.5m) with the assumption of 5% growth.
Don't forget that the CBA still includes a PA 5% escalator clause. Which I can't see them not using every year (like previously).
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