How Bird Rights Work 0

How Bird Rights Work

By February 1983, the financial health of the NBA was in serious doubt. The majority of the league’s 23 teams were losing money. Six – the Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, Kansas City Kings, San Diego Clippers, Utah Jazz – were on the verge of
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Understanding the Charges 0

Understanding the Charges

After a wild ride through a doomsday scenario that would have made it impossible for the Heat to achieve its goal of acquiring thee maximum contract free agents this summer, things have somewhat stabilized. The economy is slowly bottoming. Salary cap projections
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Calculating Maximum Salaries 0

Calculating Maximum Salaries

The bidding war for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will be coming soon to an N.B.A. front office near you. Following years of anticipation and salary cap maneuvering, one of the most anticipated dates in N.B.A. free agency history –
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Preliminary 2010-11 Salary Cap Projections 0

Preliminary 2010-11 Salary Cap Projections

Miami Heat president Pat Riley is squarely focused on the summer of 2010. He is attempting to structure the biggest free agent coup in N.B.A., perhaps sports, history. The economy isn’t helping him. When Riley stepped down as coach to focus squarely
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Welcome, Miami Heat Fans! 0

Welcome, Miami Heat Fans!

We are exactly six months away from what could be one of the most exciting spectacles in sports history. A spectacular convergence of talent and salary-cap space will finally take place next summer when Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire and
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