Tagged: Salary Cap

Salary Cap Smoothing Is As Complicated As It Is Necessary 0

Salary Cap Smoothing Is As Complicated As It Is Necessary

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Update 2 (3/11/15): The National Basketball Players Association informed the NBA that it will not agree to “smoothing” in the increases in the salary cap that will result from the new national media agreements beginning in the 2016-17 season. It is not difficult
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NBA Reaches 9-Year, $24 Billion Media Rights Deal with ESPN/ABC, TNT 2

NBA Reaches 9-Year, $24 Billion Media Rights Deal with ESPN/ABC, TNT

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I have a request. I write posts which I believe are unique, more in depth and more insightful than I can otherwise find elsewhere. I hope you agree. I therefore ask that you please not simply copy my ideas without proper sourcing. It
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NBA Sets Salary Cap and Tax Level Numbers for 2014-15 0

NBA Sets Salary Cap and Tax Level Numbers for 2014-15

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On Thursday July 10 at 12:01 a.m. ET, the NBA’s 2014-15 season begins. That’s when the league’s salary cap, luxury tax threshold, maximum salaries and other figures all adjust to their new values. Most NBA business ceases for the first several days
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The Changing Landscape of the NBA 6

The Changing Landscape of the NBA

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The NBA is thriving! Just three years removed from a time when we were all seduced by claims of poverty from owners facing supposed losses that were mounting so quickly and so heavily that they forced a nasty lockout that nearly cost
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Salary Cap and Luxury Tax Projections for 2014-15 Keep Rising 2

Salary Cap and Luxury Tax Projections for 2014-15 Keep Rising

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The NBA has issued new projections for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 salary cap and luxury tax thresholds. All 30 teams were informed this week via league memorandum that the 2014-15 cap and tax threshold are now projected to be $63.2 million and
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Revenues, Salary Cap and Tax Projections for Next Season All Rising 0

Revenues, Salary Cap and Tax Projections for Next Season All Rising

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The N.B.A.’s revenues are apparently booming right alongside the broader economy. During the negotiations that ended the lockout in December 2011, the players union and team representatives jointly created revenue forecasts for the league that extended from the 2012-13 season all the
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League-Wide Spending is Down, Keeping Luxury Tax Projection Up 0

League-Wide Spending is Down, Keeping Luxury Tax Projection Up

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Those among us who have been biding our time until the start of the 2013-14 NBA season by creating hypothetical machinations whereby the Miami Heat maintains and extends its current dominance into the 2014-15 season and beyond are quietly getting some good
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NBA Sets Salary Cap and Tax Level Numbers for 2013-14 0

NBA Sets Salary Cap and Tax Level Numbers for 2013-14

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The NBA today announced that the salary cap for the 2013-14 season will be $58.679 million. The tax level for the 2013-14 season has been set at $71.748 million. Any team whose team salary exceeds $71.748 million will, for the first time
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Revised Luxury Tax Projections Come in Below Expectations 0

Revised Luxury Tax Projections Come in Below Expectations

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The NBA’s salary cap and luxury tax threshold aren’t expected to rise as much as the league initially projected, a development that could have significant implications for the Miami Heat. Estimates that were provided by the league to NBA teams on May
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David Stern Projects Revenues To Be Up 20% To $5 billion 1

David Stern Projects Revenues To Be Up 20% To $5 billion

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Some very big news was quietly made earlier this week. Speaking on Tuesday at a Beyond Sports United event at Yankee Stadium, Commissioner David Stern estimated that league-wide revenue for the season would increase by about 20% from the last full season
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