Tagged: Salary Cap

Dwyane Wade the Victim of Salary Cap Maximization Issues By His Agent and Team 0

Dwyane Wade the Victim of Salary Cap Maximization Issues By His Agent and Team

Miami Heat general manager Pat Riley and salary cap expert Andy Elisburg have been widely praised not only for their ability to recruit LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Mike Miller to join Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem in South Florida but also...

NBA Sets Salary Cap at $58.044 for 2010-11 3

NBA Sets Salary Cap at $58.044 for 2010-11

As we were all calmly processing the news that Chris Bosh will be joining Dwyane Wade here in Miami, and as we were all eagerly awaiting the conclusion of the LeBron James saga, Commissioner David Stern shocked us all by announcing Wednesday...

Salary cap expected to be released tonight 17

Salary cap expected to be released tonight

UPDATE: The salary cap will be higher than the $56.1M projection, according to a league executive. The moratorium ends on Thursday morning at 12:01 AM and it will be when the NBA releases its official cap figure for the 10-11 season. Well,...

Taking Stock of the Events of the Past 24 Hours 0

Taking Stock of the Events of the Past 24 Hours

Draft night appears to be nothing more than a precursor to July 1 for Pat Riley and the Miami Heat this year. Already poised to be a major player in the free agent sweepstakes that begin next week, Miami has just freed...

Calculating the Salary Cap 0

Calculating the Salary Cap

We’ve all been operating under the assumption of a $56.1 million projected salary cap, which was provided by Commissioner Stern prior to the playoffs. How did he come by that figure? During July Moratorium, the league will project both basketball-related revenues (“Projected...

Exceeding the Salary Cap 2

Exceeding the Salary Cap

Given the constraints imposed by the number $56.1 million, we’re all searching for ways in which the collective bargaining agreement would allow the Heat to exceed the salary cap. There are four primary mechanisms which the Heat will be able to utilize...

Lack of Playoff Competitiveness is Concerning 0

Lack of Playoff Competitiveness is Concerning

Commissioner David Stern shocked us all last month when he revealed that the league’s projection for the 2010/11 salary cap had changed to $56.1 million – a substantial increase from its earlier projections of as low as $50.4 million. In the past...

The Heat’s Playoff Wishes 0

The Heat’s Playoff Wishes

Now that the Heat has been eliminated from contention, it is a bittersweet feeling to continue watching the playoffs. But there is still plenty to root for. Next season’s salary cap is based on revenues generated by the league this season. That...

Let the games begin… 0

Let the games begin…

Now that the Miami Heat is eliminated from the playoffs, the 2010/11 rebuilding plan is officially underway. The Heat is now allowed to pursue trades with other teams not currently in the playoffs. Off limits are any players who will become free...

UPDATED: Heat’s True Cap Position 0

UPDATED: Heat’s True Cap Position

Commissioner David Stern changed the landscape of the free agent market on Friday. During the N.B.A. board of governors session in New York, he revealed that the league’s projection for the 2010/11 salary cap is now $56.1 million — a substantial increase...