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  1. The tax proposal the players hate

    Henry Abbott

    Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated shares details of the NBA's proposed stiff luxury tax, which is one of the key "systems issues" that broke apart talks on Monday. He writes: The tax would start at $1.75 in penalty payments for every dollar a team ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  2. If Houston is Desperate to Reduce Luxury Tax Payments

    Henry Abbott

    By Henry Abbott Larry Coon suggests the Rockets might consider trading Tracy McGrady and his expiring contract to the Knicks for Eddy Curry and Darko Milicic. The idea is that the Rockets are paying luxury tax right now for a team that may well mi...

    Blog | October 21, 2009
  3. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz As of right now, the small-market Jazz are carrying at least $94 million (maybe more) in salaries and potential luxury tax payments into next season. Ross Siler of the Salt Lake Tribune asks, "Nobody from the organizat...

    Blog | July 23, 2009
  4. A Shot to the Gut of Seattle Fans

    Henry Abbott

    It's official. The City of Seattle has settled its case with the Seattle Supersonics. The Sonics have been released from their lease, and will be on their way Oklahoma City, in exchange for $45 million in immediate payments to the city. In addition, ...

    Blog | July 02, 2008
  5. Tim Donaghy Treated for Depression, Anxiety, Gambling Addiction

    Henry Abbott

    Hardly a shocker, given the circumstances. From Tamer El-Ghobashy, Scott Shirfel and Adam Nichols reporting in the New York Daily News: "I was in a unique position to pick the outcome of a game," he said in court. "I received cash payments for succe...

    Blog | August 15, 2007
  6. NCAA President Myles Brand Discusses Payments for Student Athlete...

    Henry Abbott

    Brand was a guest on NPR's News and Notes with Ed Gordon....

    Blog | March 10, 2006
  7. Alonzo Mourning--Toronto's Amnesty Player

    Henry Abbott

    It is amazing to me that no one saw this coming. The Raptors have claimed luxury tax amnesty on their remaining payments to Alonzo Mourning. Here's how it's explained on Alonzo Mourning never reported to the Toronto Raptors, but he is now the...

    Blog | August 15, 2005