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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: In an attempt to generate more revenue, the NBA is pondering the idea of placing ads on the jerseys of every player from the 30 teams. This transition could create approximately $31.18 million in revenue i...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  2. Why would Lakers ever cut costs?

    Henry Abbott

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Sport A fat revenue sharing bill poses a new financial challenge for Jim and Jerry Buss. Going into last week's trade deadline, the Lakers had various priorities, but, interestingly, not all of them had to do with fie...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  3. Kevin Martin is ready to play

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Baptist/Getty Images The Rockets' Kevin Martin says he'd hate to lose a season over one percent of revenues. The NBA landscape has been swimming in the language of rejection and ultimatums. A rare exception is Houston Rockets guard Kevin Ma...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  4. NBA Lockout -- Owners discussing revenue sharing, sources say

    Henry Abbott

    NBA owners were meeting Tuesday to discuss revenue sharing between high-revenue and low-revenue teams, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Frank Isola of the New York Daily News: "NBA owners and players will eventually come to an agreement on how to split billions of dollars in revenue. Keith Glass, an agent for more than 25 years, is positive that day is coming sooner rather than later...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Lost in the shuffle of 50/50 revenue talk: League offered players the right to get out of a deal after seven years. I'm told both sides would have the right to opt out at that point. If we assume that in seven years the league will have incredible na...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  7. Three ways NBA talks could end

    Henry Abbott

    Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Sport David Stern says players rejected a league overture to split basketball revenues in half. If any basketball fans really are following this NBA collective bargaining closely, Tuesday would have been the day for w...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  8. If the NBA is serious about parity

    Henry Abbott

    On Yahoo, Adrian Wojnarowski quotes Dwyane Wade saying what economists and GMs have known for ages: Superstars are worth far more than teams are allowed to pay them: "In terms of driving revenue, if the NBA had no cap, the compensation would be tota...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  9. What kind of business are the Nets in?

    Henry Abbott

    In a must-read story on Grantland, Malcolm Gladwell uses the Nets as an example of how an NBA team's business role can have almost nothing to do with what's at the crux of the current CBA debate: Basketball revenues. Gladwell tells the tale of Bru...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  10. The hard part of the hard cap

    Henry Abbott

    The good bet was always that, for all the talk about hard caps and draft picks and age limits, these CBA talks were really about dollars. And if the league and the players association could agree on how to carve up the revenue pie, everything else wo...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  11. Digging deep to share revenue

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Lakers owner Jerry Buss is being asked to contribute as much as $50 million a year. The ongoing labor talks in New York City are just one of the tenacious negotiations David Stern has on his hands. Another -...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  12. NBA owners' bargaining positions

    Henry Abbott

    Steven Freeman/NBAE/Getty Images Adam Silver and David Stern present a united front, but the truth is more complex. The way the NBA tells it, all 30 owners are perfectly united, on every issue from hard caps to revenue sharing. Of course, it can...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  13. Revenue sharing might not help your team

    Henry Abbott

    On Wednesday I blogged about the work of Adam Fusfeld of Business Insider, who gathered some data that suggest revenue sharing may do little to level the playing field in terms of which NBA teams win. Tom Ziller, smart guy that he is, saw that and...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  14. Revenue sharing is no magic bullet

    Henry Abbott

    Adam Fusfeld of Business Insider has been thinking about revenue sharing, and has dug into some numbers, and he has found that revenue sharing is unlikely to do much to help small market NBA teams perform better. Here's why: Money spent on sal...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  15. The city of Philly: Not feeling the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    PHILADELPHIA -- They may have angered 29 teams by hogging all the best free agents, but one of the central tenets of the NBA season was the Miami Heat were going to reciprocate a little by spreading the blessings of box office revenue around the leag...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  16. The city of Philly: Not feeling the Heat

    Henry Abbott

    PHILADELPHIA -- They may have angered 29 teams by hogging all the best free agents, but one of the central tenets of the NBA season was the Miami Heat were going to reciprocate a little by spreading the blessings of box office revenue around the leag...

    Blog | October 27, 2010