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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: Scott Brooks was rewarded with a four-year contract that is believed to be worth more than $16 million. The deal puts Brooks in the top third of NBA coaching salaries and ends weeks of speculation that both Brooks a...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  2. The NBA clings to a fragile position

    Henry Abbott

    Give them credit, they have been consistent. The NBA owners have always said that they want two things from a new CBA: To adjust player salaries so that owners stop losing money, and to change some other aspects of the league's financial underpinn...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  3. When you have it all, what can free agency get you?

    Henry Abbott

    Salary cap expert Larry Coon makes a good point. It's entirely possible that, thanks to a wrinkle in the collective bargaining agreement, Kobe Bryant has reduced his own future NBA income by signing a three-year contract extension with the Lakers, in...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  4. Final 2007-2008 Luxury Tax Numbers

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA's luxury tax -- a 100% tax to the League for player salaries in excess of $67,865,000 -- has proven to be much more effective than the salary cap when it comes to controlling spending. With all of the complicated bonuses and everything else f...

    Blog | July 09, 2008
  5. Life as Professional Streetballer

    Henry Abbott

    Everyone and their brother wants to be a professional basketball player. But only a few hundred of the finest players ever get to play in the NBA. And if you just miss the cut, the working conditions and the salaries are more than a small step down f...

    Blog | January 13, 2006
  6. Steve Kerr Grades the Off-Season

    Henry Abbott

    At Yahoo! Sports, Steve Kerr is grading off-season makoevers. He says the free agent signings will take years to judge. In a year or two, many of the teams who signed players to huge deals will be desperately trying to dump their salaries. Other pla...

    Blog | August 15, 2005