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  1. 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
  2. What will next summer's salary cap be?

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan With NBA gate receipts down less than anticipated, the doomsday scenario of a $6-7 million drop in the salary cap for the 2010-11 season now seems overly pessimistic. Everyone still expects the cap to go down heading into the ...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  3. Mike James back to Miami? Maybe

    Henry Abbott

    By Marc Stein The Miami Heat's position on trades is no secret. They won't even consider making a deal for anyone whose contract extends beyond this season to preserve every cent of their projected trove of salary-cap space for July 1, 2010. Bu...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  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. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Despite all the big names, did you know the Miami Heat are not in luxury tax territory? That's what it says in an analysis of the Eastern Conference teams' salary cap situations by Brett Friedman of HoopsAnalyst. One highlight: "Riley has shown a rea...

    Blog | February 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