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    Kiya, the point is that Bird rights allow teams to exceed the salary cap. Large Markets are more willing to have higher salaries, so they can take advantage of the new rule.

    On the other hand, something like the new hard-cap system makes it more difficult for teams to exceed the cap and favors small markets.

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    Originally Posted by BillyHoyle
    I'm sure the players union is willing to spend thousands to litigate any issue over an interpretation that has the potential to net its members millions. Likewise, the league will do what it can to save the owners this money. Yeah, the league says they don't want to allow the precedent of challenging the CBA, but really I think this is about the $$$. Do you have any idea what these other possible loopholes are? Honestly, i don't think there are that many (maybe drug testing/fines/social media restrictions) that could possibly come up.
    No, sorry. Literally no clue on these other loopholes.
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    Originally Posted by Kiyaman
    I really want Melo & JR to get injured and miss 10 or more games

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    Originally Posted by Almost_famous718
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    Yeah I can see a settlement soon. Like the article says it really only affects the Knicks with Lin and Novak, the NBA shouldn't bust chops for 2 guys and one team.

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