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CBA question

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by MasterOfPuppets, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

    Aug 8, 2006
    Let me see if I can explain myself :)

    In the last year of the CBA the owners got 1 billion of the top then the split was something like 57-43 in favor of the players, included in that 57% were player salaries, pensions, etc.

    My question is, if all or most teams spent only upto the cap floor would the players still get 57%? or the 57% is only if teams spend the entire salary cap? if it's the former how would that money be given to the players? (ok, more than 1 question :) )

    I ask because I wonder if teams would benefit by playing the 2011 season under last years (no cap) rules, specially if they spent well bellow the cap.
  2. The LBC

    The LBC I'm a Real Prick

    Jun 28, 2010
    The 57% (minus pensions, monies to already-retired players, etc.) sets the salary floor.

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