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A simple, but effective NBA CBA fix

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Next season, the NBA will impliment a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. A lockout is possible if the owners and players come to odds. The owners want changes because despite overall success for the league, a large number of teams are bleeding money and paying too much to the players. Naturally, the players don’t want to surrender money back.

Lots of radical proposals have flown around including a hard cap, an NFL style franchise tag, eliminating the Mid-Level exception, and contraction. I believe a more simple set of revisions is the best option:

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