Very nice message.


Eric Fantillo


October 3, 2012

Blog Post #2

The NBA, like most professional sports associations, has an ideology of equality among their respective teams. This means they think that all their teams should be on an even playing ground. Such a scenario makes games more competitive  and as a result more entertaining and exciting. With this added fan enthusiasm, the associations’ philosophy is that it will then bring in more money (since that’s really their whole purpose) the more equal the teams are. All this is accomplished in the NBA via a bunch of legal jargon called the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

The CBA strives for team equality in a number of ways, but the most important of which is the Salary Cap. This essentially puts a limit on how much a team can pay players to play for them. The concept is put in place so that teams with larger markets and ones that…

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