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Old 03-15-14, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by doom32x4 View Post
That's a general as hell statement. Without agents or unions players don't have the leverage to get even close to 50% of profits. The reserve clause was ultimately discarded for free agency because players had a union. You rather see players get a ton less money and owners more? Because ticket prices aren't tied to players salaries, they're tied to what the market will bear.
Yes, I would rather see Owners get more money. They are the ones risking all of their money on purchasing an NBA team.

And please don't give me the "players risk their bodies" crap.

Carpenters and firefighters risk their bodies, and they aren't getting paid millions.

But you are right about one thing.

That was a huge generalization.
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