Bad NBA contracts


A lot of players made a lot of money this past offseason in the NBA.

Some deals were expected. Others weren’t, but were sadly going to happen anyway. Continue reading “Bad NBA contracts”

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Teams not afraid to spend money on unproven players


At first, I was a fan of the NBA increasing the salary cap. As free agency is just a few hours old, I am starting to regret being a fan. Continue reading “Teams not afraid to spend money on unproven players”

NBA Madness!


Kevin Love stayed true to his word. He will live in Cleveland during the months of October through April. (Photo credit to cdn.fansided.com)
Kevin Love stayed true to his word. He will live in Cleveland during the months of October through April. (Photo credit to cdn.fansided.com)

There has been a lot of money flying around on this eventful Wednesday, the first day teams are allowed to talk to free agents.

Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson are staying in Cleveland, Tyson Chandler is headed to Phoenix, and DeMarre Carroll is headed way up north to Toronto. Continue reading “NBA Madness!”

We love to get paid…to do nothing


A lot of these guys pictured make a lot of money. (Photo credit to sportsonearth.com)
A lot of these guys pictured make a lot of money. (Photo credit to sportsonearth.com)

I hate wasting money.

I’m sure NBA owners are sick of it, too.

Of the 30 highest paid players, I found some staggering numbers.

One thing was certain: money was WASTED. Continue reading “We love to get paid…to do nothing”

Performance-based salaries in the NBA?


What if the NBA owners paid players differently? (Photo credit to uiowa.edu)
What if the NBA owners paid players differently? (Photo credit to uiowa.edu)

Almost everything relating to pay is based on past performance and experience.

Great performance means a reward, whether it’s a bonus or a big bump in pay.

Experience usually means higher starting pay.

What if the NBA went about paying players like that? What would the contracts look like? Continue reading “Performance-based salaries in the NBA?”

10 Players Due For Big Payday Down The Road


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Anthony Davis will be seeing a lot of dollar signs pretty soon. (Photo credit to Gannett.com)

The 2014-2015 season hasn’t even started yet, but it’s not too early to bring up a list of players who are going to get paid big bucks next summer or the summer after that, provided they stay healthy and keep producing. Continue reading “10 Players Due For Big Payday Down The Road”