Well, it wasn’t quite a “nuclear winter”, but we got pretty close. To be fair, the CBA has not officially been signed, but we currently have a tentative agreement between both parties that is expected to be passed.
With the lockout finally on the heels of being lifted, Knick fans can finally look forward to the trades and signings that are part of a typical NBA offseason. Fans are already targeting certain guys and are going to work on ESPN’s trade machine in hopes of upgrading the roster.
Tomorrow (October 4th), the NBA and the NBA Players’ Association will be meeting in what will be the most important meeting to date. This is, presumably, the last time the two sides will be able to meet before having to cancel the start of the regular season
Here is part 2 of Art Rondeau‘s solution to the NBA lockout. Enjoy!
1. The proposed new solution uses a stock market model. Using 57% of Basketball Related Income (BRI) for our example (the percentage that players received in the last CBA) and $100M for the average team BRI (based on data from Hoopshype.com), we break the $57M into $50K “shares”. This comes out to 1,140 shares per team. The $50K share price is an estimate.