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Published on February 28, 2014 8:22 PM by dbo.
No specifics from the players, but it appears they will be pushing for more than what has been suggested before.
For those who are misinterpreting, misunderstanding and misrepresenting the facts, do some reading and research less you are OK with looking foolish. The $60K referenced here is from a report on the 2010 negotiations, so for 2009 salaries (5 seasons ago) and the salary cap has increased $200K since. The average (mean) salary is also not a good representation of a player’s pay. The average starting player’s salary is certainly above $100,000 and in 1987 roster sizes were much smaller so there were fewer lower salaried players to pull down the average. The fact is trying to make comparisons based on some statements in a few media reports without any raw data and assuming everything else is the same is foolish. It is fine to be for raising player salaries, but shoddy arguments don’t help.