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Woj reports that many of the significant collective bargaining issues have been settled, and the two sides are cleaning up the minor issues. We can only guess how the significant issues have been settled -NBA 2K17 MT – there aren’t details yet beyond Woj’s report that the rookie scale will be beefed up and there’s a system for two-way D-League/NBA contracts.The most significant issue in any collective bargaining agreement is money and who gets it. Based on what we know, the money question seems to have been resolved. Based on the fact that it’s only October and it’s already been resolved without a peep of consternation from either side, a smart guess is that the status quo will reign.That means that the revenue split is probably the same or close roughly 50 percent of league-wide revenue goes to players, that max individual contracts are probably still in place, that the team salary cap is no harder, that the progressive luxury tax will remain.
If there were major changes to these items proposed by the league, one presumes the players’ union would have dug in their heels. Buy NBA 2K17 MT If the players proposed major changes on these pieces, one presumes the owners would have fought back.If the status quo on the big issues reigns, and both sides are comfortable with that, the stakes of these negotiations lessen dramatically.