Monthly Archives: May 2016

How It Works: Draft Rights and Signing Draft Picks

Introduction The NBA Draft is an exciting time for teams and fans alike who see it as the best chance to build for the future. Teams in the lottery hope to find franchise building blocks while other teams try to find the most value at their respective draft positions and hope their selections develop beyond […]

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The Long-Term Injury Provision: What if Chris Bosh Can’t Play Again?

For Chris Bosh, the past two seasons have ended with serious health scares that forced him to sit out the remainder of the Miami Heat’s regular season games and, this year, their playoff run. A sure-fire Hall of Famer, we’d all love to see Bosh go out on his own terms – a decision made by […]

How it Works: Player Bonuses

Players can negotiate different bonuses into their contracts and while they often get reported, the variety and mechanics of player bonuses are not often explained. This post will explain the different types of player bonuses, how they affect a player’s cap hit, and the basics of how they work. It’s easiest to start with a couple of […]