Originally Posted by TORaptor4Ever
I'm honestly surprised that the owners OK'd that then.
Seems as though it'd be in their best interest NOT to have their hands forced if there aren't any decent players out there to be had.
Not buying the parity argument at all.
The owners OK'd a lot of stuff they didn't want to, because they wanted to play (and rake in those revenues...), as far as I can tell. That was one of the big gives at the end to get the deal done.