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Old 12-30-2012, 06:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JoeyJoJo Shabbadu View Post
Will there be a fire sale on 20 million dollar players that are too expensive with super luxury tax coming in.... at the upcoming trade deadline. I would have to assume there will be more sellers than buyers.

This is interesting...and can you possibly even take a chance that the cap goes that high if you're a GM?
If there is genuine belief that the cap will go that high, it might actually become a buyers market, if they expensive players are not total shit.

It's definitely an interesting question. If the cap goes that high, the lower teams still need to spend 90% of the cap. That could lead to teams overspending on shit free agents just to meet the salary quota. Instead of doing that, some teams might be inclined to take on some extra salary at the trade deadline, if it's a proven player, rather than over pay for a mediocre FA that they're forced to sign.
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