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The Big Four?!?!

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Disgusting. Heck, Brooklyn has a very good team and a billionaire owner but even we can't compete with teams like Miami and LA (on paper, lol). If this deal goes down, in a few years there will be 3-4 all star teams and the rest of the NBA will be a pile of hot garbage. 

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Hard cap won't fix it all. They are already taking pay cuts to play together.

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The no tax thing in Florida helps out (Texas as well).

 

This rumor has been out for probably a year now. Simmons and Jalen talked about it once upon a time I know, so not sure why it's just now getting out. It's still doubtful IMO...but if Carmelo leaves NY, it's for Miami or Chicago with the Heat being the favorite. 

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Don't expect this to happen, at least not in Miami. Plus, no money for all four.

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Hard cap won't fix it all. They are already taking pay cuts to play together.

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They would have to play for scraps if it was a hard cap. The cap is set at $64 million (I believe). Those four would have to agree to play for $12 million a year.

With a hard cap you are forced to stay away from that number. So even though it looks like they would have a bunch of room, realistically you want to stay at least $4 million away from the salary cup number.

You can't fit sign eight players for $12 million dollars.

There's a reason you don't see this type of stuff happen in the NHL and NFL.

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If was, James and Bosh opt out and take pay cuts to around 13-14 million then it will work the way it has been the last few years.

They would actually be in a similar spot. Roughly 60 million tied up in 4 players compared to just three making 60 million.

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Exactly, people don't want to think it will work but it certainly would.

With a soft cap they can go over as long as they aren't in the luxury tax which is like $78 million or something.

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I don't think Silver can stop it but could he frown upon it and make it difficult for them to win? He's already shown he can be a real prick when pissed off.

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I think Carmelo would destroy their chemistry. I don't see them getting along. I see them falling apart with him

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I think Carmelo would destroy their chemistry. I don't see them getting along. I see them falling apart with him

One could only hope.

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