Originally Posted by Bomm Bastic
I don't think players should be faulted for wanting the money promised to them in contracts they signed in good faith.
The PA may have their faults, but I have no pity for owners who throw gobs of cash at players via obscenely front-loaded contracts in an attempt to circumvent the very CBA they demanded the players sign during their last go-around....only to then cry poor when their ill-managed team fails to make the playoffs (continually), and demands Bettman to do something about it.
That's just a kick in my nuts.
The players didn't sign for guaranteed money. They only get X% of the HRR, and they knew damn well that both the HRR total and the percentage "X" were liable to change before the end of their contract. Anybody that didn't know that before
signing a contract should fire their agent.