2017 Nba Collective Bargaining Agreement
2017 NBA COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT – MAIN DEAL POINTS – MINIMUM ANNUAL SALARY SCALE. As with the rookie scale, there will be a new minimum annual wage scale that will be issued each season prior to the contract moratorium period, including multi-year contracts signed this season. The annual minimum wage scale 2017-18 will increase the minimum wage by 45% for this season. The revised amounts will increase or decrease each year from 2018/1919, at the same rate as the salary cap. Commercial exemptions/Protected salary. For contracts concluded or renewed from the 2017/18 season: (i) in cases where the protection of a player`s salary is not complete, the exceptions resulting from trading such contracts are calculated for players traded on the basis of the player`s protected salary during the respective season (and not on the sum of the player`s protected salary and unprotected salary); and (ii) for trades made after the last day of a regular season, exceptions for traded players will be limited to the amount of the player`s protected salary for the following season. This is the 2017 NBA Collective Agreement (CBA), which was turned into a text file and then broken down by article and exhibition. Rmd files that then serve as the basis for this bookdown site. The literal pdf version of the CBA can be find on the NBPA website. It is a 598-page legal document that offers different labour market competition rules for NBA players.
The current version of the CBA does not contain a table of materials or navigable bookmarks on the various articles and sections of the agreement. This makes research through the document tedious and frustrating. Enter bookdown as a method of converting each article into the CBA into a separate chapter in bookdown and each section as a sub-chapter. It also provides different formats for the document to be displayed (HTML, PDF, e-book), making it easier to display the CBA. The salary cap between the 1999 and 2005 CBA versions has not changed much. In exchange for approving the controversial minimum age of players, players received a slightly higher percentage of the league`s revenue during the new convention. In addition, the league`s maximum score decreased slightly from the 1999 CBA. Under the 2011 CBA, players received a lower percentage of the league`s revenues.
Rookie Scale/existing Rookie Scale contracts. The scale of recruits will also be increased by 45%, with a gradual increase in more than three years. The number of recruits will increase or decrease each year from 2018/19 with the same rate as the salary cap. As in 2011 CBA, it will be a new rookie ladder per season. In the future, the rookie scale will be spent for one season before the start of the moratorium period for this season to reflect the increase or decrease in the salary cap for the previous season. Existing recruit contracts are amended to reflect the 45% increase (introduced gradually over the three-year period). Salary increases for existing rookie scale contracts are funded collectively by a league-wide fund. The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced Jan.