Originally Posted by OX1947
Ok, fine, salary cap is fine. I would have a soft cap, where teams can sign their own guys even if it exceeds the salary cap if they own his Bird Rights.
That I agree with.
If a free agent goes elsewhere, he counts $10 million versus the cap. If he stays with his original team, he only counts $7.5 million against the cap (even though he's paid $10 million).
It allows the players to still get paid, while simultaneously keeping teams together.