NBA Players Want To Save `Bird Exception'; Avoid Hard Salary Cap

November 1998
Jet;11/02/98, Vol. 94 Issue 23, p52
Reports that National Basketball Association (NBA) players are standing united against team owners in a labor fight, which has led to the cancellation of the first two weeks of the 1998-1999 season. Efforts to save the `Larry Bird exception' and avoid a hard salary cap; How the exception enables teams to re-sign their free agents without regard to the salary cap; Details on union proposals; Comment by union officials.


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