According to a well-known ESPN reporter, due to the impact of the new crown epidemic, the league’s revenue last year dropped by 10%, with revenue of approximately US$8.3 billion, of which approximately US$800 million was ticket revenue and US$400 million in sponsor losses.
In addition, the NBA spent a total of US$190 million on the establishment of the quarter-finals and parks, but the league recovered US$1.5 billion in revenue through the quarter-finals.
According to a source, the discussion of the salary cap and luxury tax for next season is still at the core of the discussion between the league and the player union. If the salary cap for next season is calculated according to the existing calculation method, the salary cap will be 90 million US dollars, and 2019- The salary cap for the 20 season is $109 million.
According to sources, the two sides are discussing a method of maintaining the salary cap at US$109 million. A proposal repeatedly mentioned is to temporarily deposit part of the salary in an escrow fund.