Money does not ensure success or happiness, no matter how it paves the way. If not that they tell many franchises of the NBA, who did n
Money does not ensure success or happiness, no matter how it paves the way. If not that they tell many franchises of the NBA, who did not hesitate to borrow to extreme levels and far exceed the salary cap, the master financial figure that the league launched in 2002 and with which it has managed to equalize the competition and make small-market franchises able to compete against sports and business giants. Only the richest, or those who have sports projects that require an effort, can afford to pay the fees. luxury tax, which come into force when the salary cap is exceeded and increase as consecutive seasons are accumulated exceeding that margin.
The franchise that has incurred this the most times has been, of course, New York Knicks. In 19 years, he has paid luxury tax on up to 11 of them, with the lousy sports performance that we all know by now, having accumulated eight seasons in a row without being in the postseason and having a balance of no rings. But it is not James dolan in the Knicks an isolated case. As incredible as it may seem, many of the NBA’s megalomaniacal projects in the 21st century have not been based on good sports planning and have ended in failure. Of the 167 times that any franchise has exceeded the salary cap, 47 of them did not even make the playoffs. We analyze the most exaggerated cases of manifest failure.
Worst teams in NBA history having paid luxury tax
- Miami Heat 2007/08
- New York Knicks 2014/15
- Los Angeles Lakers 2014/15
- Minnesota Timberwolves 2007/08
- New York Knicks 2007/08
- New York Knicks 2005/06
- Chicago Bulls 2003/04
- Toronto Raptors 2002/03
- Minnesota Timberwolves 2019/20
- Miami Heat 2002/03