Each NBA team has to spend 90% of the salary cap each season, and they get a check for like $120m+ each season from just national tv money to spend on player salaries.Seriously how do teams make money
Wall gave up $7mil of his $47mil to agree buyout. So rockets still need to pay him $40mil for him to walk away? That’s a ton of money.
Brunson, an unrestricted free agent because the fourth season of his rookie deal was non-guaranteed instead of a team option, declined the Mavs' offer of a four-year, $55.5 million contract extension after the trade deadline, when Dallas forward Dorian Finney-Smith signed an identical deal. By that point, Brunson was confident that he would make significantly more as a free agent.