Could a Harder Salary Cap Create Parity in the NBA?

July 27th, 2010 by Jasper Lio Leave a reply »
The recent creation of the Miami trio may have set a precedent for franchises to begin building these “super-teams."

These teams will certain create more imbalance in the league as history has shown the NBA already suffers from a lack parity.

Just how little?



In the 64-year history, the Lakers and Celtics account for 33 of the 64 championships (51.5%). Adding the Bulls and Spurs, they account for 43 of the 64 championships (67%). Out the 64 championships series, the Lakers have made 31 appearances (48.4%), while the Celtics have made 21 appearances (32.8%). In the past 10 years, we have had five different championship teams. While you may think that's not so bad, taking a closer look we realize the Lakers and Spurs accounted for seven of those championships. I ...

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