Daily Archives: September 27, 2013

The Value of Losing in the new CBA

There has been much debate this season about the value of losing.  In sports like basketball and football where a draft pick can make an immediate impact there has always been the philosophy that you want to be really horrible or really good and that anywhere in between punishes your ability to improve your club.  For years under the old CBA teams could circumvent the competitive balance measures such as free agent compensation by spending all the money they wanted in the draft and internationally while blatantly ignoring unenforceable edicts from the commissioner’s office. Continue reading The Value of Losing in the new CBA