Posts tagged "luxury tax"

Utah returns the favor, saves Bulls potential luxury tax woes

Utah returns the favor, saves Bulls potential luxury tax woes
The Bulls might lead the league in financial creativity, and when bonuses threatened to push them back above the luxury tax line, they called in a favor from the Utah Jazz...

Will the Bulls finish the season under the tax?

The Chicago Bulls have exactly one chance to get under the luxury tax this season. They need to trade Rip Hamilton without taking salary back...

Let's not call the Bulls cheap... yet

I went on a long twitter rant about finances, basketball decisions, and the luxury tax with the Bulls yesterday, but so far, nothing they've done shows whether they're ready for significant financial commitment or not. The final two big money off-season decisions (Korver/Omer) will determine whether we're playing as a big market or a small market team...
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Will the Bulls pay the luxury tax next season?

Will the Bulls pay the luxury tax next season?
Jerry Reinsdorf said he'd pay the tax for a winner. The penalty for paying the tax has changed considerably since he made that statement, and this team wasn't a winner this season...

Bulls scared of luxury tax, pursue Hamilton instead of Richardson

Well, I said it for awhile, I thought the Bulls would be scared of the tax, and here we are. The Bulls are going to pursue a considerably worse player in order to save some money...

Bulls still scared of luxury tax?

It's time for the Bulls to go all in. It's time for Jerry Reinsdorf to give back to the fans after making about 100,000% off his investment in the Bulls. It's time to win championships...
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Will the Bulls pay a more punitive luxury tax?

Will the Bulls pay a more punitive luxury tax?
Jerry Reinsdorf said he'd pay the tax for a winner. The tax was $1 per $1 spent over 71ish million at that point and even at that point most fans were in a "I'll believe it when I see it state". What will the Bulls do with a new, more punitive tax...

Will the Bulls really go all in?

After signing Carlos Boozer, the Bulls look to be on the fast track to becoming one of the best teams in the conference.   The Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, and Atlanta Hawks are the other four teams in the conference with whom the Bulls will need to contend.    Of those teams, the Bulls... Read more »

2000-2009 Chicago Bulls, a dynasty of profits

If there was a world championship for money making, the city of Chicago would bankrupt itself throwing parades for our Chicago Bulls.   The Bulls may not have put all the winning pieces together on the court, but the business side is crushing the competition. In the NBA, the Bulls are #1 over the past decade.  ... Read more »
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Kobe Bryant view of management

I don’t go off topic too much on this blog, but this quote I saw by Kobe gave me a good chuckle. “I’m set up to have a good run here,” Bryant said. “I’ve been very fortunate. I went through seven years of hell. Management decided that it was time to spend the money to... Read more »