Towards a reduction in player salaries from April?

SCAN SPORT – With the coronavirus epidemic stopping the NBA season in the United States, players may not be paid their full wages starting in April.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Players from 30 NBA franchises should touch their salary as scheduled April 1. But according to ESPN , after this date, the following payments may be lower due to the interruption of the season due to the coronavirus epidemic. The North American basketball league has sent a memo to each of the teams on this subject. "Data-reactid =" 24 "> The players of the 30 NBA franchises should receive their wages as planned on April 1. But according to ESPN , after this date, the following payments may be lower due to the interruption of the season due to the coronavirus epidemic. The North American basketball league has sent a memo to each of the teams on this subject.

The financial consequences of the Covid-19 promise to be quite significant and the NBA is trying to find solutions to ensure a little financial flexibility. Thus, it should use the "force majeure" clause of the collective agreement, which would allow it to withhold 1.08% of a player's salary per game canceled due to "catastrophic circumstances": war, natural disasters, epidemics / pandemics. The ratio is calculated according to the number of matches played on average per season by an NBA player: 92.6 (82 regular season, 5 preseason matches and 5.6 play-offs).

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "This wage deduction should therefore be made at from the installment of April 15. But according to Bobby Marks of ESPN, most players will have received 90% of their annual salary by April 1. Following the end of the season on March 12, Adam Silver, the boss of the NBA had announced that the championship would be suspended for at least 30 days, but the owners of the franchises are preparing (…) Read more on sport24.com
"data-reactid =" 26 "> This deduction of wages should therefore be made from the payment of April 15. But according to Bobby Marks of ESPN, most players will have received 90% of their annual salary by April 1. Following the end of the season on March 12, Adam Silver, the NBA boss, had announced that the championship would be interrupted for at least 30 days, but the owners of the franchises are preparing (…) Read more on sport24.com

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