Suns won't make luxury-tax payment
Suns won't make luxury-tax payment, The Suns' luxury-tax hit will be more than covered by the escrow payout that each team is given.
NBA Players Give Back 9 Percent of Pay -- NBA FanHouse
Effectively, players made 9% less than you think. So Amar'e Stoudemire, for example, on the books for $15 million last year, only received $13.65 million from the Suns. That other $1.35 million is a part of the $191 million the league will now redistribute equally to teams, to the tune of $6.3 million per franchise. Wow...I guess...
SUNS: Suns.com One-on-One With Jared Dudley
Summer update with JD