NBA salary capA little more than a year ago, the NBA projected the 2017-18 salary cap at $107 million. That number fell to $101 million, but teams had time to manage.

Now, there might be some last-minute scrambling.

Jay King of MassLive:

 

The reason for the decline in cap space is simple. Short postseason (79 games, tied for the fewest in 15 years) and a drop in regular season television ratings.

This means teams will have to do something they were not planning on if they want to stay under the luxury tax (which most owners do). Teams operating above the cap but below the tax will get a relative advantage with the mid-level exception occupying a higher percentage of the cap.

Here’s how max contracts are now shaping up:

 

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