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SeasonPlayers' Salaries or Percentage of BRI [5]Total WinsAverage Cost Per WinMax Salary [6]Wins Produced
by Max Player [7]

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1986$109,550,605943$116,172.43$1,260,000.0010.8

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1988$139,138,907943$147,549.21$1,860,000.0012.6

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1989$169,491,5231025$165,357.58$2,160,000.0013.1

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1991$305,307,0001107$275,796.75$3,570,000.0012.9

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1992$369,582,0001107$333,859.08$3,750,000.0011.2

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1993$429,550,0001107$388,030.71$4,200,000.0010.8

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1994$507,400,0001107$458,355.92$4,530,000.009.9

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1995$598,823,8391107$540,942.94$4,770,000.008.8

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1996$701,256,5601189$589,786.85$6,900,000.0011.7

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1997$827,040,0001189$695,576.11$7,320,000.0010.5

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1998$948,537,0091189$797,760.31$8,070,000.0010.1

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1999 [1]$672,774,000725$927,964.14$5,487,804.885.9

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2000$1,308,058,1481189$1,100,133.01$10,200,000.009.3

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2001$1,495,336,4211189$1,257,642.07$10,650,000.008.5

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2002$1,467,000,0001189$1,233,809.92$12,750,000.0010.3

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2003$1,464,000,0001189$1,231,286.80$12,081,000.009.8

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2004$1,516,000,0001189$1,275,021.03$13,152,000.0010.3

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2005$1,731,000,0001230$1,407,317.07$13,161,000.009.4

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2006$1,842,458,932 [2]1230$1,497,934.09$14,850,000.009.9

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2007$1,929,000,0001230$1,568,292.68$15,940,800.0010.2

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2008$2,006,000,0001230$1,630,894.31$16,689,000.0010.2

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2009$2,057,000,0001230$1,672,357.72$17,604,000.0010.5

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2010$2,077,000,0001230$1,688,617.89$17,310,000.0010.3

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2011$2,170,000,000 [3]1230$1,764,227.64$17,413,200.009.9

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1986-2011 [4]$26,841,304,94427,293$983,450.1510.3
[1] Total salaries & wins were reduced because season was shortened to 50 games by lockout --reservoirgod Wed Jul 13 2011 22:45:57 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
[2] Charlotte Bobcats salaries were taken from http://www.eskimo.com/~pbender/misc/salaries06.txt and added to the players' percentage of BRI --reservoirgod Wed Jul 13 2011 23:20:08 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
[3] Players' percentage of BRI for 2011 taken from http://www.nba.com/news/lockout-faqs/index.html --reservoirgod Wed Jul 13 2011 23:32:29 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
[4] Salary data for the 1987 & 1990 seasons not available --reservoirgod Wed Jul 13 2011 23:35:03 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
[5] Salary data for 1986-2001 taken from http://www.eskimo.com/~pbender/. Players' percentage of Basketball-Related Income for 2002-2011 taken from http://cbafaq.com --reservoirgod Wed Jul 13 2011 22:05:28 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
[6] Max Salary = 30% of salary cap according to the 2011 tentative agreement; Salary cap data taken from http://www.eskimo.com/~pbender/cap. 1999 salary cap pro-rated for 50-game season. --reservoirgod Sun Nov 27 2011 22:58:13 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
[7] Wins Produced by Max Player = Max Salary divided by Average Cost Per Win. 1999 was pro-rated for 50-game season. --reservoirgod Mon Nov 28 2011 09:31:09 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time)