NBA Free Agents 2011: Power Ranking Every Team in the League by Salary Cap Room

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NBA Free Agents 2011: Power Ranking Every Team in the League by Salary Cap Room
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As we all know, the NBA is currently in the midst of an intense lockout brought on by several disagreements between the league's players and team owners.

One of the biggest issues that the two sides were unable to come to an agreement on was the salary cap. The owners not only want it lowered, but they want it to be a "hard" cap as well. Right now, the cap can be circumvented to a degree because of "Bird Rights" and other loopholes.

There's no way next year's cap will be the same as it was for the 2010-11 season. But for the purposes of this article, we'll assume it is. Last year, the number was right above $58 million.

Obviously, the teams with the most cap space have the best shot of making some noise in the free-agent market. So here are all 30 teams, ranked by cap space... 

 

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