The tax paid by title winners
February 28th, 2014

Previously. Previous to the previously. Subsequently: All right. Orange = title winners.

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The same thing again if you take the Knicks out of it altogether
February 27th, 2014

The ten highest individual non-Knick team luxury tax payments of all time: 1) 2013/14 Brooklyn Nets: $89,582,458 (assuming that Jason Collins signs for the remainder of the season on 4th March, his first allowable opportunity) 2) 2002/03 Portland Trail Blazers: $51,971,000 (rounded only to the nearest $1,000) 3) 2012/13 L.A. Lakers: $29,259,739 4) 2003/04 Portland Trail Blazers: $28,846,436 5) 2003/04 Dallas Mavericks: $25,031,932 6) 2008/09 Dallas Mavericks: $23,611,661 7) 2009/10 L.A. Lakers: $21,430,778 8) 2010/11 Orlando Magic: $20,147,413 9) 2010/11 L.A. Lakers: $19,923,772 10) 2007/08 Dallas Mavericks: $19,613,295 The records of those respective teams: 1) 2013/14 Brooklyn Nets: 26-29 2) 2002/03 Portland Trail Blazers: 50-32 3) 2012/13 L.A. Lakers: 45-37 4) 2003/04 Portland Trail Blazers: 41-41 5) 2003/04 Dallas Mavericks: 52-30 6) 2008/09 Dallas Mavericks: 50-32 7) 2009/10 L.A. Lakers: 57-25 8) 2010/11 Orlando Magic: 37-29 9) 2010/11 L.A. Lakers: 57-25 10) 2007/08 Dallas Mavericks: 51-31 Total expenditure: $329,418,484 Total record: 466-311 Well so it does.

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