Eight proposed rule changes to make NBA salaries and free agency work

While the NBA continues to work out plans to finish the 2019-20 season, the future economics of the league face immense uncertainty.

The league and the players' union will need to make adjustments to the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) and how the business of basketball operates given the projected decline in leaguewide revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.

What will those changes look like? Here are eight proposed tweaks for next season -- the upcoming offseason and 2020-21 -- based on conversations with front-office executives and player agents, focusing on how to make the salary cap, max contracts and free agency work.