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How cap jump impacts small markets

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The NBA is going to get a massive influx of money in the coming years as their new television contract will kick in.

"Sources told ESPN.com that based on current projections, league officials expect the salary cap to increase from its current $63.1 million figure to $67.1 million next season, $89 million in 2016-17 and $108 million in 2017-18," wrote ESPN's Marc Stein.

"The jumps represent massive increases triggered largely by the influx of television money that will begin pouring in after the 2015-16 season, when the NBA's new nine-year, $24 billion TV deal kicks in."

Obviously, all NBA players are going to cash in, but what does the huge salary-cap bump mean for smaller market teams, like the Denver Nuggets