Why the tax matters now ... and later

Updated: August 6, 2009, 6:45 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Andre Miller Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesAndre Miller made the Sixers go, but now he's gone to Portland, thanks to Philly's financial issues.
The NBA dropped an absolute bombshell last month, and I'm still not sure everyone realizes how big it was.

So it's time for me to get the blinking neon lights and huge capital letters.