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Two Of The Most Expensive Players In The NBA Just Got Traded For Each Other

Two Of The Most Expensive Players In The NBA Just Got Traded For Each Other

11 Jul 2019 @ 10PM PDT

Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook are among the top three highest-paid players in the NBA. And now they're switching teams in a move that might shake up the Western Conference.

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Could Zion Williamson Earn A Billion Dollars During His Career?

Could Zion Williamson Earn A Billion Dollars During His Career?

11 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Zion Williamson is just 19 years old and hasn't played a single game in the NBA. But if things play out the right way, he just might make a billion dollars over the course of his career.

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Kawhi Leonard Is Headed To The Los Angeles Clippers – Here's How Much He'll Make

Kawhi Leonard Is Headed To The Los Angeles Clippers – Here's How Much He'll Make

06 Jul 2019 @ 10AM PDT

Kawhi Watch is officially over as Kawhi Leonard is headed to the Los Angeles Clippers. Here's how much he'll get with his new contract – and how much he'll lose to taxes.

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Here's How Much The Top NBA Draft Picks Will Make

Here's How Much The Top NBA Draft Picks Will Make

06 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

As NBA Summer League gets underway, teams will begin to sign their draft picks. How much can the league's incoming rookies expect to make?

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Anthony Davis Waives His $4 Million Trade Kicker – What Does That Mean For The Lakers?

Anthony Davis Waives His $4 Million Trade Kicker – What Does That Mean For The Lakers?

02 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Anthony Davis had said he wasn't going to waive his trade kicker – a bonus worth more than $4 million. All of a sudden, he's willing to give that money up. What changed his mind?

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Tobias Harris Nearly Quadrupled His Career Earnings With His New $180 Million Contract

Tobias Harris Nearly Quadrupled His Career Earnings With His New $180 Million Contract

01 Jul 2019 @ 5PM PDT

Tobias Harris has had a comfortable NBA career over eight seasons in the league, but now he's about to make life-changing money.

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Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 54-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.19 Million

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 54-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.19 Million

01 Jul 2019 @ 7AM PDT

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! AKA the day when a 55-year-old retired baseball player randomly earns $1.2 million from The Mets.

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This Ancient Greek Athlete Makes Michael Jordan and Floyd Mayweather Look Like Financial Chumps

This Ancient Greek Athlete Makes Michael Jordan and Floyd Mayweather Look Like Financial Chumps

01 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

There are plenty of wealthy athletes out there, but only one can claim the mantle of "richest ever." And in a surprising twist, he lived nearly 2,000 years ago.

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The Brooklyn Nets Are Committing Nearly $350 Million To Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, And DeAndre Jordan

The Brooklyn Nets Are Committing Nearly $350 Million To Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, And DeAndre Jordan

30 Jun 2019 @ 7PM PDT

The NBA free agency signing period has just begun, but after the massive haul of the Brooklyn Nets, can any team do better?

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The Golden State Warriors Will Owe More Than $200 Million In Taxes If They Sign Klay Thompson And Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors Will Owe More Than $200 Million In Taxes If They Sign Klay Thompson And Kevin Durant

30 Jun 2019 @ 2PM PDT

The Golden State Warriors have made the NBA Finals five years in a row. And they're willing to do whatever it takes to win another championship – including paying a ton in luxury taxes.

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Damian Lillard Just Signed A Massive Extension, Including A Record-Setting Final Year

Damian Lillard Just Signed A Massive Extension, Including A Record-Setting Final Year

30 Jun 2019 @ 2PM PDT

Damian Lillard isn't leaving Portland anytime soon. And his player option for the final year is worth more than any single-year salary in NBA history.

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Floyd Mayweather Went From The Highest-Paid Athlete Of 2018 To Out Of The Top 100 In 2019 – Who's The New #1?

Floyd Mayweather Went From The Highest-Paid Athlete Of 2018 To Out Of The Top 100 In 2019 – Who's The New #1?

30 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

This time last year, Floyd Mayweather was the highest-earning athlete of all. But in 2019, it's an entirely different story. Who's overtaken him for the top spot?

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Drew Brees Won His Lawsuit Against A Jeweler – Here's How Much He's Owed

Drew Brees Won His Lawsuit Against A Jeweler – Here's How Much He's Owed

28 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Drew Brees sued a jeweler last fall, claiming the jeweler overcharged him by millions of dollars. The verdict is in: Brees is a winner. So how much will he make?

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Bol Bol Is Losing Out On Millions Of Dollars After Sliding In The NBA Draft

Bol Bol Is Losing Out On Millions Of Dollars After Sliding In The NBA Draft

27 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

After being projected as a potential lottery pick, Bol Bol fell all the way to the 44th selection. Here's a look at how much money he'll be missing out on with his first contract.

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Here's Shaquille O'Neal's Financial Advice For The Latest NBA Draft Picks

Here's Shaquille O'Neal's Financial Advice For The Latest NBA Draft Picks

26 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Shaquille O'Neal played 19 seasons in the NBA, making plenty of money along the way. And he's got some financial advice for this year's incoming rookies.

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