In general, basketball players earn millions of dollars. The better players like Lebron James and Dwyane Wade will earn around $25 million a year, average players like Brad Miller will earn around $10 million a year, and rookies will earn from $800,000 a year to $2 million a year.
Earnings vary widely. The top players can get millions, especially after adding in their endorsement deals. According to Forbes, in 2004 Michael Jordan made 35 million dollars; Shaquille O'Neal made 31.9 million; Kevin Garnett made 29.7; Kobe Bryant made 26.1; Grant Hill made 25.9; and LeBron James brought in 21.1. Here are the median salaries for the top three paying teams, as reported by USAToday for the 2004-2005 season: * Dallas Mavericks $5,900,000 * New York Knicks $5,505,000 * Minnesota Timberwolves $4,837,633 For the bottom three teams: * Charlotte Bobcats $1,100,000 * San Antonio Spurs $1,100,000 * New Jersey Nets $939,480 It really depends on what team your on and how good you are at the playing the game.thaey make more than that and sowhat football player make more.
According to www.bls.gov: " Median annual earnings of athletes were $48,310 in 2004-this means that half earned more than this amount and half earned less. Pay for professional athletes vary with the sport. Jockeys, for example, may get a part of the purse or a set fee. Stock car drivers may earn several hundred thousand dollars for a race. Boxers can earn millions of dollars for a fight, and Baseball, football, and Basketball players may earn millions a year if they are superstars. Tennis players and golfers usually get paid according to how well they play compared to other players. It is only the star professional, however, who earns the "big" money. Those in the "minors" earn very little. "
i dont really care about this i dont know who would. wow.
The average is around $6 million a year.
thatever the amount of the contract is he has with the team he plays for
Average Salary per Year is $5.37 million.
You get how much your contract is worth
Average is $3 million a year, way less than a soccer player.
a superstar can make 4-5 million dollars a year
there are none, but the age was changed 2 years ago from 18 (or just out of high school) to 19 (after freshman year of college) but you can go to Europe to play professionally there for a year and return to the us at 19 and enter the draft.
I think he is the best basketball player in the NBA.
they make about 80.000
Some make $120,000 a game
Basketball players make different salaries. it just depends on how much the coach offers him for the season, and if the player accepts it
It all depends on the contract and team. If the team is going to pay a megastar to come then alot.
football is better