He started playing in the year of 1990
Dec. 09, 1978
He started for the pros in 2003 and is still playing.
Derrick Rose Started playing basketball year 2008. After that year he won Rookie of the year being the 1st overall pick. By NKF
He started playing professional basketball, meaning in the NBA in 1984 for the Chicago Bulls.
Jordan joined the National Basketball League Chicago Bulls in 1984.
There is not a beginning salary for basketball players. The average salary for a person playing professional basketball is about $3,500,000 a year.