Moses Malona in 1978-79
about 2-6 million dollars a years if they win the finals they get about 7-12 million dollars a year.if you wanna be a basketball player good for you because u r going to be rich From other guy: LOL. Do not think it is easy to become a basketball player!! First you have to be really good to even make 1 million and you have to get noticed. Whch means, of all the other players, you have to have something they dont.
The first MLB player to earn $1 million per year was Nolan Ryan in 1979. I haven't been able to find the NBA & NFL players as of yet.
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Dave Parker was the first Major League ballplayer to earn one million dollars a year, when he signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates in January of 1979. The contract was for $5 million over five years.
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The first female basketball player was Teresa Edwards.
Shirley Temple was the first kid to make a million dollars.
Bobby Hull 1972 signed by the Jets of the WHA
OJ Simpson Buffalo Bills 1975 / 1976
Nolan Ryan was the first MLB player, at any position, to sign a contract that paid $1 million a year -- doing so in 1979.