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Old 09-24-2008, 04:13 AM   #21
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Default Re: Ben Gordon leaving for CSKA

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Originally Posted by b.jerk
Most people like to keep their salaries private, the only thing disclosed was that spurs could pay him 1 million and he was making eight times that after taxes staying with Tau. No one really should be surprised the nba isn't exactly a good business.

No, it was stated he makes 8 times more than the rookie scale salary, which at the 28th pick would have been approximately $750,000 to $800,000. This is 6 million to 6.4 million dollars, I don't see how he is one of the highest paid basketball players in the world?
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