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Old 09-24-2008, 01:39 PM   #24
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Default Re: Ben Gordon leaving for CSKA

Originally Posted by out|hoops|side
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?

What was stated was eight times the maximum the spurs were allow to pay him which was $1 million. Even 6 million to 6.4 million after taxes is as much as most stars make and that doesn't include the room and board.
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