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Old 02-27-2009, 05:10 AM   #21
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Default Re: Ridiculous numbers I heard about the WNBA (salaries)

Originally Posted by Djax12
I've once read that top players like Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, etc plays in Europe during WNBA off season and earning much higher salary there (with additional facilities : housing, car with driver)

Good point. They all play overseas and do quite well. You have to also factor in how short the WNBA season is. Just playing in the WNBA ensures that those girls get good gigs playing overseas where they get paid over eight months, then can make some money in the summers playing in the WNBA....not a bad summer gig..which is all it is.
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