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Old 11-17-2009, 11:52 AM   #22
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Default Re: Do the math, going to europe hurt jennings

Originally Posted by Nero Tulip
Holy **** I never realised rookies were paid so much! I wonder why that's the case, since with the draft system there is no real competition at this stage... anyone knows why they have to pay so much?

ummm... relative to the rest of the league they aren't paid that much. the average nba players maded $5.4 million in 2007-08. by contrast, according to the 2009-2010 rookie scale not even blake griffin will make the '07-08 average salaray in his 3rd year (2011-'12).
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