jso2897: They're both too old, and are going to be injured all the time from here on out.
Lost Thought 00: You can make a case for Kobe that his current contract is simply paying him back for all the years he was underpaid due to the max salary bullshiat.
TeamEd: Basketball players are underpaid (relative to the other professional sports leagues).
Gunderson: TeamEd: Basketball players are underpaid (relative to the other professional sports leagues).Lol, I hope that was sarcasmAverage seasonal salaries per league and per game:MLB 3.39 mil 21,000/gameNBA 5.51 mil 67,200/gameNFL 1.9 mill 180,750/gameNHL 2.4 mill 29,269/gamenow multiply the average salary with the average career length for each respective sport:MLB 3.39 mill x 5.6yrs = 19 milNBA 5.51 mill x 6yrs =33 milNFL 1.9 mil x 4.5yrs* =8.5 milNHL 2.4 mill x 5yrs =12 milland it seems the average lifetime earnings in the NBA far exceed that of any other sport.*NFL career length is subject to debate. The commission goes by those who are on the opening day roster and averages almost 6 years. The players union clams its 3.2 years I choose a middle number of 4.5 years
Kevin Lomax: I'm sure some people have a problem with this, but I don't blame him at all.
Lost Thought 00: TeamEd: Basketball players are underpaid (relative to the other professional sports leagues).Top players are criminally underpaid, but the league as a whole is about on par with where it should be.
Gunderson: Lou Gehrig could slam dunk?
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