Sports pay big, and professional basketball players are no exception to that rule. A career in the NBA can amount to a really big paycheck each season, as well as a multitude of endorsements, celebrity appearances and a huge fan base. Many NBA players who are really good at what they do go onto to make money in other aspects of life, from opening restaurants to starring in the movies to becoming businessmen. The NBA is a great place to play ball if you have the skill and talent required to play in the big leagues, like the 10 wealthiest players of all time.
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