Why NBA Players Out Earn Other US Athletes

  • Published: 01 October 2019
  • The NFL is one of the biggest and most profitable sports leagues in the United States. But players in the NBA have the highest average salary per player and earn more money from endorsement deals than NFL and MLB players.

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    Why NBA Players Out Earn Other US Athletes

Comments • 2 207

  • DsrTrey Hab
    DsrTrey Hab  1 hours back

    NBA is NBA! But boxing beats them all!

    • Devin Wilcox
      Devin Wilcox  2 days back

      NHL be like

      • Misael Cruz
        Misael Cruz  2 days back

        Not Boxers!

        • Jake Hunter
          Jake Hunter  3 days back

          You ain't balling unless your balling. #jakehunter88

          • Yer Dunn BUD
            Yer Dunn BUD  3 days back

            UFC fighters would like to chat with you

            • Jaycee Williams
              Jaycee Williams  3 days back

              Nfl still making millions. So idc really. Not like they doing it for free

              • MAX ENERGY
                MAX ENERGY  3 days back

                Nhl is a sort and it’s the best one stupid why wasn’t it on the list

                • E3 -TheLaw
                  E3 -TheLaw  4 days back

                  MLB should be paid the least no one watches it and it’s such a boring sport

                  • luis bocanegra
                    luis bocanegra  7 hours back

                    only smart people watch and play baseball

                • lamar mikell
                  lamar mikell  5 days back

                  WHY LEAVE OUT HOCKY?

                  • SandboxArrow
                    SandboxArrow  6 days back

                    I ❤️ 🏀

                    • Pujit Jain
                      Pujit Jain  7 days back



                      • troll face 69
                        troll face 69  7 days back

                        Kneel for the U.S. Anthem. It worked for Colin Kaepernick.

                        • Justin T.
                          Justin T.  1 weeks back

                          Sad that nurses and doctors dont make as much as an athlete

                          • Dim K
                            Dim K  1 weeks back

                            Where Is Antentokoumbo?

                            • Mamorou Takamura
                              Mamorou Takamura  1 weeks back

                              Basketball where amazing happens! It's f global, philippines and china alone in asia can generate huge amount of money.

                              • ferdinand he
                                ferdinand he  1 weeks back

                                LBJ could sign the supermax contract. But he doesn’t

                                • ferdinand he
                                  ferdinand he  1 weeks back

                                  I thought CBA stand for china basketball association.

                                  • millertime10588
                                    millertime10588  1 weeks back

                                    It’s a shame that the NHL isn’t even in the discussion. I was at a game a couple weeks ago where a player took a shot to the face, lost 9 teeth and still came back out in the third period. Guys would be out for a month in other leagues.

                                    • millertime10588
                                      millertime10588  5 days back

                                      Kelly Best89 - what does that even mean?

                                    • Kelly Best89
                                      Kelly Best89  5 days back

                                      NHL doesn’t cross barriers like nba and nfl

                                  • think2wice516
                                    think2wice516  1 weeks back

                                    This video is dumb. The clear reason is because there are less players. Starters are all playing the vast majority of the game and their faces are constantly visible which creates recognition with the fan base, which leads to higher endorsement deals.

                                    • Austin Tucker
                                      Austin Tucker  2 weeks back

                                      WNBA ?

                                      • Games Grinder
                                        Games Grinder  2 weeks back

                                        They should make video about nba games and how league needs to make less games

                                        • L R
                                          L R  2 weeks back

                                          People in the NBA get paid so much cuz there is only like 10 guys on a team.

                                          • Dante E
                                            Dante E  2 weeks back

                                            NBA players make all that money but be most arrogant and cocky assholes during their interviews.

                                            • Snapigram-Social Network

                                              nice article

                                              • Fabrice Izzo
                                                Fabrice Izzo  2 weeks back

                                                Fun fact: Vince Carter is still playing in the NBA.

                                                • Matthew Cooke
                                                  Matthew Cooke  2 weeks back

                                                  Ok I can make it 2 minutes. THERES LESS PEOPLE ON DA TEAM. if the nfl was 7 on 7 they'd be making buku dollars too

                                                  • M Wittman
                                                    M Wittman  2 weeks back

                                                    NHL makes hella money too. Have players making over 10 000 000 a year in Salary

                                                    • aregua1
                                                      aregua1  3 weeks back

                                                      The NFL DOES have fully guaranteed contracts for every player. It's called a "signing bonus". The rest of their non-guaranteed money is "ordinary bonus".

                                                      • Philippe Mudaheranwa
                                                        Philippe Mudaheranwa  3 weeks back

                                                        With immigration and stuff and with more and more european players coming to north america the real football "soccer" will become more and more popular too. It will not beat nba or nfl but it will come close.

                                                        • LiangHuBBB
                                                          LiangHuBBB  3 weeks back

                                                          good to know

                                                          • Andrew Zavala
                                                            Andrew Zavala  3 weeks back

                                                            The games in a season makes a lot of difference

                                                            • Bryin E. Willis
                                                              Bryin E. Willis  3 weeks back

                                                              [ e2,500 ]

                                                              • OfficialShawnBurke
                                                                OfficialShawnBurke  3 weeks back

                                                                No love for the NHL? I watch Hockey the least and I think they might even work the hardest. They should be 1 of the highest IMO.

                                                                • Prince Thomas
                                                                  Prince Thomas  3 weeks back

                                                                  This isn’t about the nba lol 🤷🏿‍♂️

                                                                  • TheCricketer15
                                                                    TheCricketer15  3 weeks back

                                                                    No one outside US watch NFL and MLB.

                                                                    • lostnfound
                                                                      lostnfound  3 weeks back

                                                                      I lost the respect for the guy in yellow , they called him lebron I guess, he can sell anything for money even his soul. Rip lebron

                                                                      • Derreck Pressley
                                                                        Derreck Pressley  3 weeks back

                                                                        The video forgot two additional factors in why football players average less salary. The first is risk of career-ending injury is much higher in football than any other major pro sport. Second, and most importantly the size of NFL rosters dwarfs that of MLB-26, NHL-23, NBA-15, and for the NFL-53 (which does not include players on IR or the practice squad). So even though the NFL brings in more revenue, they have to spread it around to many more folks. That, plus the use of salary caps are really the only reasons NFL players make less on average than other sports.

                                                                        • Mauricio Marioni
                                                                          Mauricio Marioni  3 weeks back

                                                                          But NFL is more fun to watch.

                                                                          • Fernando Enriquez
                                                                            Fernando Enriquez  3 weeks back

                                                                            Hahahaha todays athletes pay rate is pathetic and give a laugh when they perform they need to step up there game if they waan serious money

                                                                            • Bridgeboy69
                                                                              Bridgeboy69  3 weeks back

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                                                                              • tosin
                                                                                tosin  3 weeks back

                                                                                football players wear helmets and its hard to stand out and get recognition like you can with basketball...that recognition leads to other endorsements...

                                                                                • boyzeebeats
                                                                                  boyzeebeats  3 weeks back

                                                                                  @10:08. JCole is now an MLB Agent???

                                                                                  • Havanaday
                                                                                    Havanaday  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Poor things...only 3 mil

                                                                                    • Russell Supertramp
                                                                                      Russell Supertramp  3 weeks back

                                                                                      NFL Players have a lot more players on their rosters than both NBA, and MLB, plus they play way less games.

                                                                                      • Pranav
                                                                                        Pranav  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Oh no, the're only being paid tens of millions per year. How will they ever afford basic food and water

                                                                                      • LanceCampeau
                                                                                        LanceCampeau  4 weeks back

                                                                                        NHL: Am I a joke to you?

                                                                                        • Kelly Best89
                                                                                          Kelly Best89  5 days back

                                                                                          I don’t know anyone that watches or cares about hockey even though we have a good hockey team. Hockey isn’t popular expect in really cold European countries

                                                                                      • Oscar Yanes
                                                                                        Oscar Yanes  4 weeks back

                                                                                        I never knew their was 163 games in a regular season for the mlb....... do y’all play everyday or what ?? How that schedule look like

                                                                                        • The Irish Elk
                                                                                          The Irish Elk  4 weeks back

                                                                                          NFL = Trash