Found May 01, 2013 on The Roosevelts:
PLAYERS: LeBron James
TEAMS: Miami Heat
What if I told you LeBron was underpaid by an amount 90% of NBA players don’t make in a year. Even though LeBron is the best player in the NBA right now, he’s still one of the most underpaid athletes in the country. Given all the money the Cavs made during his time with them compared to the money the Heat made upon his arrival, LeBron makes for one lucrative money maker. This infographic proves the intangibles LeBron brings to the table. The difference in all aspects since his departure from Cleveland, over to his grand entrance to Miami.    Source: Cable TV  
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