Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 10/14/14
LeBron James doesn’t think it’s possible to be paid his actual value under the current NBA rules. Because of it he said he’s been willing to sacrifice on his contracts. ”What I do on the floor shows my value. At the end of the day, I don’t think my value on the floor can really be compensated for anyways because of the (collective bargaining agreement),” said James. “If you want the truth. If this was baseball, it’d be up, I mean way up there.” There is no salary cap in Major League Baseball. James, who took a pay cut to sign with the Heat in 2010, is making $17.5 million this season, which is tied for 13-highest in the NBA. “I have not had a full max deal yet in my career — that’s a story untold, James said”….”I don’t get (the credit) for it. That doesn’t matter to me, playing the game is what matters to me. Financially, I’ll sacrifice for the team. It shows for some of the top guys, it isn’t all about money. That’s the genuine side of this, it’s about winning. I
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