September 2, 2019
Do you know what happens when your favorite blogger finds an interesting factoid after mindlessly waltzing about the interwebs? You get a quiz.
The following is a list of the top five NBA players’ earnings from endorsements:
Lebron James — $52 million
Stephen Curry — $42 million
Kevin Durant — $33 million
James Harden — $20 million
Russell Westbrook — $19 million
Here comes the quiz:
Given those figures, how much do you figure that Michael Jordan, who retired from basketball in 2003, earns from endorsements?
<“Final Jeopardy” theme song>
If you guessed $145 million, you guessed right.
The comedian Chris Rock once said: “Here’s the difference between being rich and being wealthy: Shaquille O’Neal is rich. The man who signs his paychecks is *wealthy*.”
Michael Jordan is *wealthy*