Sound Off

Sound Off: I’ve seen sports stories reporting that former KU player Thomas Robinson is expected to be chosen in the first few picks of the June 28th NBA draft. What kind of salary is Robinson expected to make?

NBA rookie salaries are determined by a rookie salary cap for a four-year contract with the drafting team. If Robinson is drafted in the first five spots, as expected, he’ll be offered between about $3 million and $4 million per year, depending on where he’s selected, according to


KS 5 years, 11 months ago

And they talk about Wall Street executives making too much money. Not bad for a starting salary.

Tim Quest 5 years, 11 months ago

He has skills shared by only a couple hundred people in the entire world. Those skills generate many, many millions of dollars for the NBA/TV networks/advertisers/etc. Why WOULDN'T that be worth millions of dollars?

fan4kufootball 5 years, 11 months ago

Because some people get jealous of success and feel entitled to a part of other's wealth.

kuhusker 5 years, 11 months ago

Robinson's skills - as an athlete (entertainer) - will bring excitement and joy to millions of people.

Those Wall Street folks earning that kind of money, all they did was bring ruin and bankruptcy to millions of people.

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