The NBA has a wage cap provision in its Collective Bargaining Agreement, while other sports enjoy the luxury of unlimited spending. Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain of Ligue 1 has signed a three-year, $633 million contract extension after turning down Real Madrid’s offer.
He has been linked with La Liga’s Real Madrid for months and many believe he will move to Spain, but his current club have made an offer he cannot turn down. deny.
Madrid offered him a signing fee of $158 million, but he rejected the deal and snubbed the football giants. Real Madrid is arguably the biggest club in the world and their fans are eager to have Kylian Mbappe play for their franchise.
One Redditor asked the basketball community what the NBA’s biggest contracts would look like if the league didn’t follow the pay cap rule. Redditors took the post by storm and offered unique insights into the hypothetical discussion.
They put Michael Jordan’s salary from his MVP seasons to compare with today’s deals, while some suggested that the Cleveland Cavaliers would stick with LeBron James forever.
Some Redditors have pointed out that small-market teams like the Milwaukee Bucks will never be able to build a title-competitive team. The idea of the salary cap is to give each team a fair fight.
If no salary cap existed, big-market franchises like the New York Knicks, LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors, and others would dominate the freelance company.
Meanwhile, some Redditors just decided to have fun:
Kylian Mbappe signs for PSG that even NBA superstars will die for
Kylian Mbappe has signed a $633 million contract with Paris Saint-Germain after turning down an offer from Real Madrid.
He had been in lengthy negotiations with the Spanish giants for months, but PSG’s huge pockets were enough to convince the 23-year-old to stay in France. The contract is after-tax, and if the pre-tax figure is taken into account, it’s closer to a billion dollars.
A three-year $633 million contract would bring Mbappe $211 million per year and almost $4 million per week. That’s a big deal considering NBA standards.
The NBA’s highest-paid player Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors will make $48 million next season, about 3.5 times less than Mbappe. The biggest NBA deal ever signed was $228 million over five years, signed by Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Q. Should the NBA abolish the salary cap?
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