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Ever wondered what UK players have made in the NBA

Got an email from a reader with a website called basketball-reference.com.  On this website, the salaries of every NBA player since 1990 is listed.  It is fairly addicting to look through and see the ABSURD amounts of money these guys made in the league.  Take a look at UK players who have played in the NBA.  The website has every salary since 1990, but before that time the information is hit or miss.  So some of these stats are just partial career earnings.

Antoine Walker (13 seasons, 6 teams)
Career: $108.14 million

Jamal Mashburn (13 seasons, 4 teams)
Career: $75.62 million

Derek Anderson (14 seasons, 7 teams)
Career: $58.97 million

Nazr Mohammed (12 seasons, 6 teams)
Career: $50.32 million

Tayshaun Prince (8 seasons, 1 team)
Career: $41.02 million

Jamaal Magloire (10 seasons, 6 teams)
Career: $36.74 million

Ron Mercer (9 seasons, 7 teams)
Career: $35.23 million

Rex Chapman (13 seasons, 3 teams)
Career: $22.85 million

Tony Delk (10 seasons, 7 teams)
Career: $19.91 million

Sam Bowie (8 seasons, 3 teams)
Career: $15.53 million

Walter McCarty (10 seasons, 3 teams)
Career: $15.21 million

Keith Bogans (7 seasons, 4 teams)
Career: $10.40 million

Scott Padgett (9 seasons, 4 teams)
Career: $7.46 million

Kelenna Azubuike (4 seasons, 1 team)
Career: $7.02 million

Chuck Hayes (4 seasons, 1 team)
Career: $6.29 million

Rajon Rondo (4 seasons, 1 team)
Career: $5.78 million

Mark Pope (8 seasons, 4 teams)
Career: $4.43 million

Kenny Walker (5 seasons, 2 teams)
Career (5 out of 7 total seasons): $2.66 million

Randolph Morris (3 seasons, 2 teams)
Career: $2.46 million

Melvin Turpin (2 seasons, 2 teams)
Career (2 out of 5 total seasons): $1.45 million

Winston Bennett (2 seasons, 1 team)
Career (2 out of 5 total seasons): $1.05 million

Jeff Sheppard (2 seasons, 1 team)
Career: $672,000

Jodie Meeks (1 season, 2 teams)
Career: $650,000

Rick Robey (1 season, 1 team)
Career (1 out of 8 total seasons): $475,000

Erik Daniels (1 season, 1 team)
Career: $385,000

Gerald Fitch (1 season, 1 team)
Career: $359,000

Kyle Macy (1 season, 1 team)
Career (1 out of 7 total seasons): $305,000

Dirk Minniefield (2 seasons, 2 teams)
Career (2 out of 3 total seasons): $175,000

Wayne Turner (1 season, 1 team)
Career: $30,000

COMBINED: 178 seasons, $531.23 MILLION DOLLARS EARNINGS

Kentucky players since the mid-1980’s have made over HALF A BILLION DOLLARS IN THE NBA.  And that’s without Rondo’s new contract, and the massive contracts both Wall and Cousins, and potentially Patterson are looking at.  Within the next 5-7 years, Kentucky earnings will likely pass ONE BILLION DOLLARS!  Ah America, how great we are.

Article written by Bryan the Intern