Facts and Figures: How Much Former Huskies Are Earning In The NBA [collegespun.com]

by Categorized: Caron Butler, Jeremy Lamb, Kemba Walker, Ray Allen, Rip Hamilton, Rudy Gay, UConn men's basketball

Last weekend, the website Collegespun.com posted some interesting research about various major college basketball programs and the money their players have gone on to earn in the NBA. UConn, which currently has 13 players who earned more than $76 million this past season, ranks second on the list. Duke’s players earned $77.2 million, but there are five more, 18 of them.

Rudy Gay ($16.4 million) and Emeka Okafor ($13.5) led Huskies in the salary column.

Anyway, here is a link to collegespun’s piece.

This is a list of UConn players in the NBA and their current salaries. Imagine this might spur some discussion regarding the new training facility.

Rudy Gay                                $16,460,538 ($17,888,932 in 2013-14)

Emeka Okafor                        $13,490,000 ($14,487,500 team option in 2013-14)

Ben Gordon                           $12,400,000 ($13,200,000 player option in 2013-14)

Charlie Villanueva                 $8,050,000 ($8,580,000 player option in 2013-14)

Caron Butler                          $8,000,000 ($8,000,000 in 2013-14)

Richard Hamilton                  $6,069,767

Ray Allen                                $3,090,000

Kemba Walker                       $2,462,400

Andre Drummond                 $2,356,320

Jeremy Lamb                         $2,020,200

Hasheem Thabeet                 $1,200,000

A.J. Price                                 $885,120

Jeff Adrien                              $653,356




Top UCONN earners all-time:


Ray Allen: approximately $181 million

Richard Hamilton:  $109 million

Emeka Okafor: $75 million

Donyell Marshall: $72 million

Caron Butler: $69 million

Ben Gordon: $67 million

Cliff Robinson: $61 million

Rudy Gay: $55 million ( scheduled to earn $17,888,932 in 2013-14 and $19,317,326 in 2014-15 as a player option).





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