Kobe Bryant, the newly-retired 37 year-old player with the Los Angeles Lakers, was the all-time active scoring leader during the 2015-2016 NBA season. During his 20-year career he scored 33,643 points, surpassing Michael Jordan but falling short of all-time historical scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 points during his 20-season NBA career. Michael Jordan, an iconic figure of world basketball, is ranked fourth by all-time points scored during the regular season.
Nowadays, the NBA is the highest-paying sports league in the world. The average NBA player earned $4.6 million per year as of 2015, or a total of $2.1 billion for the the 448 players in the NBA. Out of the 30 NBA teams, the Brooklyn Nets pays the highest average salary at $6.2 million per year. Among NBA players, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is the highest paid NBA athlete with earnings of $64.8 million as of 2015, including salary of $20.8 million and an additional $44 million of endorsement income. During his 11-year career in the NBA, LeBron has scored a total of 26,833 points with an average of 27 points per game.
IPL was inaugurated in 2008, during the same period Zee "Indian Cricket League" was operational. It was an enormous success as the annual tournament, played mostly in Indian summer has gone from strength to strength and is largely viewed as being the 'richest' tournament in world cricket. Until 2012, the Indian Premier League was sponsored by DLF after they paid $50 million for the five-year sponsorship. Pepsi took over the contract for the 2013 IPL after paying close to $72 million for the 5-year contract.I n 2008, Sony paid $1 billion for the broadcasting rights over a ten-year period. The IPL is watched across...
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Here is the player performance card on ODI. Just Select your favourite player from the list above to view his Performance in ODI. Guess which are best years of Sachin Tendulkar in scored more Runs, 100s,50s, wicket taken, fielding performance, etc. in ODI? Take a look on Player Performance in Test Cricket. Explore more at: ESPN CricInfo
These are about the teams performances in the world cup from 1975-2011. The highest and lowest total scored by every team over the years in the world cup history is given below.