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.
Video games have grown in popularity to become one of the most popular forms of free time activities. Four out of five US households own a device used to play video games, according to research published in 2015 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). And, it’s not only students or stereotypical school-age guys participating in video games: the average game player in the US is 35 years old. For some players, video games are not only a pastime but also a way to earn money by participating in e-sport competitions. Today’s e-sport participants include a diverse array of professionals who prefer to earn money outside their day-jobs...
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