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Behold: The Page 2 guide to ballin' on a budget

Updated: April 4, 2012, 11:32 AM ET
By Steve Etheridge

The good folks at GQ ran an insightful -- albeit unsurprising -- piece this week about the modern professional athlete's astonishing tendency to go broke. And it really is astonishing: Between 60 and 80 percent of NBA and NFL athletes apparently go bankrupt within five years of retiring.

See, if there's one thing that professional athletes enjoy, it's extravagant, no-expense-spared gaiety with playfellows, whether it be in the club, the malt shop, or Diddy's stately pleasure ...

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