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WNBA players cash in overseas

WNBA players cash in overseas

Originally Published: February 6, 2012
By Michele Steele | ESPN

LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose all make millions. Tamika Catchings, Candace Parker and Diana Taurasi do not, at least not in the WNBA.

To get a sense of the pay difference between the two leagues, the WNBA salary cap for 2012 is $878,000 per team and the maximum salary for a player is $105,000. The Atlanta Hawks' Joe Johnson will make more than $215,000 a game in this lockout-shortened season.

So how do WNBA players earning the league-minimum $36,570 salary ...

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