How many people is an NBA player worth?

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We all know professional athletes rake in the cash.

That's a given.

But rarely do we think about just how much they make in relation to our compensation.

As you'll see in the video above, the discrepancy is mind-boggling.

A sampling: Carmelo Anthony's annual pay is equivalent to what 1,301 retail workers bring in per year, on average.


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