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NBA announces 2010-11 BRI figures

Published September 9, 2011 6:28 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Press release:

New York – The NBA and National Basketball Players Association completed the 2010-11 NBA season audit of Basketball Related Income (BRI) and player compensation. Among the results from the audit:BRI increased by 4.8% from $3.643 billion in 2009-10 to $3.817 billion in 2010-11.

Total player compensation also increased by 4.8% from $2.076 billion in 2009-10 to $2.176 billion in 2010-11. This marks the sixth consecutive season that player compensation increased under the expired CBA.

Total player compensation equaled 57% of BRI.

The average player salary for the 2010-11 season was $5.15 million. Over the six-year term of the expired CBA, the average player salary increased by a total of 16%.

Brian T. Smith

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