Not only is it the One True G.O.A.T.'s 40th birthday today (S.O. to Tom Brady - Happy Birthday!) but it is an important day in sports law history.
Happy 68th Birthday, NBA! Here's to another year closer to Space Jam becoming real.
On August 3, 1949, the Basketball Association of American merged with the National Basketball League to create the National Basketball Association. Today, we recognize the NBA as the major men's professional basketball league in North America (not just the United States since the league has been international since conception) and, dare I say it, the premier men's professional basketball league in the world! *GASP* So, let's take a look at the parent leagues which birthed the product bearing the world's highest paid athletes (based on average player salary per player).Read More