Friday, January 9th, 2009 at 10:30 am  |  15 responses

So, About Playing in Europe … Where You Might Not Get Paid

Once upon a time, it was seen as a cool (and lucrative) thing to do. Today? Not so much: “There are some situations where [European teams] only paying the foreign players on time, and the domestic players are being asked to kind of understand the situation and get paid in due time,” said Bryan Colangelo, the Toronto Raptors’ general manager. “And then there’s some situations that might even be worse than that.”

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  • jay

    That’s not surprising…..there are semi-pro players in the minor leagues who don’t get paid and their salaries are only a fraction of the overseas rosters!

  • http://www.where-basketball-b-longs.blogspot.com/ B. Long

    That happened to me once…when I was 14 and working at a Snow Cone stand. Damn you, Big Al.

  • AW8

    He is right.This is the situation here in Hungary as well so this article is telling the truth unfortunately…
    Give back Employee#8 his job!Peace!

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com/ BETCATS

    hahahahahahahaha so true

  • memyselfand9

    in other news: tupac got shot!

  • http://nothinpersonal8.blogspot.com/ nothin personal

    greece is the champ in not paying!

  • http://www.bbl.org.uk Josh D

    I bet he’s just trying to get guys not to go over to America

  • http://www.xtremecouture.ca LeeVan

    Bring back, bring back, oh bring back Delfino to me!…even though he’s apparently getting paid.

  • http://www.sprint.com/sero dma

    tupac got shot? i just saw him performing on BET

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com Moose

    dma . . . where you been, man?

  • jay

    he was on BET with biggie?

  • Pigott17

    yer guys didnt u all see biggie n tupac on BET?ohhh u probably didnt because the bulls where playn on tv.Btw Micheal jordan put up good numbers in tht game


  • Mike

    I missed Tupac on BET and the Bulls game because I just got the new Nintendo 64 last night. Mario Kart is flippin sweet!

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  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    hey have you guys seen this cool cartoon called The Simpsons..? I think its going to be a bust.