Compilation of estimated salaries of basketball players across NBA, CBA, Euroleague and other international league:
NBA. NBA players have the highest basketball salaries in the world - by salaries month-adjusted based on 7 months of play in an NBA season, the average player takes about US$1 million in monthly salary.
CBA. Outside of the NBA, CBA players are the highest paid basket players in the world, with the average CBA player clocking in at US$250,000 in month-adjusted salary.Note. The monthly figures are adjusted based on number of months played in a season. Note that these figures are broad estimates and may vary from official data of the respective leagues.
Euroleague. The average basketball player in the Euroleague takes in about $85,000 per month (adjusted based on 8 months in a Euroleague season) with the highest paid star players being paid as high as $4-5 million per season.
Turkey's BSL (Basketball Super League), Spain's Liga ACB and South Korea's KBL. The average player salary in these leagues hover around $47,000 per month on a month-adjusted basis.