The New Zealand Breakers of the NBL are throwing their hat in the ring in the hopes of landing LeBron James and their pitch is pretty familiar:
I love the moxie, and I’m here for it — but there are a couple of problems.
James makes $30 million a season.
The NBL salary cap is $1M Australian.
The NZ Breakers would be $29.9M into luxury tax if they signed James.
The entire league sold for $7M in 2015.
So just a few speed bumps, all things considered. That said, I am HERE for LeBron James and Steven Adams obliterating the entire balance of Australasia’s basketball league.