We know what you’re thinking …
Why did those pompous Indiana Pacers spread out $1 million in cash in their locker room?
Actually, the league did as part of an initiative to teach the Eastern Conference club about financial planning.
Million Dollars in Cash Looks Amazing!!! But What Would You Do If You Had A Million Dollars In Cash!!! pic.twitter.com/CrWddqYAhX
— INDIANA GEORGE HILL (@George_Hill3) February 26, 2014
They need it, too – as made obvious by your original thought process when you clicked on this story.
According to Sports Illustrated, 60% of NBA players declare bankruptcy within five years of retirement.
And they’re making a whole lot more than that measly $1 million on the above table.