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Portugal Basketball League salaries: LPB (Liga Betclic), ProLiga, Divisao 1 Wages [FULL Guide, 2022]

Portugal’s First Division Basketball League - La Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (LPB) - pays the highest overseas basketball salaries in the country. They typically range from US$800 - $4,000/per month. Although top clubs such as S.L. Benfica can pay upwards of US$15,000/per month. Players in Portugal’s Second Division League (ProLiga) and Division 3 (Divisao 1) will earn significantly less. That being said, this country offers a lot for players looking to get their break. Learn more.

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Basketball Africa League (BAL) Player Salaries: Average Salary, MAX., Minimum, Highest-Paid Players and more! (Players’ Survey - Original Research, 2022)

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) already has established itself as a competitive overseas basketball league with high salaries. A large part of that comes from the NBA’s involvement. But beyond that, BAL’s rosters have different roster designations for overseas basketball players. Depending on where a player fits in, their wage will vary greatly. Learn more.

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LIGA ACB Salary [Player Salary, Min. Player Salary, Team Budgets, Salary Cap]

Liga ACB salaries in Spain’s top professional basketball league are amongst some of the best in the entire world. Real Madrid Basketball and FC Barcelona Basquet boast two of the highest team budgets in overseas basketball with players such as Nikola Mirotic playing with the latter. Liga ACB also has minimum player salaries and team budgets. Learn more.

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EuroLeague Basketball Salary [Average Player Salaries, Highest Paid, Team Budgets]

The EuroLeague basketball salary is one of the highest in all of overseas basketball. With the competition holding some of the top European pro basketball clubs, average EuroLeague salaries are some of the highest wages in the world. Not only this, but the league is home to the highest paid overseas basketball player in the world. Learn more.

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Indonesia Basketball League Salaries: IBL Salaries, Player/Team Salary Cap & More (Full Breakdown, 2023)

The Indonesia Basketball League (IBL) is quickly becoming a respectable overseas basketball league in Asia. Overseas basketball salaries and IBL teams continue to grow. But to get in basketball players must go through the Indonesia Basketball League (IBL) Draft. There are certain requirements needed to enter. Learn more.

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Italy Basketball League Salaries: Lega Basket Serie A, A2, Serie B, Serie C - Gold/Silver, Serie D [Ultimate Guide, 2022]

Italian Basketball League salaries will vary depending on whether you are playing in Italy's top division (Lega Basket Serie A) or a lower tier (e.g. Serie C, Serie D). Regardless, Italy is a great overseas basketball country as it has many competitive overseas basketball leagues and salaries for both elite EuroLeague players and beginner players. Learn more.

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Qatar Basketball League Salaries: Qatar Pro Basketball League D1 [Players Survey, 2022]

The Qatar Basketball League’s top professional division, named the the QBL D1, has high-paying salaries for overseas basketball players. Better yet there are multiple Qatar basketball clubs such as Al Shamal - among others - who can pay top dollar for its players. Yes, Qatar basketball players can have a nice payday in the country but there are loads of expectations that come with the money. Learn more.

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Mongolian Basketball League Salary: Mongolian National Basketball Association (Players Survey, 2022)

The top Mongolian basketball league salaries are associated with the Mongolian National Basketball Association (MNBA). There, overseas players basketball can make up to $9,000 USD/per month with the best MNBA basketball clubs. High-end talent such as former NBA player, Smush Parker, have even come to Mongolia to earn top dollar. But there are more than a few complications playing here. Learn more

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Eastern Canadian Basketball League (ECBL) Player Salary: Player Salaries, Team Salary Cap (Interview with ECBL Sources, 2022)

The Eastern Canadian Basketball League (ECBL) is Canada’s newest professional basketball league that is set open its inaugural season in 2022. Overseas basketball players may be interested in the ECBL as it offers a minimum basketball salary of $1,500 CAD/per month - comparable to other Canadian pro basketball leagues. But there is still a lot to find out about the league. Learn more.

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Puerto Rican Basketball League Salary: Baloncesto Superior Nacional - BSN Wages (2021)

Puerto Rico’s basketball salaries in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional have gone down in recent years but they still remain one of the highest-paying overseas basketball leagues in the Americas. The BSN features a summer-month schedule with salaries reaching six figures for the top-tier players. But it will be difficult to crack a roster. Learn more.

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Armenia Basketball League Salaries [VBET A-League + Armenian Tour]

The Armenia Basketball A-League - or VBET LeagueA - is the top professional division in Armenian basketball. Created in 2017, this league is most known for giving overseas basketball rookies their start in professional basketball. Overseas basketball salaries are in the lower range as a result but this is a great opportunity for those just beginning. Learn more.

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Germany Basketball League Salaries: BBL, Pro A, Pro B, Regionalliga, Oberliga, Landesliga + More [Ultimate Guide, 2021]

Germany’s professional basketball league salaries can vary greatly whether you’re in the Basketball Bundesliga, Pro A, Pro B, Regionalliga and more. Overseas basketball players can expect a nice wage in the first division - also known as the easycredit BBL - but afterwards there will be significant drop-off in the other leagues. Regardless Germany is still a great country for any professional players as there plenty of pro leagues to get started in.. Learn more.

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Israeli Basketball League Salaries (Premier Basketball League, D2 - D5; Complete Breakdown)

Israel’s pro basketball league salaries vary greatly from division to division. The Premier Basketball League - also known as the Winner’s League - is the highest-paying domestic pro league in Israel with Maccabi Tel Aviv easily paying the largest wages to overseas basketball players. Other clubs such as Hapoel Jerusalem are also very capable of high wages. Liga Leumit, Israel’ second pro division, is another viable option. Learn more.

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Iraq Basketball League Salaries (Iraq SuperLeague/IBL- 2021)

Iraq SuperLeague - formerly known as the Iraq Basketball League - salaries have gone down in recent years but professional basketball in Iraq can still be quite lucrative. Overseas basketball players should know the salaries in Iraq are in the upper-tier for overseas basketball but playing here is not without its complications. So if you want to know “How much Iraqi basketball players make” then get the complete breakdown here. Learn more.

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Overseas Basketball Salaries: Australian NBL Basketball League Salaries and Salary Cap (2022)

Australia’s NBL basketball salaries can vary wildly depending on your skill level and player designation within the league. But with so much international appeal, the NBL has quickly become one of the most attractive overseas basketball leagues in the world. Its overseas basketball wages are high, competition is great and the location is top-notch. Learn more.

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Overseas Basketball Salaries: Spain LEB Silver (Plata) Basketball Salary [3rd Division]

Spain’s LEB Plata (Silver) provides a slight increase in pay and competition over its 4th division. Although the overseas basketball wage in Spain's 3rd division is not exactly reflective of the level of competition/work load in the league, there are still many opportunities to grow within LEB Silver to increase one's salary, resume and profile. Learn more.

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Chinese Basketball Association [CBA] Salaries: CBA Salary Cap, Average CBA Salary, Highest Paid Players [Updated 2022]

The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) has steadily seen its basketball salaries increase over the past decade to the point where the CBA is the now the highest-paying overseas basketball league in the world (outside the NBA). With multiple clubs offering million dollar salaries and a shortened 6-month season, the CBA may just be the most desirable overseas basketball league in the world at the moment.

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British Basketball League Salaries: How Much Do British Basketball Players Make? [BBL 2021]

The British Basketball League (BBL) team salary cap went up recently and it appears so has its basketball salaries. With certain teams like the London Lions and Leicester Riders being able to compete in European events, overseas basketball players - both experienced and beginners - should be looking at England's domestic pro league as a viable option moving forward. Learn more.

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Japan Pro Basketball League Salaries: BLeague 1, BLeague 2 Salaries [Table Breakdown]

Japan’s BLeague enjoys some of the highest overseas basketball salaries in Asia - and the entire world. Wages can go as high as $1 million USD for some players with established overseas pros such as Yuki Togashi, Thirdy Ravena and Nick Fazekas having all signed significant contracts in this league. Whether Japanese or a foreigner, this league - alongside the Bleague 2 - is highly desirable. Learn more.

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How Much Do Canadian Basketball Players Make: NBL Canada vs. CEBL [Average salary, team salary cap, highest-paid]

How much a Canadian basketball player makes depends on which league overseas players are playing in. The National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) and the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) pay similar basketball salaries but the pay structure and season length vary making for very different CEBL salaries and Average NBL Canada salaries. Learn more.

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