Top 10 highest paying sports teams

In our previous post, we looked into the list of the top 5 best paid athletes in the world for the year 2017. This time round, we seek to analyze the top 10 list of the highest paying sports teams in the world. This data is courtesy of a global sports salary survey that was published by Sporting Intelligence that compares player’s salaries from the first team, across 348 teams from 18 different sports leagues from around the world.

#10 The New Orleans Pelicans at $7.88 million

At number 10 on our list is National Basketball Association team, New Orleans Pelicans that had an average annual pay per player of $7.88 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $24.9 million.

#9 Real Madrid at $8.09 million

At number 9 on our list is Spanish football giants, Real Madrid that had an average annual pay per player of $8.09 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $24.3 million.

#8 The Los Angeles Clippers at $8.33 million

At number 8 on our list is National Basketball Association team, Los Angeles Clippers that had an average annual pay per player of $8.33 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $29.5 million.

#7 The Portland Trail Blazers at $8.36 million

At number 7 on our list is National Basketball Association team, Portland Trail Blazers that had an average annual pay per player of $8.36 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $26.2 million.

#6 The Charlotte Hornets at $8.38 million

At number 6 on our list is National Basketball Association team, Charlotte Hornets that had an average annual pay per player of $8.38 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $23.5 million.

#5 Paris Saint-Germain at $8.41 million

At number 5 on our list isFrench football giants, Paris Saint-Germainthat had an average annual pay per player of $8.41 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $37.2 million.

#4 Barcelona at $8.58 million

At number 4 on our list isSpanish football giants, Barcelona that had an average annual pay per player of $8.58 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $34.7 million.

#3 Golden State Warriors at $8.94 million

At number 3 on our list is National Basketball Association team, Golden State Warriors that had an average annual pay per player of $8.94 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $34.7 million.

#2 Cleveland Cavaliers at $9 million

At number 2 on our list is National Basketball Association team, Cleveland Cavaliers that had an average annual pay per player of $9 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $33.3 million.

#1 The Oklahoma City Thunder at $9.3 million

Topping the list was National Basketball Association team, Oklahoma City Thunder that had an average annual pay per player of $9.3 million in 2017, with the highest paid player earning $28.5 million.

From this list, it’s clear that the NBA dominates with the highest number of best paying sports teams with football coming a distant second.

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