How Michael Jordan’s salary surpassed the NBA salary cap in consecutive seasons
How Michael Jordan's salary surpassed the NBA salary cap in consecutive seasons 1In the 1997-98 season, the NBA salary cap was roughly $27 million dollars. No player on the Bulls made over $5 million that season, except for Michael Jordan, who earned just north of $33 million. So, how did Jordan’s individual salary surpass the entire salary cap in consecutive seasons, dating back to 1996-97? Talent, of course, and timing.
News story posted on 2020-04-20T16:35:00.0000000Z