After reading this article yesterday I developed a new found appreciation for the difficult lives pro athletes must lead. For most of us, a $5 million annual salary would be quite sufficient to realize most of our ambitions for material possessions. But clearly these are big men with even bigger appetites.
Key fact: "60 per cent of retired NBA players go broke five years after their NBA paycheques stop arriving."http://www.thestar.com/article/299119
Note: For obvious reasons, nothing in this article is even remotely applicable to CFL players.