One of the little known benefits of being an NBA player, beyond the big salaries and endorsements, is the players' share of the NBA licensing pool. Every year, the league pays the Players Association $25 million for the right to use the players' likenesses in marketing efforts. Players--and former players--get paid the first day of training camp, based on years of service. NetsDaily has found some of those payments go to players long departed. Net summer league vet Sam Clancy describes how it works.
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