Bill Closs was a professional basketball player who played Small forward. Closs died on June 6, 2011, in Palo Alto, California. Closs was born on January 8, 1922, in Edge, Texas. Closs’s height was 6 ft 5 in. Closs’s weight was 195 pounds. This article takes a deep dive into Bill Closs’s net worth.
In high school, Bill Closs played basketball for Hearne High School (Hearne, Texas). Closs played basketball in college with Rice Owls men’s basketball (1940-1943) and started playing professionally in 1949. Closs left the game of basketball in 1952.
Closs played for the Indianapolis Kautskys during 1946-1948 as well as the Anderson Packers in 1948-1949. Later, Closs played for the Philadelphia Warriors throughout 1950, and the Fort Wayne Pistons over 1951. Some of the highlights of Bill Closs’s career included: National Basketball League champion, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, First-team All-Southwest Conference, and No 22 Retired jerseys.
Basketball player salaries can range between a couple thousand dollars and millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of considerations. Although most professional NBA players earn a salary of approximately $2 million, a few with D-league crossover deals earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is close to $100 million, although currently nobody brings in anywhere near that amount. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can be as low as $20,000 annually for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Bill Closs’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Bill Closs’s net worth at death is:
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