Joe Merten was a professional basketball player who played Small forward. Merten’s height was 6 ft 7 in. Merten died on March 18, 2008, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Merten was born on February 23, 1959, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This article takes a deep dive into Joe Merten’s net worth.
In high school, Joe Merten played basketball for George Nelson Tremper High School(Kenosha, Wisconsin). Merten played basketball in college with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1977-1981) and started playing professionally in 1981. In the 1981 draft, Merten was chosen number 207 in round 10 by the Utah Jazz. Merten left the game of basketball in 1985.
Merten played for the Alberta Dusters during 1982-1983 as well as the Las Vegas Silvers in 1983. Later, Merten played for the Wisconsin Flyers throughout 1983-1985. Some of the highlights of Joe Merten’s career included: CBA All-Star, and 3× All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Basketball player yearly earnings can range between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of circumstances. Although typical NBA players earn a salary of nearly $2 million, a few with D-league crossover agreements are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is around $100 million, although as of today no player makes anywhere near that much money. The top players earn approximately $35 million. Outside of the National Basketball Association, annual payments can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Joe Merten’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Joe Merten’s net worth at death is:
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