Ken Sailors was a professional basketball player who played Point guard as number 4, 5, 27, 13. Sailors’s height was 5 ft 10 in. Sailors died on January 30, 2016, in Laramie, Wyoming. Sailors was born on January 14, 1921, in Bushnell, Nebraska. This article takes a deep dive into Ken Sailors’s net worth.
In high school, Ken Sailors played basketball for Laramie High School (Wyoming); (Laramie, Wyoming). Sailors played basketball in college with Wyoming Cowboys basketball (1940-1943, 1945-1946) and started playing professionally in 1946. Sailors left the game of basketball in 1951.
Sailors played for the Cleveland Rebels during 1946-47 BAA season as well as the Chicago Stags in 1947-48 BAA season. Later, Sailors played for the Philadelphia Warriors throughout 1947-48 BAA season, the Providence Steamrollers over 1947-48 BAA season 1948-49 BAA season, the Denver Nuggets (original) during 1949-50 NBA season, and the Boston Celtics during 1950-51 NBA season. Some of the highlights of Ken Sailors’s career included: All-BAA Second Team, 2× AAU Men’s Basketball All-Americans, List of NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball champions, NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Consensus first-team NCAA Men’s Basketball All-Americans, Consensus second-team All-American, and No. 4 Retired jerseys.
Basketball salaries range between a few thousand dollars and millions of dollars annually, depending on a number of statistics. Although on average, NBA players make a salary of approximately $2 million, some with D-league crossover contracts earn as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is close to $100 million, although currently no player brings in anywhere near that much money. The top players in the league earn nearly $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 Ken Sailors’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Ken Sailors’s net worth at death is:
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