Kobe Bryant, the newly-retired 37 year-old player with the Los Angeles Lakers, was the all-time active scoring leader during the 2015-2016 NBA season. During his 20-year career he scored 33,643 points, surpassing Michael Jordan but falling short of all-time historical scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 points during his 20-season NBA career. Michael Jordan, an iconic figure of world basketball, is ranked fourth by all-time points scored during the regular season.
Nowadays, the NBA is the highest-paying sports league in the world. The average NBA player earned $4.6 million per year as of 2015, or a total of $2.1 billion for the the 448 players in the NBA. Out of the 30 NBA teams, the Brooklyn Nets pays the highest average salary at $6.2 million per year. Among NBA players, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is the highest paid NBA athlete with earnings of $64.8 million as of 2015, including salary of $20.8 million and an additional $44 million of endorsement income. During his 11-year career in the NBA, LeBron has scored a total of 26,833 points with an average of 27 points per game.
The 104th Tour de France began July 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany and will end on the famous Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 23 after riders complete 21 stages and 3,540 km. Among the world’s most famous and prestigious cycling events, the Tour de France has been held each July since 1903.* A multi-stage race finishing in France but traversing neighboring countries, the Tour is organized around five stage types: flat, medium and high mountain, individual time, and intermediate sprint.The 2017 Tour includes 22 teams and 198 riders, continuing the trend of larger and larger starting fields in each Tour. In 1903, 60 cyclists competed and 21 finished...
The cricket is the wonderful game, where the competition between the teams goes higher in each and every game. Hence the performances over the years speaks more about it. Here are the world cup statistics from the year 1975-2011. This describes about the teams winning and losing data and the number of matches played in all the world cup tournament.