Despite Increasing Viewership, a Massive Pay Gap Between the NBA and WNBA Still Exists

April 11, 2023

According to Spotrac.com, the largest annual contract currently in the WNBA is held by Jackie Young, who earns $252,450 each year. Young’s contract is for two years, and she will be a free agent in 2025.

As for NBA players, according to Spotrac.com, the current largest annual contract belongs to both Devin Booker and Karl-Anthony Towns, who both earn roughly $56.1 million a year. FN