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Planet Money

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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#427: LeBron James Is Underpaid

January 5th, 2013

Episode 549 of 910 episodes

LeBron James, the best basketball player in the NBA, makes $17.5 million a year. And he is the most underpaid professional athlete in the world today. On today's show, we explain why LeBron is getting hosed — and why that's probably a good thing for NBA fans, team owners, other pro players, and even LeBron himself.

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