Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks, one of the WNBA’s highest-paid player, has a reported base salary of $109,000.
Ogwumike recently recorded one of the best seasons in the history of the league, making 66.5 percent of her shots in the regular season, the second highest in league history, and hitting the winning basket in Game 5 against the Lynx as Los Angeles won the WNBA title.
Diana Taurasi, another one of the highest-paid players in the WNBA has a salary of $107,000 per season. According to ESPN, 36 other players approach that same salary.
The WNBA just celebrated its 20th season, in which it had an increase in attendance and television ratings and had its most exciting final round in years. It is easily the most successful women’s sports league in this country.
Check out 25 Things You Need to Know About the WNBA shared by WNBA.com.