LeBron James first active player recognized as billionaire — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

While pursuing LeBron James in 2010 free agency, the Knicks reportedly told him he had a 50% chance of earning $1 billion in New York, a 1% chance with the Cavaliers and a 0% chance with the Heat.

LeBron James first active player recognized as billionaire — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports