Breaking down the 10 richest NBA owners

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NBA owners have lots of expenses to keep track of. In addition to purchasing their teams, though, they’re charged with additional expenses that directly influence their roster’s makeup, which makes their pool of wealth all the more valuable to their organizations. Not everyone can just go out and sign LeBron James.

Whereas in the NFL, owners can’t exceed the salary cap, the NBA allows their franchises to go over, as long as its owners are willing to foot the luxury tax bill.

Let’s take a look at the richest owners in the Association, courtesy of Forbes‘ billionaire list, and how their teams figure to fare under their leadership in the coming years.

Here are the richest owners in the NBA…