More Than Just Athletes: 10 Business-Minded Players

May 18, 2011  |  

Michael Jordan

Jordan paved the way for the endorsement deals that current athletes like LeBron James are signing.  While his business career may not have been as smooth as his playing career, he continues to do well for himself.  He is the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and has chiseled his wealth through sponsorship deals with Nike, Gatorade and can still be seen in the occasional Hanes commercial.

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