Originally Posted by Euroleague
Dirk does not make 15 million euros net salary in the NBA. He only makes $9 million dollars net in the NBA.
Bayern's basketball budget is supposed to be around $10 million (7-8 million euros depending on the exchange rate).
So Dirk actually makes less than their budget, not "double". He was obviously just exaggerating.
You should just be glad Dirk decided to come to America. If he stayed in Europe, his team would have 10 Euroleague titles in a row and every single Euroleague team stadium would have a Dirk statue outside it like the massive Anthony Parker statue in Rhodes