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MBA vs NBA: The Business vs. The Game

MBA NBA With the NBA Finals currently taking center stage, we wanted to have some fun and compare basketball's marquee players against the most famous MBAS in the world. While a team with Kevin Durant or LeBron James will always win out on the court, how do they stack up against business titans like Phil Knight and Tim Cook? How about the Heat and the Thunder against Harvard and Stanford business schools? ROOKIE SALARIES HOURS PER WEEK SPENT WORKING $1.7M 59.5 $91K MBA Holders MBA Holder NBA Player 37.5 (in season) NBA Players AVERAGE AGE AVERAGE SALARY OVERALL 28 26 $123K $5.15M Incoming MBA Student NBA Player MBA Holder NBA Player TEAM MBA TEAM NBA HEAT TIM COOK INDRA NOOYI LEBRON JAMES KEVIN DURANT Net Worth: $400M Net Worth: $87M Net Worth: $120 M Net Worth: $30M Education: MBA Duke '88 Education: MBA Yale '80 Education: St. Vincent - St. Mary High School '03 Education: University of Texas "06-'07 Position: CEO Apple, Inc. Position: CEO Pepsico. Position: Forward Position: Forward 2011 Compensation: $378M 2011 Compensation: $17.1 M 2012 Salary: $16M 2012 Salary: $13.6M PHIL KNIGHT MITT ROMNEY CHRIS BOSH DWYANE WADE Net Worth: $14.4B Net Worth: $200M Net Worth: $87M Net Worth: $65M Education: MBA Stanford '62 Education: MBA Harvard '75 Education: Georgia Institute of Technology '02-'03 Education: Marquette University '01-'03 Position: Founder Nike, Inc. Position: Co-founder BainCapital Position: Position: Forward Shooting guard 2011 Compensation: $0 (Retired in '04) 2011 Compensation: $20.9M 2012 Salary: $16M 2012 Salary: $15.7M JEFF BEWKES Net Worth: N/A RUSSELL WESTBROOK Education: MBA Stanford '77 Net Worth: $30M Education: UCLA '06-'08 Position: Time Warner CEO Position: Point guard 2011 Compensation: $25.9M 2012 Salary: $5.1M TOP MBA SCHOOLS TOP NBA TEAMS HARVARD STANFORD THUNDER HEAT TAS ARVAND OKC CAMPUS/ ARENA SIZE 121,050 360,000 586,000 782,400 sq ft sq ft sq ft sq ft YEAR ORD JUN 1908 1925 2008 1988 FOUNDED STANFOR *** $2.8B $825M $348M $425M MIAMI HEAT WORTH MBA HOLDERS IN THE NBA NBA PLAYERS WITH MBAS MBA: MBA: Duke University '11 Team: Orlando Magic Position: Forward Harvard '58 Team: Milwaukee Bucks Position: Owner MILV HERB KOHL PAT GARRITY MBA: Stanford '83 Team: Golden State Warriors Position: Owner MBA: UCLA '87 Team: LA Lakers Position: Forward / Center JOE LACOB MITCH KUPCHAK MBA MBA U. of Missouri '73 Team: Denver Nuggets Position: Owner University of Phoenix '05 Team: LA Lakers Position: Center STAN KROENKE SHAQUILLE O'NEAL NBA PLAYERS TURNED BUSINESSMEN TAKERS 32 PHOENI 13 21 MICHAEL JORDAN MAGIC JOHNSON STEVE NASH Team: LA Lakers Team: Phoenix Suns Team: Chicago Bulls Business: Magic Johnson Enterprises (Owner) LA Dodgers (Part Owner) Business: Consigliere Brand Capital (Co-Founder) Business: Charlotte Bobcats (Owner) Net Worth: $500M Net Worth: $80M Net Worth: $525M SOURCES: | | | | 1 HOW TO MBA Invest in Yourself design by francesca greggs & lemonwood design S00 INVIS ON

MBA vs NBA: The Business vs. The Game

shared by bckids1208 on Jun 20
As the two best teams in the NBA, the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder, battle to become the 2012 World Champions, we thought it would be fun to compare the numbers between the stars of the fi...


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