The league announced a program to pay former players who played in the ABA, but did not qualify for the NBA.
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The league will pay $24.5million in total, according to the Indianapolis Star.
Adam Silver, NBA commissioner, stated that both current players and team governors felt the need.
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On behalf of former ABA players, who are aging and often facing difficult economic situations.
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These pioneers made significant contributions to professional basketball, and we believe it's appropriate.
Former ABA Players- Significant Contributions
Recognition payments will be made to approximately 115 former ABA players, who played at most three seasons.
Former ABA Players- Playments Made
The league announced that former ABA players who are eligible will be paid an annual $3,828 payment.
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For example, a player who played five seasons would be paid $19,140 annually.
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Andrew Benintendi in Restricted List