Think NBA owners are sweating out each day of the lockout? Maybe you should check the number of league bosses on the latest Forbes 400 list. A dozen NBA owners made the rankings of the richest people in America. With 30 teams in the conference, that means 42.8 percent of the owners are sitting pretty. (And even if the entire season is sacrificed, they can write off the losses to save some money on taxes.)
So with the help of IamaGM.com, here are 12 men whose bank wouldn't even be slightly broken if their team doesn't see the court for a while. Every single one is worth at least $1.45 billion.
Earlier this summer, buyout specialist Harris bought the 76ers from Comcast-Spectator. Harris has an impressive resume that includes a bachelor's degree from Penn’s Wharton School of Business and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. The 46-year-old is one of the youngest on our list and worth $1.45 billion.
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