It initially operated as a “single entity” sports league. The league owned the original eight WNBA franchises (as opposed to those franchises having “owners”) and an NBA franchise essentially operated and directed each of these franchises.
What is the lowest paid WNBA player?
The WNBA’s minimum for a player with zero to two years of experience is $58,710, while vets with three or more years of experience earn a minimum of $70,040. Yahoo! Finance cited the average WNBA salary in the 2021 season to be $120,648.