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NBA by the numbers

Some of the numbers through the years of David Stern's tenure

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1984-85

Teams: 23
League revenue: $165 million
Attendance: 10,506,355 total; 11,141 average
Salary cap: $3.6 million
International players: 10 (9 countries)
Total value of Franchises: $400 million (approx.)
Television deals: $20 million with Turner; $91.9 million with CBS

2013-14

Teams: 30
League revenue: $5.5 billion
Attendance (2012-13): 21,320,319 total; 17,348 average
Salary cap: $58.7 million
International players: 92 (39 countries) on opening night
Total value of franchises: $12 billion (approx.)
Television deals: $7.44 billion total with ESPN/ABC and Turner

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