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Larry Bird, one of the greatest players in basketball history, throughout his illustrious career, accumulated career earnings in the sum of $24 Million. Markelle Fultz, entering his third season having played a total of 33 games, has already earned over $25 Million. Bird played in the 1980s whereas Fultz is currently playing. Over these three decades, the stark change in total player earning has been brought about through continuous changes in the collective bargaining agreement, a document regulating the terms and conditions of NBA players’ employment. The collective bargaining agreement is routinely amended with the agreement of the National Basketball Players’ association and the league itself.