Lots of big salary news out of the National Basketball Association the past couple of weeks:
Stephen Curry of the league-champion Golden State Warriors just signed a deal that will pay him $40 million a year for the next five seasons. James Harden of the Houston Rockets is guaranteed $228 million over the next six years. Everybody’s getting paid. Otto Porter Jr., the third-best player for the good-but-not-great Washington Wizards, will make $25 million a year.