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To: Mr. Carmelo Anthony, Future NBA Free Agent; Mr. Yao Ming, Future NBA Free Agent; Mr. Tony Parker, Future NBA Free Agent; Mr. Chris Paul, Future NBA Free Agent

From: Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform

As you will soon have the opportunity to become free agents, you will have one of the most important questions of your career to decide: how much money you get to bring home at the end of the day.

To make this question easier for you, Americans for Tax Reform has gone to the liberty of running a breakdown of your annual earnings at the various teams likely to make you a “max” offer, and the differences can be startling.

For a breakdown:

Clearly, there is a right answer, and I trust that you will make the right choice for your family as a player and as a taxpayer.

*These contracts are individualized because NBA teams have the option to offer their own players more money to re-sign with them.