The legend of Caitlin Clark is going from Iowa to Indiana as the basketball phenom was the first pick in the WNBA draft on Monday night (4/15).

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The Iowa Hawkeyes standout who broke every NCAA basketball scoring record during her college career was selected by the Indiana Fever and will begin her professional career in Indianapolis.

Caitlin Clark's First Year WNBA Salary is Less than $80K a year

With the recent growth in popularity of Women's college basketball, breaking TV viewership records even higher than Men's college basketball, most will be shocked when they see what women make playing pro basketball.

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According to a post by Sportkeeda Basketball, the rookie contract for Clark is for 4 years and $338,000. When you break it down by year, she'll make $76,535 this year, just over $78K in 2025, $85K in 2026, and if she opts into the 4th year she'll make just over $97K.

Hip-hop icon and Big 3 Basketball league owner Ice Cube offered Caitlin Clark 5 million dollars to play for his league, but she apparently wouldn't be allowed to play for both leagues because of WNBA league rules.

WNBA Salaries Aren't Rising As Fast As the Ticket Prices

With Caitlin Clark now playing for the Indiana Fever, ticket prices for their road games are skyrocketing, especially when she battles former college foes Angel Reese and Kamilla Cordoso who were both just drafted by the Chicago Sky.

A quick check of tickets for the Indiana Fever at the Chicago Sky on Sunday, June 23 has the lowest tickets priced at $324 each, and courtside seats at $1,700 per ticket.

When the Chicago Sky doesn't play Caitlin Clark, you can get tickets for $25, and courtside seats drop to $300 each.

When Does Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever Play in Chicago?

  • Sunday, June 23
  • Friday, August 30

To find out about tickets, CLICK HERE.

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