Relationship Between Points & Salaries in the NBA and WNBA
graph by CoolKingSingh, slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: scatterplot
Source: CoolKingSingh, “Why do WNBA players earn 7 times less than their counterparts in the NBA?” Medium.com: July 18, 2020.
Adams, Luke. “NBA Minimum Salaries for 2020/21.” HoopsRumors.com: November 10, 2020.
Cool King Singh, “Why do WNBA players earn 7 times less than their counterparts in the NBA?” Medium.com: July 18, 2020.
HerHoopStats.com, “2021 WNBA Salary Cap Summary by Team.” HerHoopStats.com: 2021.
Queen Ballers Club, “WNBA Salary 2021: The Lows & Highs.” QueenBallers.com, October 10, 2020.
Potential Math Content: scatterplots, labels, bivariate data, comparing data sets
Potential Content Connections: sports, social justice, wage gap, gender