Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 | Moneymax

True-blue NBA fans follow not only basketball games but the personal lives of their favorite NBA players as well. If you’re a fan of Russell Westbrook, for example, then you probably know that the 30-year-old loves fashion and dressing up—you’ll know it by just looking at his Instagram account. Indeed, when #ballislife, the NBA starts to become part of our lifestyle, our daily dose of news and tattle.

One of the most talked-about topics about the NBA are the players’ salary and wealth. Nowadays, NBA players earn not only through paid contracts but also through endorsements and merchandise. Remember when Nike paid Michael Jordan $110 million[1] for sales of his Air Jordan line? Yes, it was a lot of money and MJ continues to earn because of that deal.

Brush up on your NBA knowledge. Here are the highest-paid NBA players of 2019.

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10. Paul George

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Paul George

Team and position: Oklahoma City Thunder, Small Forward

Total earnings: $38.6 million

Salary/bonuses: $30.6 million

Endorsements: $8 million

9. Blake Griffin

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Blake Griffin

Team and position: Detroit Pistons, Power Forward

Total earnings: $39.1 million

Salary/bonuses: $32.1 million

Endorsements: $7 million

8. Damian Lillard

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Damian Lillard

Team and position: Portland Trail Blazers, Point Guard

Total earnings: $41 million

Salary/bonuses: $28 million

Endorsements: $13 million

7. Giannis Antetokounmpo

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Giannis Antetokounmpo

Team and position: Milwaukee Bucks, Forward/Guard

Total earnings: $43.2 million

Salary/bonuses: $24.2 million

Endorsements: $19 million

6. Chris Paul

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Chris Paul

Team and position: Houston Rockets. Point Guard

Total earnings: $43.7 million

Salary/bonuses: $35.7 million

Endorsements: $8 million

5. James Harden

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019- James Harden

Team and position: Houston Rockets, Shooting Guard

Total earnings: $47.4 million

Salary/bonuses: $30.4 million

Endorsements: $17 million

4. Russell Westbrook

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Russell Westbrook

Team and position: Oklahoma City Thunder, Point Guard

Total earnings: $53.7 million

Salary/bonuses: $35.7 million

Endorsements: $18 million

3. Kevin Durant

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Kevin Durant

Team and position: Golden State Warriors, Small Forward

Total earnings: $65 million

Salary/bonuses: $30 million

Endorsements: $35 million

2. Stephen Curry

Highest-paid NBA Players 2019 - Stephen Curry

Team and position: Golden State Warriors, Point Guard

Total earnings: $79.5 million

Salary/bonuses: $37.5 million

Endorsements: $42 million

1. Lebron James

Highest-paid NBA Players - Lebron James

Team and position: Los Angeles Lakers, Small Forward & Power Forward

Total earnings: $88.7 million

Salary/bonuses: $35.7 million

Endorsements: $53 million

Source: Forbes.com

NBA players work hard to be successful and wealthy. Lebron James, Stephen Curry, and other NBA players went through months of training to thrive in their field. We’re sure they know how to invest and maintain a budget as well. Be smart when it comes to money. Let these NBA players inspire your financial goals.

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