What The Top Basketball Players In The NBA League Will Be Earning This Season: Overpaid Athletes?

Incredible perk, combined with the exuberant salaries… and with the NBA season now underway as the playoffs are in full swing, so i thought it would be appropriate to share the latest list of the highest paid players in basketball for 2013.

However, I am going to provide you with a stat that will give you a rough idea, what the top basketball players in the NBA League will be earning this season. So, are you ready to see who’s making the big money this year in the NBA?

Interestingly enough, unlike many others sports, all contracts in the NBA are guaranteed. This means if a player gets injured he will get paid the amount of his contract regardless of whether he actually plays or not.

Not surprisingly, the “Top NBA Basketball Players” players are some of the highest paid athletes in any sport in the world. Take a look at the top 50 highest paid NBA players of 2013:

1.Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers: $27,849,149

2. Dirk Nowitzki – Dallas Mavericks: $20,907,128

3. Carmelo Anthony – New York Knicks: $20,463,024
Carmelo Anthony4. Amar’e Stoudemire – New York Knicks: $19,948,799

5. Joe Johnson – Brooklyn Nets: $19,752,645
Joe Johnson, Basketball player6. Dwight Howard – Los Angeles Lakers: $19,536,360

7. Pau Gasol – Los Angeles Lakers: $19,000,000

8. Chris Paul – Los Angeles Clippers: $17,779,458
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9. LeBron James – Miami Heat: $17,545,000

10. Chris Bosh – Miami Heat: $17,545,000

11. Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat: $17,182,000

12. Deron Williams – Brooklyn Nets: $17,177,795

13. Andrew Bynum – Philadelphia 76ers: $16,889,000

14. Paul Pierce – Boston Celtics: $16,790,345
Paul-Pierce15. Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder: $16,669,630

16. Zach Randolph – Memphis Grizzlies: $16,500,000

17. Rudy Gay – Toronto Raptors: $16,460,538

18. Derrick Rose – Chicago Bulls: $16,402,552

19. Al Jefferson – Utah Jazz: $15,000,000

20. Carlos Boozer – Chicago Bulls: $15,000,000

21. Andre Iguodala – Denver Nuggets: $14,968,250

22. Manu Ginobili – San Antonio Spurs: $14,107,492

23. Marc Gasol – Memphis Grizzlies: $13,891,359

24. Brook Lopez – Brooklyn Nets: $13,668,750

25. Kevin Love – Minnesota Timberwolves: $13,668,750

26. Roy Hibbert – Indiana Pacers: $13,668,750

27. Eric Gordon – New Orleans Pelicans: $13,668,750

28. Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder: $13,668,750

29. Tyson Chandler – New York Knicks: $13,604,188

30. LaMarcus Aldridge – Portland Trail Blazers: $13,500,000

31. Emeka Okafor – Washington Wizards: $13,490,000

32. Luol Deng – Chicago Bulls: $13,305,000

33. Josh Smith – Atlanta Hawks: $13,200,000

34. Danny Granger – Indiana Pacers: $13,058,606

35. Nene – Washington Wizards: $13,000,000

36. Andrew Bogut – Golden State Warriors: $13,000,000

37. David Lee – Golden State Warriors: $12,744,000

38. Tony Parker – San Antonio Spurs: $12,500,000

39. Kevin Martin – Oklahoma City Thunder: $12,439,675

40. Ben Gordon – Charlotte Bobcats: $12,400,000

41. Kris Humphries – Brooklyn Nets: $12,000,000

42. Al Horford – Atlanta Hawks: $12,000,000

43. Hedo Turkoglu – Orlando Magic: $11,815,850

44. Kevin Garnett – Boston Celtics: $11,566,265

45. Joakim Noah – Chicago Bulls: $11,300,000

46. Jose Calderon – Detroit Pistons: $11,046,591

47. Monta Ellis – Milwaukee Bucks: $11,000,000

48. Rajon Rondo – Boston Celtics: $11,000,000

49. Corey Maggette – Detroit Pistons: $10,924,138

50. Nicolas Batum – Portland Trail Blazers: $10,825,000

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