Top 10 Highest Paid NBA Players

There are 57 NBA Players whose contracts pay $10 million or more this season- more than double the number of All Stars in a given year.  Each player will miss 19.5% of their salary due to the 35 game lockout this year.  Checkout the full list of Highest paid NBA players and salaries for the 2011-2012 season after the jump.  

1. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers  $25.2 million

stats: 25 ppg 13 All Star teams, 5 Championship Rings

2. Rashard Lewis, Washington Wizards $22.1 million

3. Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs  $21.3 million

4. Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics $21.2 million

5. Gilbert Arenas, Orlando Magic $19.3 million

6. Dirk Nowinski, Dallas Mavericks $19.1 million

7. Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers $18.7 million

8. Amare Stoudemire, New York Knicks $18.2 million

9. Joe Johnson, Atlanta Hawks $18 million

10. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks $17.7 million

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: