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


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