The 12 Most Powerful Agents In The NBA

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We all know that many NBA players make several million dollars a year, but who secures them those massive contracts? 

Agents.  The best agents in pro basketball negotiated player contracts that will pay their clients in excess of $100 million combined for 2011 alone. 

NBA agents take a maximum of 4% commission on each contract they negotiate, but with enough clients on your roster, some of these guys can take home more than an All-Star.

All salary data from HoopsHype.com

#12 Raymond Brothers negotiated $47.79 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Zach Randolph - $17.33 million

Ben Gordon - $10.8 million

Caron Butler - $10.56 million

Jamaal Tinsley - $5.5 million

Al-Farouq Aminu - $2.56 million

Daniel Orton - $1.03 million

#11 Henry Thomas negotiated $52.13 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Chris Bosh - $14.5 million

Dwyane Wade - $14 million

Devin Harris - $8.98 million

Ronnie Brewer - $4.79 million

Udonis Haslem - $3.5 million

Shaun Livingston - $3.5 million

Anthony Parker - $2.86 million

#10 Jim Tanner negotiated $77.97 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Tim Duncan - $18.7 million

Ray Allen - $10 million

Hedo Turkoglu - $9.8 million

Shane Battier - $7.35 million

Marvin Williams - $6.71 million

Luke Walton - $5.26 million

Zaza Pachulia - $4.25 million

Luke Ridnour - $4 million

Brandan Wright - $3.4 million

Grant Hill - $3.32 million

Thaddeus Young - $2.9 million

Tony Battie - $1.35 million

Steve Novak - $916k

#9 Bob Myers negotiated $81.23 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Brandon Roy - $13.52 million

TJ Ford - $8.5 million

JJ Reddick - $7.5 million

Dan Gadzuric - $7.24 million

Jason Kapono - $6.64 million

Jermaine O'Neal - $5.77 million

Martell Webster - $4.8 million

Kendrick Perkins - $4.39 million

Jordan Farmar - $3.75 million

Dorrell Wright - $3.55 million

Spencer Hawes - $2.97 million

Brook Lopez - $2.41 million

Robin Lopez - $1.87 million

Jason Collins - $1.35 million

Tim Thomas - $1.35 million

Jason Williams - $1.35 million

Brian Scalabrine - $1.23 million

Jarron Collins - $1.23 million

Shelden Williams - $916k

Josh McRoberts - $885k

#8 Andy Miller negotiated $95.06 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Kevin Garnett - $18.8 million

Chauncey Billups - $13.15 million

Andre Miller $7.3 million

Brendan Haywood - $6.9 million

Jared Jeffries - $6.88 million

Kyle Lowry - $5.75 million

Antonio McDyess - $4.86 million

Daniel Gibson - $4.02 million

Carlos Delfino - $3.5 million

Sebastian Telfair - $2.7 million

Rasual Butler - $2.4 million

Ersan Ilyasova - $2.32 million

Marreese Speights - $1.77 million

JJ Hickson - $1.53 million

Eric Maynor - $1.42 million

James Anderson - $1.36 million

Craig Brackins - $1.31 million

Malik Allen - $1.3 million

Rudy Fernandez - $1.25 million

Trevor Booker - $1.24 million

BJ Mullens - $1.2 million

Serge Ibaka - $1.2 million

Aaron grey - $1.06 million

Antonie Wright - $993k

Gani Lawai - $474k

Devin Ebanks - $474k

#7 Mark Bartelstein negotiated $97.14 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Danny Granger - $10.97 million

David Lee - $10.8 million

Mo Williams - $9.3 million

James Posey - $6.48 million

Darius Songaila - $4.82 million

Brad Miller - $4.4 million

DeShawn Stevenson - $4.15 million

Ronny Turiaf - $4 million

Charlie Bell - $3.84 million

Will Bynum - $3.5 million

Dahntay Jones - $2.5 million

Nick Young - $2.63 million

Marquis Daniels - $2.47 million

Gordon Hayward - $2.36 million

Paul George - $2.24 million

Louis Amundson - $2.23 million

Shannon Brown - $2.2 million

Jason Smith - $2.19 million

Jared Dudley - $2.15 million

Brandon Rush - $2.07 million

Eddie House - $1.35 million

Brian Cardinal - $1.35 million

Kawme Brown - $1.23 million

Damion James - $1.16 million

Brian Cook - $1.15 million

Taj Gibson - $1.12 million

DeMarre Carroll - $1.09 million

Jordan Crawford - $1.04 million

Luther Head - $993k

Dominic McGuire - $885k

Luke Harangody - $438k

Bobby Simmons - $45k

Ime Udoka

Damien Wilkins

#6 Leon Rose negotiated $97.75 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Carmelo Anthony - $17.15 million

Chris Paul - $14.94 million

LeBron James - $14.5 million

Richard Hamilton - $12.65 million

Eddy Curry - $11.28 million

Andrea Bargnani - $8 million

DeSagana Diop - $6.48 million

OJ Mayo - $4.46 million

Jonny Flynn - $3.19 million

Ty Lawson - $1.55 million

Eric Bledsoe - $1.49 million

Carlos Arroyo - $1.22 million

Chris Douglas-Roberts - $854k

#5 Bill Duffy negotiated $99.36 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Tayshaun Prince - $11.15 million

Steve Nash - $10.31 million

Rajon Rondo - $9 million

Andris Biedrins - $9 million

Marko Jaric - $7.63 million

Joel Pryzbilla - $7.41 million

Leandro Barbosa - $7.1 million

Travis Outlaw - $7 million

Jeff Foster - $6.66 million

Hakim Warrick - $4 million

Al Thornton - $2.81 million

Brandon Jennings - $2.33 million

Chuck Hayes - $2.3 million

Anthony Randolph - $1.97 million

Earl Clark - $1.9 million

Austin Daye - $1.8 million

Luke Babbitt - $1.65 million

Anthony Carter - $1.35 million

Earl Watson - $1.23 million

Francisco Elson - $1.15 million

Jawad Williams - $1.03 million

Andy Rautins - $600k

#4 Rob Pelinka negotiated $121.66 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Kobe Bryant - $24.81 million

Carlos Boozer- $14.4 million

Andre Iguodala - $12.35 million

Chris Kaman - $11.3 million

Gerald Wallace - $9.86 million

Corey Maggette - $9.6 million

Morris Peterson - $6.64 million

Sasha Vujacic - $5.48 million

Channing Frye - $5.2 million

James Harden - $4.3 million

Wes Johnson - $3.73 million

Derek Fisher - $3.7 million

Eric Gordon - $3.02 million

Julian Wright - $2.86 million

Keyon Dooling - $2.5 million

Ed Davis - $1.92 million

#3 Jeff Schwartz negotiated $123.57 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Paul Pierce - $13.88 million

Al Jefferson - $13 million

Tyson Chandler - $12.75 million

Emeka Okafor - $11.54 million

Jason Kidd - $8.5 million

Lamar Odom - $8.2 million

Leandro Barbosa - $7.1 million

Charlie Villanueva - $7.02 million

Blake Griffin - $5.36 million

Kyle Korver - $5 million

Michael Beasley - $4.96 million

Jarrett Jack - $4.86 million

Nikola Pekovic - $4 million

Kevin Love - $3.64 million

Chris Wilcox - $3 million

Marco Belinelli - $2.38 million

Jerryd Bayless - $2.29 million

Cole Aldrich - $2.13 million

Tyler Hansbrough - $2 million

Hilton Armstrong - $993k

AJ Price - $762k

Jerry Stackhouse - $210k

#2 Dan Fegan negotiated $130.19 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Dwight Howard - $16.51 million

Jason Richardson - $14.44 million

Troy Murphy - $11.97 million

Nene - $11.36 million

Kevin Martin - $11.1 million

Jason Terry - $10.65 million

Shawn Marion - $7.31 million

Anderson Varejao - $7 million

Al Harrington- $5.77 million

Drew Gooden - $5.76 million

John Wall - $5.14 million

Reggie Evans - $5.08 million

Matt Carroll - $4.3 million

Yi Jianlian - $4.05 million

Kris Humphries - $3.2 million

Jrue Holiday - $1.63 million

Delonte West - $1.57 million

Courtney Lee - $1.35 million

Joe Smith - $1.35 million

Kyrylo Fesenko - $1.09 million

Von Wafer - $916k

Darington Hobson - $474k

Erick Dampier

#1 Arn Tellem negotiated $186.54 million in 2010 player salaries

Clients:

Pau Gasol - $17.82 million

Joe Johnson - $16.32 million

Brandon Roy - $13.52 million

Antawn Jamison - $13.36 million

LaMarcus Aldridge - $10.7 million

Mike Dunleavy - $10.56 million

TJ Ford - $8.5 million

JJ Reddick - $7.5 million

Dan Gadzuric - $7.24 million

JR Smith - $6.03 million

Jermaine O'Neal - $5.77 million

Derrick Rose - $5.55 million

Al Horford - $5.44 million

Mike Miller - $5 million

Martell Webster - $4.8 million

Kendrick Perkins - $4.39 million

Russell Westbrook - $4.02 million

Tyreke Evans - $3.88 million

Jordan Farmar - $3.75 million

Marc Gasol - $3.48 million

Tiago Splitter - $3.4 million

Danilo Gallinari - $3.3 million

Spencer Hawes - $2.97 million

Gerald Henderson - $2.1 million

Ben Wallace - $2.08 million

Xavier Henry - $2.02 million

Jason Collins - $1.35 million

Tim Thomas - $1.35 million

Tracy McGrady - $1.35 million

Jamaal Magloire - $1.23 million

Brian Scalabrine - $1.23 million

Jarron Collins - $1.23 million

Etan Thomas - $1.22 million

Wayne Ellington - $1.08 million

Quincy Pondexter - $1.07 million

Shelden Williams - $916k

Josh McRoberts - $885k

Sean May - $100k

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