The 26 Highest-Paid Players In The NBA

Kobe Bryant will miss a large chunk of the season recovering from Achilles surgery, but that won’t keep him from being the highest-paid player in the NBA.

Of the 26 players with the highest salaries this season, the Brooklyn Nets have the most players on the list (4) followed by the Miami Heat (2).

Power forward is the most common position on the list with seven players. There are also six centres, five small forwards, four points guards, and four shooting guards.

#25t Eric Gordon -- $US14.3 million

TEAM: New Orleans Pelicans

POSITION: Shooting Guard

SALARY: $US14.3 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US58.4 million

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#25t Roy Hibbert -- $US14.3 million

TEAM: Indiana Pacers

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US14.3 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US58.4 million

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#24 Emeka Okafor -- $US14.5 million

TEAM: Phoenix Suns

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US14.5 million

CONTRACT: 6 years, $US72.0 million

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#21t Brook Lopez -- $US14.7 million

TEAM: Brooklyn Nets

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US14.7 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US60.8 million

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#21t Kevin Love -- $US14.7 million

TEAM: Minnesota Timberwolves

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US14.7 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US60.8 million

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#21t Russell Westbrook -- $US14.7 million

TEAM: Oklahoma City Thunder

POSITION: Point Guard

SALARY: $US14.7 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US78.6 million

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#20 Marc Gasol -- $US14.9 million

TEAM: Memphis Grizzlies

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US14.9 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US57.5 million

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#19 Carlos Boozer -- $US15.3 million

TEAM: Chicago Bulls

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US15.3 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US75.0 million

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#18 Paul Pierce -- $US15.3 million

TEAM: Brooklyn Nets

POSITION: Small Forward

SALARY: $US15.3 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US61.3 million

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#17 Blake Griffin -- $US16.4 million

TEAM: Los Angeles Clippers

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US16.4 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US94.5 million

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#16 Derrick Rose -- $US17.6 million

TEAM: Chicago Bulls

POSITION: Point Guard

SALARY: $US17.6 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US94.3 million

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#15 Zach Randolph -- $US17.8 million

TEAM: Memphis Grizzlies

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US17.8 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US66.0 million

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#14 Kevin Durant -- $US17.8 million

TEAM: Oklahoma City Thunder

POSITION: Small Forward

SALARY: $US17.8 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US89.2 million

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#13 Rudy Gay -- $US17.9 million

TEAM: Toronto Raptors

POSITION: Small Forward

SALARY: $US17.9 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US82.3 million

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#12 Deron Williams -- $US18.5 million

TEAM: Brooklyn Nets

POSITION: Point Guard

SALARY: $US18.5 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US98.8 million

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#11 Chris Paul -- $US18.7 million

TEAM: Los Angeles Clippers

POSITION: Point Guard

SALARY: $US18.7 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US107.3 million

Data via spotrac.com

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#10 Dwyane Wade -- $US18.7 million

TEAM: Miami Heat

POSITION: Shooting Guard

SALARY: $US18.7 million

CONTRACT: 6 years, $US107.2 million

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#8t Chris Bosh -- $US19.1 million

TEAM: Miami Heat

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US19.1 million

CONTRACT: 6 years, $US109.8 million

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#8t LeBron James -- $US19.1 million

TEAM: Miami Heat

POSITION: Small Forward

SALARY: $US19.1 million

CONTRACT: 6 years, $US109.8 million

Data via spotrac.com

#7 Pau Gasol -- $US19.3 million

TEAM: Los Angeles Lakers

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US19.3 million

CONTRACT: 3 years, $US57.0 million

Data via spotrac.com

#6 Dwight Howard -- $US20.5 million

TEAM: Houston Rockets

POSITION: Center

SALARY: $US20.5 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US87.6 million

Data via spotrac.com

#5 Carmelo Anthony -- $US21.4 million

TEAM: New York Knicks

POSITION: Small Forward

SALARY: $US21.4 million

CONTRACT: 3 years, $US64.2 million

Data via spotrac.com

#4 Joe Johnson -- $US21.5 million

TEAM: Brooklyn Nets

POSITION: Shooting Guard

SALARY: $US21.5 million

CONTRACT: 6 years, $US123.7 million

Data via spotrac.com

#3 Amar'e Stoudemire -- $US21.7 million

TEAM: New York Knicks

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US21.7 million

CONTRACT: 5 years, $US99.7 million

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#2 Dirk Nowitzki -- $US22.7 million

TEAM: Dallas Mavericks

POSITION: Power Forward

SALARY: $US22.7 million

CONTRACT: 4 years, $US80.0 million

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#1 Kobe Bryant -- $US30.5 million

TEAM: Los Angeles Lakers

POSITION: Shooting Guard

SALARY: $US30.5 million

CONTRACT: 3 years, $US83.5 million

Data via spotrac.com

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