The Highest-Paid Players In The NBA On And Off The Court

The NBA has gone to great lengths in recent negotiations with the players’ union to curb the growth of player salaries.

One place where the top players are making more than ever is off the court through endorsements.

Forbes.com recently took a look at how much the highest-paid players are making in endorsements.

Those figures, combined with the salaries for the players tells us which NBA players are making the most money and a few of the names may surprise you.

#10 Chris Paul -- $US22.7 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US18.7 million

Endorsements: $US4.0 million

Total Earnings: $US22.7 million

Career Earnings: $US96.0 million

#9 Dirk Nowitzki -- $US23.2 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US22.7 million

Endorsements: $US0.5 million

Total Earnings: $US23.2 million

Career Earnings: $US204.1 million

#8 Dwight Howard -- $US26.5 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US20.5 million

Endorsements: $US6.0 million

Total Earnings: $US26.5 million

Career Earnings: $US123.3 million

#7 Amar'e Stoudemire -- $US28.2 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US21.7 million

Endorsements: $US6.5 million

Total Earnings: $US28.2 million

Career Earnings: $US142.3 million

#6 Carmelo Anthony -- $US30.4 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US21.4 million

Endorsements: $US9.0 million

Total Earnings: $US30.4 million

Career Earnings: $US135.9 million

#5 Dwyane Wade -- $US30.7 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US18.7 million

Endorsements: $US12.0 million

Total Earnings: $US30.7 million

Career Earnings: $US121.3 million

#4 Kevin Durant -- $US31.8 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US17.8 million

Endorsements: $US14.0 million

Total Earnings: $US31.8 million

Career Earnings: $US69.5 million

#3 Derrick Rose -- $US38.6 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US17.6 million

Endorsements: $US21.0 million

Total Earnings: $US38.6 million

Career Earnings: $US56.6 million

#2 LeBron James -- $US61.1 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US19.1 million

Endorsements: $US42.0 million

Total Earnings: $US61.1 million

Career Earnings: $US129.2 million

#1 Kobe Bryant -- $US64.5 Million

2013-14 Salary: $US30.5 million

Endorsements: $US34.0 million

Total Earnings: $US64.5 million

Career Earnings: $US279.7 million

Now compare this to how much the top tennis players make.

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