Who Are the NBA Ballers Who Made the Most Money This Year?

Eliza | 27 - 11 - 2020
highest paid nba player 2020

Here we have listed out some of the most famous and highest-paid basketball players in 2020. Read on to find some interesting and mind-blowing facts about the highest-paid players. 

LeBron James

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 37.4 million

Who Is the Richest Basketball Player in 2020?
  • A. Lou Williams
  • B. Anthony Davis
  • C. James Emiid
  • D. LeBron James

Many people believe that LeBron James is the greatest player of all time. He recently won his fourth NBA championship and fourth NBA Finals MVP after defeating a scrappy Miami Heat team down in the Orlando bubble. LeBron James is said to be the face of the league for a decade.

Steph Curry

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 40.2 million

Steph Curry captured three titles by going to NBA Finals in five straight seasons but he missed the majority of the 2019-2020 seasons with a broken hand. Curry is said to be the best shooter this game has ever seen and has racked up hundreds and millions of dollars by letting it fly from 40 feet out.

Russell Westbrook

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 38.5 million

Russell Westbrook had previously signed a five-year $206.8 million contract extension with his previous team in 2017. He is one of the highest paid basketball players ever.

Chris Paul

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 38.5 million

Chris Paul is one of the NBA’s highest-paid players for the second year in a row. In fact, Paul and Russell Westbrook will switch teams for the new NBA season, as the two players were traded for each other in the mega-deal between Houston and Oklahoma City over the summer.

John Wall

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 38.2 million

John Wall hasn’t played a full season since the Wizards 2016-17 campaign. He is also expected to miss the entire upcoming season due to his injury. And Wall will be making $40 million a year for the next three seasons.

James Harden

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 38.2 million

James Harden is entering his 11th season in the NBA game and the first year of a four-year, $171.1 million contract extension he signed with the Rockets in 2017. And by the 2022-23 season, Harden backcourt will be making $94 million combined for their services.

Kevin Durant

highest paid nba player 2020

2019 – 2020 salary: 38.2 million

Kevin Durant has injured himself in Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the Warriors last year and he hasn’t played since the injury.  He’s set to make over $42 million in the final year of the contract, which expires in 2023.

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