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Forbes released their list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, and athletes from various professional sports showed up on the list.
Many NBA players made the list, and most of them are star players although a few of them have questionable salaries. However, very few basketball fans will argue the top-paid player.
Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James is widely known as the best player in the NBA, and he surpassed Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant for highest-paid player in the NBA.
Here is a list of the top 15 highest-paid players in the NBA.
15. Deron Williams(Point guard, Brooklyn Nets) – Pay: $20M; Salary: $18.5M; Endorsements: $1.5M