Basketball is an immensely popular sport in America. National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent professional basketball league in North America and is considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world.
NBA has helped many talented basketball players make plenty of money. Here is a brief overview of the top 10 Highest NBA Salaries of All Time.
10) Jermaine O’Neal – Career Earnings: $168,793,821 (Position: Center)
Jermaine O’Neal has an average of 13.4 points from his 967 games. He has played for Portland Trail Blazers, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors.
9) Chris Webber – Career Earnings: $178,230,697 (Position: Power Forward)
During is career, Chris Webber scored 17,182 points. He played for Golden State Warriors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons.
8) Jason Kidd – Career Earnings: $183,443,175 (Position: Point Guard)
Jason Kidd was part of the Mavericks team that won the NBA championship in 2011. He was also part of the United States Olympic Team that won the gold medal in the years 2000 and 2008. He has played for Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks during his career.
7) Ray Allen – Career Earnings: $184,356,050 (Position: Shooting Guard)
Ray Allen has been an All-Star 10 times. He was part of the United States Basketball Team that won the gold medal in the 2000 Olympics. He has a 4.2 shooting percentage from the floor.
what about mj? you cannot seriously leave him off the list…
MJ’s total career earnings is $90,235,000. His estimated net worth at $1 billion, he made his wealth from endorsements and investments not from the game.