4) Kevin Durant ($31.9 million)
Kevin Durant is 20th in the list of top 100 highest paid athletes. He made $17.9 million through salary and winnings; and $14 million through endorsements. The four-time NBA scoring champ became the first NBA player to join Roc Nation Sports in 2013.
5) Dwyane Wade ($29.9 million)
This talented player parted ways with Nike in 2012 to sign a deal with China’s Li-Ning. This multi-million dollar deal includes an equity stake in the company for Wade. He made $18.9 million through salary and winnings; and $11 million through endorsements.