9) Chris Paul ($24.2 million)
This 29-year old NBA player earned $18.7 million through salary and winnings; and $5.5 million through endorsements. Based in Bel Air, CA, Paul inked a five year $107.3 million deal with the Los Angeles Clippers in July 2013.
10) Dirk Nowitzki ($23.2 million)
Based in Dallas, TX, this NBA star wrapped up a four-year $80 million contract during the 2013-14 season. This German 12-time All-Star is the best European import to the NBA.
The above-mentioned talented, rich and famous NBA players inspire boys (all over the world) who seek to make a career playing basketball.