Highest paid athlete in the NBA

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Would you like to know how much your favorite NBA player earns? C’mon let’s take a peek at their 2014-2015 season salary.

Warning: some figures might shock you (for the reason that the one you consider a Superstar may have inferior salary than the average player).

 

BOSTON CELTICS             

Rajon Rondo                      $12,909,090

Gerald Wallace                  $10,105,855

Jeff Green                          $9,200,000

 

BROOKLYN NETS             

Joe Johnson                       $23,180,790

Deron Williams                  $19,754,465

Kevin Garnett                    $12,000,000

 

NEW YORK KNICKS        

Amar’e Stoudemire        $23,410,988

Carmelo Anthony            $22,458,401

Andrea Bargnani              $11,500,000

 

PHILAPELPHIA 76ERS    

Jason Richardson                       $6,601,125

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute          $4,382,576

Joel Embiid                                $4,427,640

 

TORONTO RAPTORS      

Kyle Lowry                       $12,000,000

DeMar DeRozan               $10,100,000

Amir Johnson                  $7,000,000

 

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS         

David Lee                         $15,012,000

Andrew Bogut                   $12,972,970

Andre Iguodala                 $12,289,544

Stephen Curry                   $10,629,213

 

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

Chris Paul                            $20,068,563

Blake Griffin                       $17,674,613

DeAndre Jordan                 $11,440,123

 

LOS ANGELES LAKERS    

Kobe Bryant                       $23,500,000

Steve Nash                         $9,701,000

Jordan Hill                           $9,000,000

Jeremy Lin                          $8,374,646

 

PHOENIX SUNS

Eric Bledsoe                      $13,000,000

Goran Dragic                      $7,500,000

Isaiah Thomas                   $7,238,606

 

SACRAMENTO KINGS    

Rudy Gay                        $19,317,326

DeMarcus Cousins           $14,746,000

Carl Landry                     $6,500,000

 

CHICAGO BULLS              

Derrick Rose                       $18,862,876

Joakim Noah                      $12,700,000

Taj Gibson                           $8,000,000

Pau Gasol                            $7,128,000

 

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

LeBron James                $20,644,400

Kevin Love                      $15,719,063

Anderson Varejao           $9,704,545

Kyrie Irving                     $7,070,730

 

DETROIT PISTONS           

Josh Smith                      $13,500,000

Brandon Jennings            $8,000,000

Jodie Meeks                    $6,000,000

 

INDIANA PACERS            

Paul George                       $15,937,290

Roy Hibbert                        $14,898,938

David West                         $12,000,000

 

MILWAUKEE BUCKS      

Larry Sanders                     $11,000,000

O.J. Mayo                          $8,000,000

Ersan Ilyasova                    $7,900,000

 

DALLAS MAVERICKS      

Tyson Chandler                 $14,846,888

Chandler Parsons             $14,700,00

Monta Ellis                      $8,360,000

Dirk Nowitzki                  $7,974,482

 

HOUSTON ROCKETS      

Dwight Howard                 $21,436,27

James Harden                   $14,728,844

Trevor Ariza                      $8,579,089

 

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES     

Zach Randolph                  $16,500,000

Marc Gasol                       $15,829,688

Mike Conley                     $8,694,216

Tayshaun Prince               $7,707,865

 

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS            

Eric Gordon                        $14,898,938

Tyreke Evans                     $11,265,416

Jrue Holiday                       $10,404,495

Anthony Davis                   $5,607,240

 

SAN ANTONIO SPURS   

Tony Parker                       $12,500,000

Tim Duncan                       $10,361,446

Tiago Splitter                     $9,250,000

Boris Diaw                         $7,500,000

Manu Ginobili                    $7,000,000

Kawhi Leonard                  $2,894,059

 

ATLANTA HAWKS           

Al Horford                           $12,000,00

Paul Millsap                        $9,500,000

Jeff Teague                        $8,000,000

 

CHARLOTTE HORNETS  

Al Jefferson                     $13,500,000

Lance Stephenson           $9,000,000

Marvin Williams               $7,000,000

 

MIAMI HEAT     

Chris Bosh                       $20,644,400

Dwyane Wade                  $15,000,000

Luol Deng                        $9,714,461

 

ORLANDO MAGIC           

Channing Frye                   $8,579,088

Victor Oladipo                   $4,978,200

Ben Gordon                       $4,500,000

 

WASHINGTON WIZARDS            

John Wall                          $14,746,000

Marcin Gortat                    $10,434,782

Nene Hilario                       $13,000,000

Paul Pierce                          $5,305,000

 

DENVER NUGGETS         

Ty Lawson                         $11,595,506

JaVale McGee                   $11,250,000

Danilo Gallinari                 $10,854,850

Arron Afflalo                      $7,500,000

Kenneth Faried                 $2,249,768

Nate Robinson                  $2,106,720

 

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES   

Nikola Pekovic                  $12,100,000

Kevin Martin                     $6,792,500

Anthony Bennett             $5,563,920

Andrew Wiggins              $5,510,640

Thaddeus Young             $9,410,869

 

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER       

Kevin Durant                  $18,995,624

Russell Westbrook          $15,719,062

Serge Ibaka                    $12,350,000

Kendrick Perkins              $9,654,342

 

PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS           

LaMarcus Aldridge           $16,006,000

Nicolas Batum                $11,765,500

Wesley Matthews           $7,245,640

Robin Lopez                    $6,124,729

Damian Lillard                 $3,340,920

 

UTAH JAZZ         

Gordon Hayward             $14,746,000

Derrick Favors                   $12,950,00

Trevor Booker                   $5,000,000

 

 

source: http://espn.go.com/nba/teams