Highest paid NBA Players



One can find some of the NBA highest paid players at the website of NBA who are listed according to the amount of dollars spent on paying them by every franchise in the association. The highest paid player in the NBA is Kobe Bryant of Los Angeles Lakers Team who was paid $27,849,149 in the year 2012 to 2013.

One can know through this list that who is the highest paid NBA player as it contains about 50 names of players in the list. The top 10 highest paid NBA player 2012 are Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitski, Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire, Joe Johnson, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, Chris Paul and Chris Bosch. Los Angeles Lakers boasts itself for having the highest paid basketball player and also other high paid players this season as it comprises of some of the stylish players in the game. Kobe Bryant is the most paid player in the NBA and he tops the list that comprises of the top NBA paid players. Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Miami heat, Philadelphia 76ers, Memphis Grizzlies, Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets have a lot of well paid players who are worth a great many thousands of dollars.

The following list details the top-50 highest paid players in the NBA for the 2012/13 season.

Highest paid NBA Players

Name Team 2012-13
Kobe Bryant L.A. Lakers $27,849,149
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks $20,907,128
Carmelo Anthony New York Knicks $20,463,024
Amar'e Stoudemire New York Knicks $19,948,799
Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets $19,752,645
Dwight Howard L.A. Lakers $19,536,360
Pau Gasol L.A. Lakers $19,000,000
Chris Paul LA Clippers $17,779,458
Chris Bosh Miami Heat $17,545,000
LeBron James Miami Heat $17,545,000
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat $17,182,000
Deron Williams Brooklyn Nets $17,177,795
Andrew Bynum Philadelphia 76ers $16,889,000
Paul Pierce Boston Celtics $16,790,345
Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder $16,669,630
Zach Randolph Memphis Grizzlies $16,500,000
Rudy Gay Memphis Grizzlies $16,460,538
Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls $16,402,552
Carlos Boozer Chicago Bulls $15,000,000
Al Jefferson Utah Jazz $15,000,000
Andre Iguodala Denver Nuggets $14,968,250
Manu Ginobili San Antonio Spurs $14,107,492
Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies $13,891,359
Brook Lopez Brooklyn Nets $13,668,750
Roy Hibbert Indiana Pacers $13,668,750
Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves $13,668,750
Eric Gordon New Orleans Hornets $13,668,750
Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder $13,668,750
Tyson Chandler New York Knicks $13,604,188
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers $13,500,000
Emeka Okafor Washington Wizards $13,490,000
Luol Deng Chicago Bulls $13,305,000
Josh Smith Atlanta Hawks $13,200,000
Danny Granger Indiana Pacers $13,058,606
Nene Washington Wizards $13,000,000
Andrew Bogut Golden State Warriors $13,000,000
David Lee Golden State Warriors $12,744,000
Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs $12,500,000
Kevin Martin Houston Rockets $12,439,675
Ben Gordon Charlotte Bobcats $12,400,000
Al Horford Atlanta Hawks $12,000,000
Kris Humphries Brooklyn Nets $12,000,000
Hedo Turkoglu Orlando Magic $11,815,850
Kevin Garnett Boston Celtics $11,566,265
Joakim Noah Chicago Bulls $11,300,000
Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics $11,000,000
Monta Ellis Milwaukee Bucks $11,000,000
Corey Maggette Detroit Pistons $10,924,138
Nicolas Batum Portland Trail Blazers $10,825,000
Jose Calderon Toronto Raptors $10,561,982