Considering that it takes a lot of skill to dominate in basketball, it’s only normal that most top NBA players receive hefty compensation for demonstrating their skills on the court. With several lucrative endorsement and modelling contracts combined with their entrepreneural activities, these 15 NBA players are definitely raking in the big bucks.
Michael Jordan – $1 Billion
Who else did you expect to top this list? It’s hard to mention NBA without Michael Jordan coming to mind. Jordan is definitely the wealthiest and probably the most famous NBA athlete in history. Although he’s no longer on the court, Jordan is still raking in huge endorsement deals. One of Jordan’s biggest source of wealth is Nike, which generates $2 billion in sales yearly due to his endorsement.