Forbes Reveals the Highest Paid NBA Players for 2018 – 2019 NBA Season

NBA – American business magazine “Forbes“, has recently published the list of NBA players with the highest paid for the year 2018 – 2019 NBA Season. 

According to Forbes the list are based on the players NBA annual salary and their endorsement that will top the list of highest paid players.

Here are the list of NBA Players with the Highest paid for 2018 – 2019 NBA Season:

1. LeBron James (LA Lakers) – For the fifth straight year LeBron James was named the highest paid player in the NBA when it comes to the combination of  NBA Salary and endorsement deal. Although James is not the highest paid player in the NBA today when it comes to NBA salary, but due to massive endorsement deals with Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats By Dre and Blaze Pizza he made a grand total income of $88.7 million for 2018 – 2019 NBA Season.

2. Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) – Stephen Curry is currently the highest paid player in the NBA today when it comes with NBA salary, but due to less amount of endorsement compared to LeBron James he falls at 2nd place with $79.5 million.

3. Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors) - Durant has been sacrificing his salary for the past 2 years since joining the Golden State Warriors that leads him into the list at 3rd place with $65 million. Next year he is expected to balloon his salary as a max player for whatever team he will be.

4. Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder) – Westbrook made to the list at 4th place with $53.7 million.

5. James Harden (Houston Rockets) – The reigning MVP James Harden completed the list of the top 5 highest paid player with $47.4 million.