The National Basketball Association ( NBA) players are known for making a lot of money just like their counterparts that play football around the world.
Notjustok & Topcitytune has decided to highlight the five highest-paid NBA players this season, these players earn $196 million every year.
(5) Anthony Davis:
Davis is the fifth highest-paid player this season earning $35,361,360. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He plays the power forward and centre positions. Davis is an eight-time NBA All-Star and has been named to four All-NBA First Teams and four NBA All-Defensive Teams.
(4) Klay Thompson:
Thompson is the fourth player on the list who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He earns $37,980,720 per year, he is credited as one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. A three-time NBA Champion with the Warriors, he is a five-time NBA All-Star and a two-time All-NBA Third Team honoree. He has also been named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
(3) Damian Lillard:
Damian is the third player on this list who earns $39,344,900. He plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats and earned third-team All-America honours in 2012.
(2) Kawhi Leonard:
Kawhi is the second most paid basketball player this season earning as high as 39,344,900, the same amount as Damian earns. He plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. A two-time NBA champion, he is a five-time All-Star with three All-NBA First Team selections.
(1) John Wall:
John Wall is the highest-paid basketball player this season earning $44,310,840, he plays for the Houston Rockets. A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Wall was chosen with the first overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards after playing one year of college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats Wall, who plays the point guard position, was a five-time NBA All-Star from 2014 to 2018 and was named to the All-NBA-Team in 2017