The effect of Obamacare’s Medicare payroll tax rate hike on NBA Players

Player

Salary

Obamacare Medicare Tax

Kobe Bryant

$27,849,149

$250,642

LeBron James

$17,545,000

$157,905

Kevin Durant

$16,669,629

$150,027

Carmelo Anthony

$19,444,503

$175,001

Derrick Rose

$16,402,500

$147,623

Kevin Garnett

$11,566,265

$104,096

Joakim Noah

$11,300,000

$101,700

Rajon Rondo

$11,000,000

$99,000

Blake Griffin

$7,226,892

$65,042

Kyrie Irving

$5,375,760

$48,382

Tim Duncan

$9,638,554

$86,747

Josh Smith

$13,200,000

$118,800

Deron Williams

$17,177,795

$154,600

Chris Paul

$17,779,458

$160,015

Dwayne Wade

$17,182,000

$154,638

Paul Pierce

$16,790,345

$151,113

Tony Parker

$12,500,000

$112,500

Jeremy Lin

$8,374,646

$75,372

Brandon Jennings

$3,179,493

$28,615

Dirk Nowitzki

$20,907,128

$188,164

Source-Forbes

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