LeBron James Highest-Paid Player in 2015

January 23, 2015 at 7:25 am by Terez in Lebron James

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LeBron James is making bank in 2015. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is set to earn a healthy $64.6 Million this calendar year. His NBA salary is at $20.6 Million while his off the court endorsements will net him a cool $44 million. In October, the NBA’s top pitchman added Kia Motors to his endorsement portfolio, which already included Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Beats by Dre, Upper Deck, Tencent and Audemars Piguet. Check out the top  Five below via Forbes.–TO

 

#2 Kevin Durant

#2 Kevin Durant

Total earnings: $54 million
Salary: $19 million
Endorsements: $35 million

 

#3 Kobe Bryant

 

#3 Kobe Bryant

Total earnings: $49.5 million
Salary: $23.5 million
Endorsements: $26 million

#4 Derrick Rose

#4 Derrick Rose

Total earnings: $38.9 million
Salary: $18.9 million
Endorsements: $20 million

 

#5 Carmelo Anthony

 

#5 Carmelo Anthony

Total earnings: $30.5 million
Salary: $22.5 million
Endorsements: $8 million