Antetokounmpo listed as NBA’s 7th highest paid player

Antetokounmpo listed as NBA’s 7th highest paid player

Forbes magazine listed out the NBA’s 10 highest paid players with Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo ranked 7th on the list. 

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The ranking took into account the player’s salary and respective sponsorships with other companies. Along with Blake Griffin, Antetokounmpo ranked 7th on the Forbe’s Top-10 highest paid NBA players list, with earnings of 35.5 million dollars. 

According to the report, Antetokounmpo has seen a 500% increase in pay from last season. The NBA All-star signed a new contract deal with the Milwaukee Bucks last season where he will earn $100 million over the course of 4 years. His income from sponsorships was estimated at $9.5 million after signing a new deal with Nike.

To no surprise, Lebron James ranked first on the list with earnings of $85.3 million dollars followed by Steph Curry ($76.7 million), Kevin Durant ($58 million), James Harden ($48.3 million), Russell Westbrook ($47.5 million), and Damian Lillard ($40.2 million). Carmelo Anthony and Anthony Davis rounded up the top-10 with earnings of $33.2 and $32.7 million, respectively.

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