Dunks and Dollar Signs

Dunks and Dollar Signs

Among the professional sports leagues in the United States, none pays better than the NBA. The Association’s highest-paid players, Washington’s John Wall and Houston’s James Harden, actually have salaries larger than the GDP of the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu. In compiling this Top 10 list of NBA average yearly salaries, we found it interesting that the Rockets have two of the top three highest paid players. And Khris Middleton is in the Top 10? Seriously? (In case you’re wondering, Middleton’s more accomplished teammate, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is currently 39th on the list, earning an average of 25 million annually.) Here’s our Top 10:

(Source: Spotrac.com, the largest online resource for sports teams and players salaries.)

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