Highest earning NBA players of all time in 2023 | Statista (2023)

The player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the highest cumulative career earnings is LeBron James, with total earnings of 431.86 million U.S. dollars. LeBron James has played for the Los Angeles Lakers since 2018. Prior to his career with the Lakers, James also played for the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Who is the highest paid NBA player in 2023? ›

Stephen Curry will make $51.9 million in the 2023-24 season, making him the highest-paid player in the NBA. Close behind the Warriors star is Kevin Durant, who will earn $47.6 million next season. Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid and LeBron James are then tied for third place with a salary of $46.9 million.

Who is the highest paid NBA player in 2023-24? ›

Steph Curry will make the most cash of any NBA player next season at nearly $52 million, well ahead of Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant, the second-highest paid player at $47.6 million.

Who is the highest paid player in NBA history? ›

NBA: Celtics' Jaylen Brown highest-paid player in history with new US$304 million deal.

Who has the highest career scoring average in NBA history? ›

Michael Jordan has put up the most career points per game, with 30.1 per game.

Who is the highest paid athlete 2023? ›

  • #1 • $136 million. Cristiano Ronaldo. ...
  • #2 • $130 million. Lionel Messi. ...
  • #3 • $120 million. Kylian Mbappé ...
  • #4 • $119.5 million. LeBron James. ...
  • #5 • $110 million. Canelo Álvarez. ...
  • #6 • $107 million. Dustin Johnson. ...
  • #7 • $106 million. Phil Mickelson. ...
  • #8 • $100.4 million. Stephen Curry.
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Who is favorite to win MVP NBA 2023? ›

NBA MVP Odds 2023-24: Nikola Jokić Betting Favorite over Giannis, Dončić, Embiid. A familiar face is atop FanDuel's early odds for 2023-24 NBA MVP.

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