Highest paid NBA player 2018:- One new player has signed the highest deal ever in the history of NBA and also he replaced LeBron James with a salary of $37.5 million this season and he is at 1st position in the list of highest – paid NBA player 2018.

If you want to know that who it is? then below we have shared the top highest paid NBA player 2018 -2019 according to their season salary.

Highest paid NBA player 2018 – Ranking

24.Jrue Holiday

jrue holiday - highest paid NBA player 2018

Salary:- $25.4 million

Jrue has signed a contract of 5 years worth $131.8 million and one of highest paid NBA player 2018 -2019 season. His position in the game:- point guard.

His awards and achievements:-

    • In the fourth season, Jrue was named an NBA All-Star.
    • Gatorade National Player of the Year (2008).
    • McDonald’s All-American (2008).
    • First-team Parade All-American (2008).
    • California Mr. Basketball (2008).
    • Pac-10 All-Freshman Team (2009).
    • In 2018 NBA All-Defensive First Team.

20(tie).Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal - highest paid NBA player 2018

Salary:-$25.4 million

Team:- Washington Wizards

Position:- Shooting Guard

He has signed Contract of 5 years worth $127.2 million and one of highest paid player. His position in the game:- shooting guard.

His achievements and awards:-

    • FIBA Under-17 World Cup MVP (2010).
    • First-team Parade All-American (2011), McDonald’s All-American (2011) and also  Gatorade Player of the Year (2011)
    • First-team All-SEC (2012) and also SEC All-Freshman Team (2012).
    • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
    • He is an NBA All-Star (2018)

20(tie). Andre Drummond

Andre Drummond - highest paid NBA player 2018

Salary:- 25.4 million

Team:- Detroit Pistons

Detroit is one of highest paid athletes.He has signed a Contract of 5 years worth $127.2 million.

His position in the game:center.

Awards and achievements:-

    •  NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2013)
    • NBA Rising Stars Challenge MVP (2014)
    • All-NBA Third Team (2016)
    • He is two times NBA All-Star (2016, 2018)
    • two times NBA rebounding leader (2016, 2018)

20(tie).Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis -HIgehst paid NBA  players 2018

Salary:-$25.4 million

Team: New Orleans Pelicans

Anthony one of highest paid player has signed Contract of 5 years worth $127.2 million. His position in the game:- power forward.

He also earned a gold medal playing with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Awards and his achievements:-

    • Jordan Brand Classic co-MVP (2011).
    • NCAA champion (2012).
    • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012).
    • Consensus national player of the year (2012) and Consensus first-team All-American (2012).
    • NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2012).
    • USBWA National Freshman of the Year (2012).
    • SEC Player of the Year (2012).
    • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2012).
    • NBA All-Rookie First Team of (2013).
    • He is a Five-time NBA All-Star (2014-2018).
    • NBA All-Star Game MVP (2017).
    • Three-time All-NBA First Team (2015, 2017, 2018).
      • NBA All-Defensive First Team (2018).
    • Two times NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2015, 2017)
      • Three times NBA blocks leader (2014, 2015, 2018)
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    19. Joel Embiid

    Joel Embiid - highest paid NBA player 2018

    Salary:-$25.5 million

    Team: Philadelphia 76ers

    He has signed a Contract of 5 years, $147.7 million and one of highest paid nba player of 2018. His position in the games:- center.

    His awards and achievements:-

    • Second-team All-Big 12 (2014).
    • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (2014).
    • Big 12 All-Defensive Team (2014) and Big 12 All-Newcomer Team (2014).
    • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017).
    • He is NBA All-Star (2018).
    • All-NBA Second Team (2018).
    • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018).

    18.Andrew Wiggins

    Andrew Wiggins - highest paid NBA player 2018

    Salary:-$25.5 million

    Team:- Minnesota Timberwolves

    Andrew is 18th highest paid NBA player 2018 because he has signed a Contract of 4 years worth $147.7 million. In the game his position:- small forward.

    He is at 18th position in the list of highest paid NBA player 2018-2019 season.

    He won an NBA Rookie of the Year honors for the 2014–15 season. andrew is also a member of the national team of Canada.

    Awards and achievements:- 

    • He was Mr. Basketball USA (2013).
    • Gatorade National Player of the Year (2013).
    • Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2013).
    • McDonald’s All-American (2013).
    • First-team Parade All-American (2013).
    • Consensus second-team All-American (2014).
    • First-team All-Big 12 (2014).
    • Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2014).
    • NBA Rising Stars Challenge MVP (2015).

    17. C.J. McCollum

    C.J. McCollum - highest paid NBA player 2018

    Salary:- $25.8 million

    Team: Portland Trail Blazers

    McCollum has signed a contract of 4 years worth $106.6 million and also one of  highest paid player.

    His position in the game:- small forward

    Awards:-

    • Two times AP Honorable mention All American (2010, 2012).
    • NBA free-throw percentage leader (2017)
    • Two times Patriot League Player of the Year (2010, 2012)

      16.Otto Porter Jr.

      otto porter jr - 16th highest paid NBA player 2018

      Salary:-$26 million

      Team:- Washington Wizards,

      He has signed a contract of 4 years worth 106.5 million, which made him one of the highest paid NBA players 2018 -2019 season. His position in the game:- small forward

      Big East Player of the Year (2013).

      When he was in college He played for the Georgetown Hoyas.

      Before entering NBA He was considered as one of the top college basketball players. He was selected in the 2013 NBA draft by the Wizards.

      He has signed a sponsorship deal with Nike and his endorsements worth $0.5 Million.

      15.DeMar DeRozan

      Top 10 heigest paid nba player

      salary:- $27.7 million

      Team:- Toronto Raptors

      DeMar Derozen at 15th place in the list of top highest paid NBA player 2018 with a contract of  $139 million,5 years.

      He is a four-time All-Star and also two-time All-NBA Team member.

      He has played for the United States national team in the World Cup 2014 and the Summer Olympics 2016.

      DeMar has signed a sponsorship deal with Nike and Gatorade. His endorsements worth $5.5 million.

      He is single but he has two children. DeMar educated From University of Southern California

      14.Damian Lillard

      damian lillard - 13th highest paid NBA player 2018

      Salary:- $28 million

      Team:- Portland Trail Blazers

      Damian Lillard one of  highest paid athlete.he has signed a contract of 5 years worth $140.0 million.

      Lillard played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats and In 2012 he won third-team All-American honors.

      Three times NBA All-Star (2014, 2015, 2018) Damian is one of six players in franchise history to become a three-time All-Star. He is also NBA Rookie of the Year 2013 and two time Big Sky Player of the Year (2010, 2012).

      Lillard has also signed a sponsorship deal with Panini, Adidas, Tapestry, Powerade, Toyota Motor. His endorsements Worth $13 million.

      He is single but has 1 child.

      13.Al Horford

      al horford -13th highest paid NBA player 2018 -2019 season

      Salary:- $28.9 million

      Team:- Boston Celtics

      Al Horford is one of the highest paid NBA player 2018-2019. He has signed a contract of 4 years worth $113.3 million.

      His Position in the game:- center /Power Forward

       Al Horford is a five-time All-Star, NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018) and Two times NCAA champion (2006, 2007).

      He has signed sponsorship deal with  Panini, Banco Popular, Intel, Nike. His Endorsement worth $2 million.

      Horford is married and has two children. He also represents the Dominican Republic national team.

      Al Horford won a bronze medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in 2011 and also earned All-Tournament Team honors.

      2007 to 2016 Horford played for Atlanta Hawks and From 2016 he is playing for  Boston Celtics. Before joining Boston Celtics he played Nine seasons with Atlanta Hawks.

      His Father “Tito Horford”  also was an NBA player and played three years in the NBA.

      12.Paul Millsap

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:-  $31.2 million

      Team:- Denver Nuggets

      Paul Millsap at 12th position on the list of highest paid NBA player 2018 with a contract of $61 million,2 years.

      Four-time NBA All-star. He opened a training facility Core 4 in the northeast, Atlanta, which is a 44,000 square foot facility:- multiple basketball courts, hot tub, cold tub, sauna, weight room, and track.

      He also has a sponsorship with Nike and panini. His endorsements:- $0.5 million.

      11.Kevin Durant

      kevin durant - 11th highest paid NBA player 2018

      Salary:- $30 million

      Team: Golden State Warriors

      He is 11th highest paid NBA player 2018. kevin has signed a contract of 2 years worth $61.5 million.

      Awards:-

      • won two NBA championships.
      • NBA Most Valuable Player Award.
      • two Finals MVP Awards.
      • the NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award.
      • four NBA scoring titles.
      • the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
      • two Olympic gold medals.

      Durant has been selected to nine NBA All-Star teams and eight All-NBA teams.

      He has signed a sponsorship deal with Nike, panini, Beats, American Family Insurance and Alaska Airlines. His endorsements worth $32 million.

      10.James Harden

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      salary:- $30.4 million

      Team:- Houston Rockets

      Hardeen has left one more season on his current contract before 4 years contract and also $169.3 million extensions will boost up his salary to $37.8 million in the first season and $46.9 million in the final season,. He is one of the highest paid NBA player 2018.

      he became one of the NBA’s most prolific scorers and also recognize as the best shooting guard in the NBA.

      Harden is the Most Valuable Player in 2018. James is a six-time All-Star.

      James Jarden has received All-NBA Team honors five times. He is one of the top overall players in the league.

      Harden is a member of the United States national basketball team two times, won gold medals in 2012 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in 2014 FIBA World Cup. (that’s a great achievement).

      He signed a deal with many brands like  Adidas, Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, Electronic ArtsFoot Locker, State Farm. His endorsement worth $18 million.

      9.Mike Conley

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      salary:- $30.5 million

      Team:- Memphis Grizzlies

      Mike Conley at 9th position in the list of highest Paid NBA player 2018-2019 with a contract of 5 years for $152.6 million in 2016 and at that it was a Biggest contract in NBA history.

      Mike Conley is the son of Mike Conley Sr. who is an Olympic gold and silver medalist in the triple jump. Conley’s agent is his own father Mike Conley Sr.

      It is shocking that he hasn’t been selected for ALL-star Game. The final year of the deal will worth $34.5 million (2020-21).

      He has a sponsorship deal with Nike and PepsiCo. His endorsements worth $1.5 million. He is married and has one child.

      8.Paul George

      paul george - 8th highest paid NBA player 2018

      Salary:- $30.6 million

      Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

      He Has signed the contract of 3 years worth $100.0 million and also highest paid athlete.

       Paul is a five-time NBA All-Star. Four-time All-NBA Team selection and also a three-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team.

      Paul George also won an Olympic gold medal.

      He has signed sponsorship deal with Tissot, 2K Sports, Gatorade, New Era, Bass Pro ShopsNike.His endorsement worth $7.5 million.

      He is single but has two children.

      7.Kyle Lowry

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:- $31 million

      Team:- Toronto Raptors

      Kyle Lowry at 6th position in this list of highest paid NBA player 2018 and also he signed a contract of 3 years for $100 million. he will earn $33 million before his contract ends in 2020. (that’s big cash)

      Lowry has been a four-time NBA All-Star. He also appeared as a member of the U.S. men’s national team and won a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. (that’s great)

      He is married and he has Two children.

      6.Gordon Hayward

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:- $31.2 million

      Team:- Boston Celtics

      Gordon Hayward at 6th place in the list of highest- paid NBA player 2018 with a contract of $127.8 million, 4 years.

      He was born in Indianapolis in the small town of Brownsburg which is just outside of Indiana’s capital. For Butler University, he played two seasons of college basketball.

      His endorsement is:- $1 million, Gordon Sponsorship deals with Nike, Activision Blizzard, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Fanatics, Unilever, Unilever Indonesia.

      5.Blake Griffin

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:- $32 million

      Time:- Los Angeles Clippers

      Blake Griffin at fifth place in this list of Highest paid NBA player 2018 with big cash contracts of $171.2 million,5 years.

      He won the Slam Dunk Contest and also made the All-Star team five times, isn’t that cool.

      His sponsorships with Nike’s Jordan brand, Panini and Red Bull which made him one of the world’s highest- paid basketball player.

      He has his own Hollywood production company, Mortal Media and his production has sold eight movies and televisions projects

      2(tie).Russell Westbrook

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:- $35.7 million

      Team:- Oklahoma City Thunder

      At seconds position Russell Westbrook with a contract of 3 years at $85.6 million. recently he signed a contract $205 million.westbrook will get the highest paid salary of $41 million at the final season.

      He has signed sponsorship deal with Nike, PepsiCo, Samsung Electronics, True Religion Apparel. His endorsement worth $19 million.

      He is married and has one child. russell at 13 positions in the list of world highest paid athletes 2018.

      2(tie).chris Paul

      chris paul-highest paid NBA players 2018-2019

      salary:- $35.7 million

      Team:- Houston Rockets

      Chris Paul has signed a 4-year contract worth $159.7 million And also one of highest paid player of 2018

      Awards:-

      •  NBA Rookie of the Year Award,
      •  NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award
      • two Olympic gold medals.

      He has selected in nine NBA All-Star teams, eight All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams.

      He has signed sponsorship deal with Panini, Tissot, Nike, State Farm. His endorsements worth $7 million.

      He is married and he has 2 children.

      2(tie).LeBron James

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:- $35.7 million

      Team:- Cleveland Cavaliers

      Lebron James also one of the most popular NBA players. He is on the second position in the list of  Highest paid NBA player 2018 with a contract of $99.9 million,3 years.

      his signed $99.9 million contracts for 3 years, James will earn a salary of $35.6 million in the 2018-2019 season. However, James contract deadline is 11:59 PM June 29.

      soon top paid player Lebron James will take back the throne from curry and will become one of the highest paid NBA player once again.

      Lebron James net worth estimated $400 million to $480 million because of sponsorship deal and business ventures, his net worth $390 million higher than Curry’s $90 million and it’s a highest amount.

      His net worth is way higher than any NBA player and thanks to NIKE and other Sponsorship deal which made his net worth this huge.

      His awards:-

      • Four NBA Most Valuable Player awards.
      • won three NBA Champion titles
      • Three NBA Finals MVP awards.
      • Two Olympic gold medals.
      • One USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year award.

      1.Stephen Curry

      Top 10 highest paid nba player

      Salary:-  $37.5 million

      Team:- Golden State Warriors

      Stephen Curry at the top position in the list of Highest paid NBA player 2018. He is the newest highest paid NBA’s player with a contract of $201.2 million,5 years (It is the highest paid contracts in the history of NBA ).

      Finally, Stephen Curry Beat LeBron James, who has continuously ranked as one of the highest paid NBA players for several seasons.

      He is a two time MVP winner. Stephen Curry has been signed until the 2022 season.


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