Top 10 Richest Basketball Players in 2016

 NBA is one of the most watched sports of America so far it has produce big names to the sports, Michael Jordan one of the biggest and icon of the NBA. But today we will talk about the Richest NBA players who created the wealth good with their quality skills, and performance and create their demand in the NBA market of players with winning effort performances. The NBA is a star driven league. David Stern has spent his 30 years as commissioner marketing the game’s best players Magic, Bird, Jordan, Shaq, Kobe, LeBron and creating global icons.

It has been a mutually beneficial relationship for both owners and players. While league revenue and franchise values soared 40-fold, the NBA’s top salaries jumped from $1 million to $30 million. The payouts off the court have been even more lucrative for elite players thanks to shoe companies like Nike, Adidas and Reebok, who turned players into bigger than life celebrities.

Michael Jordan’s first Nike shoe contract was worth $500,000 a year in 1984 when the Swoosh was a $920 million in sales company. LeBron James will bank an estimated total of $42 million this year from endorsements with his biggest benefactor, Nike, now a $26 billion company.Kobe Bryant is one of the most upcoming talent to the USA basketball he has gained allot of respect and his team contribution so far he is on the top list of the Richest NBA Players in the World.

 Top 10 Richest Basketball Players in 2016

Top 10 Richest Basketball Players in 2014

1. Kobe Bryant :-

Kobe Bryant

  • Net Worth :- $220 Million

Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: August 23, 1978 (age 35), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Height: 1.98 m
  • Spouse: Vanessa Laine Bryant (m. 2001)
  • Current team: Los Angeles Lakers (#24 / Shooting guard)
  • Salary: 30.45 million USD
  • Parents: Joe Bryant, Pam Bryant

2. Kevin Garnett :-

 Kevin Garnett

  • Net Worth :- $190 Million

Kevin Maurice Garnett is an American professional basketball power forward and center with the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: May 19, 1976 (age 37), Greenville, South Carolina, United States
  • Height: 2.11 m
  • Spouse: Brandi Padilla (m. 2004)
  • Current team: Brooklyn Nets (#2 / Center, Power forward)
  • Salary: 12.44 million USD
  • Children: Capri Garnett

3. LeBron James :-

LeBron James

  • Net Worth :- $130 Million

LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lb, he has played the small forward and power forward positions.

  • Born: December 30, 1984 (age 29), Akron, Ohio, United States
  • Spouse: Savannah Brinson (m. 2013)
  • Current team: Miami Heat (#6 / Small forward, Power forward)
  • Salary: 19.07 million USD
  • Parents: Anthony McClelland, Gloria Marie James
  • Children: Bryce Maximus James, LeBron James Jr.

4. Tim Duncan :-

Tim Duncan

  • Net Worth :- $100 Million

Timothy Theodore “Tim” Duncan is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: April 25, 1976 (age 37), Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands
  • Height: 2.11 m
  • Spouse: Amy Duncan (m. 2001)
  • Current team: San Antonio Spurs (#21 / Power forward, Center)
  • Salary: 9.639 million USD
  • Children: Sydney Duncan, Draven Duncan

5. Ray Allen :-

Ray Allen

  • Net Worth :- $100 Million

Walter Ray Allen, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He formerly played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Boston Celtics of the NBA.

  • Born: July 20, 1975 (age 38), Merced, California, United States
  • Spouse: Shannon Walker Williams (m. 2008)
  • Current team: Miami Heat (#34 / Shooting guard)
  • Movies: He Got Game, Harvard Man
  • Children: Tierra Allen, Walker Allen, Walter Ray Allen III, Wynn Allen, Wynstan Ryan Allen
  • Nicknames: Jesus, Ray, Ray, Mr. Basketball, Jesus Shuttlesworth, Sugar

6. Vince Carter :-

Vince Carter

  • Net Worth :- $95 Million

Vincent Lamar “Vince” Carter is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA. He is a shooting guard who can also play small forward.

  • Born: January 26, 1977 (age 37), Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
  • Height: 1.98 m
  • Spouse: Ellen Rucker (m. 2004–2006)
  • Current team: Dallas Mavericks (#25 / Shooting guard, Small forward)
  • Salary: 3 million USD
  • Siblings: Chris Carter, Jeff Scott, Alicia Scott

7. Dirk Nowitzki :-

Dirk Nowitzki

  • Net Worth :- $90 Million

Dirk Werner Nowitzki is a German professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: June 19, 1978 (age 35), Würzburg, Germany
  • Height: 2.13 m
  • Spouse: Jessica Olsson (m. 2012)
  • Current team: Dallas Mavericks (#41 / Power forward, Center)
  • Salary: 19.09 million USD
  • Siblings: Silke Nowitzki

8. Dwyane Wade :-

Dwyane Wade

  • Net Worth :- $85 Million

Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He has established himself as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league.

  • Born: January 17, 1982 (age 32), Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Height: 1.93 m
  • Spouse: Siohvaughn Funches (m. 2002–2010)
  • Current team: Miami Heat (#3 / Shooting guard, Point guard)
  • Children: Zion Malachi Airamis Wade, Xavier Zachariah Wade, Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade
  • Education: Harold L. Richards High School, Marquette University

9. Carmelo Anthony :-

Carmelo Anthony

  • Net Worth :- $80 Million

Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: May 29, 1984 (age 29), Red Hook, New York City, New York, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 2.03 m
  • Spouse: La La (m. 2010)
  • Current team: New York Knicks (#7 / Small forward)
  • Salary: 21.39 million USD

10. Tracy McGrady :-

Tracy McGrady

  • Net Worth :- $80 Million

Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who last played for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association.

  • Born: May 24, 1979 (age 34), Bartow, Florida, United States
  • Height: 2.03 m
  • Spouse: Clerenda McGrady (m. 2006)
  • Salary: 1.352 million USD
  • Education: Auburndale High School, Mount Zion Christian Academy
  • Position: Small forward, Shooting guard

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