Highest-paid National Basketball Association players in 2016 (in million U.S. dollars)

The graph shows the top-ten NBA players in terms of earnings (salary & endorsement deals) in 2016. LeBron James is the top-earning player in the National Basketball Association in 2016 with a salary of 23 million U.S. dollars and around 71 million U.S. dollars in income from endorsement deals.

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LeBron James (Miami Heat) 23 71
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) 20.2 36
Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers) 25 25
Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls) 20.1 14
James Harden (Houston Rockets) 15.8 17
Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat) 20 12
Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) 22.9 8
Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers) 21.5 8.5
Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets) 22.4 5
Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers) 18.9 8
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