highest paid nba players 2015-2016

Highest Paid NBA Players 2015-2016

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Rank Player Position Team 2015 Base Salary
** denotes highest paid player in that position
1 ** Kobe Bryant Small Forward Los Angeles Lakers $25,000,000
2 Joe Johnson Small Forward Brooklyn Nets $24,894,863
3 LeBron James Small Forward Cleveland Cavaliers $22,970,500
4 Carmelo Anthony Small Forward New York Knicks $22,875,000
5 ** Dwight Howard Center Houston Rockets $22,359,364
6 ** Chris Bosh Power Forward Miami Heat $22,192,730
7 ** Chris Paul Point Guard Los Angeles Clippers $21,468,696
8 Kevin Durant Small Forward Oklahoma Thunder $20,158,622
9 Derrick Rose Point Guard Chicago Bulls $20,093,064
10 ** Dwyane Wade Shooting Guard Miami Heat $20,000,000
11 Marc Gasol Center Memphis Grizzlies $19,689,000
11 DeAndre Jordan Center Los Angeles Clippers $19,689,000
11 LaMarcus Aldridge Power Forward San Antonio Spurs $19,689,000
11 Brook Lopez Center Brooklyn Nets $19,689,000
11 Kevin Love Power Forward Cleveland Cavaliers $19,689,000
16 Blake Griffin Power Forward Los Angeles Clippers $18,907,725
17 Paul Millsap Power Forward Atalanta Hawks $18,671,659
18 Paul George Small Forward Indiana Pacers $17,120,106
19 Russell Westbrook Point Guard Oklahoma Thunder $16,744,218
20 Kyrie Irving Point Guard Cleveland Cavaliers $16,407,500
20 Enes Kanter Center Oklahoma Thunder $16,407,500
20 Kawhi Leonard Small Forward San Antonio Spurs $16,407,500
20 Wesley Matthews Shooting Guard Dallas Mavericks $16,407,500
20 Greg Monroe Center Milwaukee Bucks $16,407,500
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25 Tobias Harris Small Forward Detroit Pistons $16,000,000
26 DeMarcus Cousins Center Sacramento Kings $15,851,950
26 John Wall Point Guard Washington Wizards $15,851,950
28 James Harden Shooting Guard Houston Rockets $15,756,438
29 Eric Gordon Shooting Guard New Orleans Pelicans $15,514,031
29 Roy Hibbert Center Los Angeles Lakers $15,514,031
31 Klay Thompson Shooting Guard Golden State Warriors $15,501,000
32 David Lee Power Forward Boston Celtics $15,493,680
33 Gordon Hayward Shooting Guard Utah Jazz $15,409,570
34 Chandler Parsons Small Forward Dallas Mavericks $15,361,500
35 Jimmy Butler Shooting Guard Chicago Bulls $15,257,500
36 Goran Dragic Shooting Guard Miami Heat $14,783,000
37 Khris Middleton Small Forward Milwaukee Bucks $14,700,000
38 Tristan Thompson Center Cleveland Cavaliers $14,260,870
38 Draymond Green Small Forward Golden State Warriors $14,260,870
40 Danilo Gallinari Small Forward Denver Nuggets $14,000,000
41 Reggie Jackson Point Guard Detroit Pistons $13,913,043
42 DeMarre Carroll Small Forward Toronto Raptors $13,600,000
43 Al Jefferson Center Charlotte Hornets $13,500,000
43 Brandon Knight Point Guard Phoenix Suns $13,500,000
43 Eric Bledsoe Point Guard Phoenix Suns $13,500,000
46 Tony Parker Point Guard Tony Parker $13,437,500
47 Joakim Noah Center Joakim Noah $13,400,000
48 Tyson Chandler Center Tyson Chandler $13,000,000
48 Nene Hilario Power Forward Nene Hilario $13,000,000
50 Ricky Rubio Point Guard Ricky Rubio $12,700,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: National Basketball Association (NBA)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: February 19, 2016

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