Steph Curry Is The Highest-Paid NBA Star For Upcoming Season, Russell Westbrook Is #4, LeBron James Comes In Sixth

Steph Curry Is The Highest-Paid NBA Star For Upcoming Season, Russell Westbrook Is #4, LeBron James Comes In Sixth

NBA stars’ projected salaries for the 2021-2022 season have been released!

Recently, Hoops Hype revealed NBA players’ salaries for the 2021-2022 season. From the list, viewers got the chance to see how some of their favorite NBA stars compare to one another in terms of their earnings! See some of the highest-paid NBA stars below:

Starting off the list is Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry, who is making $45,780,966 for the upcoming season.

Steph Curry

James Harden and John Wall–who play for the Brooklyn Nets and the Houston Rockets –tied for the #2 spot, as they’re projected to rake in $44,310,840.

James Harden

John Wall

L.A. Lakers star Russell Westbrook takes the fourth spot on the list, as he’s earning a total of $44,211,146.

Russell Westbrook

Next up is Damian Lillard of the Portland Trailblazers. For the 2021-2022 season, he will make $43,750,000.

Damian Lillard

L.A. Lakers star LeBron James also made the list, and he’s named the sixth highest-paid NBA player with a salary of  $41,180,544.

LeBron James

Brooklyn Nets athlete Kevin Durant is next, earning $40,918,900 for the upcoming season.

Kevin Durant

Paul George, who plays for the L.A. Clippers, occupies the #8 spot with a salary of $39,344,970.

Paul George

Sticking with the L.A. Clippers, Kawhi Leonard is up next, earning $39,344,900.

Kawhi Leonard

Rounding out the top ten is Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo with a projected salary of $39,340,000.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

It is also worth noting that Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets has the #17 spot on the list, as he’s earning $35,053,700 for the upcoming season.

Additionally, Phoenix Suns player Devin Booker is projected to earn $31,650,600, placing him in the #23 spot.

Devin Booker

What do you think about some of the highest-paid NBA stars’ projected salaries? Comment down below to let us know!

Authored by: Nick Alexander Fenley