Michael Jordan might be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) but he definitely didn’t get paid like it!
We all know Mike has made damn near a billion dollars through his various endorsements and business ventures. But as far as his NBA contracts were concerned, he was far from the highest paid of all time despite his greatness. We’ve compiled a short list of the most “ballinest ballers” for you to see who is the cash king.
Career Earnings: $183,544,536
Timmy might be the greatest power forward to ever lace ’em up, and he’s earned a nice chunk of change down in San Antonio.
Career Earnings: $154,494,445
AI is probably the most loved and hated athlete to ever play in the NBA, but despite his polarizing character the corporate vultures ate it up.
Career Earnings: $159,215,640
Lets just be honest. Jermaine was a pretty good player, now he’s a shell of himself, and he’s basically stolen a majority of this money. But hey, it’s all in the game…
Career Earnings: $270,115,354
KG has been gettin’ gwap for a long time, and has been just as consistent on the court.
Career Earnings: $174,464,468
JKidd has played for a few different teams in her career, but best believe they all had to pay him top dollar to keep him.
Career Earnings: $196,190,615
He’s made a bunch of money, but he’s still a terror to the a**es of white women everywhere…
Career Earnings: $156,758,400
Sheeeeeeeeeeeed! The volatile power forward has always played with maximum effort and big heart and those attributes have helped keep his bank account full.
Career Earnings: $292,198,327
One of his nicknames should have been “The Big ATM”. Homie is a cash cow, hands down.
Career Earnings: $161,626,097
Although he’s been injured most of his career for one reason or another, T-Mac’s talent was undeniable and in his prime was easily one of the best players in the league. You gotta pay like you weigh for that kinda talent.
Career Earnings: $178,230,697
At one point CWebb was the highest paid player in professional sports and as the #1 pick in the ’93 draft and leading the Sacramento Kings to several successful seasons and play-off runs no one can say he didn’t earn it.