Making It Rain On Them Hoes: Notable Names From Forbes List Of Highest Paid Ballers In 2012

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Forbes Releases Highest Paid Athletes In 2012

A few weeks back, Sports Illustrated beat Forbes to the punch and published a list of highest paid athletes dubbed “The Fortunate 50”.

Well the folks at Forbes have done their own math and the list they have compiled differs slightly from the group of bank-breakin’ ballers that SI deemed “highest paid”

Hit the flipper to see who landed at the top of Forbes list.

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Tiger Woods

Total: $78 million
Salary: $13 million
Endorsements: $65 million

Kobe Bryant

Total: $61.9 million
Salary: $27.9 million
Endorsements: $34 million

Lebron James

Total: $59.8 million
Salary: $17.8 million
Endorsements: $42 million

David Beckham

Total: $47.2 million
Salary: $5.2 million
Endorsements: $42 million

Derrick Rose

Total: $37.4 million
Salary: $16.4 million
Endorsements: $21 million

Joe Flacco

Total: $36.8 million
Salary: $35.9 million
Endorsements: $800k

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    Floyd Mayweather

    Total: $34 million
    Salary: $34 million
    Endorsements: $0

    Manny Pacquiao

    Total: $34 million
    Salary: $26 million
    Endorsements: $8 million

    Kevin Durant

    Total: $30.9 million
    Salary: $16.9 million
    Endorsements: $14 million

    Dwyane Wade

    Total: $28.9 million
    Salary: $17.4 million
    Endorsements: $11.5 million

    Lewis Hamilton

    Total: $27.5 million
    Salary: $26 million
    Endorsements: $1.7 million

    Amare Stoudemire

    Total: $27 million
    Salary: $20 million
    Endorsements: $7 million

    Dwight Howard

    Total: $26.5 million
    Salary: $19.5 million
    Endorsements: $7 million

    Calvin Johnson

    Total: $26.3 million
    Salary: $25.5 million
    Endorsements: $800k

    Usain Bolt

    Total: $24.2 million
    Salary: $24 million
    Endorsements: $200k

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