Who Are The Top 5 Highest Paid NBA Players in 2019-20 Season?

Back to Article
Back to Article

Who Are The Top 5 Highest Paid NBA Players in 2019-20 Season?

Brian Oh

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






NBA player’s salaries mostly shows that how valuable the players are. The average salary for NBA players varies on how many years they have been in the league and their average salaries are over $3 million. NBA 2019-20 season is going to start on October 22nd. In all, the top 5 players in the NBA will make at least $30 million each this season. We can look at this season’s Top 5 highest paid players and how their contracts break down, with data provided by Spotrac.

5. Blake Griffin- $31.9 million

Current Team: Detroit Pistons

Position: Power Forward

Contract: 5 years, $171.2 million

One thing about Griffin: Griffin got traded to the Pistons for seven months after signing a maximum contract with the Los Angeles Clippers. Griffin made 24.5 average points last season, which was the highest average points in his career so far.

4. James Harden– $47.4 million

Current Team: Houston Rockets

Position: Shooting Guard

Contract : 6 years, $228 million

One thing about Harden: Harden made 36.1 average points last season with his signature move step-back. His contract has an average annual salary of $42.3, which is the highest in the NBA. His fourth signature Adidas shoes will come out on October 12 for $130.

3. Russell Westbrook- $53.7 million

Current Team: Houston Rockets

Position:  Point Guard

Contract: 5 years, $205 million

One thing about Westbrook: Westbrook was averaging triple-double for full season in today’s NBA. Nike debuted his second signature shoes, Why Not 2.0. Oklahoma City Thunder traded him to Houston Rockets to build the new 2020 Oklahoma City Thunder roster after 2018-19 season.

2. Stephen Curry- $79.5 million

Current Team: Golden State Warriors

Position: Point Guard

Contract: 5 years, $201.2 million

One thing about Curry: Curry’s $201.2 million contract was the largest in the NBA History. He became the franchise player of the Warriors after he made the first Warriors championship title since 1975.

1. Lebron James- $88.7 million

Current Team: Los Angles Lakers

Position: Small Forward

Contract: 4 years, $153.3 million

One thing about Lebron: Lebron’s 4 year contract with the Lakers is the longest contract since the 6 year contract with Miami Heat. His 17th signature shoes Lebron 17 came out on October 3rd, 2019.