How Much Do NBA Players Make?

The highest-paid NBA players by season has recently eclipsed $40 million.

Larry Bird was the first player to earn $5 million or more with a salary of $7,070,000 in the 1991-92 season.


James Harden$28,299,399Houston Rockets
DeMar DeRozan$27,739,975Toronto Raptors

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What is the average NBA salary 2019?

$6.2 million

What is the average NBA players salary?

485 Contracts

1Stephen Curry$40,231,758
2Chris Paul$38,506,482
3Russell Westbrook$38,178,000

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28 Sep 2019

Who is the highest paid NBA player 2019?

The Highest-Paid NBA Players of 2019

  • Kyle Lowry annual salary: $31,200,000.
  • Gordon Hayward annual salary: $31,214,295.
  • Blake Griffin annual salary: $32,088,932.
  • Chris Paul annual salary: $35,654,150.
  • Lebron James annual salary: $35,654,150.
  • Russell Westbrook annual salary: $35,654,150.
  • Steph Curry annual salary: $37,457,154.

20 Jun 2019

What is the lowest paid NBA player?

Lowest Paid

The NBA minimum salary changes each year, and is dependent upon skill level and experience. Rookies, players on NBA rosters for the first time, were paid at least $490,180 last season. NBA veterans, who played in the league for more than 10 years, were paid a minimum of $1.4 million in 2011-12.