Basketball is popular worldwide however when it comes to the United States, there is no match. As the game enjoys a special privilege here with millions of fans, supporting their respective teams religiously. For us Americans, it’s more than a regular game, just like baseball or boxing.
So when there is no doubt about the popularity of basketball in America, there is still is some confusion regarding the richest basketball players in the world. As, where most fans do know that Michael Jordan is the richest basketball player in the world not many know about the remaining top 10 players.
These players have been making millions in salary, however, a major chunk of their fortune also comes from endorsements, public appearance and especially by business ventures. Many even have their shoe line, which significantly increases their fortune.
So without discussing further their source of income or the popularity of the game, let’s just get onto the list.
Top 10 Richest Basketball Players In The World
The net worth of these players depends on the ongoing projects and annual income.
Tim Duncan: $130 million
Gary Payton: $130 million
Grant Hill: $180 million
Kevin Garnett: $190 million
Hakeem Olajuwon: $ 200 million
LeBron James: $ 300 million
Kobe Bryant: $ 320 million
Magic Johnson: $ 500 million