When you play like a star, you get paid like a star. While professional athletes typically rack up a nice salary, it’s the best of the best who get the big deals. Here are some of the richest NBA players:
20. Carmelo Anthony
After a successful high school basketball career, Carmelo Anthony played for Syracuse where he averaged 22.2 points and 10 rebounds. In 2003, he was chosen 3rd overall in the NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. In 2011, he was traded in a multi-player deal to the New York Knicks, where he now plays small forward.