LeBron James Named Highest-Paid NBA Player by Forbes

This year, LeBron is on pace to earn over $111 million, a 15% increase over the previous year.
 
Credit: LeBron James/Instagram

The NBA's highest-paid player in the 2021-22 season is LeBron James, who holds the top spot for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year.

LeBron is a very rich man. Several have actually recommended that he take a pay cut so the LA Lakers can afford to bolster their bench.

These millions added up and now Forbes is listing LeBron as the top player for the eighth straight year.

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Credit: LeBron James/Instagram

This year, LeBron is on pace to earn over $111 million, a 15% increase over the previous year.

That number has been pushed up with LeBron's $41.2 million salary. Other ventures such as "Space Jam: A New Legacy" and his Nike contract each add to that figure. His Nike deal alone is worth $32 million.

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Additionally, LeBron made money from Fortnite, since the company created a skin for him.

Based on his earnings during the past 12 months, he is the 10th active athlete to earn more than $100 million in a year.







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