Jordan beat out the others on the list by a landslide, earning quadruple that of the second highest-earning player LeBron James and his $32 million USD. Rounding out the top three is Kevin Durant with $26 million USD. Rookie Zion Williamson also made the cut at No. 7 with $13 million USD. Williamson recently signed a seven year deal with Jordan Brand worth $75 million USD.
Nike and Jordan Brand continue to dominate the NBA, seeing as almost 75% of its players wear Nike or Jordan Brand sneakers. They also have the most althetes that appear on Forbes‘ list with eight. Check out the top 14 in the list below.