31: Players in 2019-20 who will earn more than $30 million-WED1023

5 THINGS YOU'LL FIND ON THIS POST
1 Spotrac.com breaks down the highest-paid players in 2019-20
2 Average salary by position shows centers, point guards highest
3 31 players will earn at least $30; 5 players above $40 million
4 Golden St. has committed more than $100 million on its guards
5 Charting the top 5 salaires for guards, forwards, centers

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As 2018-19 season tips offs,

31 players will earn more

than $30 million this year

$9,641,093

Average salary for centers

in the NBA for 2019-20,

the highest-paid position

  • $9,152,002: Point guards

  • $8,089,283: Small forwards

  • $7,234,965: Shooting guards

  • $6,954,848: Power forwards

2019-20 HIGHEST PAID PLAYERS
A-age; Y-years of contract
SALARY PLAYER TM A Y
42,782,880 James Harden HOU 30 4
42,782,880 John Wall WAS 29 4
41,358,814 Russell Westbrook HOU 30 5
41,063,925 Kevin Durant BKN 31 4
40,231,758 Stephen Curry GS 31 5
39,932,648 Chris Paul OKC 34 4
39,200,000 Damian Lillard POR 29 5
38,328,212 LeBron James LAL 34 4
37,980,720 Klay Thompson GS 29 5
36,000,000 Tobias Harris PHI 27 5
35,882,215 Bradley Beal WAS 26 2
35,500,000 Khris Middleton MIL 28 5
35,197,650 Kemba Walker BOS 29 4
35,197,650 Jimmy Butler MIA 30 4
34,379,100 Kawhi Leonard LAC 28 3
34,234,964 Blake Griffin DET 30 5
34,227,984 Paul George LAC 29 4
34,122,650 Kyrie Irving BKN 27 4
33,930,000 Jamal Murray DEN 22 5
33,930,000 Ben Simmons PHI 23 5
33,333,333 C.J. McCollum POR 28 3
33,333,333 Kyle Lowry TOR 33 3
32,480,000 Pascal Siakam TOR 25 4
31,957,493 Gordon Hayward BOS 29 4
31,650,600 Karl-Anthony Towns MIN 23 5
31,650,600 Devin Booker PHX 22 5
31,650,600 Kristaps Porzingis DAL 24 5
30,521,115 Mike Conley UTH 32 5
30,500,000 Kyle Lowry TOR 33 1
30,100,543 Kevin Love CLE 31 4
30,000,000 Paul Millsap DEN 34 3

6

Teams that committed

more than $70 million

this season on their guards

  • $107,390,526: Golden St.

  • $96,586,699: Houston

  • $87,650,499: Portland

  • $76,873,102: Washington

  • $72,592,834: Oklahoma City

  • $70,737,516: Miami

2

Teams that committed

more than $70 million

this season on forwards

  • $89,146,356: LA Clippers

  • $70,118,390: New York

  • $69,531,816: Milwaukee

  • $69,023,351: LA Lakers

4

Teams that committed

more than $45 million

this season on centers

  • $57,125,194: Philadelphia

  • $49,763,760: Cleveland

  • $46,203,783: Portland

  • $45,134,777: Minnesota


3 highest-paid point guards making more than $40 million


4 shooting guards top $30 million


4 small forwards top $35 million


3 power forwards at $30 million


2 centers earn $30 million


Source: spotrac.com