Lebron James makes more money off the basketball court than he does on it. And so does a lot of other athletes.
Lebron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden Are Top 5 Highest Black endorsed Basketball Players
Currently, James plays for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA and is obviously basketball’s GOAT…and debaters have only one competitor to challenge his title, his idol Michael Jordan.
No doubt athletes across every sport are banking a lot of dough these days. However, their salaries are just a springboard to endorsement deals. Here are the top 5 highest black endorsed basketball players in the NBA.
Rounding out the top 5 is Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden. According to Forbes, here are their stats –
#1 – LEBRON JAMES, 36 (LOS ANGELES LAKERS)
Net Worth: $500 Million Annual NBA Salary (2020): $37.4 MILLION Endorsements: $60 MILLION
Lebron James’ Top Endorsements: Nike, Coca Cola, Upper Deck, McDonalds, Samsung, Microsoft, 2K Sports, AT&T, Beats Electronics, GMC, Kia Motors, RIMOWA, Walmart
#2 – STEPHEN CURRY, 32 (GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS)
Net Worth: $130 MILLION Salary: $30.4 MILLION Endorsements: $44 MILLION
Stephen Curry‘s Top Endorsements: Under Armour, Samsung Electronics, Coca-Cola, Kia Motors, Callaway Golf, Chase, Fanatics
#3 – KEVIN DURANT, 32 (Brooklyn Nets)
Net Worth: $170 MILLION Salary: $28.9 MILLION Endorsements: $35 MILLION
Kevin Durants Top Endorsements: Nike, Sonica, Kia, EA Sports, Sparkling Ice, Gatorade, Panini America, Sprint, Degree Men, Master and Dynamic, YouTube
#4 – RUSSELL WESTBROOK, 32 (Washington Wizards)
Net Worth: $170 MILLION Salary: $29 MILLION Endorsements: $27 MILLION
Russell Westbrook‘s Top Endorsements: Nike, True Religion Apparel
#5 – JAMES HARDEN, 31 (BROOKLYN NETS)
Net Worth: $165 MILLION Salary: $28.8 MILLION Endorsements: $19 MILLION
James Harden‘s Top Endorsements: Adidas, Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, Stance Socks, State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance
So there you have it. Who is your favorite?
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