- NBA contracts for players at the top of the league have gone up, up, up in recent years.
- This season, 28 players will exceed $27.5 million for their year of service to their teams.
- Stephen Curry is still the top-paid player in basketball, making more than $40 million on the season from the Warriors.
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Players at the top of the NBA food chain are doing well for themselves. Between supermax contracts and player-friendly short-term deals that allow for maximum offseason chaos, it’s never been a better time to be a salary-cap obsessed basketball fan.
In all, 28 players in the NBA will make at least $27.5 million for their services this season, led by Warriors superstar Stephen Curry.
Below we take a look at this season’s highest-paid players and how their contracts break down, with data provided by Spotrac.