NBA Players are like stars in the United States followed by other youths from different countries. They are influential and well renowned all over the world.
1. LeBron James
LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American-born professional NBA players currently playing for Los Angeles Lakers. Furthermore, LeBron James was born on 30 December 1984 in Akron, Ohio, The USA, under the birth sign Capricorn. Currently, his age is 36 years, and he belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
Additionally, he stands in a tall height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06m) and weighs 250 lbs (113 KG). Well, he kicked off his basketball career back in 2003 by playing for Cleaveland Cavaliers. He secured his fourth NBA championship in August and cemented himself as the league’s best player as of 2021. Not to mention, he is the most well-rounded player of this generation. Likewise, LeBron James’ net worth is around $500 Million, followed by $100 Million yearly salaries.
2. Kevin Durant
The number two on our list of top NBA players is none other than Kevin Wayne Durant, aka Kevin Durant. He is currently playing for the Brooklyn Nets. Before this team, he played for Golden State Warriors (2016-2019) and Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (2007-2016). He secured the second spot on our list as he has won 2 NBA Champion and 2 NBA Finals MVPs (2017 and 2018).
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Kevin was born on 29 September 1988 in Washington D.C. Currently, he is 32 years old, and his ethnicity is also Afro-American. Furthermore, he stands in a tall height of 6 feet 10 inches (2.08m) and 240 lbs (109 KG). Durant looks as good as ever after recovering from a torn Achilles injury, averaging 31.2 ppg on an efficient 53.8 FG%, 7.2 rpg, and 5.8 APG.
As of 2021, Kevin Durant’s net worth is around $170 Million. Similarly, he earns a $29 Million yearly salary from his contract with Brooklyn Nets.
3. Giannis Antetokounmpo
The winner of the last two NBA Most Valuable Player awards, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is currently playing for Milwaukee Bucks. Before his tenure in Bucks, he played for Filathlitikos from (2011-2013). Giannis Antetokounmpo was born on 6 December 1994 in Athena, Greece, under Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo. Further, he is 26 years old as of 2021, and his ethnicity is Afro-American.
Some of his feats in the NBA are 2 times NBA Most Valuable Player (2019, 2020), 5 times NBA All-Star (2017, 2021), NBA All-Star Game MVP (2021), NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2020). Through his ongoing successful basketball career, he has accumulated a net worth of $70 Million. Additionally, he earns a yearly salary of $45 Million as he recently signed a five-year contract with the Bucks.
In addition, his height is 6 feet 11 inches (2.11m) and weighs around 242 lbs (110 KG).
4. Stephen Curry
Stephen is one of the best shooters of all time. Not to mention, he single-handedly took over games against the Lakers this 2020-21 season. Similarly, he also set a new career-high 62 points against Portland. The prominent basketball player, Stephen, was born on 14 March 1988 in Akron, Ohio, The USA. Currently, he is 33 years old, and he belongs to a white ethnicity.
Subsequently, he stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m), and his weight is 185 lbs (84 KG). Currently, Stephen is playing for Golden State Warriors. Well, it has been 11 years since he started playing basketball for GSW. Throughout his 11 years, he has bagged a hefty amount of money. Stephen Curry’s net worth is $130 Million as of 2021. Likewise, he is also enjoying a yearly salary of $70 Million with the Golden State Warriors.
5. James Harden
Reportedly, the point guard of the Houston Rockets, James Harden, signed a contract with Brooklyn Nets. Even though his nine-year tenure with Houston ended tragically, his scoring ability will never get old. James Harden was born on 26 August 1989 in Los Angeles, California, the USA. Likewise, he belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Furthermore, his height is 6 feet 5 inches (1.96m), and his weight is 220 lbs (100 KG).
Before playing for Houston Rockets, he played for Oklahoma City Thunder from 2009 to 2012. Some of his career highlights are:
- NBA Most Valuable Player – 2018
- 9 times NBA All-Star – (2013-2021)
- 6 times All-NBA First Team – (2014, 2015, 2017-2020)
- NBA Assists Leader – 2017
- NBA Sixth Man of the Year – 2012
He started his professional NBA career in 2009. Since then, he has earned a hefty amount of money through his ongoing NBA career. As of 2021, James Harden’s net worth is around $165 Million. Subsequently, he is earning $40 Million per year as a salary.
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