Updated: 17 October 2022
Top 10 Richest Basketball Players Of All-Time. Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal & Magic Johnson – are just some of the most successful and rich basketball players. This game has enabled a lot of players across the world to rake in staggering millions of dollars due to their impressive performance on the court and lucrative sponsorship deals. Apart from being one of the widely viewed sports in the world, basketball is also hailed as one of the most popular sports today.
The National Basketball Association (NBA), FIBA Americas Championship, FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, FIBA Basketball World Cup & Euroleague, and Eurobasket, are among the most renowned and wealthy sports associations nowadays.
Top 10 Richest Basketball Players Of All-Time
|No||Name||NW (estimated)||Nationality||Position||Playing Career|
|1||Michael Jordan||$1.65 billion||USA||Shooting Guard||1984-2003|
|2||Magic Johnson||$620 million||USA||Point Guard||1979-2000|
|3||LeBron James||$610 million||USA||Power Forward||2003-present|
|4||Junior Bridgeman||$600 million||USA||Point Guard||1975-1987|
|5||Quinn Cook||$550 million||USA||Point Guard||2015-present|
|6||Shaquille O’Neal||$450 million||USA||Center||1992-2011|
|7||Kobe Bryant*||$400 million||USA||Shooting Guard||1996-2016|
|8||Vinnie Johnson||$400 million||USA||SG/PG||1979-1992|
|9||Hakeem Olajuwon||$300 million||Nigeria/USA||Center||1984-2002|
|10||Kevin Garnett||$200 million||USA||Power Forward/||1995-2016|
Data source- Forbes, Wikipedia & Others.
Note – Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in 2020