9. Grant Hill – $ 180 million NBA
Grant Hill was voted co-Rookie of the Year with Jason Kidd in 1995 and 7-time All-Star. Passed through Detroit, Orlando and Phoenix, he finished his career at the Clippers after 19 years. He has 16.7 points at 48.3% and 31.4% at 3 points, 6 rebounds and 4.1 career passes. He returned to the Hall of Fame in 2018, and only God knows what would have happened to his NBA career without his cursed wounds.
8. Kevin Garnett – $ 200 million
KG led the Wolwes to the Conference Finals in 2004. He will remain for many the image of this franchise, even if he has never managed to obtain a title. He is part of the Big 3 of C’s who won the title in 2008, and is also named defender of the year that same season. He turned to 17.8 points at 49.7%, 10 rebounds and 3.7 career assists. He is the 17th best shooter in history with 26,071 points.
7. Hakeem Olajuwon – $ 220 million
Hakeem Olajuwon is a huge Rockets legend, where his technical palette earned him the nickname “The Dream”. He returned to the Hall of Fame in 2008 and the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2016. He is a champion in 1994 and 1995 and is MVP of the Finals in the same two years. MVP in 1994 and 12 times All-Star, great defender, he is named defender of the year in 1993 and 1994. It is also the best controrter in history with 3.830 counters. He is also the 11th largest scorer in history with 26.946 points. He finished his career with 21.8 points at 51.2%, 11.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
6. LeBron James – $ 450 million
Still in business and according to him, not about to stop, the King’s fortune should only increase. Three-time MVP Finals, four-time MVP, 15-time All-Star and three-time champion, the King has already proven itself. LeBron is the 4th best scorer in history with 32,543 points. He is currently shooting at 27.2 points at 50.4% and 34.3% at 3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.2 career assists. Undeniable star on and off the field, LBJ’s new challenge is now to bring the Lakers as far as possible.
5. Shaquille O’Neal – $ 450 million
Shaq was a three-time champion alongside Kobe at the Lakers and once with the Heat in 2006. He was elected MVP in 2000 and MVP of the Finals in 2000, 2001 and 2002. He has 15 All-Star selections and entered the Hall of Fame in 2016. His duet with Bryant is considered one of the best all-time. He will also be remembered for the various baskets he broke and his sense of humor always on the lookout. He is the 8th best scorer in history with 28,596 points and finished his career with 23.7 points at 58.2%, 10.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
4. Kobe Bryant – $ 500 million
Kobe is a five-time NBA champion with titles in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2009 and 2010. He is MVP of the Finals in 2009 and 2010 and MVP in 2008. He has 18 selections at All-Star Game and 11 in All-NBA Team. He is one of the most clutch players in history and is 3rd best scorer with 33,643 points. He retired in 2016 and finished with 25 points at 44.7% and 32.9 at 3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists.
3. Junior Bridgeman – $ 600 million
This name and this picture do not tell you much? Do not worry, you are not has-been. Bridgeman has certainly spent 12 seasons in the NBA but what made him rich is his investment after his playing career. Upon retirement, he invested in more than 100 Wendy’s and Chili’s franchises. He was 6th man the majority of his career and turned 13.6 points to 47.5%, 3.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
2. Magic Johnson – $ 650 million
Magic is one of the biggest names in the NBA. He was named MVP in 1987, 1989 and 1990 and MVP Finals in 1980, 1982 and 1987. He is a 5-time champion with the Lakers and is named 5-time All-Star. He turned 19.5 points to 52% and 30.3% to 3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 11.2 career assists. He is part of the 1992 Dream Team and is named to the Hall of Fame in 2002.
1. Michael Jordan – $ 1.9 billion
Do we still really need to present it? 5-time MVP, 6-time MVP Finals, 14-time All-Star, 10-time All-NBA Team, 1-time defender of the year, 5th best scorer in history … The NBA career of GOAT is not to present. But beyond his impact in basketball, Michael Jordan has made his fortune also thanks to his brand Air Jordan and his many projects.