Lakers News: Kobe Bryant is World’s 4th Highest Paid Athlete

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles ClippersSports Illustrated released their annual list of the Fortunate 50, which is the 50 highest paid athletes on the planet. While boxer Floyd Mayweather tops the list with over $90 million in earnings this year alone, there’s a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the top five as well.

—–Check out the Lakers Nation store to get your LN gear and show off your Lakers pride!——

Kobe Bryant, who earned $27.9 million from his NBA contract and $19 million from endorsements this year, is fourth overall with $46.9 million, and the second highest paid NBA athlete behind LeBron James.

The only other athlete ahead of Bryant is NFL quarterback Drew Brees, who finished just ahead of Kobe with $47.8 million.

Here’s a complete list of the top 10 from our friends over at Sports City.

sicom

—————————————————————————————————————–

Have You Seen Our Top 5 Kobe Dunks Of The 2012-2013 Season? If not, check out our video below and don’t forget to click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

You May Also Like

Lakers News: Josh Hart Headlines Summer League Roster

The Los Angeles Lakers officially announced their 2018 Summer League roster, which has Miles Simon serving as…

Lakers News: L.A. Officially Re-Signs Tarik Black

Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have used up the remainder of their salary cap room in signing former lottery pick Yi Jianlian, the team has begun making their other agreed to deals official…

Lakers vs. Mavericks Pre-Game Report: Lakers Look for First Road Win in Dallas

The Lakers continue their road trip tonight against the Dallas Mavericks. The…

Lakers News: Pau Gasol Off Crutches Three Weeks After Knee Procedure

The Los Angeles Lakers went through one of their most trying injury…