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LeBron James is the highest-paid NBA player for 2021, according to Forbes.

James will earn a total of $95,4M, which is split between endorsements ($64M) and his salary with the Lakers ($31,4M).

At the same time, the reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo is number six on the list, with $49M, with $27M coming from endorsements and $22M from the Milwaukee Bucks.

Antetokounmpo, who is James’ biggest rival in the MVP race, is also the highest-paid European player in the NBA.