Giannis Antetokounmpo the highest paid European player in the NBA

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As revealed by Forbes, the star of the Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo is the highest paid European player in the NBA for the 2018-2019 season

Giannis ranks seventh in the respective list and is expected to earn a total of $43.2M. $24.2M will come from his contract and the rest ($19M) from endorsements.

According to Forbes, “the Greek Freak’s rise to dominant NBA star took another leap this season as he won the Eastern Conference’s Player of the Month Awards for both November and December.

For the second straight year, he was second among all players in fan voting for the NBA All-Star Game. Nike is releasing Antetokounmpo’s first signature shoe in June. It won’t be his last.”

Lebron James is on top of the list with total earnings of $88.7M.