Forbes: D-Will, JJ among highest paid

Brooklyn Nets guards Joe Johnson and Deron Williams are among the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, according to Forbes.

Johnson came in at No. 52 with a total pay of $22.5 million, while Williams came in at No. 79 with a total pay of $20 million.

Here’s the breakdown:

Johnson: $21.5 million salary, $1 million endorsements

Williams: $18.5 million salary, $1.5 million endorsements

New York Knicks forwards Carmelo Anthony ($29.4 million) and Amar'e Stoudemire ($26.7 million) came in at Nos. 24 and 27, respectively.

The highest-paid NBA player is Miami Heat forward LeBron James at $72.3 million. James makes $19.3 million in salary and $53 million in endorsements.

You can find the entire list here.

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