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14. CARL NICKS $24.3 million

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Tampa Bay made Nicks the highest-paid guard when he signed a five-year contract worth $47.5 million last year -- even after he became known for his colorful comment following New Orleans' Super Bowl XLIV win, when the then-Saint exclaimed, "I'm going to motherf------ Disneyland!"