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Kobe Bryant paid $24M on Friday

Updated: November 2, 2013, 11:25 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will receive more than $24 million Friday as an advance on this season's salary.

The amount represents 79.7 percent of the $30.5 million he is due to receive in compensation for the 2013-14 season.

While some players get paid every two weeks during the season, others get paid twice a month year round. A select few, including Bryant, receive lump-sum payments like the $24,363,044 he'll receive Friday.

The league's old collective ...

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