20 Most Overpaid NBA Players

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Dec 31, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (right) and forward Tiago Splitter (left) smile on the bench during the second half against the Brooklyn Nets at AT

Tiago Splitter

2013-14 salary: $10M (4 years)

Splitter is putting up 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game this year and is getting paid $10M. It’s a bit of a hefty price to pay for a player who only logs 21.2 minutes per game,  but the Spurs didn’t have much of  a choice last summer. Splitter has been with the team for a while and is comfortable within their system, so they pretty much had to keep him happy. There are certainly worse contracts in the NBA, especially considering the fact that the Spurs front-loaded his contract.

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  • Sam

    Amare is worth about $4mil, Rudy Gay about $7mil, Joe Johnson about $5mil, Kobe Bryant worth $12mil, by NBA standards ofcourse, by humanity standards Amare is worth $60,000/year, Rudy $120,000, Joe $80,000 and Kobe $170,000/year max. even at those salaries their jobs beat every other job in the world but the travel-channel employees.