Athletes are known for big paychecks, but do you know just how much some make? And what about people within the business, but not actually players? Here’s a look at some of the biggest salaries involved in the 2017 NBA Finals, for the 2016-2017 season.Players - Cleveland Cavaliers: Lebron James - $30,963,450 Kevin Love - $21,165,675 Kyrie Irving - $17,638,063 Tristan Thompson - $15,330,435 JR Smith - $12,800,000 Iman Shumpert - $9,662,922 Channing Frye - $7,806,971 Coach: Tryonn Lue - $35 million dollars, for five years Owner: Dan Gilbert, $5.9 billion net worth Total Team Value (how much owners paid for the team): $1.2 billion. Players - Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant - $26,540,100 Klay Thompson - $16,663,575 Draymond Green - $15,330,435 Stephen Curry - $12,112,539 Andre Iguodala - $11,131,368 Jason Thompson - $6,825,000 Coach: Steve Kerr - $25 million, for five years Owner: Joe Lacob - $325 million net worth Total Team Value: $2.6 billion.Other notables:
Mike Breen - Broadcaster of the NBA Finals - $57 million dollar contract Adam Silver - NBA Commisioner - $8-$11 million salary With those big paychecks come big tax dues. Click here to read more about the jock tax - a special tax that athletes must pay based on the state in which they’re playing, and for how long. Want to imagine that’s your salary and see what a bi-weekly paycheck would look like? Calculate a check now with our salary calculator.
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