The Worlds Highest Paid Athletes
Total Earnings: $54.1 million
Salary/Winnings: $19.1 million
Endorsements: $35 million
Durant inked a blockbuster, 10 year deal with Nike in 2014 that could be worth up to $300 million, including royalties. It is the richest endorsement deal of any active athlete and is one of a dozen sponsors for the four time scoring champ. The 2015 16 season is the final year on the $85 million contract he signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2010.