Since his move to the west coast, LeBron James has seen his take-home pay skyrocket. The Los Angeles Lakers star now earns significantly more than he did when he was with Cleveland Cavaliers - over the next four seasons, he stands to earn a tidy 153 million dollars.
LeBron James, quids in with new Lakers deal
On average, his annual salary will be around 38 million dollars but he has signed a contract with a progressive wage model, which means he still start out earning 35.6 million in 2018-19 and by the end of his agreement with the Lakers (is he completes the optional, fourth year) he will be on 41 million during the 2021-22 season.
ESPN have broken down how much James will earn on average, in every match he plays and what the cash registers will display with every second that passes. Nice work if you can get it...
· Per game: 467.000 dollars
· Per quarter: 117.000 dollars
· Per minute: 9.700 dollars
· Per second: 162 dollars