The NBA is a land of great risk and even greater reward. For players hoping to make a living playing the sport that they love, there is a chance that they never see the money they deserve. For the lucky few, however, the financial compensation for their play will be of extraordinary proportions.
The question is, who actually deserves to get paid? While we've all seen the monster contracts go their respective ways, it's rare that we actually acknowledge who has earned the money they receive.
For that reason, the following slides will offer insight as to who the highest paid players in the NBA should be.
Some players will be underpaid, while others may be receiving more than they have proven worthy of earning. A select few might even be making the amount that they should. Based off the combination of talent, marketability and revenue generation, however, each player will be ranked by how much money they should be seeing.
All that you have to do now is begin this slideshow.