#9 Carmelo Anthony – $24,559,380 – New York Knicks
Carmelo Kyam Anthony (born May 29, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA. Anthony attended Towson Catholic High School and Oak Hill Academy before playing college basketball at Syracuse. In Anthony’s freshman season, he led the Orangemen to their first ever National Championship and was named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Anthony then entered the 2003 NBA draft where he was selected with the third overall pick by the Denver Nuggets.
He stands 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) at 240 lb (109 kg).