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The Fortunate 50
JONAH FREEDMAN
July 04, 2005
SI's second annual ranking of the highest-paid U.S. athletes
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July 04, 2005

The Fortunate 50

SI's second annual ranking of the highest-paid U.S. athletes

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Endorsements: $1,000,000

TOTAL: $15,625,000

Is this SuperSonic worth a max contract? He averaged 24 points in '04--05, second highest output of his career, but turns 30 in July.

LAST YEAR: T44

TIE

40 ANFERNEE HARDAWAY

Salary/Winnings: $14,625,000

Endorsements: $1,000,000

TOTAL: $15,625,000

Not-so-Li'l Penny: The Knicks can't wait to get his burdensome seven-year, $87 million contract off their books after next season.

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