For an elite player Anthony earns less than other NBA superstars off the court: His deals with Jordan Brand, Degree, Samsung and others bring him $5.8 million a year. Endorsement experts say he'd have a hard time getting much more because he doesn't seem to have the same likability as Durant, Wade or James. And yet the 28-year-old Anthony's salary is among the highest in the league (sixth this season).
17 CLIFF LEE
Lee surprised many when he passed up higher offers to return to Philadelphia in 2010, but with a salary of $25 million, don't feel bad for him. The 34-year-old lefthander has a deal with Phiten (the titanium necklace favored by many players) and with Philly-area garbage hauler J.P. Mascaro & Sons, which put Lee's face on its trucks.
18 MARIO WILLIAMS
Bills defensive end