$52.3 million Salary/winnings:
$20.3 million Endorsements:
Bryant had the highest salary in the NBA for the second straight year during the 2011-12 season. His $25.2 million salary was shaved by almost $5 million as the NBA lockout reduced the number of games by 20%. Bryant's net worth took a hit when he and his wife, Vanessa, announced plans to divorce in December. Vanessa took possession of the couple's three mansions in Newport Beach, Calif. that are worth a combined $18.8 million, according to property records. Bryant's 14 All-Star game selections are the third most all-time among NBA players. (AP Photo) More From Forbes
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