HomeNewsTop 5 highest Paid African Basketballers in the NBA – Two Cameroonians Among!
Due to the act that African Basketball players impose themselves more intensively in their different teams in the NBA, the payroll of Africans who evolve in this championship continues to inflate the social platform. Far from the time when they were just playing it out, the coast of our continent’s sons has gained value in the NBA business market. Here are the 5 best paid Africans of the biggest basketball championship in the world. The classification goes thus in ascending order;
5. Luc Mbah Amoute (Cameroon)
The Cameroonian interior Luc Mbah has Moute at the Los Angeles Clippers. A year after leaving the California franchise for Houston, it is the opposite time, according to the US sports channel ESPN. Luc Mbah a Moute, whose season was disrupted by a right shoulder injury, has engaged with the Clippers for one season and $ 4.3 million or about 2 billion 365 million CFA francs.
4. Bismarck Biyomo (DR Congo)
Bismack Biyombo Sumba is a professional Congolese basketball player born August 28, 1992 in Lubumbashi (Zaire). He is 2.06 meters tall and plays at the posts of strong winger and pivot. After a great season in Toronto, the best season of the franchise with 56 wins in 2016 and a conference final, he chose to sign for the Orlando Magic for about $ 70 million over 4 years, or nearly $ 38 billion. 500 million Fcfa.
3. Joel Embiid (Cameroon)
Wanda Peeps it must be said that if Joel Embiid is only 23 years old, he is still one of the best basketball players at the moment in the NBA. Moreover, his new contract with Philadelphia is 150 million dollars, about 100 billion CFA francs. His new salary is around CFAF 12,500 million.
2. Loul Deng (Sudan)
Luol Deng Born in Sudan, passed through Egypt and then the United Kingdom after the refugee camps in southern Kenya, the Miami Heat winger made Chicago and Cleveland. He is one of only two active Africans to have had the honor of participating in the All Star Game, in 2012 and 2013. With a personal best of forty points in a match, the one that was compared to the potential of Lebron James at the university today touches an amount of $ 10 million (excluding advertising contracts) per season, or 5.5 billion Fcfa.
Serge Ibaka (DR Congo)
At the top of his 2,08 m, Serge Ibaka continues to chain the cons, to the point that some have dubbed the “Monster” Thunder. Born in 18 siblings on 18 September 1989 in Brazza, he was recruited in 2008 by the Seattle Supersonics, renamed from Thunder Oklahoma City, becoming the first player in Congo-Brazzaville to reach this level. Finalist of the NBA championship in 2012, finalist of the Western conference in 2014, the Congolese is today one of the sure values of the American parquets. It affects, excluding advertising contracts, some $12.25 million per season, or 6,737.5 million CFA Francs.