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Carmelo Anthony topped Forbes ‘NBA Most Overpaid Players 2013′ Top 10 list on Friday. The complete list follows the trend of, according to Forbes, “scorers that don’t do other things well and that don’t shoot a solid percentage from the field tend to be overvalued.”
1. Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) – $19.4 million
2. Ben Gordon (Charlotte Bobcats) – $12.4 million
3. Joe Johnson (Brooklyn Nets) – $19.75 million
4. Hedo Turkoglu (Orlando Magic) – $11.8 million
5. Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks) – $20.9 million
6. Corey Maggette (Detroit Pistons) – $10.9 million
7. Rudy Gay (Toronto Raptors) – $16.5 million
8. Stephen Jackson (San Antonio Spurs) – $10.1 million
9. Chris Kaman (Dallas Mavericks) – $8 million
10. Arron Afflalo (Orlando Magic) – $7.8 million
Forbes’ reasoning for choosing Carmelo Anthony as the most overpaid player in the NBA:
Except, Anthony isn’t Durant. Despite making about $2.7 million more this season, he isn’t even close. Durant gets his points tak
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Based on advanced metrics used by Forbes, which do not rely solely on scoring, here is a list of the most overpaid NBA players for 2013.
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