Found September 06, 2012 on Hoops Addict:
PLAYERS: Kevin Garnett
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
If you had to guess the one player who's made the most salary in NBA history, who would you pick? Would your first guess be Kevin Garnett? With his new three-year contract worth $34 million, Garnett has become the highest-paid player ever in the league.
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