- LeBron James has taken his lifetime earnings as an NBA star back in 2003 to $1billion according to reports released by Sportico
- The LA Lakers star has been earned a massive $300m as a player and the other $700m came from endorsements, merchandise and others
- The 36-year-old began his career with Cleaveland cavaliers before joining Miami Heat and a second spell with the CAVS then LA Lakers
The four-time NBA champion has now joined the six-man elite club which includes Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Roger Federer.
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The 36-year-old was drafted into the elite basketball league in 2003 and has grossed $330m in salary since lacing his canvass for several NBA outfits.
In terms of endorsement. merchandise, licensing and media, James has earned a whopping $700m.
His contracts with AT&T, Beats, Blaze Pizza, GMC, PepsiCo, Rimowa and Walmart gives him an annual income $100m.
In his lifetime deal with Nike, the former Cleaveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat star takes home $30m yearly.
Neymar flexes his private helicopter after losing Copa America
Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Neymar has pushed the Copa America disappointment behind him as the Paris Saint Germain superstar is currently enjoying his summer break at an unknown destination as of the time of this publication.
The forward failed to help Brazil avoid defeat to Argentina in the final of the summer competition earlier this month as Angel di Maria's lone strike handing Lionel Scaloni's men the title in the end.
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His R248 million worth chopper which was parked on a well-trimmed green lawn with a partly captured building in the image had a personalised name 'NJR' written on its tail.
Regardless of the loss, the former Barcelona attacker is feeling grateful for what he may have achieved in his career after posting a picture of himself sitting on the pavement very close to his private helicopter with a thankful emoji.
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Source: Briefly News