LeBron James has chalked up another remarkable — not to mention unprecedented — accomplishment with the news that the Los Angeles Lakers superstar is the first active NBA player with $1 billion in career earnings.

Sportico shared the details of James’s amazing achievement in an article posted online Thursday. As noted in the piece, James’s $1 billion is split between $330 million in playing salary and approximately $700 million from his many off-the-court endeavors.

According to Sportico’s Kurt Badenhausen, James enjoys a wide lead over his NBA colleagues — headed up by Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry — when it comes to career earnings. Durant currently sits at $580 million, with Curry following up the Brooklyn Nets star at $430 million.

James’s longtime idol Michael Jordan came close to reaching the same $1 billion benchmark in earnings, inflation-adjusted, during his career. It goes without saying that the current principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets has continued to accumulate massive wealth in his retirement.





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