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An updated list of the highest-paid NBA players

One thing was made blatantly clear this NBA offseason: There's a lot of money being thrown around.

Thanks to the league's new luxurious television broadcasting rights deal, the league's basketball-related income -- thus, the salary cap, and, as percentages of the salary cap, maximum salaries -- is higher than ever before. The result? Contracts bigger than we've ever seen before.

SEE ALSO: 8 bold predictions for the 2016-17 NBA season

There's a lot of controversial money being dolled out this season, but one thing is clear: Finally, the league's best player is finally the highest-paid.

Click through below to see the 25 richest players in the league this season.

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Highest-paid NBA players: 2016-17
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Highest-paid NBA players: 2016-17

T-22. Kevin Love

$21,165,675

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T-22. Brook Lopez

$21,165,675

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T-22. DeAndre Jordan

$21,165,675

(Photo via Getty)

T-22. Marc Gasol

$21,165,675

(Photo via Getty)

21. Derrick Rose

$21,323,252

(Photo via Getty)

T-15. Bradley Beal

$22,116,750

(Photo via Getty)

T-15. Hassan Whiteside

$22,116,750

(Photo via Getty)

T-15. Harrison Barnes

$22,116,750

(Photo via Getty)

T-15. Andre Drummond

$22,116,750

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T-15. Chandler Parsons

$22,116,750

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T-15. Anthony Davis

$22,116,750

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14. Chris Paul

$22,868,828

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13. Dwight Howard

$23,180,275

(Photo via Getty)

12. Dwyane Wade

$23,200,000

(Photo via Getty)

11. Chris Bosh

$23,741,060

(Photo via Getty)

10. Damian Lillard

$24,328,425

(Photo via Getty)

9. Carmelo Anthony

$24,559,380

(Photo via Getty)

8. Dirk Nowitzki

$25,000,000

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. Russell Westbrook

$26,540,100

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. Al Horford

$26,540,100

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. James Harden

$26,540,100

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. Kevin Durant

$26,540,100

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. DeMar DeRozan

$26,540,100

(Photo via Getty)

T-2. Mike Conley

$26,540,100

(Photo via Reuters)

1. LeBron James

$30,963,450

(Photo via Reuters)

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