Anthony Davis is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He plays the power forward and center positions. Davis was selected first overall in the 2012 NBA draft by New Orleans, is a five-time NBA All-Star, and has been named to three All-NBA First Teams and three NBA All-Defensive Teams. He also earned a gold medal playing with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Anthony Davis won the All-Star MVP in 2017 after recording 52 points in All-Star game. If rumor mills are to be believed, Anthony Davis was close to joining the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019, only for the deal to never materialize.
Anthony Davis Net Worth
Anthony Davis has risen through the ranks at New Orleans Pelicans and is now the 2nd highest paid player at New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis earned $23.9 million in salary in 2018-19 and was 34th in Forbes’ The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018. Davis is currently in the 2nd season of a 5-year $127 million deal and his salary will increase by a million each year up until 2021. Anthony Davis is also eligible for the 35% Supermax extension in 2019 worth roughly $230 million, which would be the biggest contract in the history of NBA.
Anthony Davis earned $11 million from endorsements last year. Davis had an excellent season in 2017-18 and his endorsement earnings are touted to get a boost as he is now one of the elite players in the NBA. Davis has a deal with Nike and he signed a contract extension with Nike in 2017. His other endorsement partners include Red Bull, Foot Locker, and Saks. AD, as he is called, is also touted to be the next in line to get his own signature sneaker line.