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The 10 highest-paid NBA players in the 2018-19 season

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Lowry, Curry, LeBron (NBA Getty Images)

For the second season in a row, Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry will be the highest-paid player in the NBA.

Following him are some familar names, such as LeBron James and James Harden, as well as ones you might be surprised to see, such as Gordon Hayward and Mike Conley.

With an assist from Basketball Reference, here are the league's 10 highest-paid players for the 2018-19 season...

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Stephen Curry (NBA Getty Images)

01 Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry's previous contract with the Golden State Warriors was an absolute steal. Now he's the highest paid player in the league, making $37.5 million in the 2018-19 season.

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Chris Paul, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook (NBA Getty Images)

02 Chris Paul, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook

Chris Paul, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook will each make $35.7 million from their respective teams this season.

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Blake Griffin (NBA Getty Images)

03 Blake Griffin

The LA Clippers decided to trade Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons in the first year of a new extension that'll net him $32.1 million this season and almost $40 million in 2021-22.

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Gordon Hayward (NBA Getty Images)

04 Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward could've made more money had he decided to sign an extension with the Utah Jazz in the summer of 2017, but he's still making $31.2 million with the Boston Celtics this season.

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Kyle Lowry (NBA Getty Images)

05 Kyle Lowry

Four-time All-Star Kyle Lowry is currently the fourth-highest paid point guard in the NBA behind Curry, Paul and Westbrook.

He'll make $31.2 million this season ($14,295 less than Gordon Hayward to be specific).

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Paul George (NBA Getty Images)

06 Paul George

After signing an extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the offseason, Paul George will make $30.6 million in the first year of his four-year contract.

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Mike Conley (NBA Getty Images)

07 Mike Conley

Mike Conley became the highest paid player in NBA history - a record that has since been broken by a couple of players - when he signed a five-year, $153 million extension with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2016.

Conley will make $30.5 million this season.

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James Harden (NBA Getty Images)

08 James Harden

James Harden finds himself at the bottom of this list in making $30.4 million this season, but he'll move into the top-5 next season when his salary increases to $37.8 million.

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