According to, the Lakers have three of the NBA's Top 10 highest-paid players for the coming 2012-13 basketball season. Shooting guard Kobe Bryant sits alone atop of the list, earning $27,849,149 million. At sixth and seventh, two Lakers in center Dwight Howard and power forward Pau Gasol follow. Howard will earn $19,536,360 million, while Gasol's salary is $19,000,000 million.

For the Clippers, only point guard Chris Paul made the list, placing eighth with $17,779,458 million.

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