A few days ago, we discussed the most underpaid players of the 2022-23 season, a list featuring some of the biggest names in the NBA today, including reigning Finals MVP Nikola Jokic, regular-season MVP Joel Embiid and Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic.
Today, we are going to discuss the most overpaid players of this past season as judged by using our Real Value metric, which is explained in full detail here.
To determine the ranking, we looked up the difference between every player’s Real Value and actual salary for 2022-23. In fairness to some of the following players, there are a ton of injury-related overpays on the following list through no fault of the players themselves.
Below, check out the 20 most overpaid players for the 2022-23 NBA season.