Rose Named No. 7 Highest-Earning Athlete Of 2013
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(CBS) Despite not playing a single minute in 2013, Sports Illustrated has named Bulls point guard Derrick Rose the No. 7 highest-earning athlete on its Fortunate 50 list.
Rose earned $33,403,000 in 2013, with $16,403,000 coming from salary/winnings and $17 million rolling in from endorsements. SI notes that $10 million of his endorsement total comes from Adidas, whereas the rest comes from Powerade, Wilson, Skullcandy and Giordano’s.
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops the 2013 earnings list with an annual compensation of $90 million. LeBron James ranked second at $56,545,000, with Drew Brees rounding out the top three with $47,800,000.