Few, if any, professional sporting leagues have more marketable stars than the NBA. Basketball has gone global, and stars are cashing in on the sport's expansion. Nike, for example, sells twice as many of Kobe Bryant's shoes in China than in the United States.

Forbes recently put out its list of the top-earning NBA stars, and it's got all of the usual suspects. But a few players from last year's list (Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett) have been replaced.

Here's who made the cut. (It's another LeBron-Kobe showdown.)

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