‹ Top 10 Highest-Paid Sixth Men in the NBA

1. Tyreke Evans – New Orleans Pelicans – $11,796,247 in 2014

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Since coming to New Orleans, Tyreke Evans has been relegated to coming off the bench. In theory, Evans’ new role gives a young squad great depth, as he can shift from small-forward to one of the backcourt positions. However, Evans has not played well this season. Although he averages 12 points, 4.4 assists, and 4.4 rebounds per game off the bench, he is shooting under 40% from the field, as he continues to have his worst year as a pro.

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