Boston Has Several of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes

The Celtics feature three players on the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes over the past 12 months, according to Forbes.

Kyrie Irving is number 29, amassing $36.1M. Number 46 is Gordon Hayward, who made $30.8M and Al Horford is number 51 on the list with $29.8M.

Red Sox pitcher David Price is number 47, amassing $30.7M.


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Boxer Floyd Mayweather topped the list with $285M. Each athlete's total is a combination of salary or winnings and endorsements.

Other athletes on the list with Boston ties are Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who played at Boston College, and 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and Giants tackle Nate Solder, both of whom played with the Patriots.

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