The NBA is officially the highest-paying league in world sport according to a wide-ranging report published by ESPN today.
The league's 30 teams currently pays out in excess of $2 billion to it's 441 players registered players, with billionaire owners looking to secure the talent required to win titles.
But is that money being well spent? And which team's are splashing the most cash in their bid for success?
After looking through this list of the top five highest average wages handed out by this lot you might not think so...