Sports Illustrated released its annual list of top-earning athletes, and the Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony came in 25th. The top two earners were pro golfers: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. According to the Denver Post:â†µ
Should he [Anthony] sign the Nuggets' three-year, $65 million contract extension offer and keep the endorsements coming (with an estimated $6 million in 2010), he would move up considerably when the extension kicks in for the 2011-12 season.â†µ
No other Colorado athlete made the list. I also find it a bit sad that Matt Stafford makes this list because of his ridiculous salary. Matt, talk to me when you win five games.