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Thursday, June 26
Updated: July 2, 7:59 PM ET
 
First-round salary scale
By Darren Rovell
ESPN.com

Every first-round pick is slotted into a three-year salary. Here is a look at what the 2003 first-round picks will make in base salary over their first three NBA seasons.

Rookie Salary Scale
Pick/Team Player 3-Year Salary Agent
1. Cleveland LeBron James $12,961,080 Aaron Goodwin
2. Detroit Darko Milicic $11,596,440 Marc Cornstein
3. Denver Carmelo Anthony $10,512,200 Calvin Andrews
4. Toronto Chris Bosh $9,389,040 Henry Thomas
5. Miami Dwyane Wade $8,502,480 Henry Thomas
6. L.A. Clippers Chris Kaman $7,722,600 SFX
7. Chicago Kirk Hinrich $7,094,640 Octagon
8. Milwaukee T.J. Ford $6,458,520 Arn Tellem (SFX)
9. New York Michael Sweetney $5,936,640 SFX
10. Washington Jarvis Hayes $5,639,760 Billy Ceisler
11. Golden State Mickael Pietrus $5,357,760 Herb Rudoy
12. Seattle Nick Collison $5,089,932 SFX
13. Memphis Marcus Banks $4,835,520 SFX
14. Seattle Luke Ridnour $4,593,600 Lon Babby
15. Orlando Reece Gaines $4,363,920 Andy Miller
16. Boston Troy Bell $4,145,640 Bill Duffy
17. Phoenix Zarko Cabarkapa $3,938,400 Bill Duffy
18. New Orleans David West $3,741,480 Octagon
19. Utah Aleksandar Pavlovic $3,573,120 Marc Cornstein
20. Boston Dahntay Jones $3,430,200 Arn Tellem (SFX)
21. Atlanta Boris Diaw $3,292,920 Doug Neustadt (Octagon)
22. New Jersey Zoran Planinic $3,161,280 Marc Cornstein
23. Portland Travis Outlaw $3,034,800 Bill Duffy
24. L.A. Lakers Brian Cook $2,913,480 Mark Bartelstein
25. Detroit Carlos Delfino $2,796,840 David Bauman (SFX)
26. Minnesota Ndubi Ebi $2,704,320 Dan Fegan
27. Memphis Kendrick Perkins $2,626,200

28. San Antonio Leandro Barbosa $2,609,880 Michael Coyne
29. Dallas Josh Howard $2,590,920 Octagon

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