You know the saying ‘behind every great man, there stands an even greater woman’.

With NBA being won of the most richest sports in the world, being married to a basketball player certainly has its benefits.

But here’s 30 of the richest ever NBA players who have some very important women in their lives to thank for their success.

NenĂª – $60 million

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The Brazilian Center has been with the Washington Wizards since 2012.

With an estimated net worth of $60 million, he is one of the richest basketball players in the NBA.

Lauren Prothe

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Prothe is fluent in Portuguese and is an ex-volleyball player for Colorado State University.

The beautiful Lauren married NenĂª in 2009.