Throughout this career, DeMar DeRozan has made north of $174 million. That's why it wouldn't be surprising to see him taking a lesser paycheck towards the sunset of his career as long as that means winning an NBA Championship.
DeRozan was the best player on the Toronto Raptors during multiple playoff runs but they could never take a step forward or even play in the NBA Finals. Then, he had to watch his former teammates winning a ring without him, and that must've hurt.
So, now that the former San Antonio Spurs guard isn't likely to come back to the team as a free agent, he recently opened up on his aspirations, claiming that he'd favor winning over getting paid.