A NBA player-team contract sets the seal on the deal’s outcome and situation. Know about the biggest NBA contracts for 2021
The contract of NBA players plays an extremely important role in the overall operation of the league.
What is a NBA contract?
Contracts with NBA players are legal documents. The difference is that association contracts are quite complex and in-depth compared to normal agreements.
Due to their complexity and consideration, a contract is required when players make and negotiate new or extended agreements.
What is the need of the NBA contract?
In order to protect a player rights, legal documents are signed to make sure that all terms and conditions are arranged. A contract makes sure to builds up a player’s future even after the contract ends. Understanding the basic requirement of a player and his family; from how much he will earn to where the family will reside, so that it allows them to focus on their work and plan for their financial future.
Check the list of top 10 players with the biggest contracts in NBA and highest salaries for 2021
Milwaukee Bucks to have Giannis Antetokounmpo for 5 years with a deal having an amount of $228,200,420, which comprises a guaranteed $228,200,420 and annual salary of $45,640,084. In 2021-22, Antetokounmpo’s base salary is $39,344,900.
2. Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry to be a part of Golden State Warriors for 5 years with a contract amount of $201,158,790 which also includes $201,158,790 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $40,231,758. In 2021-22, Curry will earn a base salary of $45,780,966.
Dallas Mavericks to have Luka Doncic for 4-year with the contract amounting to $32,467,751, which covers a guaranteed $32,467,751 and a median annual salary of $8,116,938. In 2021-22, Doncic’s base salary will be $10,174,391.
4. Russell Westbrook
Russell signed a 5-year/$206,794,070 contract with Oklahoma City Thunder, which comprises a guaranteed amount of $206,794,070 and a median annual salary of $41,358,814. The base salary of Westbrook will be $44,211,146 in 2021-22.
5. Rudy Gobert
Utah Jazz to have Rudy Gobert for 5 year with a deal amounting to $ 205,000,002, which comprises of a guaranteed amount of $ 205,000,002 and a median annual salary of $ 41,000,000. Gobert base salary will be $ 35,344,828 in 2021-22.
6. Kevin Durant
Golden State Warriors called for a 4-years contract with Durant signing a deal of amount $164,255,700, which includes a $159,955,700 guarantee and a median annual salary of $41,063,925. Durant base salary will be $40,918,900 in 2021-22.
7. Klay Thompson
Golden State Warriors signed Klay Thompson for $ 189,903,600 which will include $189,903,600 guaranteed and a median annual salary of $ 37,980,720. In 2021-22, Thompson will be paid a base salary of $ 37,980,720.
8. Anthony Davis
Los Angeles Lakers to have Anthony Davis for 5 year with a deal having an amount of $189,903,600, including $189,903,600 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $37,980,720.
9. Tobias Harris
Tobias Harris is secured by Philadelphia for 5 year with a deal of amount $180,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $36,000,000. Harris base salary will be $35,995,950 in 2021-22.
10. Khris Middleton
Khris Middleton to be a part of Milwaukee Bucks and the contract signed is for $177,500,000 which comprises of an annual average salary of $35,500,000. Middleton will earn a base salary of $35,500,000 in 2021-22.