Dwight Howard

Center Age: 29 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2004 College: Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy Agent(s): Daniel Fegan
  • Current Contract

    Dwight Howard signed a 4 year / $87,591,270 contract with the Houston Rockets, including $87,591,270 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $21,897,818. In 2015-16, Howard will earn a base salary of $22,359,364. Howard has a cap hit of $22,359,364 while his dead money value is $45,641,821.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $87,591,270
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $21,897,818
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013-14 Contract details by year 27 $20,513,178 $20,513,178 $87,591,270
    2014-15 Contract details by year 28 $21,436,271 $21,436,271 $67,078,092
    2015-16 Contract details by year 29 $22,359,364 $22,359,364 $45,641,821
    2016-17 Contract details by year 30 $23,282,457 $23,282,457 $23,282,457
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2016 Player Option
    • 15% Trade Kicker
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2007-2012

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $83,235,900
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $16,647,180
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2008-09 Contract details by year 22 $13,758,000 $13,758,000 -
    2009-10 Contract details by year 23 $15,202,590 $15,202,590 -
    2010-11 Contract details by year 24 $16,647,180 $16,647,180 -
    2011-12 Contract details by year 25 $14,561,669 $18,091,770 -
    2012-13 Contract details by year 26 $19,536,360 $19,536,360 -
    • 2011 82 game salary $18,091,770
    • 2012 Early Termination Option voided
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2004-2005 Player Cash Earnings $4,179,720 - - - $4,179,720
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $4,493,160 - - - $4,493,160
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $4,806,720 - - - $4,806,720
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $6,061,274 - - - $6,061,274
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $13,758,000 - - - $13,758,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $15,202,590 - - - $15,202,590
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $16,647,180 - - - $16,647,180
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $14,561,669 - - - $14,561,669
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $19,536,360 - - - $19,536,360
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $20,513,178 - - - $20,513,178
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $21,436,271 - - - $21,436,271
    Est. Earnings (11 seasons) $141,196,122 - - - $141,196,122
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/29/2015 Player contract details by year 1 game $203,267 For 5th Technical Foul during 2014-2015 playoffs (will serve 1st game in 2015-2016 season)
    05/27/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $5,000 for technical foul during HOU-GSW game (playoff)
    05/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game (playoff)
    05/14/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game (playoff)
    05/11/2015 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing $15,000 for making contact above the shoulders on Matt Barnes during HOU-LAC game (playoff)
    05/10/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $6,000 for two technical fouls during HOU-LAC game (playoff)
    05/10/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from HOU-LAC game (playoff)
    04/28/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-HOU game (playoff)
    04/26/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game (playoff)
    01/21/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-GSW game
    01/17/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game
    01/13/2015 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing $15,000 for altercation with Kevin Garnett during HOU-BKN game
    01/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-BKN game
    12/26/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MEM game
    11/17/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MEM game
    10/28/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAL game
    04/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-HOU game (playoff)
    04/20/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-HOU game (playoff)
    04/14/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during SAS-HOU game
    03/13/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during HOU-CHI game
    03/11/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game
    02/19/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAL game
    01/20/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during POR-HOU game
    01/16/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-HOU game
    12/28/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during NOLA-HOU game
    11/29/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-HOU game
    11/25/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MEM game
    11/21/2013 Player contract details by year $25,000 for “throwing the ball into the stands” due to heckling fan during HOU-DAL game
    11/20/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    11/14/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-NYK game
    11/11/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-HOU game
    04/28/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $7,000 for 2 technical fouls and ejection in SAS-LAL game (playoff)
    04/26/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul in SAS-LAL game (playoff)
    04/24/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul in LAL-SAS game (playoff)
    12/27/2012 Player contract details by year Flagrant Foul $35,000 for flagrant-two foul committed by shoving Nuggets PF Kenneth Faried
    11/16/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul durig PHX-LAL game
    04/07/2011 Player contract details by year 1 game $151,338 Automatic suspension per his 18th technical foul
    03/05/2011 Player contract details by year 1 game $151,338 Automatic suspension per his 16th technical foul
    04/28/2010 Player contract details by year $35,000 Criticizing officiating on his blog
    $3 $718,943
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dwight Howard ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($22,359,364) Rank
    NBA: #4
    Western: #0
    Western Southwest: #0
    Houston Rockets: #1
    Center: #1

    Total Cash ($22,359,364) Rank
    NBA: #4
    Center: #1

    Average Annual ($21,897,818) Rank
    NBA: #4
    Center: #2