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Shooting Guard Age: 27 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2009 College: Arizona State Agent(s): Robert T. Pelinka
  • Current Contract

    James Harden signed a 4 year / $117,964,846 contract with the Houston Rockets, including $117,964,846 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $29,491,212. In 2017-18, Harden will earn a base salary of $28,299,399, while carrying a cap hit of $28,299,399 and a dead cap value of $228,065,253.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $117,964,846
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $29,491,212
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016-17 Contract details by year 26 $26,540,100 $26,540,100 $117,964,846
    2017-18 Contract details by year 27 $28,299,399 $28,299,399 $228,065,253
    2018-19 Contract details by year 28 $30,421,854 $30,421,854 $199,765,854
    2019-20 Contract details by year 29 $32,703,493 $32,703,493 $32,703,493
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 Player Option voided with DPVE
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

     


    Upcoming Contract Extension

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $169,344,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg. Salary: $42,336,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2019-20 Contract details by year 29 $37,800,000 $37,800,000 $169,344,000
    2020-21 Contract details by year 30 $40,824,000 $40,824,000 $131,544,000
    2021-22 Contract details by year 31 $43,848,000 $43,848,000 $90,720,000
    2022-23 Contract details by year 32 $46,872,000 $46,872,000 $46,872,000
    2023 James Harden Contracts, Salaries, Cap Figures 33 UFA  
    • Based on 35% of $108M cap projection
    • 2022 Player Option
    • 15% Trade Kicker

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $78,782,188
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $15,756,438
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2013-14 Contract details by year 23 $13,701,250 $13,701,250 $78,782,188
    2014-15 Contract details by year 24 $14,728,844 $14,728,844 $65,080,938
    2015-16 Contract details by year 25 $15,756,438 $15,756,438 $50,352,094
    2016-17 Contract details by year 26 $16,784,031 $16,784,031 $34,595,656
    2017-18 Contract details by year 27 $17,811,625 $17,811,625 $17,811,625
    • maximum rookie extension
    • Note: Salaries may increase annually based on adjusted maxmimum salaries for that year's cap.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for James Harden, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $4,004,160 - - - $4,004,160
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $4,304,520 - - - $4,304,520
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $3,706,270 - - - $3,706,270
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $5,820,416 - - - $5,820,416
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $13,701,250 - - - $13,701,250
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $14,728,844 - - - $14,728,844
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $15,756,438 - - - $15,756,438
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $26,540,100 - - - $26,540,100
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $88,561,998 - - - $88,561,998
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $28,299,399 - - - $28,299,399
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $30,421,854 - - - $30,421,854
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $37,800,000 - - - $37,800,000
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $40,824,000 - - - $40,824,000
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $43,848,000 - - - $43,848,000
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $46,872,000 - - - $46,872,000
    $316,627,251 - - - $316,627,251
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for James Harden, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/05/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-HOU game (playoff)
    05/01/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-SAS game (playoff)
    02/03/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-HOU game
    01/20/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game
    12/27/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    12/01/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-GSW game
    04/06/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    02/23/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-UTH game
    01/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game
    11/16/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-HOU game
    05/14/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game (playoff)
    03/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DEN game
    03/02/2015 Player contract details by year Striking/Kicking/Kneeing 1 game $133,899 for kicking LeBron James during CLE-HOU game
    12/20/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-HOU game
    11/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MIL game
    11/22/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-HOU game
    11/04/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MIA game
    04/14/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-HOU game
    03/07/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during IND-HOU game
    02/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MIL game
    01/22/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-HOU game
    12/31/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-HOU game
    11/11/2013 Player contract details by year Flopping $5,000 for flopping (2nd violation) during LAC-HOU game
    1 $180,899
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2016 HOU 81 36.38 0.440 0.347 0.847 1.16 6.99 8.15 11.19 1.52 0.47 5.73 29.09 53.89
    2015 HOU 82 38.10 0.439 0.360 0.860 0.77 5.35 6.12 7.46 1.68 0.62 4.56 28.98 47.57
    2014 HOU 81 36.79 0.440 0.375 0.868 0.93 4.74 5.67 6.98 1.90 0.74 3.96 27.37 45.95
    2013 HOU 73 38.04 0.456 0.366 0.866 0.84 3.88 4.71 6.11 1.58 0.40 3.63 25.36 40.49
    2012 HOU 76 38.14 0.438 0.372 0.850 0.78 4.04 4.82 5.74 1.79 0.49 3.78 25.75 40.91
    2011 OKC 64 31.16 0.488 0.393 0.845 0.50 3.61 4.11 3.69 0.98 0.23 2.25 16.77 27.42
    2010 OKC 55 25.69 0.416 0.365 0.846 0.53 2.67 3.20 1.96 1.04 0.25 1.18 10.55 18.73
    2009 OKC 12 18.50 0.410 0.514 0.870 0.67 1.92 2.58 2.25 1.00 0.25 1.00 8.83 16.81