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Shooting Guard Age: 27 Exp: 6 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 2016-17, Harden will earn a base salary of $26,540,100. Harden has a cap hit of $26,540,100 while his dead money value is $117,964,846.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $117,964,846
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $29,491,212
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age 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 $91,424,746
    2018-19 Contract details by year 28 $30,421,854 $30,421,854 $63,125,347
    2019-20 Contract details by year 29 $32,703,493 $32,703,493 $32,703,493
    2020 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2019 Player Option
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & The Vertical.

     


    Previous Contracts

    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $78,782,188
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average 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 $32,703,493 - - - $32,703,493
    $179,986,744 - - - $179,986,744
  • Fines & Suspensions

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

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    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 $176,899
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT
    2016 HOU 58 0.63 0.441 0.353 0.852 68 412 480 654 86 28 338 1695
    2015 HOU 82 0.46 0.439 0.360 0.860 63 439 502 612 138 51 374 2376
    2014 HOU 81 0.45 0.440 0.375 0.868 75 384 459 565 154 60 321 2217
    2013 HOU 73 0.52 0.456 0.366 0.866 61 283 344 446 115 29 265 1851
    2012 HOU 76 0.50 0.438 0.372 0.850 59 307 366 436 136 37 287 1957
    2011 OKC 64 0.49 0.488 0.393 0.845 32 231 263 236 63 15 144 1073
    2010 OKC 55 0.47 0.416 0.365 0.846 29 147 176 108 57 14 65 580
    2009 OKC 12 1.54 0.410 0.514 0.870 8 23 31 27 12 3 12 106