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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 Status Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2016-17 Contract details by year 27 $26,540,100 $26,540,100 $117,964,846
    2017-18 Contract details by year 28 $28,299,399 $28,299,399 $91,424,746
    2018-19 Contract details by year 29 $30,421,854 $30,421,854 $63,125,347
    2019-20 Contract details by year 30 $32,703,493 $32,703,493 $32,703,493
    2020 Free Agent Year 31   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 24 $13,701,250 $13,701,250 $78,782,188
    2014-15 Contract details by year 25 $14,728,844 $14,728,844 $65,080,938
    2015-16 Contract details by year 26 $15,756,438 $15,756,438 $50,352,094
    2016-17 Contract details by year 27 $16,784,031 $16,784,031 $34,595,656
    2017-18 Contract details by year 28 $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
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $4,004,160 - - - $4,004,160
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,304,520 - - - $4,304,520
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,706,270 - - - $3,706,270
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,820,416 - - - $5,820,416
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,701,250 - - - $13,701,250
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,728,844 - - - $14,728,844
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $15,756,438 - - - $15,756,438
    Est. Earnings (7 seasons) $62,021,898 - - - $62,021,898
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $26,540,100 - - - $26,540,100
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $28,299,399 - - - $28,299,399
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $30,421,854 - - - $30,421,854
    2019-2020 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
    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 $168,899
  • Statistics

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