Chris Paul

Point Guard Age: 29 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2005 College: Wake Forest Agent(s): Leon Rose
  • Current Contract

    Chris Paul signed a 5 year / $107,343,477 contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, including $107,343,477 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $21,468,695. In 2014-15, Paul will earn a base salary of $20,068,563. Paul has a cap hit of $20,068,563 while his dead money value is $88,675,047.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $107,343,477
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $21,468,695
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013-14 Contract details by year $18,668,431 $18,668,431 $107,343,478
    2014-15 Contract details by year $20,068,563 $20,068,563 $88,675,047
    2015-16 Contract details by year $21,468,696 $21,468,696 $68,606,484
    2016-17 Contract details by year $22,868,828 $22,868,828 $47,137,788
    2017-18 Contract details by year $24,268,959 $24,268,959 $24,268,960
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2017 Early Termination Option
    • Trade Kicker: 15%
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $63,629,415
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $15,907,354
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2009-10 Contract details by year $15,000,000 $15,000,000 -
    2010-11 Contract details by year $14,490,152 $14,490,152 -
    2011-12 Contract details by year $13,167,648 $16,359,805 -
    2012-13 Contract details by year $17,779,458 $17,779,458 -
    • 2011 82 game salary $16,359,805 
    • 2012 Player Option exercised per trade
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $3,144,240 - - - $3,144,240
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $3,380,160 - - - $3,380,160
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $3,615,960 - - - $3,615,960
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $4,574,189 - - - $4,574,189
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - - $15,000,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $14,490,152 - - - $14,490,152
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $13,167,648 - - - $13,167,648
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $17,779,458 - - - $17,779,458
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $18,668,431 - - - $18,668,431
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $20,068,563 - - - $20,068,563
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $113,888,801 - - - $113,888,801
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/09/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    02/07/2015 Player contract details by year Criticism of Referees $25,000 for criticism of referee during LAC-CLE game
    02/05/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game
    01/11/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game
    12/19/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    11/05/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game
    05/09/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during OKC-LAC game (playoff)
    05/07/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game (playoff)
    04/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game (playoff)
    04/02/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-PHX game
    03/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game
    03/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game
    03/17/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    03/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during ATL-LAC game
    02/23/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game
    02/21/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    12/28/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game
    11/27/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-LAC game
    11/07/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIA game
    05/03/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $7,000 for 2 technical fouls and ejection in LAC-MEM game (playoff)
    04/25/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul in LAC-MEM game (playoff)
    11/03/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    02/11/2011 Player contract details by year $15,000 Verbally abusing referees against New Jersey (NJ)
    - $94,000
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Chris Paul ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($20,068,563) Rank
    NBA: #7
    Western: #3
    Western Pacific: #2
    Los Angeles Clippers: #1
    Point Guard: #1

    Total Cash ($20,068,563) Rank
    NBA: #7
    Point Guard: #1

    Average Annual ($21,468,695) Rank
    NBA: #5
    Point Guard: #1