DeMarcus Cousins

Center Age: 24 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2010 College: Kentucky Agent(s): John Greig
  • Current Contract

    DeMarcus Cousins signed a 4 year / $65,619,700 contract with the Sacramento Kings, including $65,619,700 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $16,404,925.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $65,619,700
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $16,404,925
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $14,746,000 $14,746,000 $65,619,700
    2015 Contract details by year $15,851,950 $15,851,950 $50,873,700
    2016 Contract details by year $16,957,900 $16,957,900 $35,021,750
    2017 Contract details by year $18,063,850 $18,063,850 $18,063,850
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • maximum extension - 25% Max
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,800,133
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $3,950,033
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 2014 / RFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2010 Contract details by year $3,374,640 $3,374,640 $7,002,360
    2011 Contract details by year $2,919,872 $3,627,720 $7,508,520
    2012 Contract details by year $3,880,800 $3,880,800 $8,797,774
    2013 Contract details by year $4,916,974 $4,916,974 $4,916,974
    2014 Contract details by year $6,519,198 $6,519,198 -
    • 2011 82 game salary $3,627,720
    • 2012 Club Option exercised
    • 2013 Club Option exercised
    • 2014 was a Qualifying Offer
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,374,640 - - - $3,374,640
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $2,919,872 - - - $2,919,872
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,880,800 - - - $3,880,800
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $4,916,974 - - - $4,916,974
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,746,000 - - - $14,746,000
    Est. Earnings (5 seasons) $29,838,286 - - - $29,838,286
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    02/21/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-LAC game
    02/20/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-SAC game
    02/08/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-SAC game
    01/30/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CLE game
    01/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-SAC game
    12/31/2014 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from SAC-BOS game
    12/31/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during SAC-BOS game
    11/15/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-SAC game
    04/13/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $5,000 for technical foul during MIN-SAC game
    04/13/2014 Player contract details by year 1 game $44,700 for receiving 16th technical foul during MIN-SAC game
    02/27/2014 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $20,000 for verbal abuse of official during HOU-SAC game
    02/27/2014 Player contract details by year 1 game $44,700 for 'punching' Rockets guard Patrick Beverley in the stomach during HOU-SAC game
    02/25/2014 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from HOU-SAC game
    02/25/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $8,000 for two technical fouls during HOU-SAC game
    02/22/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during BOS-SAC game
    02/03/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during CHI-SAC game
    01/21/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during SAC-NOLA game
    01/02/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during PHI-SAC game
    12/27/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIA-SAC game
    12/21/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-ORL game
    12/13/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-PHX game
    12/11/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-SAC game
    12/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-SAC game
    11/24/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-LAL game
    11/23/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-LAC game
    11/13/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-SAC game
    11/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-SAC game
    12/22/2012 Player contract details by year 1 game $35,280 for 'unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team.'
    12/12/2012 Player contract details by year 1 game $35,280 for striking O.J. Mayo in the groin area during SAC-DAL game
    12/10/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-DAL game
    11/16/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul durig ATL-SAC game
    11/11/2012 Player contract details by year 2 games $70,560 for confrontation with SA broadcaster Sean Elliott after SAC-SAS game
    11/05/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-SAC game
    10/31/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CHI game
    04/06/2012 Player contract details by year $25,000 for publicly criticizing the referries after SAC-LAC game
    02/14/2011 Player contract details by year $30,678 Fighting with teammate Donte Green
    $6 $387,198
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how DeMarcus Cousins ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($14,746,000) Rank
    NBA: #0
    Western: #0
    Western Pacific: #0
    Sacramento Kings: #0
    Center: #0

    Total Cash ($14,746,000) Rank
    NBA: #0
    Center: #0

    Average Annual ($16,404,925) Rank
    NBA: #0
    Center: #0