Kevin Knox

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Small Forward Age: 22-173d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2018 College: Kentucky Agent(s):

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    Current Contract

    Kevin Knox signed a 4 year / $18,554,698 contract with the New York Knicks, including $18,554,698 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,638,675. In 2021-22, Knox will earn a base salary of $5,845,978, while carrying a cap hit of $5,845,978 and a dead cap value of $5,845,978.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $18,554,698
    Average Salary: $4,638,675
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,120,040
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2022 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2018-19 Contract details by year 19 $3,739,920 - - - $3,739,920 $3,739,920($3,739,920) $3,739,920
    2019-20 Contract details by year 20 $4,380,120 - - - $4,380,120 $4,106,363($7,846,283) $4,380,120
    2020-21 Contract details by year 21 $4,588,680 - - - $4,588,680 $4,588,680($12,434,963) $4,588,680

    Rookie Extension Eligible (25% Cap Max): 5 year, $173M (2022-26), Year 1 Salary = $29.75M

    2021-22 Contract details by year 22 $5,845,978 - - - $5,845,978 $5,845,978($18,280,941) $5,845,978
    2022-23 Contract details by year 23 QO: $7,921,301 - - - Hold: $17,537,935
    2022 Free Agent Year 24 RFA  
    Aggregate Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded with other players until Mar 13, 2022.
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 Club Option exercised
    • 2021 Club Option exercised
    Sources: Spotrac

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    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,922,989
    Average Salary: $2,922,989
    Signed Using: Retained
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Kevin Knox, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $3,739,920 - - - $3,739,920
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $4,106,363 - - - $4,106,363
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $4,588,680 - - - $4,588,680
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $5,845,978 - - - $5,845,978
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $2,922,989 - - - $2,922,989
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $21,203,930 - - - $21,203,930
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $7,921,301 - - - $7,921,301
    $29,125,231 - - - $29,125,231
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $15,357,952 - - - $15,357,952
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,845,978 - - - $5,845,978

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    Jan 13 2022Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from New York (NYK) with 2022 1st round pick [CHA pick, protected -- 2022 Top-18, 2023 Top-16, 2024 & 2205 Top-14, conveys to 2nd-round picks in 2026 & 2027] and $834,589 for Cam Reddish, Solomon Hill and 2025 2nd round pick [BKN pick]
    Dec 21 2020New York (NYK) exercised $5.85 million option for 2021-22
    Oct 21 2019New York (NYK) exercised $4.59 million option for 2020-21
    Jul 4 2018Signed a 4 year $18.55 million rookie scale contract with New York (NYK)
    Jun 21 2018Drafted by New York (NYK): Round 1 (#9 overall)
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 ATL 16 8.75 0.380 0.314 0.700 0.50 1.13 1.63 0.25 0.19 0.06 0.38 3.50 5.95
    2020 NY 42 11.05 0.392 0.393 0.800 0.24 1.21 1.45 0.45 0.29 0.14 0.40 3.88 6.75
    2019 NY 65 17.94 0.359 0.327 0.653 0.43 2.40 2.83 0.94 0.35 0.43 0.69 6.45 12.13
    2018 NY 75 28.76 0.370 0.343 0.717 0.81 3.65 4.47 1.09 0.57 0.32 1.52 12.84 20.11
    Totals 198 19.83 0.369 0.344 0.703 0.54 2.52 3.06 0.84 0.41 0.30 0.92 8.09 13.51