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Kyrie Irving

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Point Guard Age: 28 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2011 College: Duke Agent(s): Sam Permut ()

Nets – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kyrie Irving signed a 4 year / $136,490,600 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $136,490,600 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $34,122,650. In 2019-20, Irving will earn a base salary of $31,742,000, while carrying a cap hit of $31,742,000 and a dead cap value of $31,742,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $136,490,600
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $34,122,650
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 27 $31,742,000 $31,742,000 $31,742,000 $31,742,000($31,742,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 28 $33,329,100 $33,329,100 $33,329,100 $33,329,100($65,071,100)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 29 $34,916,200 $34,916,200 $34,916,200 $34,916,200($99,987,300)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 30 $36,503,300 $36,503,300 $36,503,300 $36,503,300($136,490,600)
    2023 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022 Player Option
    • 15% Trade Kicker
    • $4.3 million incentives 
    • 2019 $1 million unlikely incentives
      $125,000 each for:
      Appear in 70 or more regular season games.
      Commit fewer than 2.4 turnovers per game (must appear in 60+ regular season games).
      Attempt at least 4.6 free throws per game (must appear in 60+ regular season games).
      Shoot at least 88.5% from the free throw line.
      Make at least 2.8 three-pointers per game.
      Commit fewer than 2.1 fouls per game.
      Nets score at least 114 points per 100 possessions with Irving on the floor in the regular season.
      Nets allow fewer than 106 points per 100 possessions with Irving on the floor in the regular season.
      (@ZachLowe, @BobbyMarks)
    • 2020 $1.05 million unlikely incentives
    • 2021 $1.1 million unlikely incentives
    • 2022 $1.15 million unlikely incentives (@JeffSiegel)
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2019

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $94,343,126
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $18,868,625
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015-16 Contract details by year 23 $16,407,500 $16,407,500 $94,343,126 $16,407,500($16,407,500)
    2016-17 Contract details by year 24 $17,638,063 $17,638,063 $77,935,626 $17,638,063($34,045,563)
    2017-18 Contract details by year 25 $18,868,625 $18,868,625 $60,297,563 $18,868,625($52,914,188)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 26 $20,099,188 $20,099,188 $41,428,938 $20,099,188($73,013,376)
    2019-20 Contract details by year 27 $21,329,750 $21,329,750 $21,329,750 $21,329,750($94,343,126)
    • Elligible for 27.5% Max, if triggers Derrick Rose Rule (Needs to win MVP for 2014-2015 to trigger)
    • 15% Trade Kicker [waived via CLE-BOS trade]
    • 2019 Player Option declined
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Kyrie Irving, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $4,140,518 - - - $4,140,518
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $5,375,760 - - - $5,375,760
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $5,607,240 - - - $5,607,240
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $7,070,730 - - - $7,070,730
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $16,407,500 - - - $16,407,500
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $17,638,063 - - - $17,638,063
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $18,868,625 - - - $18,868,625
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (2ND) $20,099,188 - - - $20,099,188
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $31,742,000 - - - $31,742,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $126,949,624 - - - $126,949,624
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $33,329,100 - - - $33,329,100
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $34,916,200 - - - $34,916,200
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $36,503,300 - - - $36,503,300
    $231,698,224 - - - $231,698,224
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $56,239,811 - - - $56,239,811
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $38,967,813 - - - $38,967,813
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $31,742,000 - - - $31,742,000
  • Transactions

    Jul 6 2019Signed a 4 year $136.5 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN) - includes 2022 Player Option
    Jun 12 2019Declined $21.3 million option with Boston (BOS) for 2019-20
    Jan 18 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-BOS game
    Jan 12 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game
    Dec 29 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-MEM game
    Nov 6 2018Fined $25,000 for throwing ball into stands during BOS-DEN game
    Dec 31 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-BOS game
    Dec 6 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-BOS game
    Nov 20 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-DAL game
    Oct 22 2017Fined $25,000 for using inappropriate language toward fan during BOS-PHI game
    Oct 17 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-CLE game
    Aug 22 2017Traded to Boston (BOS) from Cleveland (CLE) for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, 2020 2nd round pick and 2018 1st round pick (#8 Collin Sexton)
    Mar 31 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CLE game
    Mar 30 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game
    Mar 6 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    Feb 1 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game
    May 19 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-CLE game (playoff)
    Jan 23 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    Jul 10 2014Signed a 5 year $94.3 million maximum rookie extension with Cleveland (CLE)
    Oct 23 2013Cleveland (CLE) exercised $7 million option for 2014-2015
    Oct 19 2012Cleveland (CLE) exercised $5.6 million option for 2013-2014
    Dec 9 2011Signed a 2 year $11 million contract with Cleveland (CLE)
    Jun 23 2011Drafted by Cleveland (CLE): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Kyrie Irving, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/18/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-BOS game
    01/12/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game
    12/29/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-MEM game
    11/06/2018 Player contract details by year Ball Into Stands $25,000 for throwing ball into stands during BOS-DEN game
    12/31/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-BOS game
    12/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-BOS game
    11/20/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-DAL game
    10/22/2017 Player contract details by year Inappropriate Language $25,000 for using inappropriate language toward fan during BOS-PHI game
    10/17/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-CLE game
    03/31/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CLE game
    03/30/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHI game
    03/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    02/01/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-CLE game
    05/19/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-CLE game (playoff)
    01/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    - $76,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 BKN 20 1.64 0.478 0.394 0.922 1.10 4.05 5.15 6.40 1.35 0.50 2.60 27.40 44.28
    2018 BOS 67 0.49 0.487 0.401 0.873 1.06 3.94 5.00 6.93 1.54 0.51 2.57 23.82 41.73
    2017 BOS 60 0.54 0.491 0.408 0.889 0.55 3.23 3.78 5.10 1.08 0.28 2.33 24.43 37.02
    2016 CLE 72 0.49 0.473 0.401 0.905 0.72 2.43 3.15 5.82 1.15 0.32 2.47 25.22 38.21
    2015 CLE 53 0.59 0.448 0.323 0.885 0.81 2.13 2.94 4.70 1.06 0.34 2.34 19.64 30.67
    2014 CLE 75 0.49 0.468 0.415 0.863 0.73 2.43 3.16 5.19 1.52 0.27 2.48 21.71 34.37
    2013 CLE 69 0.51 0.429 0.353 0.856 0.72 2.94 3.67 6.10 1.52 0.29 2.71 20.86 35.32
    2012 CLE 59 0.59 0.452 0.391 0.855 0.58 3.08 3.66 5.93 1.51 0.36 3.24 22.46 36.24
    2011 CLE 52 0.58 0.461 0.378 0.875 0.85 2.92 3.77 5.31 1.12 0.37 3.15 18.35 30.64
    Totals 527 33.72 0.465 0.388 0.877 0.77 2.93 3.70 5.70 1.33 0.35 2.65 22.42 36.10