LaMelo Ball

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Point Guard Age: 20-356d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2020 College: Country: United States Agent(s): Raymond Brothers (Roc Nation Sports)

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    Current Contract

    LaMelo Ball signed a 4 year / $35,596,275 contract with the Charlotte Hornets, including $35,596,275 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,899,069. In 2022-23, Ball will earn a base salary of $8,623,920, while carrying a cap hit of $8,623,920 and a dead cap value of $8,623,920.

    Club Option
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $35,596,275
    Average Salary: $8,899,069
    Guaranteed at Signing $16,071,720
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2024 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2020-21 Contract details by year 19 $7,839,960 - - - $7,839,960 $7,839,960($7,839,960) $7,839,960
    2021-22 Contract details by year 20 $8,231,760 - - - $8,231,760 $8,231,760($16,071,720) $8,231,760
    2022-23 Contract details by year 21 $8,623,920 - - - $8,623,920 $8,623,920($24,695,640) $8,623,920
    2023-24 Contract details by year 22 $10,900,635 - - - $10,900,635 $10,900,635($35,596,275)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 23 QO: $14,301,633 - - - Hold: $32,701,905
    2024 Free Agent Year 24 RFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022-23 Club Option (exercised, 10/29/21)
    • 2023-24 Club Option
    Sources: Spotrac
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for LaMelo Ball, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings ROY $7,839,960 - - - $7,839,960
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $8,231,760 - - - $8,231,760
    Est. Earnings
    (2 seasons)
    $16,071,720 - - - $16,071,720
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $8,623,920 - - - $8,623,920
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $10,900,635 - - - $10,900,635
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $14,301,633 - - - $14,301,633
    $49,897,908 - - - $49,897,908
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,071,720 - - - $16,071,720

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

  • Transactions

    Jan 25 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    Jan 23 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHA game
    Nov 29 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    Nov 14 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CHA game
    Oct 29 2021Charlotte (CHA) exercised $8.62 million option for 2022-23
    May 11 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-CHA game
    Feb 26 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-GSW game
    Nov 30 2020Signed a 4 year $35.60 million rookie scale contract with Charlotte (CHA)
    Nov 18 2020Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#3 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for LaMelo Ball, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/25/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    01/23/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHA game
    11/29/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    11/14/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-CHA game
    05/11/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-CHA game
    02/26/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-GSW game
    - $12,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 CHA 75 32.24 0.429 0.389 0.872 1.44 5.24 6.68 7.61 1.59 0.40 3.27 20.11 40.25
    2020 CHA 51 28.78 0.436 0.352 0.758 1.24 4.69 5.92 6.14 1.59 0.35 2.84 15.75 33.10
    Totals 126 30.84 0.432 0.378 0.826 1.36 5.02 6.37 7.02 1.59 0.38 3.10 18.34 37.35