Lonzo Ball

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Point Guard Age: 23-25d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2017 College: California-Los Angeles Agent(s): Rich Paul (Klutch Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Lonzo Ball signed a 4 year / $80,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, including $80,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $20,000,000. In 2021-22, Ball will earn a base salary of $18,604,651, while carrying a cap hit of $18,604,651 and a dead cap value of $18,604,651.

    Player Option
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $80,000,000
    Average Salary: $20,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $80,000,000
    Signed Using: Sign And Trade/Bird
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2021-22 Contract details by year 23 $18,604,651 - $1,000,000 - $18,604,651 $18,604,651($18,604,651) $18,604,651
    2022-23 Contract details by year 24 $19,534,884 - $1,000,000 - $19,534,884 $19,534,884($38,139,535) $19,534,884
    2023-24 Contract details by year 25 $20,465,117 - $1,000,000 - $20,465,117 $20,465,117($58,604,652) $20,465,117
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $21,395,348 - $1,000,000 - $21,395,348 $21,395,348($80,000,000) $21,395,348
    2025 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024-25 Player Option
    • Total incentives $4 million
    • 2021-22: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>=62 regular season games + team wins, playoffs, All-Sar, All-NBA, All-Defense)
    • 2022-23: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>=62 regular season games + team wins, playoffs, All-Sar, All-NBA, All-Defense)
    • 2023-24: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>=62 regular season games + team wins, playoffs, All-Sar, All-NBA, All-Defense)
    • 2024-25: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,000,000 (>=62 regular season games + team wins, playoffs, All-Sar, All-NBA, All-Defense)
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $33,471,622
    Average Salary: $8,367,906
    Guaranteed at Signing $13,748,520
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2021 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

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

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $6,286,560 - - - $6,286,560
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $7,461,960 - - - $7,461,960
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $8,174,363 - - - $8,174,363
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $11,003,782 - - - $11,003,782
    Est. Earnings
    (4 seasons)
    $32,926,665 - - - $32,926,665
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $18,604,651 - - - $18,604,651
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $19,534,884 - - - $19,534,884
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $20,465,117 - - - $20,465,117
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $21,395,348 - - - $21,395,348
    $112,926,665 - - - $112,926,665
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,748,520 - - - $13,748,520
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $19,178,145 - - - $19,178,145

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

  • Transactions

    Aug 8 2021Signed a 4 year $80 million contract with New Orleans (NOP) as part of a Sign-and-Trade with Chicago (CHI)
    Aug 2 2021Traded to Chicago (CHI) from New Orleans (NOP) for Tomas Satoransky, Garrett Temple, 2024 2nd round pick [CHI pick] and cash
    Jul 31 2021New Orleans (NOP) extended $14.4 million Qualifying Offer; becomes Restricted Free Agent
    Oct 22 2019New Orleans (NOP) exercised $11 million option for 2020-21
    Jul 6 2019Traded to New Orleans (NOP) from Los Angeles (LAL) as part of a 3-team trade: Los Angeles (LAL) traded Moritz Wagner, 2022 2nd round pick, Jermerrio Jones and Isaac Bonga to Washington (WAS); Los Angeles (LAL) traded Josh Hart, 2024 1st round pick, 2021 1st round pick, Brandon Ingram, $1 million and De'Andre Hunter to New Orleans (NOP); Washington (WAS) traded $1.1 million to New Orleans (NOP); New Orleans (NOP) traded Anthony Davis and 2023 1st round pick to Los Angeles (LAL)
    Oct 16 2018Los Angeles (LAL) exercised $8.7 million option for 2019-20
    Dec 2 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-DEN game
    Jul 3 2017Signed a 42 year $33.47 million rookie scale contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Jun 22 2017Drafted by Los Angeles (LAL): Round 1 (#2 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

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

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/02/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-DEN game
    - $2,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2020 NO 55 31.76 0.414 0.378 0.781 0.60 4.18 4.78 5.75 1.49 0.56 2.24 14.58 30.81
    2019 NO 63 32.14 0.403 0.375 0.566 1.13 4.95 6.08 6.95 1.40 0.60 3.06 11.83 30.49
    2018 LAL 47 30.26 0.406 0.329 0.417 1.15 4.19 5.34 5.43 1.47 0.40 2.19 9.89 25.99
    2017 LAL 52 34.23 0.360 0.305 0.451 1.33 5.60 6.92 7.23 1.69 0.83 2.62 10.15 31.73
    Totals 217 32.14 0.397 0.353 0.560 1.05 4.75 5.79 6.38 1.51 0.60 2.56 11.71 29.89