PJ Washington

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Power Forward Age: 25-241d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2019 College: Kentucky Agent(s): Roger Montgomery (Roc Nation Sports)

 
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    Current Contract

    PJ Washington signed a 3 year / $46,500,000 contract with the Charlotte Hornets, including $46,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $15,500,000. In 2023-24, Washington will earn a base salary of $16,847,826, while carrying a cap hit of $16,847,826 and a dead cap value of $16,847,826.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $46,500,000
    Average Salary: $15,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $46,500,000
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Bird
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2023-24 Contract details by year 25 $16,847,826 - $500,000 - $16,847,826 12.39% $6,390,555($6,390,555) $16,847,826
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $15,500,000 - $500,000 - $15,500,000 10.99% $15,500,000($21,890,555) $15,500,000
    2025-26 Contract details by year 27 $14,152,174 - $500,000 - $14,152,174 9.12% $14,152,174($36,042,729) $14,152,174
    2026 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Total incentives: $1,500,000
    • 2023-24: ULTBE: $500,000
    • 2024-25: ULTBE: $500,000
    • 2025-26: ULTBE: $500,000
    Sources: Spotrac

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    2023-0Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,457,271
    Average Salary: $10,457,271
    Signed Using: Retained

    2019-2022Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,070,560
    Average Salary: $3,017,640
    Guaranteed at Signing $7,855,440
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2023 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for PJ Washington, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $3,592,350 - - - $3,592,350
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $4,023,600 - - - $4,023,600
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $4,215,120 - - - $4,215,120
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $5,808,435 - - - $5,808,435
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $6,390,555 - - - $6,390,555
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $10,457,271 - - - $10,457,271
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $34,487,331 - - - $34,487,331
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $15,500,000 - - - $15,500,000
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $14,152,174 - - - $14,152,174
    $64,139,505 - - - $64,139,505
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,096,776 - - - $28,096,776
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,390,555 - - - $6,390,555

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

  • Transactions

    Feb 8 2024Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Charlotte (CHA) with 2024 2nd round pick and 2028 2nd round pick for Grant Williams, Seth Curry and 2027 1st round pick [top-2 protected]
    Oct 27 2023Fined $2,000 for ejection from DET-CHA game. The deal inclues $1.5 million in unlikely incentives bringing the maximum value to $48 million.
    Aug 29 2023Signed a 3 year $46.5 million contract with Charlotte (CHA)
    Jun 28 2023Charlotte (CHA) extended $8.49 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Jan 29 2023Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CHA game
    Apr 5 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-MIA game
    Feb 9 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CHA game
    Jan 25 2022Fined $2,000 for ejection from CHA-TOR game
    Jan 25 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    Dec 8 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHA game
    Oct 29 2021Charlotte (CHA) exercised $5.81 million option for 2022-23
    Mar 28 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CHA game
    Mar 22 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-SAS game
    Dec 23 2020Charlotte (CHA) exercised $4.21 million option for 2021-22
    Dec 13 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    Jul 3 2019Signed a 4 year $17.88 million rookie scale contract with Charlotte (CHA)
    Jun 20 2019Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#12 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for PJ Washington, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/09/2024 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-DET game
    10/27/2023 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from DET-CHA game
    10/27/2023 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-CHA game
    01/29/2023 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CHA game
    04/05/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-MIA game
    02/09/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CHA game
    01/25/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    01/25/2022 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from CHA-TOR game
    12/08/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHA game
    03/28/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-CHA game
    03/22/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-SAS game
    12/13/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    - $24,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2023 DAL 73 30.41 0.436 0.320 0.683 1.16 4.47 5.63 1.93 0.99 0.81 1.32 12.86 24.79
    2022 CHA 73 32.59 0.444 0.348 0.730 1.00 3.90 4.90 2.40 0.90 1.08 1.51 15.67 27.62
    2021 CHA 65 27.14 0.470 0.365 0.716 1.26 3.92 5.18 2.26 0.88 0.94 1.26 10.28 22.26
    2020 CHA 64 30.52 0.440 0.386 0.745 1.45 5.08 6.53 2.52 1.08 1.23 2.00 12.88 27.11
    2019 CHA 58 30.33 0.455 0.374 0.647 1.00 4.45 5.45 2.12 0.88 0.76 1.60 12.24 23.63
    Totals 333 30.26 0.447 0.354 0.705 1.17 4.35 5.53 2.24 0.95 0.97 1.53 12.87 25.16