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Brandon Knight

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Point Guard Age: 29-132d Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#8 overall), 2011 College: Kentucky Agent(s): Arn Tellem ()

Inactive

 

Pistons – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,456,956
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $9,456,956

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,340,855
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $9,340,855

    2015-2019

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $14,000,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $11,589,837
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $2,897,459
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 2015 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Brandon Knight, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $2,063,160 - - - $2,063,160
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $2,678,640 - - - $2,678,640
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $2,793,960 - - - $2,793,960
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $3,553,917 - - - $3,553,917
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - - $13,500,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $12,606,250 - - - $12,606,250
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $13,618,750 - - - $13,618,750
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $5,290,395 - - - $5,290,395
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $9,340,855 - - - $9,340,855
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $4,231,326 - - - $4,231,326
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $9,456,956 - - - $9,456,956
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $79,134,209 - - - $79,134,209
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,973,126 - - - $8,973,126
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,793,960 - - - $2,793,960
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $43,278,917 - - - $43,278,917
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $14,747,351 - - - $14,747,351
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,340,855 - - - $9,340,855

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

  • Transactions

    Nov 22 2020Detroit (DET) renounced their free-agent exception rights
    Feb 6 2020Traded to Detroit (DET) from Cleveland (CLE) with John Henson and 2023 2nd round pick [lesser of GSW/CLE pick] for Andre Drummond
    Apr 5 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game
    Feb 7 2019Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Houston (HOU) as part of a 3-team trade: Cleveland (CLE) traded Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to Houston (HOU); Cleveland (CLE) traded Alec Burks to Sacramento (SAC); Houston (HOU) traded Marquese Chriss and 2019 1st round pick to Cleveland (CLE); Houston (HOU) traded 2020 2nd round pick to Sacramento (SAC); Sacramento (SAC) traded Iman Shumpert to Houston (HOU)
    Aug 31 2018Traded to Houston (HOU) from Phoenix (PHX) with Marquese Chriss for Ryan Anderson and De'Anthony Melton
    Jul 17 2015Signed a 5 year $70 million extension with Phoenix (PHX)
    Jun 26 2015Phoenix (PHX) extended a $4.79 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Feb 19 2015Traded to Phoenix (PHX) from Milwaukee (MIL) as part of a 3-team trade: Milwaukee (MIL) traded Kendall Marshall to Phoenix (PHX); Philadelphia (PHI) traded Michael Carter-Williams to Milwaukee (MIL); Phoenix (PHX) traded Miles Plumlee and Tyler Ennis to Milwaukee (MIL); Phoenix (PHX) traded 2015 1st round pick to Philadelphia (PHI)
    Dec 29 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    Apr 4 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHI game
    Mar 24 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-LAC game
    Jan 24 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CLE game
    Oct 19 2013Milwaukee (MIL) exercised $3.55 million option for 2014-2015
    Jul 31 2013Traded to Milwaukee (MIL) from Detroit (DET) with Vyacheslav Kravtsov and Khris Middleton for Brandon Jennings
    Oct 22 2012Detroit (DET) exercised $2.79 million option for 2013-2014
    Dec 9 2011Signed a 2 year $5.24 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jun 23 2011Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#8 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Brandon Knight, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/05/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-GSW game
    12/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    04/04/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHI game
    03/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-LAC game
    01/24/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CLE game
    - $10,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 DET 26 17.77 0.353 0.344 0.588 0.15 1.42 1.58 2.65 0.38 0.12 1.46 7.04 12.45
    2018 CLE 39 18.87 0.381 0.318 0.794 0.26 1.26 1.51 1.82 0.54 0.05 0.77 6.82 11.78
    2017 PHO 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan
    2016 PHO 54 21.07 0.399 0.324 0.857 0.44 1.78 2.22 2.39 0.50 0.09 1.63 11.02 16.82
    2015 PHO 52 35.96 0.415 0.342 0.852 0.69 3.19 3.88 5.06 1.17 0.38 3.38 19.58 31.56
    2014 PHO 63 32.3 0.422 0.389 0.874 0.44 3.43 3.87 5.24 1.43 0.16 3.00 16.98 29.66
    2013 MIL 70 33.26 0.426 0.329 0.802 0.63 2.89 3.51 4.96 0.94 0.24 2.59 17.96 29.40
    2012 DET 71 31.61 0.410 0.366 0.732 0.72 2.55 3.27 4.06 0.77 0.10 2.72 13.34 22.37
    2011 DET 67 31.96 0.411 0.375 0.763 0.46 2.70 3.16 3.79 0.76 0.15 2.60 12.69 21.39
    Totals 442 29.31 0.412 0.353 0.807 0.52 2.55 3.07 3.96 0.86 0.17 2.42 14.00 23.26