Luke Kennard

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Shooting Guard Age: 25-29d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2017 College: Duke Agent(s):

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    Current Contract

    Luke Kennard signed a 4 year / $56,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, including $41,236,364 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,000,000. In 2021-22, Kennard will earn a base salary of $12,727,273, while carrying a cap hit of $13,347,727 and a dead cap value of $12,727,273.

    Club Option
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
    Average Salary: $14,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $41,236,364
    Signed Using: Rookie Extension/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 25 $12,727,273 $620,454 $1,288,637 - $13,347,727 $12,727,273($12,727,273) $12,727,273
    2022-23 Contract details by year 26 $13,745,455 $670,090 $1,391,727 - $14,415,545 $13,745,455($26,472,728) $13,745,455
    2023-24 Contract details by year 27 $14,763,636 $654,727 $1,359,819 - $15,418,363 $14,763,636($41,236,364) $14,763,636
    2024-25 Contract details by year 28 $14,763,636 $654,727 $1,359,819 - $15,418,363 $14,763,636($56,000,000)
    2025 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024-25 Club Option
    • Total incentives: $8 million
    • 2021-22: LTBE: $620,454, ULTBE: $1,288,637 (games played + performance)
    • 2022-23: LTBE: $670,090, ULTBE: $1,391,727 (games played + performance)
    • 2023-24: LTBE: $654,727, ULTBE: $1,359,819 (games played + performance)
    • 2024-25: LTBE: $654,727, ULTBE: $,1359,819 (games played + performance)

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2020Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,135,546
    Average Salary: $3,783,887
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,034,560
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Luke Kennard, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $2,759,280 - - - $2,759,280
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $3,275,280 - - - $3,275,280
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $3,587,963 - - - $3,587,963
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $5,273,826 - - - $5,273,826
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $12,727,273 - - - $12,727,273
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $27,623,622 - - - $27,623,622
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $13,745,455 - - - $13,745,455
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $14,763,636 - - - $14,763,636
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $14,763,636 - - - $14,763,636
    $70,896,349 - - - $70,896,349
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,622,523 - - - $9,622,523
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,001,099 - - - $18,001,099

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

  • Transactions

    Mar 4 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-WAS game
    Dec 21 2020Signed a 3 year $41.2 million rookie contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC) - includes 2024 Club Option
    Nov 18 2020Traded to Los Angeles (LAC) from Detroit (DET) as part of a 3-team trade: Detroit (DET) traded Justin Patton, 2026 2nd round pick, 2025 2nd round pick, 2024 2nd round pick and 2023 2nd round pick to Los Angeles (LAC); Detroit (DET) traded Bruce Brown to Brooklyn (BKN); Los Angeles (LAC) traded Rodney McGruder and cash to Detroit (DET); Los Angeles (LAC) traded Landry Shamet and Reggie Perry to Brooklyn (BKN); Brooklyn (BKN) traded Dzanan Musa, $1.5 million, 2021 2nd round pick, Jalen Hands and Saddiq Bey to Detroit (DET); Brooklyn (BKN) traded Jay Scrubb to Los Angeles (LAC)
    Nov 4 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-WAS game
    Oct 17 2019Detroit (DET) exercised a $5.27 million option for 2020-21
    Apr 22 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-DET game (playoff)
    Mar 21 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-PHX game
    Oct 30 2018Detroit (DET) exercised $3.83 million option for 2019-20
    Mar 17 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-POR game
    Jul 1 2017Signed a 4 year $15.14 million rookie scale contract with Detroit (DET)
    Jun 22 2017Drafted by Detroit (DET): Round 1 (#12 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Luke Kennard, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/04/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-WAS game
    11/04/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-WAS game
    04/22/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-DET game (playoff)
    03/21/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-PHX game
    03/17/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-POR game
    - $10,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 LAC 1 24 0.333 0.200 0.000 0.00 1.00 1.00 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.00 14.20
    2020 LAC 63 19.56 0.476 0.446 0.839 0.24 2.32 2.56 1.65 0.35 0.14 0.76 8.25 14.02
    2019 DET 28 32.89 0.442 0.399 0.893 0.32 3.18 3.50 4.11 0.43 0.21 1.54 15.79 25.90
    2018 DET 63 22.79 0.438 0.394 0.836 0.19 2.71 2.90 1.81 0.41 0.16 0.90 9.73 16.17
    2017 DET 73 20.03 0.444 0.415 0.855 0.29 2.12 2.41 1.70 0.60 0.18 0.95 7.64 13.70
    Totals 228 22.26 0.449 0.412 0.860 0.25 2.46 2.71 2.02 0.46 0.17 0.95 9.39 15.97