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Magic Johnson

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Point Guard Age: 61-161d Exp: 14 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 1979 College: Michigan State Agent(s):

 

Lakers – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    1984-2009

    Contract: 25 yr(s) / $25,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $1,000,000
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 0 /

    1979-1983Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $2,300,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $460,000
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 1984 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Magic Johnson, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    1979-80 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - $460,000
    1980-81 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - $460,000
    1981-82 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - $460,000
    1982-83 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - $460,000
    1983-84 Player Cash Earnings $460,000 - - - $460,000
    1984-85 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1985-86 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    1986-87 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1987-88 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    1988-89 Player Cash Earnings $3,142,860 - - - $3,142,860
    1989-90 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1990-91 Player Cash Earnings $2,400,000 - - - $2,400,000
    1991-92 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    1992-93 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    1993-94 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - - - $2,500,000
    1994-95 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1995-96 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1996-97 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1997-98 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1998-99 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    1999-00 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2000-01 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2001-02 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2002-03 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2003-04 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2004-05 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2005-06 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2006-07 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2007-08 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (31 seasons)
    $39,342,860 - - - $39,342,860
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    31 seasons Player Cash Earnings $39,342,860 - - - $39,342,860

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

  • Transactions

    Jul 17 1996Los Angeles (LAL) renounced free-agent exception rights
    May 14 1996Retired from Professional Basketball
    Jan 20 1996Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Jan 20 1996Came out of retirement to resume professional basketball career
    Nov 3 1992Waived by Los Angeles (LAL)
    Nov 3 1992Retired from Professional Basketball
    Oct 1 1992Signed an extension with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Sep 29 1992Came out of retirement to resume professional basketball career
    Nov 7 1991Retired from Professional Basketball
    Aug 1 1984Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Aug 1 1979Signed a contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Jun 25 1979Drafted by Los Angeles (LAL): Round 1 (#1 overall)
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