Wayne Ellington

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Shooting Guard Age: 34-185d Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2009 College: North Carolina Agent(s): Arn Tellem, Thad Foucher

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    Current Contract

    Wayne Ellington signed a 1 year / $2,641,691 contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, including $2,641,691 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,641,691. In 2022-23, Ellington will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $1,766,970.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,641,691
    Average Salary: $2,641,691
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,641,691
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Minimum
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2021-22 Contract details by year 34 $2,641,691 - - - $1,669,178 $2,641,691($2,641,691) $2,641,691
    2022 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,564,753
    Average Salary: $2,564,753
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,564,753
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Minimum
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $16,000,000
    Average Salary: $8,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,000,000
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,270,000
    Average Salary: $6,270,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,270,000
    Signed Using: /Early Bird
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2018-2018

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,383,076
    Average Salary: $2,383,076
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,383,076
    Signed Using: /MLE
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2018-2018Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,002,881
    Average Salary: $4,002,881
    Signed Using: Retained

    2016-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $12,270,000
    Average Salary: $6,135,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,000,000
    Signed Using: /Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2015-2016

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,067,500
    Average Salary: $1,533,750
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,067,500
    Signed Using: /Mini MLE
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,063,384
    Average Salary: $1,063,384
    Signed Using: /Minimum
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA

    2013-2014

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,423,340
    Average Salary: $2,711,670
    Signed Using: /Room
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,319,802
    Average Salary: $1,329,951
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Wayne Ellington, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $1,003,560 - - - $1,003,560
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $1,078,800 - - - $1,078,800
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $929,151 - - - $929,151
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $2,083,042 - - - $2,083,042
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $2,652,000 - - - $2,652,000
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $882,630 - - - $882,630
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $1,063,384 - - - $1,063,384
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $882,630 - - - $882,630
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - $1,500,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $882,630 - - - $882,630
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - $6,000,000
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $6,270,000 - - - $6,270,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $4,002,881 - - - $4,002,881
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $2,267,119 - - - $2,267,119
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $2,383,076 - - - $2,383,076
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - - $7,500,000
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $2,564,753 - - - $2,564,753
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $2,641,691 - - - $2,641,691
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $47,587,347 - - - $47,587,347
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,011,511 - - - $3,011,511
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,083,042 - - - $2,083,042
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,652,000 - - - $2,652,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,647,890 - - - $2,647,890
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,705,075 - - - $3,705,075
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - - $1,500,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,272,881 - - - $16,272,881
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,267,119 - - - $2,267,119
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,947,829 - - - $4,947,829
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - - $8,500,000

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

  • Transactions

    Apr 13 2022Fined $20,000 for escalating an incident by making threatening comment after LAL-DEN game
    Aug 6 2021Detroit (DET) renounced their free-agent exception rights
    Aug 6 2021Signed a 1 year $2.64 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Mar 26 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DET game
    Dec 2 2020Signed a 1 year $2.56 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Nov 19 2020Waived by New York (NYK)
    Jul 8 2019Signed a 2 year $16 million contract with New York (NYK) - includes 2020 $1 million guaranteed
    Feb 9 2019Signed a 1 year $2.38 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Feb 7 2019Waived by Phoenix (PHX)
    Feb 6 2019Traded to Phoenix (PHX) from Miami (MIA) with Tyler Johnson and $1.8 million for Ryan Anderson
    Jul 13 2018Signed a 1 year $6.27 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Jan 31 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    Jul 10 2016Signed a 2 year $12.27 million contract with Miami (MIA)
    Jul 6 2016Brooklyn (BKN) renounced their free-agent exception rights
    Jun 30 2016Declined $1,567,500 option with Brooklyn (BKN) for 2016-2017 season; becomes Unrestricted Free Agent
    Jul 9 2015Signed a 2 year $3.07 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
    Feb 6 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-ORL game
    Jan 16 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-UTH game
    Sep 22 2014Signed a 1 year $1.06 million contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
    Sep 1 2014Waived by Sacramento (SAC) - buyout/used Stretch Provision
    Aug 6 2014Traded to Sacramento (SAC) from New York (NYK) with Jeremy Tyler for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw
    Jun 25 2014Traded to New York (NYK) from Dallas (DAL) with Samuel Dalembert , Jose Calderon , Shane Larkin , 2014 2nd round pick (#34) and 2014 2nd round pick (#51) for Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton
    Jul 26 2013Signed a 2 year $5.42 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jul 12 2013Cleveland (CLE) renounced their free agent exception rights
    Jun 29 2013Cleveland (CLE) declined $3.1 million Qualifying Offer; becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
    Jan 22 2013Traded to Cleveland (CLE) from Memphis (MEM) with Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and a protected first-round draft pick for Jon Leuer
    Jul 24 2012Traded to Memphis (MEM) from Minnesota (MIN) for Dante Cunningham
    Jun 30 2011Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $2.08 million option for 2013-2014
    Nov 1 2010Minnesota (MIN) exercised a $1.15 million option for 2012-2013
    Jul 9 2009Signed a 2 year $2.08 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 25 2009Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#28 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Wayne Ellington, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/13/2022 Player contract details by year Inappropriate Language $20,000 for escalating an incident by making threatening comment after LAL-DEN game
    03/26/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-DET game
    01/31/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-CLE game
    02/06/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-ORL game
    01/16/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-UTH game
    - $28,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 LAL 43 18.84 0.414 0.389 0.818 0.23 1.56 1.79 0.70 0.53 0.12 0.44 6.67 10.73
    2020 DET 46 21.98 0.441 0.422 0.800 0.26 1.59 1.85 1.46 0.39 0.20 0.72 9.61 14.47
    2019 NY 36 15.5 0.351 0.350 0.846 0.11 1.69 1.81 1.22 0.36 0.11 0.50 5.08 9.53
    2018 DET 54 24.02 0.403 0.371 0.796 0.26 1.72 1.98 1.33 1.00 0.11 0.74 10.09 15.95
    2017 MIA 77 26.49 0.407 0.392 0.859 0.30 2.53 2.83 1.03 0.69 0.10 0.68 11.22 17.07
    2016 MIA 62 24.18 0.416 0.378 0.860 0.29 1.84 2.13 1.13 0.58 0.08 0.47 10.45 15.55
    2015 BKN 76 21.25 0.389 0.358 0.857 0.26 2.03 2.29 1.08 0.63 0.07 0.59 7.71 12.88
    2014 LAL 65 25.75 0.412 0.370 0.812 0.48 2.75 3.23 1.62 0.51 0.03 0.77 10.00 16.61
    2013 DAL 45 8.71 0.437 0.424 0.909 0.18 0.78 0.96 0.42 0.36 0.04 0.24 3.22 5.56
    2012 MEM 76 21.34 0.421 0.382 0.904 0.33 1.84 2.17 1.32 0.59 0.04 0.75 7.67 12.76
    2011 MIN 51 18.84 0.407 0.339 0.806 0.25 1.61 1.86 0.61 0.49 0.18 0.53 6.04 9.99
    2010 MIN 40 17.68 0.413 0.425 0.737 0.38 1.50 1.88 1.10 0.50 0.05 0.93 6.80 10.88
    2009 MIN 12 15.08 0.323 0.238 0.625 0.58 1.25 1.83 0.83 0.50 0.00 1.00 4.33 7.78
    Totals 683 21.04 0.408 0.381 0.833 0.29 1.86 2.15 1.10 0.57 0.09 0.63 8.15 13.07