Ja Morant

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Point Guard Age: 24-206d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2019 College: Murray State Agent(s): Jim Tanner (Tandem Sports + Entertainment)

 
  • Current Contract

    Ja Morant signed a 5 year / $197,230,450 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, including $197,230,450 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $39,446,090. In 2023-24, Morant will earn a base salary of $34,005,250, while carrying a cap hit of $34,005,250 and a dead cap value of $34,005,250.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $197,230,450
    Average Salary: $39,446,090
    Guaranteed at Signing $197,230,450
    Signed Using: Designated Rookie Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2028 / 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 24 $34,005,250 - - - $34,005,250 25.00% $34,005,250($34,005,250) $34,005,250
    2024-25 Contract details by year 25 $36,725,670 - - - $36,725,670 26.05% $36,725,670($70,730,920) $36,725,670
    2025-26 Contract details by year 26 $39,446,090 - - - $39,446,090 25.43% $39,446,090($110,177,010) $39,446,090
    2026-27 Contract details by year 27 $42,166,510 - - - $42,166,510 24.72% $42,166,510($152,343,520) $42,166,510
    2027-28 Contract details by year 28 Estimate $44,886,930 - - - $44,886,930 23.92% $44,886,930($197,230,450) $44,886,930
    2028 Free Agent Year 29 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • No All-NBA: $192.2M (25%, $133M cap)
    • All-NBA: $231.4M (30%, $133M cap)
    • 15% Trade Bonus
    Sources: Spotrac

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    2019-2022Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $39,619,840
    Average Salary: $9,904,960
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,500,400
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Ja Morant, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings ROY $8,730,240 - - - $8,730,240
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $9,166,800 - - - $9,166,800
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings MIP,
    ALL NBA (2ND)
    $9,603,360 - - - $9,603,360
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $12,119,440 - - - $12,119,440
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $34,005,250 - - - $34,005,250
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $73,625,090 - - - $73,625,090
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $36,725,670 - - - $36,725,670
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $39,446,090 - - - $39,446,090
    2026-27 Player Cash Earnings $42,166,510 - - - $42,166,510
    2027-28 Player Cash Earnings $44,886,930 - - - $44,886,930
    $236,850,290 - - - $236,850,290
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $73,625,090 - - - $73,625,090

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

  • Transactions

    Jan 24 2024Memphis (MEM) granted $12.4 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
    Jan 12 2024Memphis (MEM) applied for $12.4 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
    Jun 16 2023Suspended 25 games for conduct detrimental to the league; forfeiting $7,084,427
    Mar 15 2023Suspended 8 games (forfeit $668,659) for conduct detrimental to the league
    Dec 17 2022Fined $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MEM-OKC game
    Dec 17 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    Dec 17 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    Dec 9 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-MEM game
    Dec 3 2022Fined $35,000 for confronting and directing inappropriate language toward a game official and failing to live the court in a timely manner following his ejection during MEM-MIN game
    Nov 30 2022Fined $2,000 for ejection from MEM-MIN game
    Nov 30 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-MIN game
    Nov 25 2022Fined $2,000 For technical foul during NOP-MEM game
    Oct 24 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-MEM game
    Jul 6 2022Signed a 5 year $197.23 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Memphis (MEM) - includes 30% cap language
    Apr 9 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game
    Mar 13 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    Mar 5 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-MEM game
    Jan 29 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MEM game
    Jan 21 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-DEN game
    Jan 17 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-MEM game
    Oct 30 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-MEM game
    Oct 16 2021Memphis (MEM) exercised $12.12 million option for 2022-23
    May 3 2021Fined $4,000 for ejection (technical fouls) during NYK-MEM game
    May 3 2021Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    May 3 2021Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    Feb 28 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-HOU game
    Feb 26 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    Feb 26 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    Feb 26 2021Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-MEM game
    Feb 2 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-IND game
    Dec 26 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-MEM game
    Dec 16 2020Memphis (MEM) exercised $9.6 million option for 2021-22
    Jul 1 2019Signed a 4 year $39.62 million rookie scale contract with Memphis (MEM)
    Jun 20 2019Drafted by Memphis (MEM): Round 1 (#2 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Ja Morant, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    07/01/2023 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the league 25 games $7,084,427 for conduct detrimental to the league, fined on 06/16/2023
    03/15/2023 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the league 8 games $668,659 for conduct detrimental to the league
    12/17/2022 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MEM-OKC game
    12/17/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    12/17/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    12/09/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-MEM game
    12/03/2022 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $35,000 for confronting and directing inappropriate language toward a game official and failing to live the court in a timely manner following his ejection during MEM-MIN game
    11/30/2022 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from MEM-MIN game
    11/30/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-MIN game
    11/25/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game
    11/07/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-MEM game
    10/24/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-MEM game
    04/09/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game
    03/13/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game
    03/05/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-MEM game
    01/29/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MEM game
    01/21/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-DEN game
    01/17/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-MEM game
    10/30/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-MEM game
    05/03/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (technical fouls) during NYK-MEM game
    05/03/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    05/03/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    02/28/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-HOU game
    02/26/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-MEM game
    02/26/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    02/26/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    02/02/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-IND game
    12/26/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-MEM game
    33 $7,848,086
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2023 MEM 9 35.22 0.471 0.275 0.812 0.67 4.89 5.56 8.11 0.78 0.56 3.00 25.11 43.61
    2022 MEM 61 31.93 0.466 0.307 0.748 1.00 4.85 5.85 8.08 1.08 0.26 3.38 26.16 44.62
    2021 MEM 57 33.12 0.493 0.344 0.761 1.35 4.35 5.70 6.74 1.16 0.39 3.44 27.44 44.04
    2020 MEM 63 32.57 0.449 0.303 0.728 0.94 3.06 4.00 7.38 0.90 0.21 3.22 19.11 33.98
    2019 MEM 67 30.96 0.477 0.335 0.776 0.76 3.10 3.87 7.28 0.87 0.27 3.28 17.81 32.36
    Totals 257 32.21 0.472 0.318 0.755 0.99 3.85 4.84 7.40 0.99 0.29 3.32 22.50 38.65