Ja Morant

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Point Guard Age: 22-13d Exp: 2 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2019 College: Murray State Agent(s): Jim Tanner (Tandem Sports + Entertainment)

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    Current Contract

    Ja Morant signed a 4 year / $39,619,840 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, including $39,619,840 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,904,960. In 2021-22, Morant will earn a base salary of $9,603,360, while carrying a cap hit of $9,603,360 and a dead cap value of $9,603,360.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $39,619,840
    Average Salary: $9,904,960
    Guaranteed at Signing $27,500,400
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2023 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2019-20 Contract details by year 20 $8,730,240 - - - $8,730,240 $8,730,240($8,730,240) $8,730,240
    2020-21 Contract details by year 21 $9,166,800 - - - $9,166,800 $9,166,800($17,897,040) $9,166,800
    2021-22 Contract details by year 22 $9,603,360 - - - $9,603,360 $9,603,360($27,500,400) $9,603,360

    Rookie Extension Eligible (25% Cap Max): 5 year, $181M (2023-27), Year 1 Salary = $31.24M

    2022-23 Contract details by year 23 $12,119,440 - - - $12,119,440 $12,119,440($39,619,840) $12,119,440
    2023-24 Contract details by year 24 QO: $15,815,870 - - - Hold: $30,298,600
    2023 Free Agent Year 25 RFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2021-22 Club Option (exercised)
    • 2022-23 Club Option (exercised, 10/16/21)
    Sources: Spotrac
  • 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 $9,603,360 - - - $9,603,360
    Est. Earnings
    (3 seasons)
    $27,500,400 - - - $27,500,400
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $12,119,440 - - - $12,119,440
    $39,619,840 - - - $39,619,840
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $27,500,400 - - - $27,500,400

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

  • Transactions

    Oct 16 2021Memphis (MEM) exercised $12.12 million option for 2022-23
    May 3 2021Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    May 3 2021Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game
    May 3 2021Fined $4,000 for ejection (technical fouls) during NYK-MEM game
    Feb 28 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-HOU game
    Feb 26 2021Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-MEM 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 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
    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
    05/03/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (technical fouls) 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 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
    02/26/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from 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
    - $22,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 MEM 1 33 0.586 0.250 1.000 1.00 5.00 6.00 6.00 0.00 2.00 2.00 37.00 55.20
    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 131 31.75 0.465 0.316 0.751 0.85 3.10 3.95 7.32 0.88 0.25 3.24 18.58 33.31