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Karl-Anthony Towns

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Center Age: 24 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2015 College: Kentucky Agent(s):

Timberwolves – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Karl-Anthony Towns signed a 5 year / $158,253,000 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $158,253,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $31,650,600. In 2019-20, Towns will earn a base salary of $27,285,000, while carrying a cap hit of $27,285,000 and a dead cap value of $27,285,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $158,253,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $31,650,600
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 23 $27,285,000 $27,285,000 $27,285,000 $27,285,000($27,285,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 24 $29,467,800 $29,467,800 $29,467,800 $29,467,800($56,752,800)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 25 $31,650,600 $31,650,600 $31,650,600 $31,650,600($88,403,400)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 26 $33,833,400 $33,833,400 $33,833,400 $33,833,400($122,236,800)
    2023-24 Contract details by year 27 $36,016,200 $36,016,200 $36,016,200 $36,016,200($158,253,000)
    2024 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 25% max extension, elligible for 30% maximum extension if All-NBA (2017-18 All NBA 3rd Team), MVP or Defensive Player of the Year
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

    2015-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $25,720,035
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $6,430,009
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 0 /
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2015-16 Contract details by year 19 $5,703,600 $5,703,600 $11,663,760 $5,703,600($5,703,600)
    2016-17 Contract details by year 20 $5,960,160 $5,960,160 $18,393,840 $5,960,160($11,663,760)
    2017-18 Contract details by year 21 $6,216,840 $6,216,840 $14,056,275 $6,216,840($17,880,600)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 22 $7,839,435 $7,839,435 $165,889,435 $7,839,435($25,720,035)
    • 2017 Club Option exercised
    • 2018 Club Option exercised
    • Elligible for 30% Max extension (2017-18 All NBA 3rd Team)
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Karl-Anthony Towns, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $5,703,600 - - - $5,703,600
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $5,960,160 - - - $5,960,160
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (3RD) $6,216,840 - - - $6,216,840
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $7,839,435 - - - $7,839,435
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $27,285,000 - - - $27,285,000
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $53,005,035 - - - $53,005,035
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $29,467,800 - - - $29,467,800
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $31,650,600 - - - $31,650,600
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $33,833,400 - - - $33,833,400
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $36,016,200 - - - $36,016,200
    $183,973,035 - - - $183,973,035
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $53,005,035 - - - $53,005,035
  • Transactions

    Dec 13 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    Nov 27 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-SAS game
    Nov 15 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game
    Nov 13 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-MIN game
    Oct 31 2019Suspended 2 games (forfeit $376,345) for fighting during MIN-PHI game
    Oct 30 2019Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-PHI game
    Oct 30 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    Mar 30 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game
    Feb 28 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-IND game
    Feb 7 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-ORL game
    Jan 27 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-MIN game
    Jan 25 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-UTH game
    Jan 6 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game
    Dec 31 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-NOP game
    Dec 3 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MIN game
    Oct 29 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game
    Sep 23 2018Signed a 5 year $158.25 million Designated Veteran extension with Minnesota (MIN) - eligible for 5 year $190 million maximum extension
    Dec 28 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MIL game
    Dec 12 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game
    Dec 10 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    Oct 15 2017Minnesota (MIN) exercised $7.84 million option for 2018-19
    Mar 13 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game
    Feb 24 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    Jan 13 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game
    Jan 3 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    Oct 23 2016Minnesota (MIN) exercised $6.22 million option for 2017-2018
    Mar 30 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    Jan 27 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game
    Dec 15 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MIN game
    Jul 7 2015Signed a 2 year $11.66 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Jun 25 2015Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Karl-Anthony Towns, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/13/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    11/27/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-SAS game
    11/15/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game
    11/13/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-MIN game
    10/31/2019 Player contract details by year Fighting 2 games $376,345 for fighting during MIN-PHI game
    10/30/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    10/30/2019 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from MIN-PHI game
    03/30/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game
    02/28/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-IND game
    02/07/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-ORL game
    01/27/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-MIN game
    01/25/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-UTH game
    01/06/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game
    12/31/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-NOP game
    12/03/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-MIN game
    10/29/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game
    12/28/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-MIL game
    12/12/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game
    12/10/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    03/13/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game
    02/24/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    01/13/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game
    01/03/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    03/30/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    01/27/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game
    12/15/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-MIN game
    2 $431,345
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 MIN 35 33.91 0.508 0.412 0.796 2.71 8.09 10.80 4.37 0.94 1.20 3.14 26.46 47.12
    2018 MIN 77 33.04 0.518 0.400 0.836 3.42 8.97 12.39 3.36 0.87 1.62 3.12 24.42 46.20
    2017 MIN 82 35.59 0.546 0.421 0.858 2.91 9.44 12.35 2.43 0.78 1.40 1.95 21.26 42.14
    2016 MIN 82 36.95 0.542 0.367 0.832 3.62 8.66 12.28 2.68 0.71 1.26 2.59 25.13 45.24
    2015 MIN 82 32.02 0.543 0.341 0.811 2.76 7.66 10.41 1.96 0.71 1.68 2.23 18.33 36.32
    Totals 358 34.37 0.534 0.396 0.831 3.13 8.62 11.75 2.77 0.78 1.46 2.53 22.66 42.87