Kemba Walker

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Point Guard Age: 31-219d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2011 College: Connecticut Agent(s): Jeffrey A. Schwartz

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  • Current Contract

    Kemba Walker signed a 2 year / $17,894,491 contract with the New York Knicks, including $17,894,491 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,947,246. In 2021-22, Walker will earn a base salary of $8,729,020, while carrying a cap hit of $8,729,020 and a dead cap value of $8,729,020.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $17,894,491
    Average Salary: $8,947,246
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,894,491
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2021-22 Contract details by year 31 $8,729,020 - - - $8,729,020 $8,729,020($8,729,020) $8,729,020
    2022-23 Contract details by year 32 $9,165,471 - - - $9,165,471 $9,165,471($17,894,491) $9,165,471
    2023 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Dec 15, 2021.
    Sources: Spotrac

    Current Dead Contracts

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit Yearly Cash
    2021-22 Contract details by year $26,238,422 $26,238,422 $26,238,422($26,238,422)
    2022-23 Contract details by year $27,431,078 $27,431,078 $27,431,078($53,669,500)
    • Original Total: $73,669,500, gave back $20,000,000
    • 2021-22: Original: $36,016,200, Now: $26,238,422
    • 2022-23: Original: $37,653,300, Now: $27,431,078

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2023

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $140,790,600
    Average Salary: $35,197,650
    Guaranteed at Signing $140,790,600
    Signed Using: Maximum
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA

    2015-2018

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $48,000,000
    Average Salary: $12,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $48,000,000
    Signed Using: Rookie Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2011-2014Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $10,659,171
    Average Salary: $2,664,793
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Kemba Walker, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $1,896,550 - - - $1,896,550
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $2,462,400 - - - $2,462,400
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $2,568,360 - - - $2,568,360
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $3,272,091 - - - $3,272,091
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings ALL NBA (3RD) $12,000,000 - - - $12,000,000
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $30,695,625 - - - $30,695,625
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $34,379,100 - - - $34,379,100
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $26,238,422 - - - $26,238,422
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $8,729,020 - - - $8,729,020
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $158,241,568 - - - $158,241,568
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $27,431,078 - - - $27,431,078
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $9,165,471 - - - $9,165,471
    $194,838,117 - - - $194,838,117
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,927,310 - - - $6,927,310
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $51,272,091 - - - $51,272,091
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $65,074,725 - - - $65,074,725
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $26,238,422 - - - $26,238,422
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,729,020 - - - $8,729,020

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

  • Transactions

    Nov 15 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during IND-NYK game
    Aug 10 2021Signed a 2 year $17.89 million contract with New York (NYK)
    Aug 6 2021Waived by Oklahoma City (OKC) - agreed to buyout, gave back $20 million
    Jun 18 2021Traded to Oklahoma City (OKC) from Boston (BOS) with 2025 2nd round pick [more favorable of BOS and MEM; other picks go to ORL] and 2021 1st round pick (#16) for Al Horford, Moses Brown and 2023 2nd round pick [least favorable of DAL, MIA and WAS; other two go to OKC]
    May 18 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-BOS game (play-in)
    Apr 9 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-BOS game
    Feb 7 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-PHX game
    Feb 11 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-HOU game
    Jan 8 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-BOS game
    Jan 8 2020Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from SAS-BOS game
    Jan 8 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-BOS game
    Nov 20 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-LAC game
    Nov 9 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-SAS game
    Jul 6 2019Traded to Boston (BOS) from Charlotte (CHA) with 2020 2nd round pick [NYK or ORL pick via BKN] for Terry Rozier and 2020 2nd round pick [protected]
    Jul 6 2019Signed a 4 year $140.79 maximum contract with Charlotte (CHA) as part of a Sign-and-Trade with Boston (BOS) - includes 2022 Player Option
    Mar 3 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during POR-CHA game
    Feb 25 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during GSW-CHA game
    Jan 20 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-IND game
    Jan 2 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    Dec 19 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHA game
    Dec 2 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-CHA game
    Nov 11 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    Oct 24 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    Mar 31 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-WAS game
    Mar 4 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    Jan 10 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    Dec 9 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-CHA game
    Dec 8 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CHA game
    Nov 22 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CHA game
    Oct 30 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-MEM game
    Mar 2 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-PHX game
    Feb 9 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-CHA game
    Jan 23 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CHA game
    Jan 13 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-PHI game
    Dec 31 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHA game
    Nov 2 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHA game
    Mar 14 2016Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    Jan 2 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-CHA game
    Dec 30 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CHA game
    Dec 21 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-HOU game
    Dec 12 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-CHA game
    Nov 15 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-CHA game
    Mar 25 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-CHA game
    Mar 20 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-SAC game
    Jan 23 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    Jan 8 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    Oct 29 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    Oct 29 2014Signed a 4 year $48 million rookie extension with Charlotte (CHA)
    Feb 18 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    Feb 12 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-BKN game
    Jan 17 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-ORL game
    Dec 23 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    Oct 31 2013Charlotte (CHA) exercised $3.27 million option for 2014-2015
    Oct 26 2012Charlotte (CHA) exercised $2.57 million option for 2013-2014
    Dec 12 2011Signed a 2 year $4.82 million contract with Charlotte (CHA)
    Jun 23 2011Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#9 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Kemba Walker, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/15/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during IND-NYK game
    05/18/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-BOS game (play-in)
    04/09/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-BOS game
    02/07/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-PHX game
    02/11/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-HOU game
    01/08/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-BOS game
    01/08/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-BOS game
    01/08/2020 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from SAS-BOS game
    11/20/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-LAC game
    11/09/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-SAS game
    03/03/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during POR-CHA game
    02/25/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during GSW-CHA game
    01/20/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-IND game
    01/02/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    12/19/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHA game
    12/02/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NOP-CHA game
    11/11/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    10/24/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CHI game
    03/31/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-WAS game
    03/04/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    01/10/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    12/09/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-CHA game
    12/08/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CHA game
    11/22/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CHA game
    10/30/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-MEM game
    03/02/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHA-PHX game
    02/09/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-CHA game
    01/23/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-CHA game
    01/13/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-PHI game
    12/31/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-CHA game
    11/02/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHA game
    03/14/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game
    01/02/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-CHA game
    12/30/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CHA game
    12/21/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-HOU game
    12/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-CHA game
    11/15/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during POR-CHA game
    03/25/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-CHA game
    03/20/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-SAC game
    01/23/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-CLE game
    01/08/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-TOR game
    10/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    02/18/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    02/12/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-BKN game
    01/17/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-ORL game
    12/23/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-CHA game
    - $99,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 NY 18 24.5 0.429 0.413 0.800 0.11 2.44 2.56 3.06 1.06 0.28 1.33 11.67 20.65
    2020 BOS 43 31.84 0.420 0.360 0.899 0.37 3.58 3.95 4.93 1.12 0.28 2.05 19.28 32.16
    2019 BOS 56 31.11 0.425 0.381 0.864 0.64 3.23 3.88 4.79 0.86 0.50 2.09 20.45 32.90
    2018 CHA 82 34.9 0.434 0.356 0.844 0.63 3.77 4.40 5.89 1.24 0.41 2.57 25.63 40.50
    2017 CHA 80 34.19 0.431 0.384 0.864 0.40 2.70 3.10 5.55 1.15 0.31 2.24 22.13 34.86
    2016 CHA 79 34.67 0.444 0.399 0.847 0.57 3.37 3.94 5.51 1.09 0.25 2.13 23.16 36.71
    2015 CHA 81 35.62 0.426 0.371 0.847 0.69 3.73 4.42 5.20 1.57 0.48 2.11 20.85 35.94
    2014 CHA 62 34.16 0.385 0.304 0.827 0.56 2.98 3.55 5.13 1.44 0.50 1.61 17.34 31.55
    2013 CHA 72 35.88 0.393 0.334 0.837 0.54 3.69 4.24 6.11 1.15 0.44 2.33 17.69 32.81
    2012 CHA 80 34.79 0.420 0.306 0.794 0.73 2.71 3.44 5.75 1.99 0.39 2.39 17.40 32.51
    2011 CHA 68 26.91 0.365 0.302 0.787 0.46 3.09 3.54 4.31 0.90 0.29 1.75 12.13 23.48
    Totals 721 33.41 0.418 0.360 0.839 0.56 3.26 3.82 5.31 1.27 0.38 2.13 19.61 33.33