Nerlens Noel

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Center Age: 27-246d Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2013 College: Kentucky Agent(s):

Active (Knee)

Noel is dealing with a knee injury, but will be available to take the court for the Knicks.

 

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  • Current Contract

    Nerlens Noel signed a 3 year / $27,720,000 contract with the New York Knicks, including $27,720,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,240,000. In 2021-22, Noel will earn a base salary of $8,800,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,800,000 and a dead cap value of $8,800,000.

    Club Option
    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $27,720,000
    Average Salary: $9,240,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $18,040,000
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2021-22 Contract details by year 27 $8,800,000 - $1,320,000 - $8,800,000 $8,800,000($8,800,000) $8,800,000
    2022-23 Contract details by year 28 $9,240,000 - $1,386,000 - $9,240,000 $9,240,000($18,040,000) $9,240,000
    2023-24 Contract details by year 29 $9,680,000 - $1,452,000 - $9,680,000 $9,680,000($27,720,000) $9,680,000
    2024 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Dec 15, 2021.
    Contract Notes:
    • 2023-24 Club Option
    • 2021-22: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,320,000 (>=70 regular season games + >=75% playoff games + Finals, DPOY, All-Defense)
    • 2022-23: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,386,000 (>=70 regular season games + >=75% playoff games + Finals, DPOY, All-Defense)
    • 2023-24: LTBE: $0, ULTBE: $1,452,000 (>=70 regular season games + >=75% playoff games + Finals, DPOY, All-Defense)
    Sources: Spotrac

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $5,000,000
    Average Salary: $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2019-2019

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,028,594
    Average Salary: $2,028,594
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,028,594
    Signed Using: Free Agent/Minimum
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2018-2019

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,745,548
    Average Salary: $1,872,774
    Guaranteed at Signing $3,745,548
    Signed Using: /Minimum
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,187,598
    Average Salary: $4,187,598
    Guaranteed at Signing $4,187,598
    Signed Using: Qualifying Offer
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,120,725
    Average Salary: $3,120,725
    Signed Using: Retained

    2013-2016Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $14,329,730
    Average Salary: $3,582,433
    Guaranteed at Signing $6,487,440
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Nerlens Noel, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $3,172,320 - - - $3,172,320
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $3,315,120 - - - $3,315,120
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $3,457,800 - - - $3,457,800
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $1,263,765 - - - $1,263,765
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $3,120,725 - - - $3,120,725
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $4,187,598 - - - $4,187,598
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $1,757,429 - - - $1,757,429
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $1,901,807 - - - $1,901,807
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $8,800,000 - - - $8,800,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $35,976,564 - - - $35,976,564
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $9,240,000 - - - $9,240,000
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $9,680,000 - - - $9,680,000
    $54,896,564 - - - $54,896,564
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,065,965 - - - $13,065,965
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,451,363 - - - $5,451,363
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,659,236 - - - $3,659,236
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,800,000 - - - $13,800,000

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

  • Transactions

    Nov 20 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-NYK game
    Aug 9 2021Signed a 3 year $27.77 million contract with New York (NYK) - includes 2023-24 Club Option
    Jun 2 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-NYK game (playoff)
    May 15 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-NYK game
    Mar 2 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-SAS game
    Nov 25 2020Signed a 1 year $5 million contract with New York (NYK)
    Jun 27 2019Declined $1.99 million option with Oklahoma City (OKC) for 2019-20
    Feb 26 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    Dec 19 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-SAC game
    Jul 6 2018Signed a 2 year $3.75 million contract with Oklahoma City (OKC); includes 2nd Year Player Option
    Apr 3 2018Suspended 5 games (forfeit $144,400) for violating the NBA’s anti-drug program
    Aug 26 2017Signed a 1 year $4.19 million Qualifying Offer contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Jun 23 2017Dallas (DAL) extended $4.19 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Feb 23 2017Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Philadelphia (PHI) for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and 2017 1st round pick [Top-18 protected (conveys to 2nd Round picks in 2017 and 2018)]
    Feb 9 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game
    Mar 6 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-PHI game
    Oct 30 2014Philadelphia (PHI) exercised $3.46 million option for 2015-2016
    Sep 16 2013Signed a 2 year $6.49 million contract with Philadelphia (PHI)
    Jul 12 2013Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from New Orleans (NOP) with 2014 1st round pick [(1-5 protected)] (#10 (1-5 protected)) for Jrue Holiday and Pierre Jackson
    Jun 27 2013Drafted by New Orleans (NOLA): Round 1 (#6 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Nerlens Noel, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/20/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-NYK game
    06/02/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-NYK game (playoff)
    05/15/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-NYK game
    03/02/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-SAS game
    02/26/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-DEN game
    12/19/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-SAC game
    04/03/2018 Player contract details by year PEDs 5 games $144,400 for violating the NBA’s anti-drug program
    02/09/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game
    11/07/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from ORL-PHI game
    03/06/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during UTH-PHI game
    5 $162,400
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 NY 10 235 0.500 0.000 0.923 2.30 3.60 5.90 0.70 1.20 1.30 1.00 4.20 16.33
    2020 NY 64 1546 0.614 0.000 0.714 2.22 4.16 6.38 0.72 1.09 2.20 1.02 5.06 19.37
    2019 OKC 61 1127 0.684 0.333 0.755 1.49 3.43 4.92 0.93 0.97 1.49 1.08 7.36 18.50
    2018 OKC 77 1055 0.587 0.000 0.684 1.65 2.57 4.22 0.58 0.86 1.25 0.62 4.91 14.44
    2017 DAL 29 471 0.524 0.000 0.750 1.66 4.14 5.79 0.69 1.07 0.76 0.90 4.52 15.26
    2016 DAL 51 1044 0.594 0.000 0.694 1.84 3.94 5.78 0.98 1.25 0.98 1.00 8.73 20.61
    2015 PHI 67 1965 0.521 0.500 0.590 2.30 5.78 8.07 1.82 1.76 1.49 2.36 11.15 27.72
    2014 PHI 75 2311 0.462 0.000 0.609 2.47 5.68 8.15 1.71 1.77 1.89 1.95 9.92 27.64
    2013 PHI 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan nan
    Totals 434 22.47 0.548 0.167 0.657 1.99 4.25 6.24 1.09 1.27 1.51 1.31 7.51 20.89