Wendell Carter Jr.

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Center Age: 23-295d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2018 College: Duke Agent(s): Joby Branion, Tony Dutt (Vanguard Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Wendell Carter Jr. signed a 4 year / $50,000,000 contract with the Orlando Magic, including $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,500,000. In 2022-23, Carter Jr. will earn a base salary of $14,150,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,150,000 and a dead cap value of $14,150,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
    Average Salary: $12,500,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $50,000,000
    Signed Using: Rookie Extension/Bird
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2022-23 Contract details by year 23 $14,150,000 - - - $14,150,000 11.44% $14,150,000($14,150,000) $14,150,000
    2023-24 Contract details by year 24 $13,050,000 - - - $13,050,000 9.74% $13,050,000($27,200,000) $13,050,000
    2024-25 Contract details by year 25 $11,950,000 - - - $11,950,000 8.36% $11,950,000($39,150,000) $11,950,000
    2025-26 Contract details by year 26 $10,850,000 - - - $10,850,000 7.34% $10,850,000($50,000,000) $10,850,000
    2026 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Sources: Spotrac

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    2020-2020Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,470,836
    Average Salary: $3,470,836
    Signed Using: Retained

    2018-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $22,011,467
    Average Salary: $5,502,867
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,642,600
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2022
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Wendell Carter Jr., including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $4,441,200 - - - $4,441,200
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $4,876,313 - - - $4,876,313
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $1,978,004 - - - $1,978,004
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $3,470,836 - - - $3,470,836
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $6,920,027 - - - $6,920,027
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $14,150,000 - - - $14,150,000
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $35,836,380 - - - $35,836,380
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $13,050,000 - - - $13,050,000
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $11,950,000 - - - $11,950,000
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $10,850,000 - - - $10,850,000
    $71,686,380 - - - $71,686,380
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $12,788,349 - - - $12,788,349
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $23,048,031 - - - $23,048,031

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

  • Transactions

    Dec 29 2022Suspended 1 game ($97,586) for leaving the bench area during on-court altercation during ORL-DET game
    Nov 3 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-ORL game
    Oct 22 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game
    Oct 18 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul - TBD
    Mar 20 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-ORL game
    Mar 15 2022Fined $3,000 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game
    Mar 13 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game
    Mar 11 2022Fined $2,000 For technical foul during MIN-ORL game
    Feb 1 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    Nov 27 2021Fined $2,000 for ejection from ORL-CLE game
    Nov 27 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CLE game
    Nov 10 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game
    Oct 16 2021Signed a 4 year $50 million contract extension with Orlando (ORL)
    Apr 4 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-DEN game
    Mar 25 2021Traded to Orlando (ORL) from Chicago (CHI) with Otto Porter Jr. , 2021 1st round pick [top-4 protected] and 2023 1st round pick [top-4 protected] for Nikola Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu
    Mar 11 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHI game
    Dec 26 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during IND-CHI game
    Dec 19 2020Chicago (CHI) exercised $6.9 million option for 2021-22
    Mar 6 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during IND-CHI game
    Nov 12 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CHI game
    Oct 21 2019Chicago (CHI) exercised $5.45 million option for 2020-21
    Jan 12 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-UTH game
    Jan 11 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-GSW game
    Dec 21 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    Jul 3 2018Signed a 4 year $22.01 million rookie scale contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Jun 21 2018Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Wendell Carter Jr., and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/29/2022 Player contract details by year Unnecessarily Entering Fight Area (no active involvement) 1 game - for leaving the bench area during on-court altercation during ORL-DET game
    11/03/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-ORL game
    10/22/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game
    10/18/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul - TBD
    03/20/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-ORL game
    03/15/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game
    03/13/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game
    03/11/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 For technical foul during MIN-ORL game
    02/01/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    11/27/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CLE game
    11/27/2021 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from ORL-CLE game
    11/10/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game
    04/04/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-DEN game
    03/11/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-CHI game
    12/26/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during IND-CHI game
    03/06/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during IND-CHI game
    11/12/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-CHI game
    01/12/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-UTH game
    01/11/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-GSW game
    12/21/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    1 $40,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2022 ORL 31 938 0.524 0.358 0.777 1.97 6.61 8.58 2.68 0.39 0.68 2.29 15.26 29.41
    2021 ORL 62 1847 0.525 0.327 0.691 2.24 8.21 10.45 2.76 0.58 0.69 1.89 15.02 32.36
    2020 ORL 54 1375 0.503 0.294 0.732 2.44 5.76 8.20 1.93 0.65 0.78 1.44 11.22 25.36
    2019 CHI 43 1255 0.534 0.207 0.737 3.23 6.19 9.42 1.19 0.77 0.84 1.67 11.26 25.87
    2018 CHI 44 1109 0.485 0.188 0.795 1.98 5.00 6.98 1.77 0.59 1.32 1.48 10.34 23.71
    Totals 234 27.88 0.515 0.313 0.738 2.38 6.46 8.84 2.08 0.61 0.85 1.72 12.60 27.54