Cody Zeller

Age: 31-269d (Oct 05, 1992)
Exp: 11 Years
Country: US
College: Indiana
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Sam Goldfeder
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,093,637

2024-25 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$78,835,630

2023-2023 Free Agent

Cody Zeller signed a 1 year , $3,196,448 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, including $3,196,448 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,196,448. In 2024-25, Zeller will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,093,637.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,196,448
Average Salary:
$3,196,448
GTD at Sign:
$3,196,448
Total GTD:
$3,196,448
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 31 $2,019,706 1.48% $2,019,706 1.22% $3,196,448 $3,196,448
2024-25 32
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 31 $3,196,448 - - $2,019,706 1.48% $2,019,706
2024-25 32
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 31 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448 $3,196,448
Source: Spotrac

2022-2022 rest-of-season

Cody Zeller signed a 1 year , $743,922 contract with the Miami Heat, including an average annual salary of $743,922.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $743,922
Average Salary:
$743,922
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2022-2022 exhibit-9

Cody Zeller signed a 1 year , $2,641,682 contract with the Utah Jazz, including an average annual salary of $2,641,682.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,641,682
Average Salary:
$2,641,682
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Cody Zeller signed a 1 year , $2,389,641 contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, including $2,389,641 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,389,641.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,389,641
Average Salary:
$2,389,641
GTD at Sign:
$2,389,641
Total GTD:
$2,389,641
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2020 Rookie Extension

Cody Zeller signed a 4 year , $56,000,000 contract with the Charlotte Hornets, including $56,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $56,000,000
Average Salary:
$14,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$56,000,000
Total GTD:
$56,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2013-2016 Rookie

Cody Zeller signed a 4 year , $17,410,113 contract with the Charlotte Bobcats, including $17,410,113 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,352,528.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $17,410,113
Average Salary:
$4,352,528
GTD at Sign:
$7,887,600
Total GTD:
$17,410,113
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$78,835,630

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 21
Active
$3,857,040
$3,857,040
2014 22
Active
$4,030,560
$7,887,600
2015 23
Active
$4,204,200
$12,091,800
2016 24
Active
$5,318,313
$17,410,113
2017 25
Active
$12,584,270
$29,994,383
2018 26
Active
$13,528,090
$43,522,473
2019 27
Active
$13,567,416
$57,089,889
2020 28
Active
$15,415,730
$72,505,619
2021 29
Retained
$2,389,641
$74,895,260
2022 30
Active
$743,922
$75,639,182
2023 31
Active
$3,196,448
$78,835,630
Total      
$78,835,630
$78,835,630
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
21
$3,857,040
$3,857,040
$3,857,040
2014
22
$4,030,560
$4,030,560
$7,887,600
2015
23
$4,204,200
$4,204,200
$12,091,800
2016
24
$5,318,313
$5,318,313
$17,410,113
2017
25
$12,584,270
$12,584,270
$29,994,383
2018
26
$13,528,090
$13,528,090
$43,522,473
2019
27
$13,567,416
$13,567,416
$57,089,889
2020
28
$15,415,730
$15,415,730
$72,505,619
2021
29
$2,389,641
$2,389,641
$74,895,260
2022
30
$743,922
$743,922
$75,639,182
2023
31
$3,196,448
$3,196,448
$78,835,630
Total
$78,835,630
$78,835,630
$78,835,630

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $72,505,619 - - $72,505,619
1 $2,389,641 - - $2,389,641
1 $743,922 - - $743,922
1 $3,196,448 - - $3,196,448

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 CHA Nov 13, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015 0 Ankle
2015-16 CHA Nov 20, 2015 - Nov 22, 2015 0 Ankle
2015-16 CHA Jan 22, 2016 - Feb 02, 2016 0 Shoulder
2016-17 CHA Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 24, 2016 3 Shoulder
2016-17 CHA Jan 02, 2017 - Jan 06, 2017 3 Concussion
2016-17 CHA Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 12, 2017 1 Illness
2016-17 CHA Jan 25, 2017 - Feb 08, 2017 7 Quad
2016-17 CHA Feb 11, 2017 - Feb 27, 2017 6 Quad
2017-18 CHA Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 4 Knee
2017-18 CHA Dec 08, 2017 - Feb 01, 2018 27 Knee
2017-18 CHA Feb 28, 2018 - Mar 03, 2018 2 Knee
2017-18 CHA Mar 10, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018 15 Knee
2018-19 CHA Dec 02, 2018 - Dec 04, 2018 1 Ribs
2018-19 CHA Jan 02, 2019 - Feb 04, 2019 16 Hand
2018-19 CHA Mar 11, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 16 Knee
2019-20 CHA Oct 25, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019 1 Personal
2019-20 CHA Nov 27, 2019 - Nov 29, 2019 2 Hip
2019-20 CHA Feb 12, 2020 - Feb 19, 2020 1 Face
2019-20 CHA Feb 26, 2020 - Feb 26, 2020 1 Rest
2020-21 CHA Dec 24, 2020 - Jan 21, 2021 13 Hand
2020-21 CHA Feb 26, 2021 - Mar 10, 2021 4 Hip
2020-21 CHA Mar 20, 2021 - Mar 25, 2021 2 Shoulder
2021-22 POR Dec 08, 2021 - Dec 26, 2021 7 Quad
2021-22 POR Dec 27, 2021 - Jan 06, 2022 5 Health Protocols
2021-22 POR Jan 13, 2022 - Feb 08, 2022 14 Knee
2022-23 MIA Mar 13, 2023 - Mar 27, 2023 6 Nose
2023-24 NOP Dec 21, 2023 - Dec 26, 2023 2 Ankle
2023-24 NOP Feb 10, 2024 - Feb 21, 2024 3 Knee
  • Jul 06, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.2 million contract with New Orleans (NOP)
  • Feb 20, 2023 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Oct 15, 2022 Waived by Utah (UTH)
  • Sep 25, 2022 Signed a contract with Utah (UTH) - Exhibit 9
  • Feb 08, 2022 Waived by Portland (POR)
  • Aug 06, 2021 Charlotte (CHA) renounced their free-agent exception rights
  • Aug 04, 2021 Signed a 1 year $2.39 million contract with Portland (POR)
  • Oct 31, 2016 Signed a 4 year $56 million contract extension with Charlotte (CHA)
  • Nov 02, 2015 Charlotte (CHA) exercised $5.32 million option for 2016-2017
  • Oct 29, 2014 Charlotte (CHA) exercised $4.2 million option for 2015-2016
  • Jul 10, 2013 Signed a 2 year $7.89 million contract with Charlotte (CHA)
  • Jun 27, 2013 Drafted by Charlotte (CHA): Round 1 (#4 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Feb 05, 2015 for technical foul during WAS-CHA game $2,000
Dec 01, 2016 for technical foul during DAL-CHA game $2,000
Dec 17, 2016 for technical foul during CHA-ATL game $2,000
Mar 30, 2021 for technical foul during CHA-WAS game $2,000
May 15, 2021 for technical foul during CHA-NYK game $2,000
May 06, 2023 for technical foul during NYK-MIA game (playoff) $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 NO 42 7.6 1.8 2.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 .419 .333 .605
2022 MIA 15 2 14.4 6.5 4.3 0.7 0.2 0.3 .627 .686
2021 POR 27 13.1 5.2 4.6 0.8 0.3 0.2 .567 .776
2020 CHA 48 21 20.9 9.4 6.8 1.8 0.6 0.4 .559 .143 .714
2019 CHA 58 39 23.1 11.1 7.1 1.5 0.7 0.4 .524 .240 .682
2018 CHA 49 47 25.4 10.1 6.8 2.1 0.8 0.8 .551 .273 .787
2017 CHA 33 19.0 7.1 5.3 0.9 0.4 0.6 .552 .667 .718
2016 CHA 62 58 27.8 10.3 6.5 1.6 0.9 1.0 .571 .679
2015 CHA 73 59 24.3 8.7 6.2 1.0 0.8 0.9 .529 .100 .754
2014 CHA 62 45 24.0 7.6 5.8 1.6 0.5 0.8 .461 1.000 .774
2013 CHA 81 3 17.3 6.0 4.3 1.1 0.5 0.5 .426 .730
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