Karl-Anthony Towns

Age: 28-219d (Nov 15, 1995)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Kentucky
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2015
Agent(s): Jessica Holtz (CAA Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$49,350,000

2024-25 Cash

$49,350,000

Career Earnings

$182,267,723

2024-2027 Designated Veteran Extension (CURRENT)

Karl-Anthony Towns signed a 4 year , $221,088,000 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $221,088,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $55,272,000. In 2024-25, Towns will earn a base salary of $49,350,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,350,000 and a dead cap value of $49,350,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $221,088,000
Average Salary:
$55,272,000
GTD at Sign:
$221,088,000
Total GTD:
$221,088,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 29
Estimate
$49,350,000 35.00% $49,350,000 28.81% $49,350,000 $49,350,000
2025-26 30
Estimate
$53,298,000 34.36% $53,298,000 28.28% $53,298,000 $102,648,000
2026-27 31
Estimate
$57,246,000 33.55% $57,246,000 27.62% $57,246,000 $159,894,000
2027-28 32
Player
$61,194,000 32.61% $61,194,000 26.84% $61,194,000 $221,088,000
2028-29 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2024-25 29
Estimate
$49,350,000 - - $49,350,000 35.00% $49,350,000
2025-26 30
Estimate
$53,298,000 - - $53,298,000 34.36% $53,298,000
2026-27 31
Estimate
$57,246,000 - - $57,246,000 33.55% $57,246,000
2027-28 32
Player
$61,194,000 - - $61,194,000 32.61% $61,194,000
2028-29 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 29
Estimate
$49,350,000 $49,350,000 $49,350,000 $49,350,000 $55,272,000
2025-26 30
Estimate
$53,298,000 $53,298,000 $102,648,000 $51,324,000 $57,246,000
2026-27 31
Estimate
$57,246,000 $57,246,000 $159,894,000 $53,298,000 $59,220,000
2027-28 32
Player
$61,194,000 $61,194,000 $221,088,000 $55,272,000 $61,194,000
Contract Notes
  • Designated Veteran Player Extension (35% of cap, est $141M cap)
  • 2027-28: Player Option (deadline 6/29/27)
  • 10% Trade Bonus
Source: Spotrac

2022-0

Karl-Anthony Towns signed a 0 year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Contract Terms:
0 yr(s)
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
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2019-2023 Designated Rookie Extension

Karl-Anthony Towns signed a 5 year , $158,253,000 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $158,253,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $31,650,600.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $158,253,000
Average Salary:
$31,650,600
GTD at Sign:
$158,253,000
Total GTD:
$158,253,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
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2015-2018 Rookie

Karl-Anthony Towns signed a 4 year , $25,720,035 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $25,720,035 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,430,009.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $25,720,035
Average Salary:
$6,430,009
GTD at Sign:
$11,663,760
Total GTD:
$25,720,035
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$182,267,723

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 20
Active
$5,703,600
$5,703,600
ROY
2016 21
Active
$5,960,160
$11,663,760
2017 22
Active
$6,216,840
$17,880,600
All NBA (3rd)
2018 23
Active
$7,839,435
$25,720,035
2019 24
Active
$25,579,688
$51,299,723
2020 25
Active
$29,467,800
$80,767,523
2021 26
Active
$31,650,600
$112,418,123
All NBA (3rd)
2022 27
Active
$33,833,400
$146,251,523
2023 28
Active
$36,016,200
$182,267,723
Total      
$182,267,723
$182,267,723
2024 29
Active / estimate
$49,350,000
2025 30
Active / estimate
$53,298,000
2026 31
Active / estimate
$57,246,000
2027 32
Active / Player
$61,194,000
Total
$403,355,723
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
20
$5,703,600
$5,703,600
$5,703,600
2016
21
$5,960,160
$5,960,160
$11,663,760
2017
22
$6,216,840
$6,216,840
$17,880,600
2018
23
$7,839,435
$7,839,435
$25,720,035
2019
24
$25,579,688
$25,579,688
$51,299,723
2020
25
$29,467,800
$29,467,800
$80,767,523
2021
26
$31,650,600
$31,650,600
$112,418,123
2022
27
$33,833,400
$33,833,400
$146,251,523
2023
28
$36,016,200
$36,016,200
$182,267,723
Total
$182,267,723
$182,267,723
$182,267,723
2024
29
$49,350,000
$49,350,000
2025
30
$53,298,000
$53,298,000
2026
31
$57,246,000
$57,246,000
2027
32
$61,194,000
$61,194,000
Total
$403,355,723
$403,355,723

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $182,267,723 - - $182,267,723

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2018-19 MIN Feb 22, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 2 Concussion
2018-19 MIN Mar 10, 2019 - Mar 11, 2019 1 Knee
2018-19 MIN Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 2 Knee
2019-20 MIN Dec 18, 2019 - Jan 16, 2020 15 Knee
2019-20 MIN Feb 12, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 12 Wrist
2020-21 MIN Dec 27, 2020 - Jan 08, 2021 6 Wrist
2020-21 MIN Jan 10, 2021 - Jan 12, 2021 1 Wrist
2020-21 MIN Jan 15, 2021 - Feb 09, 2021 13 COVID-19
2020-21 MIN Apr 13, 2021 - Apr 13, 2021 1 Personal
2020-21 MIN Apr 14, 2021 - Apr 14, 2021 1 Personal
2021-22 MIN Dec 03, 2021 - Dec 05, 2021 1 Tailbone
2021-22 MIN Dec 23, 2021 - Jan 02, 2022 5 Health Protocols
2021-22 MIN Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Rest
2022-23 MIN Nov 30, 2022 - Mar 21, 2023 52 Calf
2022-23 MIN Mar 27, 2023 - Mar 27, 2023 1 Injury Management
2023-24 MIN Dec 23, 2023 - Dec 25, 2023 1 Knee
2023-24 MIN Feb 27, 2024 - Feb 27, 2024 1 Personal
2023-24 MIN Mar 07, 2024 - Apr 11, 2024 18 Knee
  • Jul 07, 2022 Signed a 4 year $221.09 Designated Veteran Player extension with Minnesota (MIN) - includes 2027-28 Player Option
  • Oct 31, 2019 Suspended 2 games (forfeit $376,345) for fighting during MIN-PHI game
  • Oct 30, 2019 Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-PHI game
  • Sep 23, 2018 Signed a 5 year $158.25 million Designated Veteran extension with Minnesota (MIN) - eligible for 5 year $190 million maximum extension
  • Oct 15, 2017 Minnesota (MIN) exercised $7.84 million option for 2018-19
  • Oct 23, 2016 Minnesota (MIN) exercised $6.22 million option for 2017-2018
  • Jul 07, 2015 Signed a 2 year $11.66 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jun 25, 2015 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#1 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 15, 2015 for technical foul during DEN-MIN game $2,000
Jan 27, 2016 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game $2,000
Mar 30, 2016 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game $2,000
Jan 03, 2017 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game $2,000
Jan 13, 2017 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game $2,000
Feb 24, 2017 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game $2,000
Mar 13, 2017 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game $2,000
Dec 10, 2017 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game $2,000
Dec 12, 2017 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game $2,000
Dec 28, 2017 for technical foul during MIN-MIL game $2,000
Mar 02, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-UTH game $2,000
Mar 02, 2018 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MIN-UTH game $2,000
Oct 29, 2018 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game $2,000
Dec 03, 2018 for technical foul during HOU-MIN game $2,000
Dec 31, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-NOP game $2,000
Jan 06, 2019 for technical foul during LAL-MIN game $2,000
Jan 25, 2019 for technical foul during MIN-UTH game $2,000
Jan 27, 2019 for technical foul during UTH-MIN game $3,000
Feb 07, 2019 for technical foul during MIN-ORL game $3,000
Feb 28, 2019 for technical foul during MIN-IND game $3,000
Mar 30, 2019 for technical foul during PHI-MIN game $3,000
Oct 30, 2019 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game $2,000
Oct 30, 2019 for ejection from MIN-PHI game $2,000
Nov 13, 2019 for technical foul during SAS-MIN game $2,000
Nov 15, 2019 for technical foul during WAS-MIN game $2,000
Nov 27, 2019 for technical foul during MIN-SAS game $2,000
Dec 13, 2019 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game $3,000
Feb 21, 2021 for technical foul during MIN-NYK game $2,000
Apr 09, 2021 for technical foul during MIN-BOS game $2,000
Apr 29, 2021 for technical foul during GSW-MIN game $2,000
Oct 23, 2021 for technical foul during NOP-MIN game $2,000
Oct 25, 2021 for technical foul during NOP-MIN game $2,000
Nov 12, 2021 for technical foul during MIN-LAL game $2,000
Nov 15, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game $2,000
Nov 20, 2021 for technical foul during MEM-MIN game $2,000
Jan 05, 2022 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game $3,000
Jan 11, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-NOP game $3,000
Jan 19, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-ATL game $3,000
Jan 28, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-PHX game $3,000
Feb 03, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-DET game $3,000
Feb 11, 2022 for technical foul during MIN-CHI game $4,000
Feb 15, 2022 for technical foul during CHA-MIN game $4,000
Mar 23, 2022 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game $4,000
Apr 07, 2022 for technical foul during SAS-MIN game $4,000
Oct 19, 2022 for technical foul during OKC-MIN game $2,000
Nov 04, 2022 for technical foul during MIL-MIN game $2,000
Nov 09, 2022 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game $2,000
Nov 21, 2022 for technical foul during MIA-MIN game $2,000
Dec 26, 2023 for technical foul during MIN-OKC game $2,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Oct 31, 2019 for fighting during MIN-PHI game 2 $376,345
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 MIN 62 62 32.7 21.8 8.3 3.0 0.7 0.7 .504 .416 .873
2022 MIN 29 29 32.7 20.8 8.1 4.8 0.7 0.6 .495 .366 .874
2021 MIN 74 74 33.4 24.6 9.8 3.6 1.0 1.1 .529 .410 .822
2020 MIN 50 50 33.8 24.8 10.6 4.5 0.8 1.1 .486 .387 .859
2019 MIN 35 35 33.9 26.5 10.8 4.4 0.9 1.2 .508 .412 .796
2018 MIN 77 77 33.0 24.4 12.4 3.4 0.9 1.6 .518 .400 .836
2017 MIN 82 82 35.6 21.3 12.4 2.4 0.8 1.4 .546 .421 .858
2016 MIN 82 82 37.0 25.1 12.3 2.7 0.7 1.3 .542 .367 .832
2015 MIN 82 82 32.0 18.3 10.4 2.0 0.7 1.7 .543 .341 .811
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