Gary Payton II

Golden State Warriors, Point Guard
Age: 31-231d (Dec 01, 1992)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Oregon State
Drafted: Undrafted, HOU, 2016
Agent(s): Aaron Goodwin (Goodwin Sports Management)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$9,130,000

2024-25 Cash

$9,130,000

Career Earnings

$21,059,090

2022-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Gary Payton II signed a 3 year , $26,145,000 contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, including $26,145,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,715,000. In 2024-25, Payton II will earn a base salary of $9,130,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,130,000 and a dead cap value of $9,130,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $26,145,000
Average Salary:
$8,715,000
GTD at Sign:
$26,145,000
Total GTD:
$26,145,000
Signed Using:
non-taxpayer-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2022-23 30 $8,300,000 6.71% $8,300,000 $8,300,000 5.52% $2,814,368 $8,300,000 $2,814,368
2023-24 31 $8,715,000 6.41% $8,715,000 $8,715,000 5.27% $8,715,000 $8,715,000 $11,529,368
2024-25 32
Player
$9,130,000 6.49% $9,130,000 $9,130,000 5.35% $9,130,000 $9,130,000 $20,659,368
2025-26 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 30 $8,300,000 - - $8,300,000 6.71% $8,300,000
2023-24 31 $8,715,000 - - $8,715,000 6.41% $8,715,000
2024-25 32
Player
$9,130,000 - - $9,130,000 6.49% $9,130,000
2025-26 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 30 $2,814,368 $2,814,368 $2,814,368 $2,814,368 $6,886,456
2023-24 31 $8,715,000 $8,715,000 $11,529,368 $5,764,684 $8,922,500
2024-25 32
Player
$9,130,000 $9,130,000 $20,659,368 $6,886,456 $9,130,000
Retained/Dead Cash
2022-23 30 - $5,485,632 $5,485,632 $5,485,632 $5,485,632 $5,485,632
Contract Notes
  • 2024-25: Player Option (deadline 6/19/24, exercised 6/19/24)
Source: Spotrac

2021-2021 rest-of-season

Gary Payton II signed a 1 year , $1,939,350 contract with the Golden State Warriors, including $1,939,350 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,939,350.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,939,350
Average Salary:
$1,939,350
GTD at Sign:
$350,000
Total GTD:
$1,939,350
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2021 rest-of-season

Gary Payton II signed a 2 year , $1,988,909 contract with the Golden State Warriors, including $11,898 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $994,455.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,988,909
Average Salary:
$994,455
GTD at Sign:
$11,898
Total GTD:
$11,898
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020 ten-day

Gary Payton II signed a 10 day , $118,983 contract with the Golden State Warriors, including $118,983 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,898.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $118,983
Average Salary:
$11,898
GTD at Sign:
$118,983
Total GTD:
$118,983
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2020-2020 ten-day

Gary Payton II signed a 10 day , $118,983 contract with the Golden State Warriors, including $118,983 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,898.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $118,983
Average Salary:
$11,898
GTD at Sign:
$118,983
Total GTD:
$118,983
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2019-2019 rest-of-season

Gary Payton II signed a 1 year , $1,090,781 contract with the Washington Wizards, including an average annual salary of $1,090,781.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,090,781
Average Salary:
$1,090,781
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Hardship
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2018-2018 ten-day

Gary Payton II signed a 10 day , $85,458 contract with the Washington Wizards, including $85,458 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,546.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $85,458
Average Salary:
$8,546
GTD at Sign:
$85,458
Total GTD:
$85,458
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2018-2018 Camp Invite

Gary Payton II signed a 1 year , $1,512,601 contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, including an average annual salary of $1,512,601.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,512,601
Average Salary:
$1,512,601
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2017-2017 two-way

Gary Payton II signed a 1 year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
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2017-2017 two-way

Gary Payton II signed a 1 year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s)
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
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2016-2017

Gary Payton II signed a 2 year , $1,347,777 contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, including $35,166 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $673,889.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,347,777
Average Salary:
$673,889
GTD at Sign:
$35,166
Total GTD:
$35,166
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2018 / RFA
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2016-2017 Rookie

Gary Payton II signed a 2 year , $1,448,720 contract with the Houston Rockets, including $543,471 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $724,360.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,448,720
Average Salary:
$724,360
GTD at Sign:
$543,471
Total GTD:
$543,471
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2018 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$21,059,090

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 24
Retained
Active
$543,471
$35,166
$543,471
$578,637
2017 25
Retained
$100,000
$678,637
2018 26
Retained
$85,458
$764,095
2019 27
Active
$1,090,781
$1,854,876
2020 28
Retained
Retained
Active
$118,983
$118,983
$11,898
$1,973,859
$2,092,842
$2,104,740
2021 29
Active
$1,939,350
$4,044,090
Champion
2022 30
Active
Retained
$2,814,368
$5,485,632
$6,858,458
$12,344,090
2023 31
Active
$8,715,000
$21,059,090
Total      
$21,059,090
$21,059,090
2024 32
Active / Player Exercised
$9,130,000
Total
$30,189,090
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
24
$543,471
$35,166
$543,471
$35,166
$543,471
$578,637
2017
25
$100,000
$100,000
$678,637
2018
26
$85,458
$85,458
$764,095
2019
27
$1,090,781
$1,090,781
$1,854,876
2020
28
$118,983
$118,983
$11,898
$118,983
$118,983
$11,898
$1,973,859
$2,092,842
$2,104,740
2021
29
$1,939,350
$1,939,350
$4,044,090
2022
30
$2,814,368
$5,485,632
$2,814,368
$5,485,632
$6,858,458
$12,344,090
2023
31
$8,715,000
$8,715,000
$21,059,090
Total
$21,059,090
$21,059,090
$21,059,090
2024
32
$9,130,000
$9,130,000
Total
$30,189,090
$30,189,090

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $543,471 - - $543,471
2 $135,166 - - $135,166
2 $1,176,239 - - $1,176,239
4 $13,718,582 - - $13,718,582
1 $5,485,632 - - $5,485,632

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 GSW Nov 21, 2021 - Nov 23, 2021 1 Hernia
2021-22 GSW Jan 14, 2022 - Jan 17, 2022 2 Back
2021-22 GSW Mar 05, 2022 - Mar 21, 2022 8 Knee
2022-23 POR Oct 19, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023 35 Abdominal
2022-23 POR Jan 04, 2023 - Jan 09, 2023 3 Ankle
2022-23 POR Jan 19, 2023 - Jan 21, 2023 1 Hip
2022-23 POR Feb 03, 2023 - Feb 03, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 GSW Feb 13, 2023 - Mar 25, 2023 19 Abdominal
2023-24 GSW Nov 08, 2023 - Nov 10, 2023 1 Illness
2023-24 GSW Nov 19, 2023 - Nov 23, 2023 3 Foot
2023-24 GSW Nov 30, 2023 - Dec 29, 2023 13 Calf
2023-24 GSW Jan 04, 2024 - Feb 09, 2024 16 Hamstring
2023-24 GSW Feb 22, 2024 - Feb 22, 2024 1 Illness
2023-24 GSW Mar 09, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 1 Illness
2023-24 GSW Apr 11, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 3 Calf
  • Jun 19, 2024 Exercised $9.13 million Player Option with Golden State (GSW) for 2024-25
  • Jul 06, 2022 Signed a 3 year $26.15 million contract with Portland (POR) - includes 2024-25 Player Option
  • Oct 19, 2021 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Golden State (GSW)
  • Oct 16, 2021 Waived by Golden State (GSW)
  • May 16, 2021 Signed a 2 year $1.99 million Rest-of-Season contract with Golden State (GSW)
  • Apr 19, 2021 Signed a 10-day contract with Golden State (GSW)
  • Apr 08, 2021 Signed a 10-day contract with Golden State (GSW)
  • Dec 23, 2019 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Washington (WAS) - via Hardship Provision
  • Jan 21, 2019 Signed a 10-day contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Oct 13, 2018 Waived by Portland (POR)
  • Sep 03, 2018 Signed a contract with Portland (POR) - camp invite
  • Jul 01, 2018 Los Angeles (LAL) renounced their free-agent exception rights
  • Jan 15, 2018 Signed a two-way contract with Los Angeles (LAL)
  • Dec 18, 2017 Waived by Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Oct 17, 2017 Signed a two-way contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Oct 14, 2017 Waived by Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Apr 02, 2017 Signed a 2 year $1.35 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Oct 24, 2016 Waived by Houston (HOU)
  • Sep 23, 2016 Signed a 2 year $2.5 million contract with Houston (HOU) - partially guaranteed
  • Sep 23, 2016 Signed a 2 year $2.5 million contract with Houston (HOU) - partially guaranteed

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 20, 2022 for technical foul during IND-GSW game $2,000
Jan 10, 2023 for technical foul during ORL-POR game $2,000
Oct 27, 2023 for technical foul during GSW-SAC game $2,000
Nov 12, 2023 for technical foul during MIN-GSW game $2,000
Mar 31, 2024 for technical foul during GSW-SAS game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 GS 44 15.4 5.5 2.6 1.1 0.9 0.4 .563 .364 .609
2022 GS 22 1 16.7 4.6 3.1 1.4 1.0 0.2 .594 .500 .857
2021 GS 71 16 17.6 7.1 3.5 0.9 1.4 0.3 .616 .358 .603
2020 GS 10 4.0 2.5 1.1 0.1 0.6 0.1 .769 .500 .750
2019 WAS 29 17 14.9 3.9 2.8 1.7 1.1 0.2 .414 .283 .500
2018 WAS 3 5.0 3.7 0.7 1.3 1.0 0.3 .625 .500
2017 LAL 23 6 9.6 3.0 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 .405 .240 .333
2016 MIL 6 16.5 3.3 2.0 2.2 0.5 0.7 .364 .111 .600
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