Wendell Carter Jr.

Orlando Magic, Center
Age: 25-77d (Apr 16, 1999)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Duke
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Joby Branion, Tony Dutt (Vanguard Sports Group)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$11,950,000

2024-25 Cash

$11,950,000

Career Earnings

$48,886,380

2022-2025 Rookie Extension (CURRENT)

Wendell Carter Jr. signed a 4 year , $50,000,000 contract with the Orlando Magic, including $50,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,500,000. In 2024-25, Carter Jr. will earn a base salary of $11,950,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,950,000 and a dead cap value of $11,950,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $50,000,000
Average Salary:
$12,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$50,000,000
Total GTD:
$50,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 23 $14,150,000 11.44% $14,101,207 9.38% $14,150,000 $14,150,000
2023-24 24 $13,050,000 9.59% $13,050,000 7.90% $13,050,000 $27,200,000
2024-25 25 $11,950,000 8.48% $11,950,000 6.98% $11,950,000 $39,150,000
2025-26 26 $10,850,000 7.00% $10,850,000 5.76% $10,850,000 $50,000,000
2026-27 27
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 23 $14,150,000 - - $14,150,000 11.44% $14,101,207
2023-24 24 $13,050,000 - - $13,050,000 9.59% $13,050,000
2024-25 25 $11,950,000 - - $11,950,000 8.48% $11,950,000
2025-26 26 $10,850,000 - - $10,850,000 7.00% $10,850,000
2026-27 27
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 23 $14,150,000 $14,150,000 $14,150,000 $14,150,000 $12,500,000
2023-24 24 $13,050,000 $13,050,000 $27,200,000 $13,600,000 $11,950,000
2024-25 25 $11,950,000 $11,950,000 $39,150,000 $13,050,000 $11,400,000
2025-26 26 $10,850,000 $10,850,000 $50,000,000 $12,500,000 $10,850,000
Source: Spotrac

2018-2021 Rookie

Wendell Carter Jr. signed a 4 year , $22,011,467 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $22,011,467 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,502,867.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $22,011,467
Average Salary:
$5,502,867
GTD at Sign:
$9,642,600
Total GTD:
$22,011,467
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2022
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$48,886,380

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 19
Active
$4,441,200
$4,441,200
2019 20
Active
$4,876,313
$9,317,513
2020 21
Active / Club Exercised
Retained
$1,978,004
$3,470,836
$11,295,517
$14,766,353
2021 22
Active / Club Exercised
$6,920,027
$21,686,380
2022 23
Active
$14,150,000
$35,836,380
2023 24
Active
$13,050,000
$48,886,380
Total      
$48,886,380
$48,886,380
2024 25
Active
$11,950,000
2025 26
Active
$10,850,000
Total
$71,686,380
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
19
$4,441,200
$4,441,200
$4,441,200
2019
20
$4,876,313
$4,876,313
$9,317,513
2020
21
$1,978,004
$3,470,836
$1,978,004
$3,470,836
$11,295,517
$14,766,353
2021
22
$6,920,027
$6,920,027
$21,686,380
2022
23
$14,150,000
$14,150,000
$35,836,380
2023
24
$13,050,000
$13,050,000
$48,886,380
Total
$48,886,380
$48,886,380
$48,886,380
2024
25
$11,950,000
$11,950,000
2025
26
$10,850,000
$10,850,000
Total
$71,686,380
$71,686,380

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $12,788,349 - - $12,788,349
4 $36,098,031 - - $36,098,031

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2018-19 CHI Jan 17, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 38 Thumb
2019-20 CHI Jan 08, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 22 Ankle
2020-21 CHI Jan 22, 2021 - Feb 14, 2021 11 Thigh
2020-21 ORL Apr 22, 2021 - Apr 24, 2021 1 Ankle
2020-21 ORL May 05, 2021 - May 16, 2021 5 Eye
2020-21 ORL May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021 1 Eye
2021-22 ORL Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 22, 2021 2 Leg
2021-22 ORL Jan 09, 2022 - Jan 11, 2022 2 Hamstring
2021-22 ORL Jan 12, 2022 - Jan 20, 2022 5 Hamstring
2021-22 ORL Mar 04, 2022 - Mar 07, 2022 2 Illness
2021-22 ORL Mar 17, 2022 - Mar 19, 2022 1 Ankle
2021-22 ORL Mar 23, 2022 - Mar 25, 2022 1 Ankle
2021-22 ORL Mar 26, 2022 - Mar 27, 2022 1 Wrist
2021-22 ORL Mar 30, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 6 Wrist
2022-23 ORL Nov 16, 2022 - Nov 17, 2022 1 Foot
2022-23 ORL Nov 19, 2022 - Dec 22, 2022 17 Foot
2022-23 ORL Feb 03, 2023 - Feb 04, 2023 1 Foot
2022-23 ORL Mar 05, 2023 - Mar 10, 2023 3 Hip
2022-23 ORL Apr 06, 2023 - Apr 08, 2023 2 Knee
2023-24 ORL Nov 04, 2023 - Dec 19, 2023 20 Finger
2023-24 ORL Dec 29, 2023 - Dec 30, 2023 1 Knee
2023-24 ORL Jan 05, 2024 - Jan 14, 2024 5 Knee
2023-24 ORL Mar 06, 2024 - Mar 07, 2024 1 Knee
  • Dec 29, 2022 Suspended 1 game ($97,586) for leaving the bench area during on-court altercation during ORL-DET game
  • Nov 27, 2021 Fined $2,000 for ejection from ORL-CLE game
  • Oct 16, 2021 Signed a 4 year $50 million contract extension with Orlando (ORL)
  • Mar 25, 2021 Traded 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
  • Dec 19, 2020 Chicago (CHI) exercised $6.9 million option for 2021-22
  • Oct 21, 2019 Chicago (CHI) exercised $5.45 million option for 2020-21
  • Jul 03, 2018 Signed a 4 year $22.01 million rookie scale contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 21, 2018 Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#7 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 21, 2018 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game $2,000
Jan 11, 2019 for technical foul during CHI-GSW game $2,000
Jan 12, 2019 for technical foul during CHI-UTH game $2,000
Nov 12, 2019 for technical foul during NYK-CHI game $2,000
Mar 06, 2020 for technical foul during IND-CHI game $2,000
Dec 26, 2020 for technical foul during IND-CHI game $2,000
Mar 11, 2021 for technical foul during PHI-CHI game $2,000
Apr 04, 2021 for technical foul during ORL-DEN game $2,000
Nov 10, 2021 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game $2,000
Nov 27, 2021 for technical foul during ORL-CLE game $2,000
Nov 27, 2021 for ejection from ORL-CLE game $2,000
Feb 01, 2022 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game $2,000
Mar 11, 2022 For technical foul during MIN-ORL game $2,000
Mar 13, 2022 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game $2,000
Mar 15, 2022 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game $3,000
Mar 20, 2022 for technical foul during OKC-ORL game $3,000
Oct 18, 2022 for technical foul - TBD $2,000
Oct 22, 2022 for technical foul during BOS-ORL game $2,000
Nov 03, 2022 for technical foul during GSW-ORL game $2,000
Feb 05, 2023 for technical foul during ORL-CHA game $2,000
Jan 21, 2024 for technical foul during MIA-ORL game $2,000
Jan 22, 2024 for technical foul during CLE-ORL game $2,000
Feb 08, 2024 for technical foul during SAS-ORL game $2,000
Mar 10, 2024 for technical foul during IND-ORL game $2,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Dec 29, 2022 for leaving the bench area during on-court altercation during ORL-DET game 1 -
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 ORL 55 48 25.6 11.0 6.9 1.7 0.6 0.5 .525 .374 .694
2022 ORL 57 54 29.6 15.2 8.7 2.3 0.5 0.6 .525 .356 .738
2021 ORL 62 61 29.8 15.0 10.5 2.8 0.6 0.7 .525 .327 .691
2020 ORL 54 44 25.5 11.2 8.2 1.9 0.6 0.8 .503 .294 .732
2019 CHI 43 43 29.2 11.3 9.4 1.2 0.8 0.8 .534 .207 .737
2018 CHI 44 44 25.2 10.3 7.0 1.8 0.6 1.3 .485 .188 .795
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