Jalen Brunson

New York Knicks, Point Guard
Age: 27-329d (Aug 31, 1996)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Villanova
Drafted: Round 2 (#33 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Sam Rose, Aaron Mintz (CAA Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$24,960,001

2024-25 Cash

$24,960,001

Career Earnings

$60,104,215

2025-2028 Veteran Extension (UPCOMING EXTENSION)

Jalen Brunson signed a 4 year , $156,549,124 contract with the New York Knicks, including $156,549,124 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $39,137,281.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $156,549,124
Average Salary:
$39,137,281
GTD at Sign:
$156,549,124
Total GTD:
$156,549,124
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2029 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2025-26 29 $34,944,001 22.53% $34,944,001 $34,944,001 18.54% $34,944,001 $34,944,001 $113,984,000
2026-27 30 $37,739,521 22.12% $37,739,521 $37,739,521 18.21% $37,739,521 $37,739,521 $151,723,521
2027-28 31 $40,535,041 21.60% $40,535,041 $40,535,041 17.78% $40,535,041 $40,535,041 $192,258,562
2028-29 32
Player
$43,330,561 20.99% $43,330,561 $43,330,561 17.28% $43,330,561 $43,330,561 $235,589,123
2029-30 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2025-26 29 $34,944,001 - - $34,944,001 22.53% $34,944,001
2026-27 30 $37,739,521 - - $37,739,521 22.12% $37,739,521
2027-28 31 $40,535,041 - - $40,535,041 21.60% $40,535,041
2028-29 32
Player
$43,330,561 - - $43,330,561 20.99% $43,330,561
2029-30 33
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2025-26 29 $34,944,001 $34,944,001 $113,984,000 $34,944,001 $39,137,281
2026-27 30 $37,739,521 $37,739,521 $151,723,521 $36,341,761 $40,535,041
2027-28 31 $40,535,041 $40,535,041 $192,258,562 $37,739,521 $41,932,801
2028-29 32
Player
$43,330,561 $43,330,561 $235,589,123 $39,137,281 $43,330,561
Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Jan 12, 2025.
Contract Notes
  • 2028-29: Player Option (deadline 6/29/28)
  • 15% Trade Bonus
Source: Spotrac

2022-2025 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jalen Brunson signed a 4 year , $104,000,000 contract with the New York Knicks, including $104,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $26,000,000. In 2024-25, Brunson will earn a base salary of $24,960,001, while carrying a cap hit of $24,960,001 and a dead cap value of $24,960,001.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $104,000,000
Average Salary:
$26,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$104,000,000
Total GTD:
$104,000,000
Signed Using:
cap-space
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2022-23 26 $27,733,332 22.43% $27,733,332 $27,733,332 18.46% $27,733,332 $27,733,332 $27,733,332
2023-24 27 $26,346,666 19.37% $26,346,666 $26,346,666 15.94% $26,346,666 $26,346,666 $54,079,998
2024-25 28 $24,960,001 17.75% $24,960,001 $24,960,001 14.61% $24,960,001 $24,960,001 $79,039,999
2025-26 29
Voided
$24,960,001 16.09% $24,960,001 $24,960,001 - $24,960,001 $24,960,001 $79,039,999
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 26 $27,733,332 - - $27,733,332 22.43% $27,733,332
2023-24 27 $26,346,666 - - $26,346,666 19.37% $26,346,666
2024-25 28 $24,960,001 - - $24,960,001 17.75% $24,960,001
2025-26 29
Voided
$24,960,001 - - $24,960,001 16.09% $24,960,001
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 26 $27,733,332 $27,733,332 $27,733,332 $27,733,332 $26,000,000
2023-24 27 $26,346,666 $26,346,666 $54,079,998 $27,039,999 $25,422,223
2024-25 28 $24,960,001 $24,960,001 $79,039,999 $26,346,666 $24,960,001
2025-26 29
Voided
$24,960,001 $24,960,001 $79,039,999 $26,000,000 $24,960,001
Contract Notes
  • 2025-26: Player Option (deadline 6/29/25, declined part of extension with NYK)
  • 10% Trade Bonus
Source: Spotrac

2018-2021 Rookie

Jalen Brunson signed a 4 year , $6,112,770 contract with the Dallas Mavericks, including $4,310,713 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,528,193.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $6,112,770
Average Salary:
$1,528,193
GTD at Sign:
$4,310,713
Total GTD:
$4,310,713
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$60,104,215

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Active
$1,230,000
$1,230,000
2019 23
Active
$1,328,299
$2,558,299
2020 24
Active
$1,663,861
$4,222,160
2021 25
Active
$1,802,057
$6,024,217
2022 26
Active
$27,733,332
$33,757,549
2023 27
Active
$26,346,666
$60,104,215
All NBA (2nd)
Total      
$60,104,215
$60,104,215
2024 28
Active
$24,960,001
2025 29
Active
$34,944,001
2026 30
Active
$37,739,521
2027 31
Active
$40,535,041
2028 32
Active / Player
$43,330,561
Total
$241,613,340
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$1,230,000
$1,230,000
$1,230,000
2019
23
$1,328,299
$1,328,299
$2,558,299
2020
24
$1,663,861
$1,663,861
$4,222,160
2021
25
$1,802,057
$1,802,057
$6,024,217
2022
26
$27,733,332
$27,733,332
$33,757,549
2023
27
$26,346,666
$26,346,666
$60,104,215
Total
$60,104,215
$60,104,215
$60,104,215
2024
28
$24,960,001
$24,960,001
2025
29
$34,944,001
$34,944,001
2026
30
$37,739,521
$37,739,521
2027
31
$40,535,041
$40,535,041
2028
32
$43,330,561
$43,330,561
Total
$241,613,340
$241,613,340

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $6,024,217 - - $6,024,217
2 $54,079,998 - - $54,079,998

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2018-19 DAL Apr 05, 2019 - Apr 05, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 DAL Feb 24, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 10 Shoulder
2020-21 DAL Jan 08, 2021 - Jan 17, 2021 3 Health Protocols
2021-22 DAL Nov 27, 2021 - Nov 28, 2021 1 Foot
2021-22 DAL Mar 07, 2022 - Mar 08, 2022 1 Foot
2021-22 DAL Mar 12, 2022 - Mar 12, 2022 1 Foot
2022-23 NYK Dec 27, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023 3 Hip
2022-23 NYK Feb 02, 2023 - Feb 03, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 NYK Mar 05, 2023 - Mar 08, 2023 2 Foot
2022-23 NYK Mar 11, 2023 - Mar 17, 2023 3 Foot
2022-23 NYK Mar 23, 2023 - Mar 28, 2023 2 Hand
2022-23 NYK Apr 05, 2023 - Apr 05, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 NYK Apr 07, 2023 - Apr 07, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 NYK Apr 09, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 1 Injury Management
2023-24 NYK Jan 13, 2024 - Jan 16, 2024 2 Calf
2023-24 NYK Feb 08, 2024 - Feb 09, 2024 1 Ankle
2023-24 NYK Feb 27, 2024 - Feb 28, 2024 1 Neck
2023-24 NYK Mar 05, 2024 - Mar 07, 2024 1 Knee
  • Jul 12, 2024 Signed a 4 year $156.5 million veteran contract extension with New York (NYK) - includes 2028-29 Player Option and 15% Trade Bonus
  • Oct 28, 2023 Fined $2,000 for flopping during NYK-ATL game
  • Jul 12, 2022 Signed a 4 year $104 million contract with New York (NYK) - includes 2025-26 Player Option
  • Aug 01, 2021 Dallas (DAL) fully guaranteed $1.80 million salary for 2021-22
  • Jul 16, 2018 Signed a 4 year $6.14 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
  • Jun 21, 2018 Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 2 (#33 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Feb 12, 2022 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game $2,000
Apr 21, 2022 for technical foul during DAL-UTH game (playoff) $2,000
Jan 11, 2023 for technical foul during IND-NYK game $2,000
Feb 27, 2023 for technical foul during BOS-NYK game $2,000
Apr 30, 2023 for technical foul during MIA-NYK game (playoff) $2,000
Oct 25, 2023 for technical foul during BOS-NYK game $2,000
Oct 28, 2023 for flopping during NYK-ATL game $2,000
Oct 28, 2023 for technical foul during NYK-NOP game $2,000
Jan 11, 2024 for technical foul during NYK-DAL game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 NY 77 77 35.4 28.7 3.6 6.7 0.9 0.2 .479 .401 .847
2022 NY 68 68 35.0 24.0 3.5 6.2 0.9 0.2 .491 .416 .829
2021 DAL 79 61 31.9 16.3 3.9 4.8 0.8 .502 .373 .840
2020 DAL 68 12 25.0 12.6 3.4 3.5 0.5 .523 .405 .795
2019 DAL 57 16 17.9 8.2 2.4 3.3 0.4 0.1 .466 .358 .813
2018 DAL 73 38 21.8 9.3 2.3 3.2 0.5 0.1 .467 .348 .725
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