Ja Morant

Memphis Grizzlies, Point Guard
Age: 24-314d (Aug 10, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Murray State
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Jim Tanner (Tandem Sports + Entertainment)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$36,725,670

2024-25 Cash

$36,725,670

Career Earnings

$73,625,090

2023-2027 Designated Rookie Extension (CURRENT)

Ja Morant signed a 5 year , $197,230,450 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, including $197,230,450 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $39,446,090. In 2024-25, Morant will earn a base salary of $36,725,670, while carrying a cap hit of $36,725,670 and a dead cap value of $36,725,670.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $197,230,450
Average Salary:
$39,446,090
GTD at Sign:
$197,230,450
Total GTD:
$197,230,450
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 25.00% $30,463,037 18.43% $34,005,250 $34,005,250
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 26.05% $36,725,670 21.44% $36,725,670 $70,730,920
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 25.43% $39,446,090 20.93% $39,446,090 $110,177,010
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 24.72% $42,166,510 20.34% $42,166,510 $152,343,520
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 23.92% $44,886,930 19.69% $44,886,930 $197,230,450
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 - - $34,005,250 25.00% $30,463,037
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 - - $36,725,670 26.05% $36,725,670
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 - - $39,446,090 25.43% $39,446,090
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 - - $42,166,510 24.72% $42,166,510
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 - - $44,886,930 23.92% $44,886,930
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 24 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $34,005,250 $39,446,090
2024-25 25 $36,725,670 $36,725,670 $70,730,920 $35,365,460 $40,806,300
2025-26 26 $39,446,090 $39,446,090 $110,177,010 $36,725,670 $42,166,510
2026-27 27 $42,166,510 $42,166,510 $152,343,520 $38,085,880 $43,526,720
2027-28 28 $44,886,930 $44,886,930 $197,230,450 $39,446,090 $44,886,930
Contract Notes
  • No All-NBA: $192.2M (25%, $133M cap)
  • All-NBA: $231.4M (30%, $133M cap)
  • 15% Trade Bonus
Source: Spotrac

2019-2022 Rookie

Ja Morant signed a 4 year , $39,619,840 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, including $39,619,840 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,904,960.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $39,619,840
Average Salary:
$9,904,960
GTD at Sign:
$27,500,400
Total GTD:
$39,619,840
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$73,625,090

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 20
Active
$8,730,240
$8,730,240
ROY
2020 21
Active
$9,166,800
$17,897,040
2021 22
Active / Club Exercised
$9,603,360
$27,500,400
MIP All NBA (2nd)
2022 23
Active / Club Exercised
$12,119,440
$39,619,840
2023 24
Active
$34,005,250
$73,625,090
Total      
$73,625,090
$73,625,090
2024 25
Active
$36,725,670
2025 26
Active
$39,446,090
2026 27
Active
$42,166,510
2027 28
Active
$44,886,930
Total
$236,850,290
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
20
$8,730,240
$8,730,240
$8,730,240
2020
21
$9,166,800
$9,166,800
$17,897,040
2021
22
$9,603,360
$9,603,360
$27,500,400
2022
23
$12,119,440
$12,119,440
$39,619,840
2023
24
$34,005,250
$34,005,250
$73,625,090
Total
$73,625,090
$73,625,090
$73,625,090
2024
25
$36,725,670
$36,725,670
2025
26
$39,446,090
$39,446,090
2026
27
$42,166,510
$42,166,510
2027
28
$44,886,930
$44,886,930
Total
$236,850,290
$236,850,290

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $73,625,090 - - $73,625,090

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 MEM Nov 09, 2019 - Nov 09, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 MEM Dec 01, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019 4 Back
2019-20 MEM Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 1 Back
2020-21 MEM Dec 30, 2020 - Jan 15, 2021 8 Ankle
2020-21 MEM May 14, 2021 - May 15, 2021 1 Back
2021-22 MEM Nov 28, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 12 Knee
2021-22 MEM Jan 08, 2022 - Jan 08, 2022 1 Thigh
2021-22 MEM Feb 15, 2022 - Feb 15, 2022 1 Ankle
2021-22 MEM Mar 15, 2022 - Mar 17, 2022 1 Back
2021-22 MEM Mar 20, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 9 Knee
2021-22 MEM Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Knee
2022-23 MEM Oct 29, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022 1 Illness
2022-23 MEM Nov 13, 2022 - Nov 14, 2022 1 Ankle
2022-23 MEM Nov 20, 2022 - Nov 21, 2022 1 Ankle
2022-23 MEM Dec 05, 2022 - Dec 06, 2022 1 Ankle
2022-23 MEM Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022 1 Thigh
2022-23 MEM Jan 08, 2023 - Jan 10, 2023 2 Thigh
2022-23 MEM Jan 23, 2023 - Jan 24, 2023 1 Ankle
2022-23 MEM Feb 05, 2023 - Feb 06, 2023 1 Wrist
2022-23 MEM Mar 05, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 8 Personal
2022-23 MEM Mar 28, 2023 - Mar 28, 2023 1 Thigh
2022-23 MEM Apr 05, 2023 - Apr 06, 2023 1 Hip
2022-23 MEM Apr 09, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 1 Hand
2023-24 MEM Dec 28, 2023 - Dec 28, 2023 1 Illness
2023-24 MEM Jan 07, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 47 Shoulder
  • Jan 24, 2024 Memphis (MEM) granted $12.4 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
  • Jan 12, 2024 Memphis (MEM) applied for $12.4 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
  • Jun 16, 2023 Suspended 25 games for conduct detrimental to the league; forfeiting $7,084,427
  • Mar 15, 2023 Suspended 8 games (forfeit $668,659) for conduct detrimental to the league
  • Dec 03, 2022 Fined $35,000 for confronting and directing inappropriate language toward a game official and failing to live the court in a timely manner following his ejection during MEM-MIN game
  • Nov 30, 2022 Fined $2,000 for ejection from MEM-MIN game
  • Jul 06, 2022 Signed a 5 year $197.23 million Designated Rookie contract extension with Memphis (MEM) - includes 30% cap language
  • Oct 16, 2021 Memphis (MEM) exercised $12.12 million option for 2022-23
  • Dec 16, 2020 Memphis (MEM) exercised $9.6 million option for 2021-22
  • Jul 01, 2019 Signed a 4 year $39.62 million rookie scale contract with Memphis (MEM)
  • Jun 20, 2019 Drafted by Memphis (MEM): Round 1 (#2 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 26, 2020 for technical foul during ATL-MEM game $2,000
Feb 02, 2021 for technical foul during MEM-IND game $2,000
Feb 26, 2021 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game $2,000
Feb 26, 2021 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game $2,000
Feb 26, 2021 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-MEM game $2,000
Feb 28, 2021 for technical foul during MEM-HOU game $2,000
May 03, 2021 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game $3,000
May 03, 2021 for technical foul during NYK-MEM game $3,000
May 03, 2021 for ejection (technical fouls) during NYK-MEM game $4,000
Oct 30, 2021 for technical foul during MIA-MEM game $2,000
Jan 17, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-MEM game $2,000
Jan 21, 2022 for technical foul during MEM-DEN game $2,000
Jan 29, 2022 for technical foul during WAS-MEM game $2,000
Mar 05, 2022 for technical foul during ORL-MEM game $2,000
Mar 13, 2022 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game $3,000
Apr 09, 2022 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game $3,000
Oct 24, 2022 for technical foul during BKN-MEM game $2,000
Nov 07, 2022 for technical foul during BOS-MEM game $2,000
Nov 25, 2022 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game $2,000
Nov 30, 2022 for technical foul during MEM-MIN game $2,000
Nov 30, 2022 for ejection from MEM-MIN game $2,000
Dec 03, 2022 for confronting and directing inappropriate language toward a game official and failing to live the court in a timely manner following his ejection during MEM-MIN game $35,000
Dec 09, 2022 for technical foul during DET-MEM game $2,000
Dec 17, 2022 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game $3,000
Dec 17, 2022 for technical foul during MEM-OKC game $3,000
Dec 17, 2022 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MEM-OKC game $4,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Mar 15, 2023 for conduct detrimental to the league 8 $668,659
Jul 01, 2023 for conduct detrimental to the league, fined on 06/16/2023 25 $7,084,427
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 MEM 9 9 35.2 25.1 5.6 8.1 0.8 0.6 .471 .275 .812
2022 MEM 61 59 31.9 26.2 5.9 8.1 1.1 0.3 .466 .307 .748
2021 MEM 57 57 33.1 27.4 5.7 6.7 1.2 0.4 .493 .344 .761
2020 MEM 63 63 32.6 19.1 4.0 7.4 0.9 0.2 .449 .303 .728
2019 MEM 67 67 31.0 17.8 3.9 7.3 0.9 0.3 .477 .335 .776
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