Nicolas Claxton

Brooklyn Nets, Center
Age: 25-100d (Apr 17, 1999)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Georgia
Drafted: Round 2 (#31 overall), 2019
Agent(s): Richard Beda, Aaron Mintz, Austin Brown, Steven Heumann (CAA Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$28,409,086

2024-25 Cash

$27,556,817

Career Earnings

$22,242,768

2024-2027 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Nicolas Claxton signed a 4 year , $97,000,000 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $97,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,250,000. In 2024-25, Claxton will earn a base salary of $27,556,817, while carrying a cap hit of $28,409,086 and a dead cap value of $22,321,429.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $97,000,000
Average Salary:
$24,250,000
GTD at Sign:
$97,000,000
Total GTD:
$97,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2024-25 25 $28,409,086 20.21% $28,409,086 $28,409,086 16.63% $27,556,817 $27,556,817 $27,556,817
2025-26 26 $26,136,360 16.85% $26,136,360 $26,136,360 13.87% $25,352,272 $25,352,272 $52,909,089
2026-27 27 $23,863,634 13.99% $23,863,634 $23,863,634 11.51% $23,147,727 $23,147,727 $76,056,816
2027-28 28 $21,590,920 11.50% $21,590,920 $21,590,920 9.47% $20,943,184 $20,943,184 $97,000,000
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2024-25 25 $27,556,817 $852,269 - $28,409,086 20.21% $28,409,086
2025-26 26 $25,352,272 $784,088 - $26,136,360 16.85% $26,136,360
2026-27 27 $23,147,727 $715,907 - $23,863,634 13.99% $23,863,634
2027-28 28 $20,943,184 $647,736 - $21,590,920 11.50% $21,590,920
2028-29 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 25 $27,556,817 $27,556,817 $27,556,817 $27,556,817 $24,250,000
2025-26 26 $25,352,272 $25,352,272 $52,909,089 $26,454,545 $23,147,728
2026-27 27 $23,147,727 $23,147,727 $76,056,816 $25,352,272 $22,045,456
2027-28 28 $20,943,184 $20,943,184 $97,000,000 $24,250,000 $20,943,184
Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Dec 15, 2024.
Contract Notes

  • 2024-25: LTBE: $852,269; ULTBE: $0
  • 2025-26: LTBE: $784,088; ULTBE: $0
  • 2026-27: LTBE: $715,907; ULTBE: $0
  • 2027-28: LTBE: $647,736; ULTBE: $0

Source: Spotrac

2022-2023 Free Agent

Nicolas Claxton signed a 2 year , $17,250,000 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $17,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,625,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $17,250,000
Average Salary:
$8,625,000
GTD at Sign:
$17,250,000
Total GTD:
$17,250,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2021 Rookie

Nicolas Claxton signed a 3 year , $4,198,912 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $4,198,912 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,399,637.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,198,912
Average Salary:
$1,399,637
GTD at Sign:
$4,198,912
Total GTD:
$4,198,912
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$22,242,768

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 20
Active
$842,166
$842,166
2020 21
Active
$1,517,981
$2,360,147
2021 22
Active
$1,782,621
$4,142,768
2022 23
Active
$9,350,000
$13,492,768
2023 24
Active
$8,750,000
$22,242,768
Total      
$22,242,768
$22,242,768
2024 25
Active
$27,556,817
2025 26
Active
$25,352,272
2026 27
Active
$23,147,727
2027 28
Active
$20,943,184
Total
$119,242,768
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
20
$842,166
$842,166
$842,166
2020
21
$1,517,981
$1,517,981
$2,360,147
2021
22
$1,782,621
$1,782,621
$4,142,768
2022
23
$8,500,000
$850,000
$9,350,000
$13,492,768
2023
24
$8,750,000
$8,750,000
$22,242,768
Total
$21,392,768
$850,000
$22,242,768
$22,242,768
2024
25
$27,556,817
$27,556,817
2025
26
$25,352,272
$25,352,272
2026
27
$23,147,727
$23,147,727
2027
28
$20,943,184
$20,943,184
Total
$118,392,768
$850,000
$119,242,768

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $21,392,768 - $850,000 $22,242,768

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 BKN Dec 11, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020 11 Hamstring
2019-20 BKN Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 1 Shoulder
2019-20 BKN Feb 05, 2020 - Feb 19, 2020 4 Shoulder
2020-21 BKN Dec 22, 2020 - Feb 22, 2021 32 Knee
2020-21 BKN Apr 20, 2021 - May 01, 2021 7 Health Protocols
2021-22 BKN Oct 27, 2021 - Dec 02, 2021 17 Illness
2021-22 BKN Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 1 Wrist
2021-22 BKN Jan 12, 2022 - Jan 24, 2022 7 Hamstring
2021-22 BKN Jan 26, 2022 - Jan 26, 2022 1 Rest
2021-22 BKN Feb 06, 2022 - Feb 14, 2022 4 Hamstring
2022-23 BKN Nov 20, 2022 - Nov 21, 2022 1 Personal
2022-23 BKN Dec 09, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 2 Hamstring
2022-23 BKN Mar 09, 2023 - Mar 09, 2023 1 Thumb
2022-23 BKN Apr 09, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 1 Rest
2023-24 BKN Oct 27, 2023 - Nov 11, 2023 8 Ankle
2023-24 BKN Nov 26, 2023 - Nov 27, 2023 1 Ankle
2023-24 BKN Dec 27, 2023 - Dec 28, 2023 1 Injury Management
2023-24 BKN Apr 07, 2024 - Apr 09, 2024 1 Ankle
  • Jul 06, 2024 Signed a 4 year $97 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Jul 07, 2022 Signed a 2 year $17.25 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Jun 27, 2022 Brooklyn (BKN) extended $2.22 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
  • Jul 07, 2019 Signed a 3 year $4.2 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Jun 20, 2019 Drafted by Brooklyn (BKN): Round 2 (#31 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Feb 25, 2021 for technical foul during ORL-BKN game $2,000
Dec 10, 2021 for technical foul during BKN-ATL game $2,000
Nov 05, 2022 for technical foul during BKN-CHA game $2,000
Nov 25, 2022 For technical foul during BKN-IND game $2,000
Dec 07, 2022 for technical foul during CHA-BKN game $2,000
Dec 16, 2022 for technical foul during BKN-TOR game $2,000
Dec 23, 2022 for technical foul during MIL-BKN game $2,000
Jan 25, 2023 for technical foul during BKN-PHI game $3,000
Jan 30, 2023 for technical foul during LAL-BKN game $3,000
Feb 06, 2023 for technical foul during LAC-BKN game $3,000
Feb 28, 2023 for technical foul during MIL-BKN game $3,000
Apr 20, 2023 for technical foul during PHI-BKN game (playoff) $2,000
Apr 20, 2023 for ejection (two technical fouls) from PHI-BKN game (playoff) $2,000
Apr 20, 2023 for technical foul during PHI-BKN game (playoff) $2,000
Oct 23, 2023 for technical foul during TBD game $2,000
Nov 16, 2023 for technical foul during BKN-MIA game $2,000
Jan 11, 2024 for technical foul during BKN-CLE game $2,000
Jan 29, 2024 for technical foul during UTA-BKN game $2,000
Feb 05, 2024 for ejection from GSW-BKN game $2,000
Feb 13, 2024 for technical foul during BOS-BKN game $2,000
Mar 04, 2024 for technical foul during MEM-BKN game $2,000
Mar 07, 2024 for technical foul during BKN-DET game $3,000
Mar 10, 2024 for technical foul during BKN-CLE game $3,000
Mar 13, 2024 for technical foul during BKN-ORL game $3,000
Mar 25, 2024 for technical foul during BKN-TOR game $3,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 BKN 71 71 29.8 11.8 9.9 2.1 0.6 2.1 .629 .200 .551
2022 BKN 76 76 29.9 12.6 9.2 1.9 0.9 2.5 .705 .541
2021 BKN 47 19 20.7 8.7 5.6 0.9 0.5 1.1 .674 .581
2020 BKN 32 1 18.6 6.6 5.2 0.9 0.7 1.3 .621 .200 .484
2019 BKN 15 12.4 4.4 2.9 1.1 0.1 0.5 .562 .143 .524
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