James Johnson

Indiana Pacers, Power Forward
Age: 37-130d (Feb 20, 1987)
Exp: 14 Years
Country: US
College: Wake Forest
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2009
Agent(s): Mark Bartelstein
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,093,637

2024-25 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$87,061,131

2023-2023 rest-of-season

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $1,230,816 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $1,230,816 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,230,816. In 2024-25, Johnson will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,093,637.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,230,816
Average Salary:
$1,230,816
GTD at Sign:
$1,230,816
Total GTD:
$1,230,816
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 36 $777,703 0.57% $777,703 0.47% $1,230,816 $1,230,816
2024-25 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 36 $1,230,816 - - $777,703 0.57% $777,703
2024-25 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 36 $1,230,816 $1,230,816 $1,230,816 $1,230,816 $1,230,816
Source: Spotrac

2023-2023 ten-day

James Johnson signed a 10 day , $183,704 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $183,704 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,370.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $183,704
Average Salary:
$18,370
GTD at Sign:
$183,704
Total GTD:
$183,704
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2023-2023 ten-day

James Johnson signed a 10 day , $183,704 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $183,704 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,370.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $183,704
Average Salary:
$18,370
GTD at Sign:
$183,704
Total GTD:
$183,704
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2023-2023 rest-of-season

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $2,241,188 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $2,241,188 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,241,188.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,241,188
Average Salary:
$2,241,188
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$2,241,188
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 rest-of-season

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $935,216 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $935,216 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $935,216.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $935,216
Average Salary:
$935,216
GTD at Sign:
$935,216
Total GTD:
$935,216
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $2,905,851 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $2,905,851 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,905,851.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,905,851
Average Salary:
$2,905,851
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$2,905,851
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $2,641,691 contract with the Brooklyn Nets, including $2,641,691 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,641,691.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,641,691
Average Salary:
$2,641,691
GTD at Sign:
$2,641,691
Total GTD:
$2,641,691
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2017-2019

James Johnson signed a 3 year , $43,295,100 contract with the Miami Heat, including $43,295,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,431,700.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $43,295,100
Average Salary:
$14,431,700
GTD at Sign:
$43,295,100
Total GTD:
$43,295,100
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2016

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $4,000,000 contract with the Miami Heat, including $4,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $4,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,000,000
Total GTD:
$4,000,000
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2014-2015

James Johnson signed a 2 year , $5,000,000 contract with the Toronto Raptors, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,000,000
Average Salary:
$2,500,000
GTD at Sign:
$5,000,000
Total GTD:
$5,000,000
Signed Using:
taxpayer-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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2013-2013

James Johnson signed a 1 year , $680,263 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, including an average annual salary of $680,263.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $680,263
Average Salary:
$680,263
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2014 / UFA
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2013-2014

James Johnson signed a 2 year , $2,011,291 contract with the Atlanta Hawks, including an average annual salary of $1,005,646.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $2,011,291
Average Salary:
$1,005,646
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2013 / UFA
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2009-2012 Rookie

James Johnson signed a 4 year , $7,952,806 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $7,952,806 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,988,202.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $7,952,806
Average Salary:
$1,988,202
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$7,952,806
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2013 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$87,061,131

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

10 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 22
Active
$1,594,080
$1,594,080
2010 23
Active
$1,713,600
$3,307,680
2011 24
Active
$1,475,438
$4,783,118
2012 25
Active
$2,812,006
$7,595,124
2013 26
Active
$680,263
$8,275,387
2014 27
Active
$2,500,000
$10,775,387
2015 28
Active
$2,500,000
$13,275,387
2016 29
Active
$4,000,000
$17,275,387
2017 30
Active
$13,954,000
$31,229,387
2018 31
Active
$14,651,700
$45,881,087
2019 32
Active
Retained
$5,411,753
$9,146,021
$51,292,840
$60,438,861
2020 33
Active / Player Exercised
Retained
$6,078,317
$10,221,783
$66,517,178
$76,738,961
2021 34
Retained
$2,641,691
$79,380,652
2022 35
Retained
Active
$2,905,851
$935,216
$82,286,503
$83,221,719
2023 36
Retained
Active
Retained
Retained
$2,241,188
$1,230,816
$183,704
$183,704
$85,462,907
$86,693,723
$86,877,427
$87,061,131
Total      
$87,061,131
$85,462,907
$86,693,723
$86,877,427
$87,061,131
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
22
$1,594,080
$1,594,080
$1,594,080
2010
23
$1,713,600
$1,713,600
$3,307,680
2011
24
$1,475,438
$1,475,438
$4,783,118
2012
25
$2,812,006
$2,812,006
$7,595,124
2013
26
$680,263
$680,263
$8,275,387
2014
27
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$10,775,387
2015
28
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$13,275,387
2016
29
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$17,275,387
2017
30
$13,734,000
$220,000
$13,954,000
$31,229,387
2018
31
$14,431,700
$220,000
$14,651,700
$45,881,087
2019
32
$5,169,753
$9,146,021
$242,000
$5,411,753
$9,146,021
$51,292,840
$60,438,861
2020
33
$5,825,317
$10,221,783
$253,000
$6,078,317
$10,221,783
$66,517,178
$76,738,961
2021
34
$2,641,691
$2,641,691
$79,380,652
2022
35
$2,905,851
$935,216
$2,905,851
$935,216
$82,286,503
$83,221,719
2023
36
$2,241,188
$1,230,816
$183,704
$183,704
$2,241,188
$1,230,816
$183,704
$183,704
$85,462,907
$86,693,723
$86,877,427
$87,061,131
Total
$86,126,131
$935,000
$87,061,131
$85,462,907
$86,693,723
$86,877,427
$87,061,131

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $3,307,680 - - $3,307,680
3 $6,475,438 - - $6,475,438
1 $2,812,006 - - $2,812,006
1 $680,263 - - $680,263
4 $41,311,721 - $440,000 $41,751,721
1 $5,169,753 - $242,000 $5,411,753
1 $5,825,317 - $253,000 $6,078,317
1 $10,221,783 - - $10,221,783
1 $2,641,691 - - $2,641,691
2 $7,680,479 - - $7,680,479

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 TOR Dec 02, 2015 - Dec 02, 2015 0 Achilles
2015-16 TOR Dec 22, 2015 - Dec 25, 2015 0 Ankle
2015-16 TOR Feb 02, 2016 - Apr 13, 2016 0 Ankle
2016-17 MIA Dec 06, 2016 - Dec 11, 2016 4 Shoulder
2016-17 MIA Jan 03, 2017 - Jan 03, 2017 1 Illness
2016-17 MIA Mar 06, 2017 - Mar 07, 2017 1 Elbow
2017-18 MIA Nov 01, 2017 - Nov 02, 2017 1 Knee
2017-18 MIA Dec 18, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 3 Ankle
2017-18 MIA Dec 26, 2017 - Jan 02, 2018 3 Ankle
2017-18 MIA Apr 04, 2018 - Apr 05, 2018 1 Ankle
2018-19 MIA Oct 17, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018 15 Hernia
2018-19 MIA Dec 30, 2018 - Jan 01, 2019 1 Illness
2018-19 MIA Feb 23, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019 11 Shoulder
2019-20 MIA Oct 23, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019 5 Personal
2019-20 MIA Nov 12, 2019 - Nov 21, 2019 4 Illness
2019-20 MIA Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019 2 Illness
2019-20 MIA Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 26, 2019 4 Personal
2019-20 MIA Dec 30, 2019 - Jan 04, 2020 3 Illness
2020-21 DAL Feb 06, 2021 - Feb 09, 2021 2 Knee
2020-21 DAL Mar 13, 2021 - Mar 27, 2021 5 Health Protocols
2020-21 NOP Apr 20, 2021 - Apr 27, 2021 4 Groin
2021-22 BKN Nov 07, 2021 - Nov 08, 2021 1 Knee
2021-22 BKN Dec 04, 2021 - Dec 06, 2021 1 Shoulder
2021-22 BKN Dec 14, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 3 Health Protocols
2021-22 BKN Jan 15, 2022 - Jan 20, 2022 3 Illness
2021-22 BKN Feb 17, 2022 - Feb 23, 2022 1 Wrist
2021-22 BKN Apr 05, 2022 - Apr 07, 2022 2 Illness
2022-23 IND Nov 12, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022 1 Back
2022-23 IND Dec 05, 2022 - Dec 07, 2022 1 Elbow
2022-23 IND Dec 09, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022 1 Elbow
2023-24 IND Feb 12, 2024 - Feb 22, 2024 2 Illness
2023-24 IND Mar 12, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024 2 Illness
2023-24 IND Mar 22, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 1 Personal
  • Feb 08, 2024 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Jan 29, 2024 Signed a 10-day contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Jan 19, 2024 Signed a 10-day contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Jan 17, 2024 Waived by Indiana (IND); leaves behind $1.42 million in dead cap
  • Dec 15, 2023 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Feb 13, 2023 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Feb 09, 2023 Waived by Indiana (IND); leaving behind $1.84 million in dead cap
  • Sep 16, 2022 Signed a contract with Indiana (IND) - Exhibit 10
  • Apr 07, 2022 Waived by Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Aug 06, 2021 Signed a 1 year $2.64 million contract with Brooklyn (BKN)
  • Mar 25, 2021 Traded to New Orleans (NOP) from Dallas (DAL) with Wesley Iwundu , 2021 2nd round pick and cash for J.J. Redick and Nicolo Melli
  • Dec 30, 2020 Fined $40,000 for altercation during DAL-CHA game
  • Nov 27, 2020 Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Oklahoma City (OKC) as part of a 3-team trade: Dallas (DAL) traded Delon Wright to Detroit (DET); Dallas (DAL) traded Justin Jackson to Oklahoma City (OKC); Detroit (DET) traded Trevor Ariza to Oklahoma City (OKC)
  • Nov 20, 2020 Traded to Oklahoma City (OKC) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2024 2nd round pick and Aleksej Pokusevski for Ricky Rubio, 2020 1st round pick (#25 - traded) and Jaden McDaniels
  • Nov 19, 2020 Exercised $16 million Player Option with Minnesota (MIN) for 2020-21
  • Feb 06, 2020 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Miami (MIA) as part of a 3-team trade: Memphis (MEM) traded Andre Iguodala, Jae Crowder and Solomon Hill to Miami (MIA); Miami (MIA) traded Justise Winslow and Dion Waiters to Memphis (MEM); Minnesota (MIN) traded Gorgui Dieng to Memphis (MEM)
  • Jan 10, 2018 Suspended 1 game (forfeit $94,717) for fighting during MIA-TOR game
  • Jan 09, 2018 Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIA-TOR game
  • Jul 07, 2017 Signed a 3 year $$43.3 million contract with Miami (MIA) - includes 4th Year Club Option
  • Feb 03, 2017 Fined $25,000 for altercation during ATL-MIA game
  • Feb 01, 2017 Fined $2,000 for ejection from ATL-MIA game
  • Jul 10, 2016 Signed a 1 year $4 million contract with Miami (MIA)
  • Jul 17, 2014 Signed a 2 year $5 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Dec 16, 2013 Signed a 1 year $680,263 contract with Memphis (MEM)
  • Oct 21, 2013 Waived by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Sep 19, 2013 Signed a 2 year $2.01 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jul 15, 2013 Sacramento (SAC) renounced their free agent exception rights
  • Jul 16, 2012 Traded to Sacramento (SAC) from Toronto (TOR) for a future second-round pick
  • Jun 24, 2011 Toronto (TOR) exercised $2.81 million option for 2012-2013
  • Feb 22, 2011 Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Chicago (CHI) for a 2011 1st Round Pick
  • Oct 25, 2010 Chicago (CHI) exercised $1.7 million option for 2011-2012
  • Jul 09, 2009 Signed a 2 year $3.3 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 25, 2009 Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#16 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 07, 2012 for technical foul during DET-SAC game $2,000
Apr 02, 2014 for technical foul during MEM-MIN game $2,000
May 01, 2014 for technical foul during OKC-MEM game (playoff) $2,000
Jan 04, 2015 for technical foul during TOR-PHX game $2,000
Jan 18, 2015 for technical foul during NOP-TOR game $2,000
Feb 21, 2015 for technical foul during TOR-HOU game $2,000
Mar 06, 2015 for technical foul during TOR-CHA game $2,000
Dec 03, 2016 for two technical fouls during MIA-POR game $4,000
Dec 03, 2016 for ejection (two technical fouls) from MIA-POR game $2,000
Jan 06, 2017 for technical foul during MIA-LAL game $2,000
Jan 08, 2017 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game $2,000
Jan 21, 2017 for technical foul during MIL-MIA game $2,000
Feb 01, 2017 for technical foul during ATL-MIA game $3,000
Feb 01, 2017 for ejection from ATL-MIA game $2,000
Feb 03, 2017 for altercation during ATL-MIA game $25,000
Mar 15, 2017 for technical foul during NOP-MIA game $3,000
Jan 09, 2018 for technical foul during MIA-TOR game $2,000
Jan 09, 2018 for ejection from MIA-TOR game $2,000
Apr 19, 2018 for technical foul during PHI-MIA game (playoff) $2,000
Apr 21, 2018 for technical foul during PHI-MIA game (playoff) $2,000
Apr 24, 2018 for technical foul during MIA-PHI game (playoff) $3,000
Feb 10, 2019 for technical foul during MIA-GSW game $2,000
Dec 30, 2020 for altercation during DAL-CHA game $40,000
May 03, 2021 for technical foul during GSW-NOP game $2,000
May 10, 2021 for technical foul during NOP-MEM game $2,000
May 16, 2021 for technical foul during LAL-NOP game $2,000
Nov 22, 2021 for technical foul during BKN-CLE game $2,000
Feb 28, 2022 for technical foul during TOR-BKN game $2,000
May 02, 2024 for technical foul during MIL-IND game (playoff) $2,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Jan 10, 2018 for fighting during MIA-TOR game 1 $94,717
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 IND 9 5.2 0.9 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.1 .300 1.000
2022 IND 18 1 9.0 2.8 1.7 0.8 0.4 0.3 .449 .200 .500
2021 BKN 62 10 19.2 5.5 3.5 2.1 0.5 0.5 .469 .271 .527
2020 NO 51 12 20.5 7.2 3.5 1.9 0.8 0.8 .446 .258 .592
2019 MIN 32 1 19.3 8.4 3.7 2.3 0.8 1.0 .479 .363 .646
2018 MIA 55 33 21.1 7.8 3.2 2.5 0.6 0.5 .433 .336 .714
2017 MIA 73 41 26.6 10.8 4.9 3.8 1.0 0.7 .503 .308 .698
2016 MIA 76 5 27.4 12.8 5.0 3.6 1.0 1.1 .479 .341 .707
2015 TOR 57 32 16.2 5.0 2.2 1.2 0.5 0.6 .475 .303 .574
2014 TOR 70 17 19.6 7.9 3.7 1.4 0.8 1.0 .589 .216 .657
2013 MEM 52 4 18.4 7.4 3.2 2.1 0.8 1.1 .464 .253 .844
2012 SAC 54 16.3 5.1 2.7 1.1 0.8 0.9 .413 .095 .597
2011 TOR 64 25.0 8.9 4.7 2.0 1.2 1.4 .446 .311 .709
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