Onyeka Okongwu

Atlanta Hawks, Center
Age: 23-198d (Dec 11, 2000)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Southern California
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Sam Goldfeder (Excel Sports Management)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$14,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$14,000,000

Career Earnings

$26,422,143

2024-2027 Rookie Extension (CURRENT)

Onyeka Okongwu signed a 4 year , $61,980,000 contract with the Atlanta Hawks, including $61,980,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,495,000. In 2024-25, Okongwu will earn a base salary of $14,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,000,000 and a dead cap value of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $61,980,000
Average Salary:
$15,495,000
GTD at Sign:
$61,980,000
Total GTD:
$61,980,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 24 $14,000,000 9.93% $14,000,000 8.17% $14,000,000 $14,000,000
2025-26 25 $15,000,000 9.67% $15,000,000 7.96% $15,000,000 $29,000,000
2026-27 26 $16,100,000 9.44% $16,100,000 7.77% $16,100,000 $45,100,000
2027-28 27 $16,880,000 8.99% $16,880,000 7.40% $16,880,000 $61,980,000
2028-29 28
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2024-25 24 $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 9.93% $14,000,000
2025-26 25 $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000 9.67% $15,000,000
2026-27 26 $16,100,000 - - $16,100,000 9.44% $16,100,000
2027-28 27 $16,880,000 - - $16,880,000 8.99% $16,880,000
2028-29 28
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 24 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $15,495,000
2025-26 25 $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $29,000,000 $14,500,000 $15,993,333
2026-27 26 $16,100,000 $16,100,000 $45,100,000 $15,033,333 $16,490,000
2027-28 27 $16,880,000 $16,880,000 $61,980,000 $15,495,000 $16,880,000
Source: Spotrac

2020-2023 Rookie

Onyeka Okongwu signed a 4 year , $26,422,143 contract with the Atlanta Hawks, including $26,422,143 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,605,536.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $26,422,143
Average Salary:
$6,605,536
GTD at Sign:
$11,917,920
Total GTD:
$26,422,143
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$26,422,143

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 20
Active
$5,813,640
$5,813,640
2021 21
Active
$6,104,280
$11,917,920
2022 22
Active / Club Exercised
$6,395,160
$18,313,080
2023 23
Active / Club Exercised
$8,109,063
$26,422,143
Total      
$26,422,143
$26,422,143
2024 24
Active
$14,000,000
2025 25
Active
$15,000,000
2026 26
Active
$16,100,000
2027 27
Active
$16,880,000
Total
$88,402,143
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
20
$5,813,640
$5,813,640
$5,813,640
2021
21
$6,104,280
$6,104,280
$11,917,920
2022
22
$6,395,160
$6,395,160
$18,313,080
2023
23
$8,109,063
$8,109,063
$26,422,143
Total
$26,422,143
$26,422,143
$26,422,143
2024
24
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
2025
25
$15,000,000
$15,000,000
2026
26
$16,100,000
$16,100,000
2027
27
$16,880,000
$16,880,000
Total
$88,402,143
$88,402,143

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $26,422,143 - - $26,422,143

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2020-21 ATL Dec 23, 2020 - Jan 14, 2021 10 Toe
2020-21 ATL Feb 01, 2021 - Feb 05, 2021 3 Achilles
2020-21 ATL Mar 14, 2021 - Mar 17, 2021 2 Thigh
2021-22 ATL Oct 21, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 26 Shoulder
2021-22 ATL Dec 25, 2021 - Jan 02, 2022 4 Health Protocols
2021-22 ATL Mar 03, 2022 - Mar 06, 2022 2 Concussion
2022-23 ATL Nov 12, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 1 Personal
2022-23 ATL Jan 23, 2023 - Jan 24, 2023 1 Hamstring
2023-24 ATL Dec 31, 2023 - Jan 02, 2024 1 Illness
2023-24 ATL Feb 14, 2024 - Mar 17, 2024 13 Toe
2023-24 ATL Mar 23, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 13 Toe
  • Oct 23, 2023 Signed a 4 year $61.98 million rookie contract extension with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Oct 11, 2022 Atlanta (ATL) exercised $8.11 million option for 2023-24
  • Oct 15, 2021 Atlanta (ATL) exercised $6.40 million option for 2022-23
  • Nov 24, 2020 Signed a 4 year $26.42 million rookie scale contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Nov 18, 2020 Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#6 overall)
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 ATL 55 8 25.5 10.2 6.8 1.3 0.5 1.1 .611 .333 .793
2022 ATL 80 18 23.1 9.9 7.2 1.0 0.7 1.3 .638 .308 .781
2021 ATL 48 6 20.6 8.2 5.9 1.1 0.6 1.3 .690 .727
2020 ATL 50 4 12.0 4.6 3.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 .644 .632
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