Kira Lewis Jr.

Utah Jazz, Point Guard
Age: 23-114d (Apr 06, 2001)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Alabama
Drafted: Round 1 (#13 overall), 2020
Agent(s): Aaron Turner (Verus Sports)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$17,166,348

2024-25 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$17,188,836

2020-2023 Rookie

Kira Lewis Jr. signed a 4 year , $17,188,836 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, including $17,188,836 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,297,209. In 2024-25, Lewis Jr. will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $17,166,348.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $17,188,836
Average Salary:
$4,297,209
GTD at Sign:
$7,462,440
Total GTD:
$17,188,836
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2020-21 19 $3,640,200 3.34% $3,640,200 $3,640,200 2.74% $3,640,200 $3,640,200 $3,640,200
2021-22 20 $3,822,240 3.40% $3,822,240 $3,822,240 2.80% $3,822,240 $3,822,240 $7,462,440
2022-23 21
Club
$4,004,280 3.24% $4,004,280 $4,004,280 2.66% $4,004,280 $4,004,280 $11,466,720
2023-24 22
Club
$5,722,116 4.21% $5,722,116 $5,722,116 3.46% $2,170,458 $5,722,116 $13,637,178
2024-25 23
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2020-21 19 $3,640,200 - - $3,640,200 3.34% $3,640,200
2021-22 20 $3,822,240 - - $3,822,240 3.40% $3,822,240
2022-23 21
Club
$4,004,280 - - $4,004,280 3.24% $4,004,280
2023-24 22
Club
$5,722,116 - - $5,722,116 4.21% $5,722,116
2024-25 23
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2020-21 19 $3,640,200 $3,640,200 $3,640,200 $3,640,200 $3,409,295
2021-22 20 $3,822,240 $3,822,240 $7,462,440 $3,731,220 $3,332,326
2022-23 21
Club
$4,004,280 $4,004,280 $11,466,720 $3,822,240 $3,087,369
2023-24 22
Club
$2,170,458 $2,170,458 $13,637,178 $3,409,295 $2,170,458
Retained/Dead Cash
2023-24 22 - $2,795,287 $2,795,287 $14,262,007 $2,795,287 $2,795,287
2023-24 22 - $756,371 $756,371 $12,223,091 $756,371 $756,371
Contract Notes
  • 2022-23: Club Option (deadline 10/31/21, exercised 10/13/21)
  • 2023-24: Club Option (deadline 10/31/22, exercised 10/27/22)
Source: Spotrac
Career Earnings thru 2024

$17,188,836

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 19
Active
$3,640,200
$3,640,200
2021 20
Active
$3,822,240
$7,462,440
2022 21
Active / Club Exercised
$4,004,280
$11,466,720
2023 22
Active / Club Exercised
Retained
Retained
$2,170,458
$2,795,287
$756,371
$13,637,178
$16,432,465
$17,188,836
Total      
$17,188,836
$13,637,178
$16,432,465
$17,188,836
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
19
$3,640,200
$3,640,200
$3,640,200
2021
20
$3,822,240
$3,822,240
$7,462,440
2022
21
$4,004,280
$4,004,280
$11,466,720
2023
22
$2,170,458
$2,795,287
$756,371
$2,170,458
$2,795,287
$756,371
$13,637,178
$16,432,465
$17,188,836
Total
$17,188,836
$17,188,836
$13,637,178
$16,432,465
$17,188,836

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $14,262,007 - - $14,262,007
1 $2,170,458 - - $2,170,458
1 $756,371 - - $756,371

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2020-21 NOP Apr 04, 2021 - Apr 08, 2021 3 Calf
2021-22 NOP Dec 10, 2021 - Apr 10, 2022 55 Knee (ACL)
2022-23 NOP Oct 19, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022 20 Knee
  • Jun 29, 2024 Utah (UTA) declined $7.74 million Qualifying Offer; becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent
  • Feb 08, 2024 Traded to Utah (UTA) from Toronto (TOR) with Otto Porter Jr. and 2024 1st round pick [least favorable of OKC/LAC/HOU/UTA ] for Kelly Olynyk and Ochai Agbaji
  • Jan 17, 2024 Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Indiana (IND) with Bruce Brown Jr. , Jordan Nwora , 2024 1st round pick [IND pick] , 2024 1st round pick [least favorable of UTA/HOU/LAC/OKC pick] and 2026 1st round pick [ IND pick, top-4 protected in 2026 and 2027, if not conveyed becomes 2027 UTA pick and 2028 DAL 2nd-round pick] for Pascal Siakam
  • Jan 17, 2024 Traded to Indiana (IND) from New Orleans (NOP) with 2024 2nd round pick [least favorable of NOP/CHI pick] for $110,000
  • Oct 27, 2022 New Orleans (NOP) exercised $5.72 million option for 2023-24
  • Dec 28, 2021 New Orleans (NOP) granted $1,911,120 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
  • Dec 09, 2021 New Orleans (NOP) applied for $1,911,120 million Disabled Player Exception for season-ending injury
  • Oct 13, 2021 New Orleans (NOP) exercised $4.0 million option for 2022-23
  • Nov 30, 2020 Signed a 4 year $17.19 million rookie scale contract with New Orleans (NOP)
  • Nov 18, 2020 Drafted by New Orleans (NOP): Round 1 (#13 overall)
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 UTA 28 9.4 3.2 0.9 1.3 0.3 0.1 .370 .121 .850
2022 NO 25 9.4 4.6 1.3 0.9 0.4 0.1 .455 .441 .864
2021 NO 24 14.1 5.9 1.6 2.0 0.5 .404 .224 .833
2020 NO 54 16.7 6.4 1.3 2.3 0.7 0.2 .386 .333 .843
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