Kawhi Leonard

LA Clippers, Small Forward
Age: 32-0d (Jun 29, 1991)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: San Diego State
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2011
Agent(s): Mitchell Frankel
2024-25 Cap Hit

$49,350,000

2024-25 Cash

$98,137,676

Career Earnings

$276,566,211

2024-2026 Maximum Veteran Extension (CURRENT)

Kawhi Leonard signed a 3 year , $149,650,000 contract with the LA Clippers, including $149,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $49,883,333. In 2024-25, Leonard will earn a base salary of $49,350,000, while carrying a cap hit of $49,350,000 and a dead cap value of $49,350,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $149,650,000
Average Salary:
$49,883,333
GTD at Sign:
$149,650,000
Total GTD:
$149,650,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 33
Estimate
$49,350,000 35.00% $49,350,000 28.81% $49,350,000 $49,350,000
2025-26 34 $50,000,000 32.24% $50,000,000 26.53% $50,000,000 $99,350,000
2026-27 35 $50,300,000 29.48% $50,300,000 24.27% $50,300,000 $149,650,000
2027-28 36
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2024-25 33
Estimate
$49,350,000 - - $49,350,000 35.00% $49,350,000
2025-26 34 $50,000,000 - - $50,000,000 32.24% $50,000,000
2026-27 35 $50,300,000 - - $50,300,000 29.48% $50,300,000
2027-28 36
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 33
Estimate
$49,350,000 $49,350,000 $49,350,000 $49,350,000 $49,883,333
2025-26 34 $50,000,000 $50,000,000 $99,350,000 $49,675,000 $50,150,000
2026-27 35 $50,300,000 $50,300,000 $149,650,000 $49,883,333 $50,300,000
Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Jul 08, 2024.
Contract Notes
  • 2024-25: $52,368,085 (maximum that can be acheived if 2024-25 cap rises enough)
Source: Spotrac

2021-2024 maximum

Kawhi Leonard signed a 4 year , $176,265,152 contract with the LA Clippers, including $176,265,152 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $44,066,288. In 2024-25, Leonard will earn a base salary of $48,787,676, while carrying a cap hit of $48,787,676 and a dead cap value of $48,787,676.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $176,265,152
Average Salary:
$44,066,288
GTD at Sign:
$176,265,152
Total GTD:
$176,265,152
Signed Using:
Early Bird Rights
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2019-2021 maximum

Kawhi Leonard signed a 3 year , $103,137,300 contract with the LA Clippers, including $103,137,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $34,379,100.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $103,137,300
Average Salary:
$34,379,100
GTD at Sign:
$103,137,300
Total GTD:
$103,137,300
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2015-2019 rookie-maximum-extension

Kawhi Leonard signed a 5 year , $94,343,126 contract with the San Antonio Spurs, including $94,343,126 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,868,625.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $94,343,126
Average Salary:
$18,868,625
GTD at Sign:
$94,343,126
Total GTD:
$94,343,126
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2011-2014 Rookie

Kawhi Leonard signed a 4 year , $8,323,699 contract with the San Antonio Spurs, including $8,323,699 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,080,925.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $8,323,699
Average Salary:
$2,080,925
GTD at Sign:
$3,203,857
Total GTD:
$8,323,699
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2015 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$276,566,211

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 20
Active
$1,394,017
$1,394,017
2012 21
Active
$1,809,840
$3,203,857
2013 22
Active
$1,887,840
$5,091,697
Champion
2014 23
Active
$2,894,059
$7,985,756
DPOY
2015 24
Active
$16,407,500
$24,393,256
All NBA (1st) DPOY
2016 25
Active
$17,638,063
$42,031,319
All NBA (1st)
2017 26
Active
$18,868,625
$60,899,944
2018 27
Active
Retained
$20,099,188
$3,014,878
$80,999,132
$84,014,010
Champion All NBA (2nd)
2019 28
Active
$30,695,625
$114,709,635
All NBA (2nd)
2020 29
Active
$34,379,100
$149,088,735
All Defense (2nd) All NBA (1st)
2021 30
Active
$39,344,900
$188,433,635
2022 31
Active
$42,492,492
$230,926,127
2023 32
Active
$45,640,084
$276,566,211
All NBA (2nd)
Total      
$276,566,211
$276,566,211
2024 33
Active / estimate
$49,350,000
2025 34
Active
$50,000,000
2026 35
Active
$50,300,000
Total
$426,216,211
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
20
$1,394,017
$1,394,017
$1,394,017
2012
21
$1,809,840
$1,809,840
$3,203,857
2013
22
$1,887,840
$1,887,840
$5,091,697
2014
23
$2,894,059
$2,894,059
$7,985,756
2015
24
$16,407,500
$16,407,500
$24,393,256
2016
25
$17,638,063
$17,638,063
$42,031,319
2017
26
$18,868,625
$18,868,625
$60,899,944
2018
27
$20,099,188
$3,014,878
$20,099,188
$3,014,878
$80,999,132
$84,014,010
2019
28
$30,695,625
$30,695,625
$114,709,635
2020
29
$34,379,100
$34,379,100
$149,088,735
2021
30
$39,344,900
$39,344,900
$188,433,635
2022
31
$42,492,492
$42,492,492
$230,926,127
2023
32
$45,640,084
$45,640,084
$276,566,211
Total
$276,566,211
$276,566,211
$276,566,211
2024
33
$49,350,000
$49,350,000
2025
34
$50,000,000
$50,000,000
2026
35
$50,300,000
$50,300,000
Total
$426,216,211
$426,216,211

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $63,914,822 - - $63,914,822
1 $20,099,188 - - $20,099,188
5 $192,552,201 - - $192,552,201

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 SAS Nov 14, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015 0 Arm
2015-16 SAS Feb 18, 2016 - Feb 23, 2016 0 Calf
2015-16 SAS Mar 25, 2016 - Mar 29, 2016 0 Quad
2016-17 SAS Dec 28, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 2 Stomach
2016-17 SAS Jan 23, 2017 - Jan 26, 2017 2 Hand
2016-17 SAS Feb 06, 2017 - Feb 07, 2017 1 Quad
2016-17 SAS Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 1 Concussion
2017-18 SAS Oct 18, 2017 - Dec 11, 2017 27 Quad
2017-18 SAS Dec 20, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017 1 Rest
2017-18 SAS Dec 23, 2017 - Dec 25, 2017 1 Quad
2017-18 SAS Jan 07, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018 3 Shoulder
2017-18 SAS Jan 15, 2018 - Apr 11, 2018 37 Quad
2018-19 TOR Nov 04, 2018 - Nov 06, 2018 2 Ankle
2018-19 TOR Dec 11, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018 2 Hip
2018-19 TOR Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 22, 2019 2 Rest
2018-19 TOR Feb 13, 2019 - Feb 21, 2019 1 Knee
2018-19 TOR Feb 24, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 TOR Mar 03, 2019 - Mar 03, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 TOR Mar 10, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 TOR Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 18, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 TOR Mar 28, 2019 - Mar 28, 2019 1 Rest
2018-19 TOR Mar 30, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019 1 Personal
2019-20 LAC Oct 30, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 LAC Nov 06, 2019 - Nov 06, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 LAC Nov 14, 2019 - Nov 14, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 LAC Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 19, 2019 2 Knee
2019-20 LAC Nov 27, 2019 - Nov 27, 2019 1 Knee
2019-20 LAC Dec 09, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 1 Knee
2019-20 LAC Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 1 Rest
2019-20 LAC Dec 22, 2019 - Dec 24, 2019 1 Knee
2019-20 LAC Jan 05, 2020 - Jan 09, 2020 1 Knee
2019-20 LAC Jan 22, 2020 - Jan 22, 2020 1 Rest
2019-20 LAC Feb 09, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020 1 Rest
2020-21 LAC Dec 27, 2020 - Dec 29, 2020 2 Face
2020-21 LAC Jan 26, 2021 - Jan 28, 2021 2 Health Protocols
2020-21 LAC Feb 14, 2021 - Feb 20, 2021 3 Leg
2020-21 LAC Mar 02, 2021 - Mar 03, 2021 1 Back
2020-21 LAC Mar 25, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021 1 Foot
2020-21 LAC Apr 11, 2021 - Apr 11, 2021 1 Rest
2020-21 LAC Apr 13, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021 3 Foot
2020-21 LAC Apr 20, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021 5 Foot
2020-21 LAC May 14, 2021 - May 14, 2021 1 Rest
2020-21 LAC May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021 1 Rest
2021-22 LAC Oct 21, 2021 - Apr 10, 2022 82 Knee
2022-23 LAC Oct 22, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022 1 Rest
2022-23 LAC Oct 25, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022 12 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Nov 23, 2022 - Dec 04, 2022 6 Ankle
2022-23 LAC Dec 08, 2022 - Dec 08, 2022 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Dec 15, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Dec 26, 2022 - Dec 26, 2022 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Jan 02, 2023 - Jan 04, 2023 1 Illness
2022-23 LAC Jan 06, 2023 - Jan 06, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Jan 18, 2023 - Jan 18, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Jan 29, 2023 - Jan 29, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Feb 10, 2023 - Feb 10, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Mar 03, 2023 - Mar 03, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023 1 Injury Management
2022-23 LAC Mar 29, 2023 - Mar 30, 2023 1 Personal
2023-24 LAC Dec 21, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023 4 Hip
2023-24 LAC Feb 14, 2024 - Feb 21, 2024 1 Adductor
2023-24 LAC Mar 10, 2024 - Mar 11, 2024 1 Groin
2023-24 LAC Apr 02, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 8 Knee
  • Jan 10, 2024 Signed a 3 year $149.65 million contract extension with LA Clippers (LAC)
  • Aug 12, 2021 Signed a 4 year $176.27 million a contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Aug 01, 2021 Declined $36 million Player Option with Los Angeles (LAC) for 2021-22
  • Jul 06, 2019 Signed a 3 year $103.14 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC) - includes 2021 Player Option
  • Jun 23, 2019 Declined $21.3 million option with Toronto (TOR) for 2019-20
  • Jul 25, 2018 Traded to Toronto (TOR) from San Antonio (SAS) with Danny Green and $5 million for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and 2019 1st round pick (#29 Keldon Johnson)
  • Jul 01, 2015 Signed a 5 year $94.3 million maximum contract with San Antonio (SAS)
  • Oct 28, 2013 San Antonio (SAS) exercised $2.89 million option for 2014-2015
  • Oct 26, 2012 San Antonio (SAS) exercised $1.89 million option for 2013-2014
  • Dec 10, 2011 Signed a 2 year $3.54 million contract with San Antonio (SA)
  • Jun 23, 2011 Drafted by Indiana (IND): Round 1 (#15 overall)
  • Jun 23, 2011 Traded to San Antonio (SAS) from Indiana (IND) with Davis Bertans for George Hill and Erazem Lorbek

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 25, 2018 for technical foul during MIA-TOR game $2,000
Jan 27, 2019 for technical foul during TOR-DAL game $2,000
Jan 04, 2020 for technical foul during MEM-TOR game $2,000
Mar 21, 2023 for technical foul during OKC-LAC game $2,000
Jan 03, 2024 for technical foul during LAC-PHX game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 LAC 68 68 34.3 23.7 6.1 3.6 1.6 0.9 .525 .417 .885
2022 LAC 52 50 33.6 23.8 6.5 3.9 1.4 0.5 .512 .416 .871
2021 LAC 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000
2020 LAC 52 52 34.1 24.8 6.5 5.2 1.6 0.4 .512 .398 .885
2019 LAC 57 57 32.4 27.1 7.1 4.9 1.8 0.6 .470 .378 .886
2018 TOR 60 60 34.0 26.6 7.3 3.3 1.8 0.4 .496 .371 .854
2017 SA 9 9 23.2 16.2 4.7 2.3 2.0 1.0 .468 .314 .816
2016 SA 74 74 33.4 25.5 5.8 3.5 1.8 0.7 .485 .380 .880
2015 SA 72 72 33.0 21.2 6.9 2.6 1.8 1.0 .506 .443 .874
2014 SA 64 64 31.8 16.5 7.2 2.5 2.3 0.8 .479 .349 .802
2013 SA 66 65 29.1 12.8 6.2 2.0 1.7 0.8 .522 .379 .802
2012 SA 58 31.2 11.9 6.0 1.6 1.7 0.6 .494 .374 .825
2011 SA 64 24.1 7.9 5.2 1.1 1.3 0.4 .484 .366 .769
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