Ben Sheppard

Indiana Pacers, Small Forward
Age: 23-7d (Jul 16, 2001)
Exp: 1 Years
Country: US
College: Belmont
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2023
Agent(s): George Langberg (GSL Sports Group)
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,663,880

2024-25 Cash

$2,663,880

Career Earnings

$2,537,160

2023-2026 Rookie (CURRENT)

Ben Sheppard signed a 4 year , $13,023,429 contract with the Indiana Pacers, including $13,023,429 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,255,857. In 2024-25, Sheppard will earn a base salary of $2,663,880, while carrying a cap hit of $2,663,880 and a dead cap value of $2,663,880.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $13,023,429
Average Salary:
$3,255,857
GTD at Sign:
$5,201,040
Total GTD:
$13,023,429
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2027 / RFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Apron Salary Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Guaranteed Cash Cumulative
2023-24 22 $2,537,160 1.87% $2,537,160 $2,537,160 1.53% $2,537,160 $2,537,160 $2,537,160
2024-25 23 $2,663,880 1.89% $2,663,880 $2,663,880 1.56% $2,663,880 $2,663,880 $5,201,040
2025-26 24
Club
$2,790,720 1.80% $2,790,720 $2,790,720 1.48% $2,790,720 $2,790,720 $7,991,760
2026-27 25
Club
$5,031,669 2.95% $5,031,669 $5,031,669 2.43% $5,031,669 $5,031,669 $13,023,429
2027-28 26
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 22 $2,537,160 - - $2,537,160 1.87% $2,537,160
2024-25 23 $2,663,880 - - $2,663,880 1.89% $2,663,880
2025-26 24
Club
$2,790,720 - - $2,790,720 1.80% $2,790,720
2026-27 25
Club
$5,031,669 - - $5,031,669 2.95% $5,031,669
2027-28 26
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 22 $2,537,160 $2,537,160 $2,537,160 $2,537,160 $3,255,857
2024-25 23 $2,663,880 $2,663,880 $5,201,040 $2,600,520 $3,495,423
2025-26 24
Club
$2,790,720 $2,790,720 $7,991,760 $2,663,920 $3,911,195
2026-27 25
Club
$5,031,669 $5,031,669 $13,023,429 $3,255,857 $5,031,669
Contract Notes
  • 2025-26: Club Option (deadline 10/31/24)
  • 2026-27: Club Option (deadline 10/31/25)
Source: Spotrac
Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,537,160

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 22
Active
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
Total      
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
2024 23
Active
$2,663,880
2025 24
Active / Club
$2,790,720
2026 25
Active / Club
$5,031,669
Total
$13,023,429
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
22
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
Total
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
$2,537,160
2024
23
$2,663,880
$2,663,880
2025
24
$2,790,720
$2,790,720
2026
25
$5,031,669
$5,031,669
Total
$13,023,429
$13,023,429

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $2,537,160 - - $2,537,160

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2023-24 IND Mar 01, 2024 - Mar 04, 2024 2 Illness
  • Jul 01, 2023 Signed a 4 year $13.02 million rookie scale contract with Indiana (IND)
  • Jun 22, 2023 Drafted by Indiana (IND): Round 1 (#26 overall)
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 IND 57 1 14.3 4.4 1.6 0.9 0.6 .393 .314 .885
Top