Ben Simmons
Point Guard
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2016
Experience: 6 Years
College: Louisiana State
Contract: 5 yr(s) / $177,243,360 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$35,448,672 Free Agent:2025 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2020 Contract details by year 24 $30,559,200 $30,559,200
2021 Contract details by year 25 $33,003,936 $33,003,936
2022 Contract details by year 26 $35,448,672 $35,448,672
2023 Contract details by year 27 $37,893,408 $37,893,408
2024 Contract details by year 28 $40,338,144 $40,338,144
Contract Notes:
  • 15% Trade Kicker [voided via PHI-BKN trade]
  • Has Designated Rookie Extension language, can trigger up to 30% of cap if earns All-NBA team in 2019-20 season
    • No All-NBA: $170M (25%)
    • All-NBA 3rd team: $190M (28%) - Triggered with 2019-20 All-NBA 3rd Team
    • All-NBA 2nd team: $196.8M (29%)
    • All-NBA 1st team: $203.6M (30%)
  • 25% salary due in July, 25% of salary due Oct 1
  • 2021-22: Fined $1.4 million as of 10/19/21 for missing 4 preseason games + fines assessed for missed practices, on-court workouts and meetings (@wojespn)
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $5,903,160 - - $5,903,160
2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,168,840 - - $6,168,840
2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,434,520 - - $6,434,520
2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,606,809 - - $7,606,809
2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $30,559,200 - - $30,559,200
2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $11,190,990 - - $11,190,990
2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $21,812,946 - - $21,812,946
2022-2023 Player Cash Earnings $35,448,672 - - $35,448,672
8 seasons $125,125,137 - - $125,125,137

Cap Hit

#7
Point Guard
#3
Brooklyn Nets
#20
NBA

AAV

#7
Point Guard
#20
NBA

Cash

#7
Point Guard
#20
NBA
  • Aug 15 2022

    Reached agreement with Philadelphia (PHI) on grievance filed to recoup a portion of $20 million withheld from him as a result of failure to play games in 2021-22 season

  • Feb 10 2022

    Traded to Brooklyn (BKN) from Philadelphia (PHI) with Seth Curry , Andre Drummond , 2022 1st round pick [unprotected, right to defer until 2023] and 2027 1st round pick [Top-8 protected, 2028 Top-8 protected, conveys to two 2029 2nd-round picks + $2M] for James Harden and Paul Millsap

  • Feb 8 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHX-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Feb 6 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-CHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Feb 4 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-DAL game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Feb 2 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing WAS-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 31 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing MEM-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 29 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing SAC-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 27 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing LAL-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 25 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing NOP-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 23 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-SAS game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 21 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing LAC-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 19 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing ORL-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 17 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-WAS game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 15 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-MIA game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 14 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing BOS-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 12 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing CHA-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 10 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-HOU game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 7 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing SAS-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 5 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-ORL game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Jan 3 2022

    Fined $360,305 for missing HOU-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 30 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-BKN game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 28 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-TOR game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 26 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-WAS game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 23 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing ATL-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 20 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-BOS game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 16 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-BKN game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 15 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing MIA-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 13 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing MEM-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 11 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing GSW-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 9 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing UTH-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 8 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-CHA game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 6 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-CHA game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 3 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-ATL game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Dec 1 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-BOS game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 29 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing ORL-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 27 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing MIN-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 22 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-SAC game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 20 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-POR game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 18 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-DEN game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 13 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-IND game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 11 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing TOR-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 9 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing MIL-PHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 6 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-CHI game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Nov 4 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing PHI-DET game due to not cooperating with team doctors and not participating in basketball-related operations

  • Oct 19 2021

    Suspended 1 game (forfeit $227,613) by Philadelphia (PHI) for conduct detrimental to the team

  • Oct 15 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing preseason game due to not meeting the COVID-19 protocols

  • Oct 11 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing preseason game due to not meeting the COVID-19 protocols

  • Oct 7 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing preseason game due to not meeting the COVID-19 protocols

  • Oct 4 2021

    Fined $360,305 for missing preseason game due to not meeting the COVID-19 protocols

  • Apr 16 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-PHI game

  • Mar 25 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-LAL game

  • Feb 21 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-TOR game

  • Feb 6 2021

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-PHI game

  • Dec 29 2020

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-PHI game

  • Feb 3 2020

    Fined $3,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIA game

  • Jan 25 2020

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-PHI game

  • Dec 23 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DET game

  • Nov 30 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during IND-PHI game

  • Nov 29 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-NYK game

  • Nov 13 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ORL game

  • Jul 16 2019

    Signed a 5 year $177.2 million maximum rookie contract extension with Philadelphia (PHI)

  • May 3 2019

    Fined $20,000 for making contact to the groin of Kyle Lowry during TOR-PHI game (playoff)

  • May 2 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-PHI game (playoff)

  • Apr 18 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-BKN game (playoff)

  • Apr 3 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ATL game

  • Mar 28 2019

    Fined $2,000 for ejection from BKN-PHI game

  • Mar 28 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-PHI game

  • Feb 23 2019

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during POR-PHI game

  • Dec 22 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-PHI game

  • Dec 19 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-PHI game

  • Oct 29 2018

    Philadelphia (PHI) exercised $8.11 million option for 2019-20

  • Apr 19 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-MIA game (playoff)

  • Apr 10 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-ATL game

  • Mar 24 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game

  • Jan 15 2018

    Fined $2,000 for ejection from TOR-PHI game

  • Jan 15 2018

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-PHI game

  • Dec 2 2017

    Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-PHI game

  • Oct 27 2017

    Philadelphia (PHI) exercised $6.43 million option for 2018-19

  • Jul 2 2016

    Signed a 4 year $26.62 million rookie scale contract with Philadelphia (PHI)

  • Jun 23 2016

    Drafted by Philadelphia (PHI): Round 1 (#1 overall)