Stephen Curry contract breakdown: How a lot will the Warriors star be making per yr?
Stephen Curry goes to be staying in a Warriors’ uniform for some time.
Marc Stein reported on Monday that the purpose guard had signed to a four-year, $215 million extension with Golden State that can hold him in blue and gold by way of the top of the 2025-26 season. Curry has already been the league’s highest-paid participant for the reason that 2017-18 season, based on ESPN, and this extension ought to hold him in that place for a couple of extra seasons.
In line with NBC Sports activities, the deal is price $215,353,664. It breaks down his annual salaries as such:
- 2022-23: $48,070,014
- 2023-24: $51,915,615
- 2024-25: $55,761,217
- 2025-26: $59,606,818
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The extension means Curry will earn practically $60 million when he’s 37. That is the second time Curry has signed a deal price greater than $200 million as he had beforehand been inked to a five-year, $201 million deal. In line with Spotrac, he’s set to make $45,780,966 within the 2021-22 season within the last yr of that extension.
After this upcoming season, Curry can have earned an estimated $254,736,348, based on Spotrac. That at present has him sitting at tenth all-time on Spotrac’s record of profession earnings by an NBA participant, with Lakers celebrity LeBron James topping the record at $387,384,119, which incorporates the greater than $41 million he’ll make within the 2021-22 season. Curry would accumulate $470,090,012 in complete wage earnings for his time within the NBA as soon as his new extension performs out.
The 33-year-old level guard continues to play at an elite stage within the NBA. Within the 2020-21 season, he averaged 31.98 factors per recreation, the Twenty ninth-best season by factors per recreation in NBA historical past. That included a stretch the place he carried the Warriors to the playoffs, averaging greater than 36 factors per recreation.
For the reason that first MVP award he gained in 2015, Curry has been persistently the most effective scorers within the league. He has averaged greater than 25 factors per recreation in all however his injury-shortened 2019-20 season, and has averaged 28.1 factors per recreation total for the reason that begin of the 2015-16 season. The sport’s greatest 3-point shooter, Curry has additionally made extra 3-pointers than any participant within the league since then, pulling down 1,641 from past the arc at a 42.8 % success charge.