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Biggest NBA Contracts of the 2022 Offseason

From Jokic, Booker, and KAT’s supermax extensions to the biggest NBA free agency moves, Boardroom rounds up the tallest stacks of cash changing hands this summer.

Aaaaaaand they’re off! As with the start of NBA free agency and the overall offseason period every single year, the deals flew in awfully fast once the floodgates opened at 6 p.m. on June 30 — even more incredible considering that absolutely no tampering happened before that time. Nope. None.

In fact, within minutes, we heard news of two separate Designated Veteran Player Extension deals, colloquially known as the supermax. And since then, we’ve added another, with a trio of gigantic rookie max extensions following not far behind.

With that in mind, let’s round up the biggest NBA contracts the stars of the Association are signing this offseason — starting with the world’s richest Joker.

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25 Biggest Contracts of the 2022 NBA Offseason

1. Nuggets C Nikola Jokic: $270,000,000
  • Type: Designated Veteran Player Extension (“supermax”)
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2028

NOTE: Jokic’s extension is the largest contract in NBA history by both total value and average annual value. Click here to read Boardroom’s deep dive into the Joker’s record-setting supermax deal.

2. Wizards SG Bradley Beal: $251,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027
t-3. Suns SG Devin Booker: $224,000,000
  • Type: Designated Veteran Player Extension (“supermax”)
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2028

Click here to read Boardroom’s deep dive into Booker’s supermax contract.

t-3. Timberwolves PF Karl-Anthony Towns: $224,000,000
  • Type: Designated Veteran Player Extension (“supermax”)
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2028

Click here to read Boardroom’s deep dive into KAT’s supermax contract.

5. Bulls PG Zach LaVine: $215,200,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027
t-6. Grizzlies PG Ja Morant: $193,000,000
  • Type: Designate Rookie Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027

NOTE: Based on performance/awards milestones, the value of Morant’s deal can stretch to a full rookie max extension of $231,000,000. Click here to read Boardroom’s deep dive on Morant’s extension.

t-6. Pelicans PF Zion Williamson: $193,000,000
  • Type: Designate Rookie Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027

NOTE: Based on performance/awards milestones, the value of Williamson’s deal can stretch to a full rookie max extension of $231,000,000.

t-6. Cavaliers PG Darius Garland: $193,000,000
  • Type: Designate Rookie Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027

NOTE: Based on performance/awards milestones, the value of Garland’s deal can stretch to a full rookie max extension of $231,000,000.

9. Warriors SG Jordan Poole: $140,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2027
10. Trail Blazers PG Damian Lillard: $121,774,039
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 2
  • Free agency: 2027
11. Warriors SF Andrew Wiggins: $109,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2027
12. Knicks PG Jalen Brunson: $104,000,000
  • Type: Free agency
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2027
13. Trail Blazers SG Anfernee Simons: $100,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2026
14. Lakers SF LeBron James: $97,133,373
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 2
  • Free agency: 2025
15. Hawks SF De’Andre Hunter: $95,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2027
16. Thunder SG Lu Dort: $87,500,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 5
  • Free agency: 2027
17. Rockets SG Kevin Porter Jr.: $82,500,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2027
18. Trail Blazers C Jusuf Nurkic: $70,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2026
19. 76ers PG James Harden: $68,600,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 2
  • Free agency: 2024

NOTE: The second year of Harden’s deal is a player option; he can choose to become a free agent in 2023.

20. Pelicans SG C.J. McCollum: $64,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 2
  • Free agency: 2026
21. Knicks C Mitchell Robinson: $60,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2026
22. Bucks PF Bobby Portis: $49,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 4
  • Free agency: 2026
23. Pistons PF Marvin Bagley: $37,000,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 3
  • Free agency: 2025
24. Raptors PF Chris Boucher: $35,250,000
  • Type: Extension
  • Years: 3
  • Free agency: 2025
25. 76ers SF/PF P.J. Tucker: $33,200,000
  • Type: Free agency
  • Years: 3
  • Free agency: 2025

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