As he continues his All-Star career in Dallas, Boardroom takes a closer look at the Mavericks’ Kyrie Irving contract.
It’s not a hot take to call Kyrie Irving one of the most skilled basketball players in the game. Consider that even among NBA players — all outstanding hoopers in their own right — he consistently garners respect and admiration for his wizardry on the court.
Amid an up-and-down stint in Brooklyn that included a trade request this past offseason, the point guard nevertheless managed to earn another All-Star nod. Before the February exhibition tipped off, however, he was dealt to the Dallas Mavericks.
He finds himself in the final season of a four-year, $136 million contract that was inked when he first joined the Nets as a free agent in 2019. As his next big extension looms, Boardroom takes a look at the details of the Mavericks’ expiring Kyrie Irving contract, as well as the floor general’s overall career earnings over his 12 NBA seasons to date.
Kyrie Irving Contract Details & Salary
All dollar figures via Spotrac.
Total value: $136,490,600
Average annual value: $34,122,650
Free agency: 2023
Annual Kyrie Irving salary numbers:
2022-23: $36,503,300 (exercised player option)
Irving and the Mavericks got off to a slow start upon his arrival in north Texas, but there is little doubt that the superstar backcourt alongside Luka Dončić is something uniquely fearsome to face when playoff time rolls around. A key to watch for? Whether Irving’s play down the stretch nets him the big-time contract extension he’s been looking for — and that the Nets weren’t prepared to offer on a fully-guaranteed basis.
Kyrie Irving’s Career Earnings
Salary data via Spotrac.
NBA SALARY EARNINGS THRU 2022-23: $232,471,637
- Cleveland Cavaliers: $56,239,811
- Boston Celtics: $38,967,813
- Brooklyn Nets: $124,257,090
- Dallas Mavericks: $13,006,923
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