JAMES HARDEN #1

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James Harden headshot
Point Guard, Shooting Guard

Salary: $35,640,000

Cap Hit: $35,680,595

Years of Service Tooltip : 14
2023-24 Year of Service Earned Tooltip : Yes
BORN: Aug 26, 1989
BIRTHPLACE: Bellflower, California, United States
NATIONALITY:United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6' 5
196cm
WEIGHT:
220lbs
100kg
AGE: 34
SHOOTS: Left
DRAFT YEAR: 2009
DRAFTED OVERALL: 3
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: OKC
AGENT DETAILS
Primary Agent:Brandon Grier
Secondary Agent:Michael Silverman
SUMMARY

James Harden's salary is $35,640,000 for the 2023-24 season. He is a 34 year old point guard who was born on Aug 26, 1989. He was drafted 3rd overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 1st round of the 2009 draft. He has signed 5 contracts worth a total value of $455,252,411. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2023-24 season when he is 34 years old. He is represented by the agents Brandon Grier and Michael Silverman of Athlete Management Group.

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CURRENT CONTRACT

VETERAN CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Elton Brand
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Length: 1 - 2 years
Value: $68,640,000
Guaranteed: $68,640,000 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $34,320,000
Cap % Tooltip: 27.00
Signing Team: Logo of the Philadelphia 76ersPHI
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 27, 2022
Source: SalarySwish

James Harden signed a 1-2 year, $68,640,000 contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on Jul 27, 2022. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $33,000,000 to $35,680,595.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2022-23$33,000,000$33,000,000$33,000,000$0$0
2023-24PlayerYes (Jun 29, 2023)$35,680,595$35,640,000 (+8%)$35,640,000$0$0
TOTAL$68,680,595$68,640,000$68,640,000$0$0
TRADE KICKER PAYMENT: 2023-24: $40,595
Cap Hold 2024-25: $49,350,000
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2023-24: $35,640,000 Player Option [Requirements Met]
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary (Applied Oct 31, 2023)

CONTRACT HISTORY

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SIGNED BY: Sam Presti
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Length: 2 - 4 years
Value: $18,733,857
Guaranteed: $18,318,423 (98%)
Expiry Status: RFA
AAVTooltip: $4,683,464
Cap % Tooltip: 6.94
Signing Team: Logo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOKC
Signing Method: Rookie ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 6, 2009
Source: SalarySwish

James Harden signed a 2-4 year, $18,733,857 contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Jul 6, 2009. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $4,004,160 to $5,820,417.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2009-10$4,004,160$3,803,952$3,803,952$200,208$0
2010-11$4,304,520$4,089,294 (+8%)$4,089,294$215,226$0
2011-12TeamYes (Oct 25, 2010)$4,604,760$4,604,760 (+14%)$4,604,760
(0→4.60M)
$0$0
2012-13TeamYes (Jun 27, 2011)$5,820,417$5,820,417 (+32%)$5,820,417
(0→5.82M)
$0$0
TOTAL$18,733,857$18,318,423$18,318,423$415,434$0
Qualifying Offer: $7,636,387
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2011-12: $4,604,760 Team Option [Requirements Met]
2012-13: $5,820,417 Team Option [Requirements Met]
ROOKIE SCALE EXTENSION (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Daryl Morey
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Length: 5 years
Value: $78,782,188
Guaranteed: $44,186,532 (56%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $15,756,438
Cap % Tooltip: 23.35
Signing Team: Logo of the Houston RocketsHOU
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: October 31, 2012
Source: SalarySwish

James Harden signed a 5 year, $78,782,188 contract with the Houston Rockets on Oct 31, 2012. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $13,701,250 to $17,811,625.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2013-14 Max$13,701,250$13,701,250$13,701,250$0$0
2014-15 Max$14,728,844$14,728,844 (+8%)$14,728,844$0$0
2015-16 Max$15,756,438$15,756,438 (+8%)$15,756,438$0$0
2016-17 Max V$16,784,031$16,784,031 (+8%)$0$0$0
2017-18 Max V$17,811,625$17,811,625 (+8%)$0$0$0
TOTAL$78,782,188$78,782,188$44,186,532$0$0
Cap Hold 2017-18: $25,176,047
VOIDED: This contract was voided (Logo of the Houston RocketsHOU - Jul 9, 2016)
VETERAN EXTENSION (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Daryl Morey
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $117,964,846
Guaranteed: $85,261,353 (72%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $29,491,212
Cap % Tooltip: 28.19
Signing Team: Logo of the Houston RocketsHOU
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 9, 2016
Source: SalarySwish

James Harden signed a 3-4 year, $117,964,846 contract with the Houston Rockets on Jul 9, 2016. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $26,540,100 to $32,703,493.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2016-17 Max$26,540,100$26,540,100$26,540,100$0$0
2017-18 Max$28,299,399$28,299,399 (+7%)$28,299,399$0$0
2018-19 Max$30,421,854$30,421,854 (+8%)$30,421,854$0$0
2019-20 MaxPlayerNo (Jul 8, 2017)$32,703,493$32,703,493 (+9%)$0
(32.7M→0)
$0$0
TOTAL$117,964,846$117,964,846$85,261,353$0$0
Cap Hold 2019-20: $38,199,000
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2019-20: $32,703,493 Player Option [Requirements Unmet]
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary
DESIGNATED VETERAN EXTENSION (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Daryl Morey
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $171,131,520
Guaranteed: $123,764,760 (72%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $42,782,880
Cap % Tooltip: 35.00
Signing Team: Logo of the Houston RocketsHOU
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 7, 2017
Source: SalarySwish

James Harden signed a 3-4 year, $171,131,520 contract with the Houston Rockets on Jul 7, 2017. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $38,199,000 to $47,366,760.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2019-20 Max$38,199,000$38,199,000$38,199,000$0$0
2020-21 Max$41,254,920$41,254,920 (+8%)$41,254,920$0$0
2021-22 Max$44,310,840$44,310,840 (+8%)$44,310,840$0$0
2022-23 MaxPlayerNo (Jun 29, 2022)$47,366,760$47,366,760 (+8%)$0
(47.4M→0)
$0$0
TOTAL$171,131,520$171,131,520$123,764,760$0$0
Cap Hold 2022-23: $43,279,250
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2022-23: $47,366,760 Player Option [Requirements Unmet]
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary

SALARY PROGRESSION

CURRENT SEASON STATS

SeasonTypeTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLK
2023-24RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers72722470119282235242.848818638.134430287.8343353696147757
RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers0000000.0000.0000.0000000
2023-24RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers727234.316.64.911.442.82.66.838.14.24.887.80.54.75.18.51.10.8
RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers000.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

CAREER STATS

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SeasonTypeTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLK
2013-14RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets737327771851120554945.648317736.666557686.66128334444611529
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets662631611335037.6541629.6504590.05232835121
2014-15RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets818129812217147064744.055520837.582471586.87538445956515460
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets171763646229412943.91074138.317816391.6128597128287
2015-16RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets828231252376161771043.965723635.983772086.06343850161213951
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets551931331004141.0421331.0453884.47192638121
2016-17RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets818130152356153367444.075626234.788174684.79556465990712138
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets11114073132189041.31153227.811510187.87536093215
2017-18RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets727225512191144965144.972226536.772762485.84134838963012650
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets171762148638515841.01745229.913311888.71475891163811
2018-19RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets787828672818190984344.2102837836.885875487.96645251858615858
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets111142434826410941.31374835.0988283.796675732410
2019-20RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets686824832335151467244.484329935.580069286.57037644651212560
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets121244835522810947.81173933.31169884.5125567921810
2020-21RegularLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets3635131988559928247.12629636.626322585.6302773073924627
RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets882901981356044.4722534.7605388.3536418376
PlayoffsLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets993221821085147.2662436.4625690.37505777156
2021-22RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers212179244228611540.21414632.618616689.213136149220265
RegularLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets4444162799070629241.430710233.235030486.9423093514475631
PlayoffsLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers12124792231586440.5762836.8756789.311576810398
2022-23RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers58582135121684237144.141816138.536131386.7403143546187131
PlayoffsLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers11114272231837239.3823137.8554887.36626891204
2023-24RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers72722470119282235242.848818638.134430287.8343353696147757
RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers0000000.0000.0000.0000000
2013-14RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets737338.025.47.516.545.62.46.636.67.99.186.60.83.94.76.11.60.4
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets6643.826.88.322.237.62.79.029.67.58.390.00.83.84.75.82.00.2
2014-15RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets818136.827.48.018.244.02.66.937.58.810.286.80.94.75.77.01.90.7
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets171737.427.27.617.343.92.46.338.39.610.591.60.75.05.77.51.70.4
2015-16RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets828238.129.08.719.743.92.98.035.98.810.286.00.85.36.17.51.70.6
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets5538.626.68.220.041.02.68.431.07.69.084.41.43.85.27.62.40.2
2016-17RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets818137.229.18.318.944.03.29.334.79.210.984.71.27.08.111.21.50.5
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets111137.028.58.219.841.32.910.527.89.210.587.80.64.85.58.51.90.5
2017-18RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets727235.430.49.020.144.93.710.036.78.710.185.80.64.85.48.81.80.7
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets171736.528.69.322.741.03.110.229.96.97.888.70.84.45.26.82.20.7
2018-19RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets787836.836.110.824.544.24.913.236.89.711.087.90.95.86.67.52.00.7
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets111138.531.69.924.041.34.412.535.07.58.983.70.86.06.86.62.20.9
2019-20RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets686836.534.39.922.344.44.412.435.510.211.886.51.05.56.67.51.80.9
PlayoffsLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets121237.329.69.119.047.83.39.833.38.29.784.51.04.65.67.71.50.8
2020-21RegularLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets363536.624.67.816.647.12.77.336.66.37.385.60.87.78.510.91.30.8
RegularLogo of the Houston RocketsHouston Rockets8836.324.87.516.944.43.19.034.76.67.588.30.64.55.110.40.90.8
PlayoffsLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets9935.820.25.712.047.22.77.336.46.26.990.30.85.66.38.61.70.7
2021-22RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers212137.721.05.513.640.22.26.732.67.98.989.20.66.57.110.51.20.2
RegularLogo of the Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets444437.022.56.616.141.42.37.033.26.98.086.91.07.08.010.21.30.7
PlayoffsLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers121239.918.65.313.240.52.36.336.85.66.389.30.94.85.78.60.80.7
2022-23RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers585836.821.06.414.544.12.87.238.55.46.286.70.75.46.110.71.20.5
PlayoffsLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers111138.820.36.616.639.32.87.537.84.45.087.30.65.66.28.31.80.4
2023-24RegularLogo of the LA ClippersLA Clippers727234.316.64.911.442.82.66.838.14.24.887.80.54.75.18.51.10.8
RegularLogo of the Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers000.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0