KEMBA WALKER #34

Unsigned

Point Guard
Years of Service Tooltip : 12
2023-24 Year of Service Earned Tooltip : No
BORN: May 8, 1990
BIRTHPLACE: Bronx, New York, United States
NATIONALITY:United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6'0"
183cm
WEIGHT:
184lbs
83kg
AGE:33
SHOOTS:Right
DRAFT YEAR: 2011
DRAFTED OVERALL: 9
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: CHA
AGENT DETAILS
SUMMARY

Kemba Walker is a 33 year old point guard who was born on May 8, 1990. He was drafted 9th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 1st round of the 2011 draft. He has signed 5 contracts worth a total value of $219,548,701. He is represented by the agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management.

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Bird Rights: None (None)

CONTRACT HISTORY

ROOKIE SCALE CONTRACT
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Length: 2 - 4 years
Value: $10,659,171
Guaranteed: $10,559,171 (99%)
Expiry Status: RFA
AAVTooltip: $2,664,793
Cap % Tooltip: 4.06
Signing Team: Logo of the Charlotte BobcatsCHB
Signing Method: Rookie ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: December 12, 2011
Source: SalarySwish

Kemba Walker signed a 2-4 year, $10,659,171 contract with the Charlotte Bobcats on Dec 12, 2011. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $2,356,320 to $3,272,091.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2011-12$2,356,320$2,356,320$2,356,320$0$0
2012-13$2,462,400$2,362,400 (+0%)$2,362,400$100,000$0
2013-14TeamYes (Oct 26, 2012)$2,568,360$2,568,360 (+9%)$2,568,360
(0→2.57M)
$0$0
2014-15TeamYes (Oct 31, 2013)$3,272,091$3,272,091 (+30%)$3,272,091
(0→3.27M)
$0$0
TOTAL$10,659,171$10,559,171$10,559,171$100,000$0
Qualifying Offer: $4,433,683
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2013-14: $2,568,360 Team Option [Requirements Met]
2014-15: $3,272,091 Team Option [Requirements Met]
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SIGNED BY: Rich Cho
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Length: 4 years
Value: $48,000,000
Guaranteed: $48,000,000 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $12,000,000
Cap % Tooltip: 17.14
Signing Team: Logo of the Charlotte HornetsCHA
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: October 29, 2014
Source: SalarySwish

Kemba Walker signed a 4 year, $48,000,000 contract with the Charlotte Hornets on Oct 29, 2014. The contract has a cap hit of $12,000,000.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2015-16$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000$0$0
2016-17$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000$0$0
2017-18$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000$0$0
2018-19$12,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000$0$0
TOTAL$48,000,000$48,000,000$48,000,000$0$0
Cap Hold 2019-20: $18,000,000
VETERAN CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Mitch Kupchak
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Length: 3 - 4 years
Value: $140,790,600
Guaranteed: $140,790,600 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $35,197,650
Cap % Tooltip: 30.00
Signing Team: Logo of the Charlotte HornetsCHA (Sign & Trade: Logo of the Boston Celtics BOS)
Signing Method: Bird ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: July 7, 2019
Source: SalarySwish

Kemba Walker signed a 3-4 year, $140,790,600 contract with the Charlotte Hornets on Jul 7, 2019. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $32,742,000 to $37,653,300.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2019-20 Max$32,742,000$32,742,000$32,742,000$0$0
2020-21 Max$34,379,100$34,379,100 (+5%)$34,379,100$0$0
2021-22 Max W$36,016,200$36,016,200 (+5%)$36,016,200$0$0
2022-23 Max WPlayerYes (Aug 6, 2021)$37,653,300$37,653,300 (+5%)$37,653,300$0$0
TOTAL$140,790,600$140,790,600$140,790,600$0$0
Cap Hold 2022-23: $43,279,250
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2022-23: $37,653,300 Player Option [Requirements Met] (Player option met due to buyout)
TRADE KICKER Tooltip : 15% of the remaining Base Salary
Buyout: This contract was bought out (Logo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOKC - Aug 6, 2021)
WAIVED: This contract was waived (Logo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOKC - Aug 6, 2021)
DEAD CAP: This contract is a source of dead cap, refer to the Dead Cap section below for details
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SIGNED BY: Scott Perry
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Length: 2 years
Value: $17,894,491
Guaranteed: $17,894,491 (100%)
Expiry Status: UFA
AAVTooltip: $8,947,246
Cap % Tooltip: 7.77
Signing Team: Logo of the New York KnicksNYK
Signing Method: Cap RoomTooltip
Signing Date: August 11, 2021
Source: SalarySwish

Kemba Walker signed a 2 year, $17,894,491 contract with the New York Knicks on Aug 11, 2021. The contract has a cap hit that ranges from $8,729,020 to $9,165,471.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2021-22$8,729,020$8,729,020$8,729,020$0$0
2022-23 W$9,165,471$9,165,471 (+5%)$9,165,471$0$0
TOTAL$17,894,491$17,894,491$17,894,491$0$0
Cap Hold 2023-24: $11,915,112
WAIVED: This contract was waived (Logo of the Detroit PistonsDET - Oct 17, 2022)
DEAD CAP: This contract is a source of dead cap, refer to the Dead Cap section below for details
VETERAN CONTRACT (REST OF SEASON)
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SIGNED BY: Nico Harrison
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Length: 1 year
Value: $2,204,439
Guaranteed: $0 (0%)
Expiry Status: UFA (Waived)
AAVTooltip: $2,204,439
Cap % Tooltip: 1.13
Signing Team: Logo of the Dallas MavericksDAL
Signing Method: Minimum Salary ExceptionTooltip
Signing Date: November 29, 2022
Source: SalarySwish

Kemba Walker signed a 1 year, $2,204,439 contract with the Dallas Mavericks on Nov 29, 2022. The contract has a cap hit of $1,392,896.

SeasonOptionOption UsedCap Hit TooltipBase Salary TooltipGuaranteed TooltipLikely Inctv. TooltipUnlikely Inctv. Tooltip
2022-23 W$1,392,896$2,204,439$0$0$0
TOTAL$1,392,896$2,204,439$0$0$0
Cap Hold 2023-24: $2,019,706
GUARANTEED DETAILS
2022-23: Increase from $0 to $2,204,439 (+$2,204,439) if player is not waived [Requirements Unmet]
WAIVED: This contract was waived (Logo of the Dallas MavericksDAL - Jan 6, 2023)
DEAD CAP: This contract is a source of dead cap, refer to the Dead Cap section below for details

DEAD CAP

TYPE: BUYOUT
TEAM: Logo of the Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
VALUE: $53,669,500
DATE: August 6, 2021
SEASONBASE SALARYCAP HIT
2021-22$26,238,422$26,238,422
2022-23$27,431,078$27,431,078
Note: Buyout by Oklahoma City Thunder / Walker gave back $20,000,000
TYPE: WAIVERS
TEAM: Logo of the Detroit PistonsDetroit Pistons
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
VALUE: $9,165,471
DATE: October 17, 2022
SEASONBASE SALARYCAP HIT
2022-23$9,165,471$9,165,471
Note: Waived by Detroit Pistons
TYPE: WAIVERS
TEAM: Logo of the Dallas MavericksDallas Mavericks
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
VALUE: $684,712
DATE: January 6, 2023
SEASONBASE SALARYCAP HIT
2022-23$684,712$684,712
Note: Waived by Dallas Mavericks

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