What is NBA Supermax contract?
A “SuperMax” Extension or also known as the Designated Player rule allows for an NBA player to receive increased compensation based on certain criteria being met.
How long is a supermax contract in the NBA?
Technically known as a designated player extension, the supermax allows players to get to the “35 percent of the cap” deal earlier than the 10 years they’d typically have to wait. The only players who’ve been able to take advantage of it so far are Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and John Wall.
Who is eligible for max contract?
1) An All-NBA team selection (any of the three teams) in the player’s fourth season, or in two of the three seasons between his second and fourth seasons. 2) A Defensive Player of the Year selection in the player’s fourth season, or in two of the three seasons between his second and fourth seasons.
What’s James Harden contract?
That’s when Harden can opt into his $47.4 million contract for the 2022-23 season, then sign a four-year extension off that worth an estimated $223 million. In the final year of that contract, Harden would be the first player in NBA history to make more than $60 million in salary a year.
Can Luka get a Super Max?
Luka Dončić and Mavericks Agree to Five-Year Supermax Extension for $207 Million. The Mavericks and Luka Dončić have agreed to a five-year, $207 million supermax rookie extension, according to his agent, Bill Duffy of BDA Sports, who told ESPN on Monday.