IESPN network highlights that Luka Doncic (24 years old) is about to become the first player in NBA history to sign a $70 million supermax contract.
Bobby Marks reported that Doncic is willing to sign a five-year super extension worth an estimated $318 million.
In the United States, they emphasize that in order to achieve a historic millionaire salary, Luka Doncic has achieved some feats, such as joining the NBA’s ideal quintet four times before the age of 25 (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023) (only Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Max Zaslowski), and is the only one with LeBron James to reach 9,000 points and 2,500 assists before turning 25 player of.
Theoretically, Luka Doncic couldn’t sign this contract extension because he would only be in the NBA for six years, but the former Real Madrid player encountered an exception.
If Luka Doncic is selected to the “NBA Ideal Quintet”, he will have met “All-NBA” standards in two of the previous three seasons and will be eligible to sign a contract in 2025 that will be signed in 2026. Contract renewal effective in the year. -27 seasons.
U.S. Network pointed out that if the salary cap is increased by 10% in the next three years, Doncic’s contract extension amount will reach US$367.5 million, and his final year of contract will reach US$83.6 million.
Luka Doncic averaged 32.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8 assists in the NBA last season.
The five highest-paid players in the NBA for the 2023-2024 season
1. Stephen Curry – 51.9 million
2. Kevin Durant – 47.6
3. Nikola Jokic – 47.6
3. LeBron James – 47.6
3. Joel Embiid – 47.6
Jaylen Brown’s $304 million surpasses Steph Curry’s $215 million
In July 2023, Jaylen Brown signed a five-year contract worth $304 million with the Boston Celtics.
This contract surpassed Stephen Curry and became the largest contract in basketball history to date: $215 million over four years.