RJ Barrett’s four-year contract worth $120 million includes bonuses

On Monday, New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett signed a four-year contract extension worth up to $120 million, and the deal also includes bonuses. The deal starts at $107 million. His new rookie extension is tied to All-Star selections, All-NBA and All-Defensive Team honors. Not to mention, games played is another incentive. Knicks president Leon … Read more

LeBron James career earnings could increase to $487.6 million

If LeBron James re-signs with the Los Angeles Lakers on a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension, the four-time MVP would increase his NBA career earnings to $487.6 million. This figure does not include endorsement deals or business investments. The amounts below only take into account NBA salaries. The 19-year veteran is already a billionaire. Nonetheless, … Read more

James Harden, 76ers agree to two-year, $68.6 million contract

James Harden and the 76ers have agreed to a two-year, $68.6 million contract. This deal includes a $35.6 million player option in the second year. Harden declined his $47.4 million player option last month. Then, he mentioned to president of basketball operations Daryl Morey to sign any players the team needed to improve, and Harden … Read more

De’Andre Hunter, Hawks $20 million apart on contract extension

De’Andre Hunter and the Hawks have not yet come to terms on the forward’s contract extension. The Hawks exercised his $9,835,881 team option for the 2022-23 season on Oct. 15, 2021. However, Hunter is asking for a new deal. According to Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, both sides are about $20 million apart on a future … Read more

Keldon Johnson agrees to four-year, $80 million extension with Spurs

Keldon Johnson has agreed to a four-year, $80 million contract extension with the Spurs. In the 2021-22 NBA season, the forward averaged 17 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in a total of 75 games played. He was the Spurs’ second-leading scorer last season behind Dejounte Murray. The third-year player also averaged 46.6% … Read more

Westbrook picks up $47 million option, championship odds increase 10%

Russell Westbrook picked up his $47 million player option for the 2022-23 season, and the Lakers’ championship odds increased by 10%. For what it’s worth, according to the BetOnline sportsbook, now the Lakers have +1200 odds of winning their 18th NBA title in the 2022-23 season. This boils down to Los Angeles possessing the sixth-best … Read more

Maverick’ debuts to stratospheric $124 million

LOS ANGELES, USA – Tom Cruise may have pulled off one of the most daring stunts of his career – getting audiences to go to the movies for something that doesn’t involve superheroes. Top Gun: Maverick pulled in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend, collecting $134 million from a record 4,732 North American cinemas. … Read more

With China in focus, Biden makes $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders

The new financial commitment includes a $40 million investment in infrastructure to help decarbonize the region’s power supply, $60 million in maritime security, and $15 million in health funding to aid in early detection of COVID-19 and other respiratory pandemics WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders … Read more

‘Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness’ debuts to heroic $185 million

LOS ANGELES, USA – Doctor Strange and his questionably effective book of spells has summoned a blockbuster $185 million at North American movie theaters over the weekend, reaffirming the box office dominance of Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe after a shaker, pandemic-battered year for the franchise. The timeline-bending Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness represents … Read more