Kawhi Leonard Contract

NameKawhi Anthony Leonard
Height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
PositionSmall Forward
Age32 years
TeamLA Clippers
Net worthApprox $85 million

Kawhi Leonard is one of the most prolific NBA personalities in todays game. Ever since his entry into the professional league that is the NBA, Leonard has been one of the most dominant players on the court. His overall capabilities on both sides of the ball are something many players strive to achieve in their careers and most end up envying him.

The Clippers small forward was born in Los Angeles and has developed into a big player over his eleven year career thus far. He has made a name for himself as one of the best perimeter defenders not only in todays game but even in the history of the NBA. Several former high profile players have praised him for being an outstanding two-way player.

With age still on his side, Leonard is already a two-time NBA Champion, a two-time Finals MVP, a five-time All Star, and a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year winner among many other feats. His former coach Gregg Popovich of the Spurs once commented about his abilities and work ethic stating that he will one day become a great player because he strives hard on the court even in practice. He wants to be a great player and he works towards achieving his goal. Moreover, Leonard is easy to coach as he understands the fundamentals and takes in all the knowledge and information switfly.

Kawhi Leonard joined the LA Clippers in the 2019 free agency period, forgoing the player option of his deal worth $21 million. He signed a three-year $103 million deal with the LA Clippers with a player option for the third year worth $36 million. In the summer of 2021, he opted out of the third year of his deal and resigned with the Clippers on a four-year $176 million deal with a player option worth $48.7 million for the fourth year.

What is Kawhi Leonard's Current Contract?

Kawhi Leonard is on a colossal four-year $176 million dollar deal with a player option for the fourth year.

Current Contract$176 million over 4 years
Base Salary$45,640,084
Cap Hit$45,640,084

Kawhi Leonard's NBA Contract History

2011-12San Antonio Spurs$1,394,017
2012-13San Antonio Spurs$1,809,840
2013-14San Antonio Spurs$1,887,840
2014-15San Antonio Spurs$2,894,059
2015-16San Antonio Spurs$16,407,500
2016-17San Antonio Spurs$17,638,063
2017-18San Antonio Spurs$18,868,625
2018-19San Antonio Spurs$3,014,878
2018-19Toronto Raptors$20,099,188
2019-20LA Clippers$30,695,625
2020-21LA Clippers$34,379,100
2021-22LA Clippers$39,344,900
Total Earnings(11 seasons)$190,962,534

Kawhi Leonard has had some very lucrative contract deals along the way throughout his NBA career. He has of course more than deserved his fair share of remuneration as he always brings value to any franchise he plays for. The San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors can certainly vouch for that as he has helped both franchises to win an NBA title. Having said that, let's see in brief how his contract deals have been till now.

Kawhi Leonard got his entry level rookie contract with the Spurs in 2011. He signed a 4-year deal worth $8,323,699 at the time. Being a first round selection and the fifteenth overall pick allowed him to make a decent start to his career in terms of money. He earned an average of $2,080,925 per year and his guaranteed money at signing was $3,203,857.

Set to become a free agent in 2015, he signed a new 5-year deal worth an enormous $94,343,126. This was a fully guaranteed contract and the average salary came out to $18,868,625. He then signed a 1-year retainer contract worth $3,014,878 in 2018. Then, his 2019-2021, 3-year contract earned him a mammoth $103,137,300 fully guaranteed. This deal saw him rake in $34,379,100 on average.

Kawhi Leonard's Current and Future Salaries

2022-23LA Clippers$42,492,492
2023-24LA Clippers$45,640,084
2024-25 (PO)LA Clippers$48,787,676


Q. What is Kawhi Leonard's current contract worth?

A. Kawhi Leonard's current contract is a four-year $176,265,152 deal which is set to end in 2023-24.

Q. What is Kawhi Leonard's net worth as of 2023?

A. Kawhi Leonard's net worth is approoximately $80-$85 million as of 2023.

Q. Which position does Kawhi Leonard play?

A. Kawhi Leonard is the starting small forward. 

Q. Has Kawhi Leonard won the scoring title?

A. Kawhi Leonard has yet to win the NBA scoring title.

Q. Did Kawhi Leonard make the NBA's 75th Anniversary team?

A. Kawhi Leonard was included into the NBA's 75th Anniversary team.