Domantas Sabonis’ Contracts and Salary Breakdown: How much is the Kings Center earning?

Know all about the Sacramento Kings star center Domantas Sabonis' impressive contracts and salary details in a compressive breakdown.


Domantas Sabonis’ Contracts and Salary Breakdown: How much is the Kings Center earning?

Domantas Sabonis (via FS)

A three times NBA all-star, Domantas Sabonis has earned the respect of Sacramento fans within a short period of time. Having spent five seasons with the Indiana Pacers, the Sabonis trade in 2022 came as somewhat of a shock. Now playing for the Sacramento Kings, how much is Domantas Sabonis earning from his contract?

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Right after being drafted in the NBA by the Orlando Magic, Sabonis was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. There he played his first NBA season and signed his rookie contract worth $11.18 million for four years. Sabonis was then traded to the Indiana Pacers in July 2017, where he spent the following five seasons. The Indiana Pacers exercised the team option in his contract twice, for the 2018-19 season and then the 2019-20 season.

In October 2019, Domantas Sabonis signed his Rookie extension for a $74.9 million/four-year contract. now playing for the Sacramento Kings, he signed a massive $186 million extension earlier last year in July. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of Domantas Sabonis’ contracts and salary details.

Current Contract Breakdown

Sabonis had signed his rookie extension contract on October 21, 2019, as a four-year/$74,900,000 deal. At an annual average salary of $18,725,000, the contract came with $74,900,000 guaranteed at signing.

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Domantas Sabonis for the Sacramento Kings
Domantas Sabonis for the Sacramento Kings (via Imago)

In the running season, Sabonis is set to earn $28,000,000 as base salary with a cap hit value of $30,600,000. The contract also has an incentive of $2,600,000 if Domantas Sabonis makes either the All-NBA team or the All-Star in 2023-24, which is unlikely.

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $74,900,000$18,725,000$74,900,000Rookie Extension/Bird2024 / UFA

Earlier last year, Sabonis signed a four-year contract worth $186,016,000 as a renegotiation-and-extend deal. The contract comes with $175,616,000 guaranteed at signing and an average salary of $46,504,000, which will surely add to Domantas Sabonis’ impressive net worth.

In fact, it was because of this contract that his current salary for the 2023-24 season went up from $19.4 million to $28 million per Spotrac. Domantas Sabonis will become an unrestricted free agent in 2028.

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $186,016,000$46,504,000$175,616,000Veteran Extension/Bird2028 / UFA

Salary Breakdown

While Sabonis is bagging a lucrative sum from his current contracts, here’s a comprehensive breakdown of his current salary with the Sacramento Kings.

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Domantas Sabonis
Domantas Sabonis (via Instagram)
  • Current Salary: $28,000,000
  • Salary Per Month: $2,333,333
  • Salary Per Week: $583,333
  • Salary Per Game: $341,463
  • Salary Per Quarter: $85,366
  • Salary Per Minute: $7,114

Previous Contracts and Salaries

Domantas Sabonis
Sabonis for the Indiana Pacers (via Imago)

2021 – 2021 Indiana Pacers [retained]

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYSIGNED USING
1 yr(s) / $12,014,368$12,014,368Retained

2016 – 2019 Oklahoma City Thunder 

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USING
4 yr(s) / $11,179,555$2,794,889$4,990,200Entry Level/Rookie

FAQs

Q. Which franchise initially drafted Domantas Sabonis?

The Orlando Magic drafted Domantas Sabonis in the 2016 NBA Draft but he started his career with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Q. Which position does Domantas Sabonis play?

Domantas Sabonis predominantly plays as a Center in the NBA.

Q. Which team does Domantas Sabonis play for in the NBA?

Domantas Sabonis plays center for the Sacramento Kings in the NBA.

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