Rudy Gobert’s Contract and Salary Breakdown: How much is the Timberwolves Center earning?

Know all about the Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert’s massive $205 million contract in a comprehensive breakdown.


Rudy Gobert’s Contract and Salary Breakdown: How much is the Timberwolves Center earning?

Rudy Gobert (Image: FS)

The Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert is now playing his 11th season in the league. The versatile player has been in stellar form over the last few seasons and could possibly win his fourth Defensive Player of the Year title soon. Amid all speculation regarding the player, exactly how much is Rudy Gobert making from his current contract?

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Originally drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 2013 NBA draft, Gobert was traded to the Utah Jazz shortly after. The center has already won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year thrice, which is the joint second-most in league history.

Now playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Rudy Gobert has been performing consistently for his team. But exactly how much money is the 31-year-old making from his NBA contracts? Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of Rudy Gobert’s player contracts and salary details.

Current Contract Breakdown

Rudy Gobert is currently on a massive five-year max contract worth $205,000,002, which includes a player option for the final year. He originally signed the deal with the Utah Jazz back in December 2020 and it came with $205,000,002 guaranteed at signing.

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For the 2023-24 NBA season, Gobert will be making a base salary worth $41,000,000 with a similar cap hit and dead cap value per Spotrac. He has two more years left on his contract which came with an average salary of $41,000,000 per annum.

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Rudy Gobert for the Minnesota Timberwolves (via Instagram)

The player option for the 2025-26 season will see Gobert earn $46,655,173 in base salary if he chooses to activate the final year of the deal. There is a player option deadline of June 29, 2025, before which the final year of the contract has to be activated. Rudy Gobert will become an unrestricted free agent in 2026.

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
5 yr(s) / $205,000,002$41,000,000$205,000,002Maximum Extension/Bird2026 / UFA

Rudy Gobert’s Salary Breakdown

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Rudy Gobert (via Instagram)
  • Current Salary: $41,000,000
  • Salary Per Month: $3,416,667
  • Salary Per Week: $854,167
  • Salary Per Game: $500,000
  • Salary Per Quarter: $125,000
  • Salary Per Minute: $10,417

Previous Contracts and Salaries

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Rudy Gobert (via Instagram)

2017 – 2020

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $102,000,000$25,500,000$94,000,000Rookie Extension/BirdN/A

2013 – 2016

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $5,503,368$1,375,842$2,206,200Entry Level/RookieN/A

FAQs

Q. Which franchise drafted Rudy Gobert in the NBA?

The Denver Nuggets drafted Rudy Gobert in the 2013 NBA draft.

Q. How old is Rudy Gobert?

Rudy Gobert is 31 years old.

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Q. Which team does Rudy Gobert play for now?

Rudy Gobert is playing center for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA.

Q. How tall is Rudy Gobert?

Rudy Gobert stands at a height of 7-feet and 1-inch.

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