How much money has James Harden made in the NBA? Exploring his 76ers salary, contract & more

James Harden has had a great career in the NBA that has lasted over a decade and counting. Harden who was drafted in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder is reportedly one of the richest NBA players. Aside from running in the court, Harden is also a businessman and owns various assets outside the world of basketball.

With his lucrative contracts, NBA salaries and business investments, James Harden’s net worth has gone up substantially over the years. The player has managed his fortune to build on it via investments in various business endeavors.

How much money has James Harden made in the NBA?

James Harden has been in the NBA for over 14 seasons and has accumulated an estimated earning of $301,660,574 in the NBA. His earnings include salaries, signing bonuses, and other incentives over 14 seasons in his career.

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Harden made his NBA debut when he was selected by the Thunders in 2009. He was selected third overall that year. He has earned many All-NBA nominations and has been selected several times to the All-NBA First Team. He has played for the Thunder, the Houston Rockets, and is now playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. Harden has gotten significant financial rewards and incentives in addition to recognition for his achievements in the NBA.

What is James Harden’ NBA contract with 76ers?

James Harden has inked a two-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers worth $68,640,000, guaranteeing him the full amount. He will have an average annual salary of $34,320,000. For the 2023-24 season, Harden will receive a base salary of $35,640,000. His contract will also impose a cap hit and a dead cap value of $35,640,000 for the coming season.

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Due to his declared desire to be traded throughout the offseason, Harden’s future with the franchise has been the topic of trade rumors. His contract terms have raised the excitement around his time with the 76ers, with the player option allowing for trade flexibility.

What is James Harden’ Net Worth in 2023?

James Harden made a huge amount of money in his career and in 2023 alone. Harden’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $165 million. He amassed this figure through endorsement deals and contracts. The Ten-time All-Star and former NBA MVP Harden played for the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2022–2023 season. In spite of trade rumors regarding his future with the team, he chose to exercise his option year for 2023–2024 and will be paid $35.6 million in the coming NBA season.

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In addition to his NBA earnings, Harden has been a prominent figure in endorsement deals. He has partnered with brands like Adidas, Therabody, Pura, BodyArmor, Vanguart, Gopuff, Block, including and more. Notably, Harden signed a 13-year, $200 million deal with Adidas, contributing significantly to his income. His endorsements alone generate approximately $22 million, according to Forbes.

Harden also owns a minority stake at MLS club Houston Dynamo who recently won the US Open Cup finals against Inter Miami. Overall, James Harden has built a substantial net worth through his basketball career and lucrative endorsement partnerships.

Shariare Hasib

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Shariare Hasib is an NBA Editor at SportsKnot. With a master's degree in journalism from a prestigious university, Shariare started writing about the sport during his undergraduate years. Since then, he has been fascinated by LeBron James' lasting impact as well as Stephen Curry's incredible consistency. He specializes in live basketball coverage. Apart from reporting on trade speculations and match updates during off-season activities, Shariare frequently interacts with fan communities to stay abreast of the constantly evolving NBA scene.


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