According to Jaylen Brown’s agent, the athlete is said to have renewed his contract with the Boston Celtics in a ‘supermax contract extension’ for a whopping amount of 304 million dollars.
Sources suggest that this is probably the richest deal made in NBA history. Until now, an NBA athlete’s highest salary was 276 million dollars. This was paid to Nicola Jokic by Denver back in 2022 and now sits second to the new figure.
In an email, the athlete’s agent, Jason Glushon, confirmed the speculation. The outlets like ESPN, Stadium, and The Athletic first broke the news of the record-setting deal.
Last year, Jaylen averaged 26.6 points, with 3.5 assists per game and 6.9 rebounds. This young athlete was also named to the 2022-23 All-NBA second team. Subsequently, he the number 3 overall pick of 2016. So no wonder this young player is raking in millions with his basketball ability.
Brown has been an integral part of the Celtics’ progress through the time he spent with the team. In recent years, Brown has played some role or the other in Celtics’ advancement in at least five Eastern Conference finals and even an NBA Finals back in 2022.
According to ESPN, this following contract extension would begin from the 2024-25 season and would last through 2028-29, when Brown would be around 32.
According to Spotrac, Jaylen Brown’s last contract was 106 million dollars for 4 years. Therefore, this contract is a considerable step up from the earlier. As a result, this makes Jaylen Brown to be one of the richest NBA players of current times.
Following this salary hike, fans are really eager to see how it would affect Brown’s morale and how it would directly affect his overall performance. Keep following our page for more such content.
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