When Steph Curry signed his four-year $ 215 contract, it made him one of the highest paid players in the entire NBA League. Although money seems like a lot, Curry deserves it. He helped the Warriors make five consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals where the team won three championship titles. He also won two MVP awards and was the main leader of a 73-win team that set a league record for wins.
Market value for the Warriors increased significantly when Curry started playing as one of the best. The best players deserve the most money because they bring revenue to the maximum. That being said, it’s a lot of money, especially when you break it down for a second.
Here is an overview of Step Curry’s contract.
Four Seasons: $ 215.4 million
Curry’s current contract will pay him $ 48 million next season. That will grow to $ 51 million, $ 54 million, and then to $ 59 million in his final season. When Curry turns 37, he will earn nearly $ 60 million. What Curry can buy with this contract is insane.
Curry could be halfway to buying the most expensive private jet on the planet. The cheapest jet is about $ 2 million, so Curry could take the cheapest and buy 100. The bigger question is what will he do after he finishes basketball. Dwyane Wade invested in the Utah Jazz and made “less” money than Curry. Can Curry stay Warrior after he finishes playing and buys part of the team?
Per season: $ 53.85 million
Curry has earned at least $ 30 million since the 2017-2018 season. He’s been making a lot of money for years, so that’s a large number that shouldn’t surprise anyone. At the end of one season, Curry could make an offer to buy the L’Incomparable diamond necklace, which is on the U.S. market at $ 55 million. He could buy a 1963 Ferrari GTO, for $ 53 million.
We’ve already seen Curry wear dazzling. With his salary, he could buy two hours of 201-carat gemstones, for $ 25 million. Maybe, even by “insure.com” at $ 16 million. These purchases would probably never happen. It’s also insane that some of these items cost this much at all.
Per game: $ 656,707
Curry could go out and buy a yacht after one game. The average price of a yacht could range between $ 500,000 and $ 10 million. He could save and buy Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones yacht-like if he saved a quarter of the time through the season. He could also buy the most expensive bathtub in the world, a £ 20,000 bath made of Amazon crystal stone worth about $ 800,000.
There was a time when you could rent a panda for a million dollars. After two games, Curry could afford one of the most endangered species in the world. It’s amazing that you can afford this kind of money.
Quarterly: $ 164,176
A floating magnetic bed costs about $ 1.6 million. After a few quarters, Curry could sleep in the air. He could also play a quarter of a basketball and spend a year doing what some directors earn in corporations. He could play a quarter of basketball and live a comfortable life. The key is comfortable and not living in a villa with everything at your fingertips.
Another fun fact is that Curry’s quarterly salary is about the same price as the most expensive pair of headphones. Focal Utopia from Tournaire is about $ 120,000. Why these headphones are so expensive is another story. It doesn’t matter to Curry. He can afford it.
Per minute: 13,681 USD
After one minute, Curry could be looking for some JK7 rejuvenating serum, which is said to be the world’s best anti-aging serum. That would make the most sense as to why the “child-faced killer” never looked like he was getting old. By his 37th year, he could probably buy out the entire company and look young forever.
For busy teens, they have to be jealous. What Curry does in a minute is what some teens have been saving for years to buy a brand new car. For fashion, some of the most expensive pairs of jeans cost $ 10,000. He could make one three-pointer in one minute and then order Amazon.
Per second: $ 228
For one second on the field, Curry could go to Chicago Cut and order one of the best steak dinners he’s ever eaten. Maybe buy a first class plane ticket and fly over the United States. The next second he could buy an apartment in a nice hotel. Talk about planning a vacation in seconds.
What else can you buy for $ 228? Groceries for the week? Your electricity, water and internet bills? All in all, this contract is rich to the second. This happens when you are one of the best in the world.
Earnings in a career
Curry earned over $ 254 million through the 2021-2022 season. In the next four years, Curry will earn $ 215 million. That means he will earn about $ 470 million by the time he finishes his next contract. Assuming he maintains his body properly, avoids injuries, etc., he could earn up to $ 500 million by the time he finishes playing basketball forever.
Kevin Garnett was once the highest paid NBA player of all time when he earned more than $ 343 million in 21 seasons. If you adjusted that to inflation, it would be about $ 448 million. Even with inflation, Curry will throw it out of the water when it withdraws. Players like Curry and Giannis Antetokounmp will pave the way for more supermax contracts and even higher career earnings.
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