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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s contract 2024: Know everything about his contract length and salary

Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander was born July 12, 1998. He is also known by his initials, SGA. He is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball Association. He played one year of collegiate basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats before being taken 11th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2018 NBA draft. He was then traded to the Los Angeles Clippers the same night.

Gilgeous-Alexander began his collegiate career as a reserve, sitting behind freshman point guard Quade Green, but still played more over 30 minutes each game. Following a difficult defeat to UCLA, Alexander exploded against Louisville in December, scoring 24 points, collecting 5 rebounds, handing out 4 assists, and getting 3 steals. Gilgeous-Alexander had long hair when he initially arrived at the University of Kentucky campus.

However, he chopped his hair early in the season, and some believe this sparked his transition from sixth man to starting point guard. He proceeded to lead the squad in the next two games, scoring 21 against Georgia and 18 against LSU. He was a steady contributor to a “struggling” UK club that had a four-game losing run this season. He started with four other freshmen: Hamidou Diallo, Nick Richards, Kevin Knox II, and P.J. Washington.

NameShai Gilgeous-Alexander
Net Worth$15 million
Age25 years (born July 12, 1998 )
BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary$33.8 Million [As of 2023/24 season]
Teams played for2018–2019 – Los Angeles Clippers
2019–present – Oklahoma City Thunder
MotherCharmaine Gilgeous
FatherVaughn Alexander
GirlfriendHailey Summers

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Early life

Gilgeous-Alexander was born in Toronto, Ontario, and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. His mother, Charmaine Gilgeous, is a former track athlete who represented Antigua and Barbuda in the 1992 Summer Olympics. His father, Vaughn Alexander, coached him as a child.

He started secondary school in Hamilton at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School before moving on to Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School. He subsequently went to Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (in Chattanooga, Tennessee) for his junior and senior years to enhance his basketball talents before graduating in 2017.

Playing Style

What’s most amazing about Gilgeous-Alexander’s NBA career has been the tremendous leaps he’s taken whenever he’s had significant time away from the game. Thunder general manager Sam Presti and head coach Mark Daigneault have always praised him for returning a better player each time. Gilgeous-Alexander improved not just throughout the offseason, but also during the NBA’s brief shutdown due to the 2020 epidemic.

What is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s contract details?

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander signed a five-year $179.2 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2021. This agreement will last until the 2026/27 season. According to Spotrac, Gilgeous-Alexander’s basic salary for the 2023-2024 NBA season is $33,386,850. SGA began his NBA career after signing a four-year rookie scale contract worth $16.97 million with the Los Angeles Clippers on June 21, 2018.

Nevertheless, he was dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 10, 2019. Oklahoma City Thunder exercised a $4.14 million option for the 2020-2021 season on October 18, 2019. They then activated a $5.49 million option for the 2021-2022 season on December 27, 2020.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander contract duration

  • 2018–2019 – Los Angeles Clippers
  • 2019–present – Oklahoma City Thunder

How much did Shai Gilgeous-Alexander got paid?

  • 2018–2019 – Los Angeles Clippers ($4.14 Million)
  • 2019–present – Oklahoma City Thunder ($73 Million approx.)

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