The biggest pay cuts in the NBA this season

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The biggest pay cuts in the NBA this season

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The biggest pay cuts in the NBA this season

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Every season there are some players in the NBA that take massive pay cuts due to a myriad of factors. James Harden took one with the Philadelphia Sixers to give the team the chance to improve the roster around him. More often, it’s just Father Time catching up or guys clinging to a minimum deal after finishing the best contract of their lives.

Check out below the players who took the biggest pat cuts in the NBA this season.

1
Blake Griffin (Boston): -$29,499,966

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From $32,405,817 in 2021-22 to $2,905,817 in 2022-23 (-91.03 percent)

2
Eric Bledsoe (LA Clippers): -$16,825,000

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From $18,125,000 in 2021-22 to $1,300,000 in 2022-23 (-92.83 percent)

3
Goran Dragic (Chicago): -$16,443,056

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From $19,348,907 in 2021-22 to $2,905,851 in 2022-23 (-84.98 percent)

4
Ricky Rubio (Cleveland): -$11,946,341

Ricky Rubio, Cleveland Cavaliers

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From $17,800,000 in 2021-22 to $5,853,659 in 2022-23 (-67.11 percent)

5
James Harden (Philadelphia): -$11,310,840

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From $44,310,840 in 2021-22 to $33,000,000 in 2022-23 (-25.53 percent)

6
TJ Warren (Brooklyn): -$10,311,403

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From $12,940,000 in 2021-22 to $2,628,597 in 2022-23 (-79.69 percent)

7
Gary Harris (Orlando): -$7,932,143

Gary Harris, Orlando Magic

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From $20,932,143 in 2021-22 to $13,000,000 in 2022-23 (-37.89 percent)

8
DJ Augustin (LA Lakers): $-7,289,134

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From $7,622,467 in 2021-22 to $333,333 in 2022-23 (-95.63 percent)

9
Montrezl Harrell (Philadelphia): -$7,257,410

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From $9,720,900 in 2021-22 to $2,463,490 in 2022-23 (-74.66 percent)

10
Serge Ibaka (Milwaukee): -$6,815,049

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From $9,720,900 in 2021-22 to $2,905,851 in 2022-23 (-70.11 percent)

11
Thomas Bryant (LA Lakers): -$6,698,492

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From $8,666,667 in 2021-22 to $1,968,175 in 2022-23 (-77.29 percent)

12
Joe Ingles (Milwaukee): -$6,557,364

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From $13,036,364 in 2021-22 to $6,479,000 in 2022-23 (-50.30 percent)

13
Derrick Jones (Chicago): -$6,520,900

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From $9,720,900 in 2021-22 to $3,200,000 in 2022-23 (-67.08 percent)

14
Thaddeus Young (Toronto): -$6,190,000

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From $14,190,000 in 2021-22 to $8,000,000 in 2022-23 (-43.62 percent)

15
Taurean Prince (Minnesota): $-6,039,375

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From $13,334,375 in 2021-22 to $7,295,000 in 2022-23 (-45.29 percent)

16
Jarrett Culver (Atlanta): -$5,886,269

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From $6,395,160 in 2021-22 to $508,891 in 2022-23 (-92.04 percent)

17
Juan Hernangomez (Toronto): -$4,504,805

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From $6,803,190 in 2021-22 to $2,298,385 in 2022-23 (-66.22 percent)

18
Dennis Schroeder (LA Lakers): -$3,248,318

Dennis Schroeder, Los Angeles Lakers

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From $5,890,000 in 2021-22 to $2,641,682 in 2022-23 (-55.15 percent)

19
Troy Brown (LA Lakers): -$3,202,389

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From $5,170,564 in 2021-22 to $1,968,175 in 2022-23 (-61.94 percent)

20
Kevin Knox (Detroit): -$2,845,978

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From $5,845,978 in 2021-22 to $3,000,000 in 2022-23 (-48.68 percent)

21
Chris Paul (Phoenix): -$2,400,000

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From $30,800,000 in 2021-22 to $28,400,000 in 2022-23 (-7.79 percent)

22
Kevin Love (Cleveland): -$2,315,426

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From $31,258,256 in 2021-22 to $28,942,830 in 2022-23 (-7.41 percent)

23
Bryn Forbes (Minnesota): -$2,201,615

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From $4,500,000 in 2021-22 to $2,298,385 in 2022-23 (-48.92 percent)

24
Cory Joseph (Detroit): -$2,154,500

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From $7,310,000 in 2021-22 to $5,155,500 in 2022-23 (-29.47 percent)

25
Josh Okogie (Phoenix): -$2,119,729

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From $4,087,904 in 2021-22 to $1,968,175 in 2022-23 (-51.85 percent)

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