September 27, 2021 | 5:18 pm EDT Update
Bobby Marks: Here is the rookie max extension for Michael Porter Jr: 2022/23- $29.8M 2023/24- $32.1M 2024/25- $34.5M 2025/26- $36.9M 2026/27- $39.3M The contract is based on 25% of a $119M salary cap in 2022-23.
Bobby Marks: Denver will become the 4th team in 2022-23 that has 3 players on max contracts. – Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. They will join Brooklyn (KD, Harden, Kyrie), GSW (Steph, Klay, Wiggins) and LAL (LeBron, AD, Russ)
As a kid, Fournier — the Knicks’ most expensive offseason addition ($78 million over four years) this offseason — didn’t just compete in basketball but was on the way to following his father’s footsteps in Judo. When the shooting guard was asked what belt he got up to, Fournier said he would practice on the sidelines with his father’s teams but nothing became formalized. “It wasn’t official,’’ Fournier said at Monday’s Media Day. “I can kick your ass, though.’’