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Relatively unknownPortland Trail Blazersguards will make money like Tom Brady next season.
Anfernee Simons has signed a $ 100 million deal for four years, his agent told ESPN when the NBA free agent opened Thursday. After the Trail Blazers replaced C.J. McCallum with the New Orleans Pelican, Simmons began taking over as Portland's main ball handler.
Portland Trail Blazers Anfernee Simons in Denver In response to the Nuggets in the second quarter at Moda Center on February 27, 2022 in Portland, Oregon. (Abbie Parr / Getty Images)
Simmons will enter the fifth season ofin Portland. The Trail Blazers chose him in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft. Last season he started with 30 of the 57 games he played.
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He averages Recorded a high career of 17.3 points, with 3.9 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game, when Portland needed him andDamian Lillard was able to get along withon his side. Proved to be a solid player.
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Portland Trail Blazers Anfernee Simons to Milwaukee Bucks late at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on February 14, 2022 On the other hand, I dribbled the ball. (Patrick McDermott / Getty Images)
Simmons earns $ 25 million per season. This is expensive for players who haven't done much yet. NBA career.
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Future NFL Hall of Fame Tom Brady 2 Signed annually, a $ 50 million contract to play for theTampa Bay Buccaneersin 2020. Later, when he decided to return to the Buccaneers in the off-season, he signed a one-year $ 15 million rebuilding contract.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Tom Brady's post-match field with the Houston Texans at Jogging NRG Stadium. (Troy Taormina / USA Today Sports / File Photo)
According to Spotrac,Brady's current contract average annual valueis 1500 It's $ 10,000. But he will earn over $ 28 million by signing bonus money.
Ryan Gaydos is a sports editor for Fox News and Fox Business. You can send story tips to Ryan.Gaydos@fox.com.