NBA Free Agency 2023: Jaylen Brown Signs Supermax with Boston Celtics

NBA Free Agency 2023: Jaylen Brown Agrees To Supermax Extension With Boston Celtics


Two-time All-Star wing Jaylen Brown has agreed to a five year, $304 million supermax contract extension with the Boston Celtics, making him the Highest paid player in the NBA history.

The contract is fully guaranteed. There is no player option for the final year of Brown’s deal in 2028-29. The contract includes a trade kicker that would increase Brown’s salary even further if he is dealt at any point.

The 26 years old is coming off his best season in the NBA, setting career high with 26.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. After being named second team ALL NBA, he became eligible for a supermax extension worth $295 millions over 5 years. The richest contract in league history is a matter of great timing on Brown’s part. He was the only member of the 2016 draft class to earn ALL-NBA honars.

Over the years, Brown has been a pillar for the Boston Celtics alongside Jayson Tatum, he has been a part of the best duos in the NBA right now. 

The 2016 No.3 overall pick reached at least the Eastern Conference finals in 5 of his first six NBA seasons, helping the team on both ends of the court.

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