One of the most promising young players in the NBA, Zachary LaVine is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Chicago Bulls. LaVine was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft with the 13th overall pick. LaVine was named the NBA Rising Star Challenge MVP in 2016 and is a twice-slam dunk contest champion. LaVine was named a reserve for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, on February 24, 2021.
He is a shooting guard who played at Bothell High School and was a First-team Parade All-American, named Washington Mr. Basketball and AP Washington Player of the Year in 2013, averaging 28.5 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.
He played college basketball for UCLA where he was part of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team in 2014 and was named the team’s most valuable freshmen alongside Bryce Alford. In this blog you will know about Zach LaVine Net Worth, Salary, Income and Contract details.
Zach LaVine Net Worth
According to sources, basketball star Zach LaVine currently holds a net worth of $70 million.
Zach LaVine Earnings
For the past two seasons, he has been earning a salary of $19.5 million according to Spotrac. With this season included, LaVine has earned $48.64 million in his career.
According to ESPN, the NBA stated this week that the league could hold back 25% of each player’s paycheck beginning May 15 if the season is canceled due to COVID-19. So, it’s unclear how much that could influence LaVine’s total career earnings.
Though not counting this season, LaVine has still earned over $29.1 million in his career. That is still a ton of money.
Zach LaVine Salary
As per the contract with the Chicago Bulls 2023-24 NBA season Zach LaVine is set to earn a base salary of $40.1 million.
Zach LaVine Contract
Zach LaVine’s financial agreement with the Chicago Bulls is reported in a 5 year contract valued at around $215.1 to $215.2 million, indicating a sizable commitment out of the franchise towards keeping the talented guard. LaVine’s contract was designed to start with a salary equal to 30% of the NBA salary cap plus an eight % increase each of the following 3 years – a practice that is well – known in contract negotiations for players of LaVines caliber and with substantial league experience.
Besides turning into a testimony to LaVines talent as well as contribution to the team, the lucrative contract fits into the bigger financial picture of the NBA where teams have collectively paid out approximately USD 4.8 billion in salaries for the coming 2023 – 24 season, with an average of about $160 million per team.
Zach LaVine All-Star Debut
LaVine may not be the MVP in Atlanta, but he is definitely the MVP in our hearts. Zach LaVine scored solid 13 points in All-Star Debut ( 5 of 10 shooting, dished three assists, and had three steals in his All-Star game debut in Atlanta) showing for Team Durant. Moreover, he also added 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, and tied for playing the second-most minutes off the bench in his team’s 170-150 loss to Team LeBron.
Zach LaVine Personal life
LaVine,25, was born on the 10th of March in the year 1995 in Renton, Washington, to athletic parents, father, Paul who played American football professionally in the United States Football League and National Football League, and mother, CJ, was a softball player. At the age of five, LaVine started developing an interest in basketball after watching Michael Jordan in Space Jam. Followingly, he became a fan of Kobe Bryant and shaped his game after his childhood idol.