Contracts


Priority Sports & Entertainment is on the cutting edge of NBA contract negotiations. Priority Sports prides itself on maintaining a complete understanding of the ever-changing rules of the NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement and the salary cap. Our high level of expertise and extensive relationships throughout the league have enabled us to utilize many creative concepts including: voidable clauses, opt-out clauses, trade penalties, playtime bonuses, honors bonuses, individual incentive bonuses and team incentive bonuses, that have maximized our clients’ contracts. The following are just a few examples of recently completed contracts, negotiated by Priority Sports, that were not only lucrative but precedent setting:

BRIAN GRANT (Los Angeles Lakers) Sign and Trade with Portland after opting out of original deal - Signed a seven-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $90,000,000.

DAVID LEE (Golden State Warriors) Sign-and-Trade from the Knicks to the Warriors worth $80,000,000 over six years.

BRAD MILLER (Sacramento Kings) Priority orchestrated a sign-and-trade from Indiana to Sacramento - Signed a seven-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $68,000,000.

MO WILLIAMS (Milwaukee Bucks) Signed a six-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $52,000,000 with a player option for the fifth and sixth years.

BOBBY SIMMONS (Milwaukee Bucks) Signed a five-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $48,000,000.

MARK BLOUNT (Boston Celtics) Signed a 6-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $38,600,000 with an exclusive 15% maximum trade bonus.  Upon his trade to Minnesota, Mark received an additional $4,600,000, pushing his total contract value to more than $43,000,000.

MICHAEL DICKERSON (Memphis Grizzlies) Grizzlies’ 3rd scoring option, signed a six-year 100% guaranteed extension worth $43,000,000.

BRIAN CARDINAL (Memphis Grizzlies) After playing significant minutes for only one season, signed a six-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $39,000,000.

TRENTON HASSELL (Minnesota Timberwolves) After being released the year before, signed a six-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $27,000,000.

JAMES POSEY (New Orleans Hornets) Signed a four-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $25,020,800.

STEVE NOVAK (New York Knicks) Sgned a 4-year 100% guaranteed contract worth $15,000,000 the season after being waived on a non-guaranteed minimum contract.

Priority Sports & Entertainment has negotiated some of the largest contracts in the history of team sports! Over the past 3 years alone, we have negotiated more than $1 BILLION DOLLARS in contracts on behalf of our clients. The current NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement and the salary cap system is complicated, yet filled with many loopholes and opportunities that we use to benefit our clients. Priority has a proven track-record within the industry and we are committed to bring our clients continued success and security.