How does the Mike Brown extension offer compare to other coach salaries?

May 31, 2024, 11:19 AM | Updated: 11:22 am

Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Brown reacts to a call during their game against the Golden State ...

Rumors continue to surround the Sacramento Kings’ current head coach, Mike Brown, and his future status with the organization as he enters the final season of his contract.

With the recent reporting of an offer that could reach up to three years and $27 million with bonuses, Stiles & Watkins compared that deal to other NBA head coach contracts. Which tier of coach does Sacramento currently belong in, and what’s their salary range? Let’s take a look.

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Sacramento’s offer to Mike Brown: 3 years, $21-27 million — $7-9M/yr

  • Gregg Popovich: 5 years, $80 million – $16M/yr
  • Steve Kerr: 2 years, $35 million – $17.5M/yr
  • Erik Spoelstra: 8 years, $120 million – $15M/yr
  • Tyronn Lue: 5 years, $70 million – $14M/yr
  • Monte Williams: 6 years, $78.5 million – $13M/yr
  • Mike Budenholzer: 5 years, $50 million – $10M/yr
  • Doc Rivers: 4 years, $40 million – $10M/yr
  • Nick Nurse – 4 years, $32 million – $8M/yr

Again, incentives in the presented Mike Brown need to be considered, even though their specifics are not known now.

Stiles & Watkins compared Brown to those listed and discussed what payday they believe he deserves.

When is the next NBA off-season date of interest?

The NBA Draft is now a two-night event.

Wednesday, June 26th, will act as the first night of the 2024 NBA Draft, where the Sacramento Kings will make their first-round selection (13th). The second round of the draft will be held on Thursday, June 27th, where the Kings will use its 45th overall pick.

Sacramento hasn’t had a first-round pick since 2022, when it selected Iowa product Keegan Murray with the fourth overall pick.

Stay locked into Sactown Sports for all of your Kings draft coverage, including player profiles, reports regarding pre-draft workouts, draft night coverage, and much more.

NBA Offseason Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 26-Thursday, June 27th – 2024 NBA Draft
  • Sunday, June 30th – Free Agent negotiating window opens (3 PM PST)
  • Saturday, July 6th – Free Agents can officially sign contracts
  • July 12-22nd – Las Vegas Summer League
  • July 27-August 11th – 2024 Olympic Games
  • Friday, September 27th – NBA training camps begin

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