On September 18th, Beijing time, the details of Vanderbilt’s four-year $48 million contract were exposed, with a starting salary of $10.71 million and a player option of $13.29 million in the last year. The Lakers could not trade him in the new season. In the next few years, Fan Debiao will continue to assist James and Thick Eyebrows in winning the championship.
Previously, the Lakers and Vanderbilt reached a four-year and $48 million early renewal contract. Recently, the salary website Spotrac disclosed the details of Vanderbilt’s new contract.
$10.71 million in the 2024-25 season; $11.57 million in 25-26 season; 12.43 million dollars in 26-27 season; $13.29 million in 27-28 season (player option).
The annual salary of Fan Debiao’s four-year new contract is increasing year by year, and he has the player option in the last year; In addition, Fan Debiao will have a six-month trading freeze period, which will make him unable to be traded in the new season (February next year is the trading deadline).
Fan Debiao, 24, joined the Lakers before the 22-23 season trade deadline, played 26 regular season games for the Lakers, averaging 7.2 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals, helping the Lakers to make a strong counterattack to the playoffs and all the way to the Western Conference.
Although Fan Debiao missed the opportunity to renew the four-year $71 million maximum salary contract, he renewed the four-year $48 million contract ahead of schedule, which is the biggest contract renewal he has ever obtained in his career. Next, Fan Debiao can play for the Lakers with peace of mind, and continue to assist James and Thick Eyebrows in winning the championship.