According to the NBA rookie salary scale, here’s what the five Kentucky players drafted in the first round Thursday night can expect in guaranteed salary their first two seasons:
John Wall, the first pick: $4,286,900 his first season and $4,608,400 the second second.
DeMarcus Cousins, the fifth pick: $2,812,200 his first season and $3,023,100 the second season.
Patrick Patterson, the 14th pick: $1,519,400 his first season and $1,633,300 the second season.
Eric Bledsoe, the 18th pick: $1,237,500 his first season and $1,330,300 the second season.
Daniel Orton, the 29th pick: $857,000 his firrt season and $921,300 the second season.