The summer of 2019 featured rapid roster turnover across the NBA as players switched teams via free agency and trades. In the middle of all those transactions, front offices showed off their creativity when structuring contracts.
We saw the Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving make a rare move for superstars by having their contracts laden with incentives. The Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon signed an extension that becomes fully guaranteed for $21 million in the final year of the deal if the team wins an NBA championship.
Here's our look at the new bonuses to monitor this season, teams with luxury tax concerns and potential supermax deals at stake.