Ex-Lakers Dennis Schroder set to play his sixth NBA franchise after changing five teams in six seasons

Since Dirk Nowitzki’s retirement, Dennis Schröder has become the face of Germany’s Senior Men’s National Basketball team. Schröder, from Braunschweig, Germany, made his senior international debut in 2014. He will now lead Germany to the quarterfinals of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup against the USA team.

Schröder’s basketball career began at the age of 19 when he was taken by the Hawks as the 17th overall choice in the 2013 NBA Draft. Dennis has been with five different teams in six seasons since joining the league in 2013. Basketball fans are discussing which team he will play for after the World Cup as he joins his sixth franchise.

Dennis Schröder to play for his sixth NBA squad after five teams in six seasons

The German point guard is set to join his sixth NBA team in just six seasons. He has previously played for the Hawks, Thunder, Lakers, Celtics, and Rockets. Schröder joined the Lakers for the 2022–2023 season but became an unrestricted free agent in the 2023 offseason.

It was reported that on July 12, Schröder officially joined the Toronto Raptors, marking his sixth team in the NBA. Regarding his decision to join Toronto, Schröder stated,“I think we can compete. “I’m just there to lead the team and try to make sure the young guys get better and compete on the highest level.”

How much did Dennis Schroder make in his first 10 NBA years?

Dennis has made a lot of money in his first 10 NBA years. When he began playing for the Hawks in the 2013-14 season, he earned around $1,348,200 to $2,708,582 each season. As his skills improved over time, his earnings increased. During the 2017-18 season when he played for the Hawks, he earned $15.5 million.

After that, he played for the Thunder, where he earned $15,500,000 in the 2018-19 season and $14,531,250 in the 2019-20 season. While with the Lakers, he made $16,000,000 in the 2020-21 season. In the 2021-22 season, playing for the Celtics and Rockets, he earned $5,890,000. By the end of his first 10 NBA years, he had made a total of $77,573,794.

With his new contract with the Toronto Raptors, Schröder is set to earn even more money. By the time this new contract ends in 2025, he will have surpassed $100 million in his NBA career. This highlights his value as a basketball player and the willingness of teams to compensate him for his services.


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