The 15 biggest contracts in Sixers history

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Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid just cashed in with the biggest contract in franchise history, inking a four-year extension worth a colossal $196 million. The deal was just the fourth nine-digit contract in Sixers history, and all of those deals have been signed in the past three years.

NBA contract values have been skyrocketing in the past decade, with the advent of supermax deals and rising salary caps that are making even role players very, very rich.

In his peak years with the Sixers, Allen Iverson made just a third of what Ben Simmons was paid in 2020. Charles Barkley’s biggest salary with the Sixers was just $3.2 million in 1992, placing him just ahead of what typical rookie deals are worth in the modern era.

Also see: Who was the Sixers’ highest-paid player in each of the past 30 seasons?

Here are the biggest contracts the Sixers have ever signed, listed in order of total contract value. For this list, we’ve excluded contracts the Sixers acquired in trades. All contract info is via Spotrac.

Tyrese Maxey: 4 years, $12,152,560 in 2020

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Average annual value: $3,038,140

Matisse Thybulle: 3 years, $12,513,127 in 2019

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Average annual value: $3,128,282

Furkan Korkmaz: 3 years, $15,000,000 in 2021

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Average annual value: $5,000,000

Gerald Henderson: 2 years, $18,000,000 in 2016

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Average annual value: $9,000,000 Henderson was waived in 2017.

Joel Embiid: 4 years, $19,981,026 in 2014

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Average annual value: $4,995,257

Danny Green: 2 years, $20,000,000 in 2021

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Average annual value: $10,000,000

Ben Simmons: 4 years, $26,620,450 in 2016

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Average annual value: $6,655,113

Doc Rivers: 5 years, $40 million in 2020

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Average annual value: $8,000,000 Rivers is one of the top-5 highest-paid coaches in the league, but trails San Antonio's Gregg Popovich, who makes more than any other head coach.

Elton Brand: 4 years, $61,635,140 in 2008

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Average annual value: $15,408,785

Allen Iverson: 6 years, $70,880,000 in 1999

AP Photo/Chris Gardner

Average annual value: $11,813,333

Allen Iverson: 4 years, $73,490,625 in 2005

AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson

Average annual value: $18,372,656

Joel Embiid: 5 years, $147,710,050 in 2018

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Average annual value: $29,542,010

Ben Simmons: 5 years, $177,243,360 in 2020

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Average annual value: $35,448,672

Tobias Harris: 5 years, $180,000,000 in 2019

AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Average annual value: $36,000,000

Joel Embiid: 4 years (through 2027), $195,921,600 in 2021

Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports

Average annual value: $48,980,400

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