Alex Michael Caruso is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association. Nicknamed “Bald Mamba” or “Carushow”, he played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies, earning second-team all-Southeastern Conference honors as a senior in 2016.
Alex Caruso: Contract, Salary, Trade, Wife, Net Worth
Alex Caruso signed a 4 year / $36,980,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $30,090,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,245,000. In 2021-22, Caruso will earn a base salary of $8,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,600,000 and a dead cap value of $8,600,000.
|Contract:||4 yr(s) / $36,980,000|
|Guaranteed at Signing||$30,090,000|
|Signed Using:||Free Agent/MLE|
|Free Agent:||2025 / UFA|
|2019/20||Los Angeles Lakers||$2,750,000 ($2,767,757*)|
|2018/19||Los Angeles Lakers||$77,250 ($79,030*)|
|2017/18||Los Angeles Lakers||$77,250 ($81,299*)|
|2016/17||Oklahoma City Thunder||$50,000 ($53,480*)|
Hours after agreeing to a sign-and-trade deal that netted Lonzo Ball, the Bulls agreed to ink ex-Lakers guard Alex Caruso to a four-year, $37 million contract.
After becoming a fan favorite in his four seasons in Los Angeles, Alex Caruso’s departure in free agency on Monday was a bitter pill to swallow. … Sam Amick of The Athletic reported the Lakers even turned down the chance to match the offer, a decision that made Caruso’s departure even more frustrating.
The former Laker went public with his relationship with Mia Amabile not long before signing four-year, $37 million deal with the Bulls on Monday.
Before free agency began, the 27-year-old took to his Instagram story to share a photo with Amabile, who is believed to be an Instagram model from Los Angeles. Amabile followed suit, sharing a cozy photo of the couple in Avalon, N.J.
Alex Caruso net worth in 2021: $2 million. Caruso’s current net worth is reportedly $2 million, which shows just how far his NBA journey has come. After not hearing his name on draft night in 2016, Caruso joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the Summer League.
That September, he was signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, but was later waived, instead joining their team in the then-D-League. At the time, D-League players’ salaries ranged from $50,000 to $75,000, which increased due to the NBA signing a new collective bargaining deal that year.