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5 NBA Players Who Will Sign $200 Million Contracts One Day

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (C) poses with NBA Draft Prospects Trae Young, Marvin Bagley III, Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic before the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 21, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
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As the 2018-19 season comes to a close and league award winners are announced, people often begin to reflect on the past season and what the next couple of seasons could look like for the NBA. This means looking at the younger, potential all-stars and game changers. With NBA implementing supermax contracts, players who earn All-NBA honors will be able to sign incredibly lucrative deals. Here are five young studs who could see contracts in the $200 million range.

1. Nikola Jokic

PORTLAND, OREGON - MAY 09: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets looks to pass the ball on Enes Kanter #00 as Maurice Harkless #4 of the Portland Trail Blazers closes in during the second half of Game Six of the Western Conference Semifinals at Moda Center on May 09, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won 119-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
Denver Nuggets v Portland Trail Blazers - Game Six | Steve Dykes

In his fourth season at only 24 years old, the 7-foot center has excelled for the Denver Nuggets. Jokic managed to average double-digit points in each of his first four campaigns, and for the past two years has managed to average a double-double with points and rebounds. For the 2018-19 season, he averaged career highs of 20.1 points, 10.8 rebounds, and 7.2 assists and was named to the All-NBA First Team. With his constant improvement, there is no telling how great Jokic will become, but he is well on his way, and the Nuggets will likely hand him a massive check in the near future.

2. Joel Embiid

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 02: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts after dunking the ball against the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter of Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center on May 2, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Raptors 116-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Toronto Raptors v Philadelphia 76ers - Game Three | Mitchell Leff

After watching Embiid play, it's hard to believe that he's only been in the league for three years. In all three of his seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, he averaged more than 20 points per game and has completed this past season averaging a career high 27.5 points per game. Embiid is also a monster on the defensive end, averaging no fewer than 1.8 blocks per game in a single season throughout his career. The Process is the face of the 76ers, and he will be rewarded as such with a fat contract.

3. Ben Simmons

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 09: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts in front of Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors after dunking the ball in the third quarter of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center on May 9, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Raptors 112-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Toronto Raptors v Philadelphia 76ers - Game Six | Mitchell Leff

Ben Simmons is one of the youngest of the group at just 22 years old. In only two seasons in the NBA, Simmons has proven to be a triple-double threat every night, capable of the leading the charge for the 76ers. He has outstanding court vision and is able to produce in virtually every facet of the game, that doesn't involve shooting. If he can continue to develop, and eventually produce a decent jump shot, Simmons will be a top dog in the league. He's certainly going to be fetching a massive contract when it comes time to re-sign with the 76ers.

4. Luka Doncic

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 19:  Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball against the  Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 19, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks v Indiana Pacers | Andy Lyons

Doncic averaged 21.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 6 assists per game as a rookie, earning a unanimous selection onto the All-Rookie squad. He immediately burst onto the scene and showcased his all-around skill set and nearly landed himself a spot on the All-Star team in the West. To say that he is going to be carrying the torch in Dallas for the future is an understatement, as Doncic looks poised to be one of the best in the league in just a short time. If he continues his strong play, he'll be one of the richest guys in the league.

5. Trae Young

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - MARCH 13:  Trae Young #11 of the Atlanta Hawks draws a foul from Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies in the second half at State Farm Arena on March 13, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C.  Cox/Getty Images)
Memphis Grizzlies v Atlanta Hawks | Kevin C. Cox

Trae Young struggled at first in the league, but his second half was stupendous. In the months of February and March combined, Young averaged 23.4 points and 9.2 assists per game. As a rookie, Young has been forced to step into the role of franchise player and has filled those shoes pretty well. He hit a handful of clutch shots for the Hawks, showing he's more than able to handle the pressure of the NBA. If he remains on this track, he'll certainly be handed a supermax.

Bradley Beal and Klay Thompson were both left off of All-NBA rosters this season, which will cause them to lose out on money should they re-sign with their respective teams. While that's unfortunate for them, the aforementioned five players seem like locks to earn a supermax deal, unless they choose to jump ship in free agency.