June 19, 2021


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Orlando Antigua and Chin Coleman agreement data: Kentucky basketball news

John Calipari has transformed his workers a large amount this offseason with the addition of Illinois assistants Orlando Antigua and Ron “Chin” Coleman.

Now that the hires are formal, we now know the aspects of the contracts every coach acquired.

According to the Courier Journal, Kentucky is established to fork out Antigua $850,000 following time, and Coleman will gain $450,000 for a complete of $1.3 million. That is $450,000 additional than previous assistants Tony Barbee and Joel Justus.

Antigua will be finding a $25,000 increase for every single of the three many years ensuing in a $900,000 income in 2023-24 building him the highest paid assistant coach in the place.

As for Coleman, he will obtain a $50,000 increase each 12 months by 2023-24 earning $550,000 in the last yr.

If Antigua or Coleman depart Kentucky, ahead of June 30, 2024, for any placement other than a college or skilled head coaching placement, they will owe the university $250,000 for every single calendar year remaining on the contract.

On the other hand, if both mentor usually takes a head coaching place elsewhere then they would owe $100,000 for just about every remaining 12 months.

The university also agreed to shell out the $20,000 buyout owed by Antigua and the $78,750 buyout owed by Coleman.

You can test out extra data on the new assistant coaches’ contracts right here.