Green was heading into the final season of a five-year deal he signed in the summer of 2015, the last one before the NBA's new TV contracts caused the salary cap to spike. As a result, the $18.5 million Green will make in 2019-20 had been the high-water mark in a career that has resulted in three All-Star appearances, a Defensive Player of the Year award and three championships for the Warriors.
A year ahead of potentially being one of the top free agents on the market next summer, Green locked in the security of a new four-year deal that will pay him more than ever before. How will that affect Golden State's planning for the future? Let's take a look.