Atlanta Hawks Team Salary


Quick: $5.3 million in cap space and hard-capped.

Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: $22.5-$24.7 million, less with cap holds for Paul Millsap ($12.4 million) and DeMarre Carroll ($3.2 million); with holds of Pero Antic, Millsap and Carroll, about $8.1 million in cap space.

Draft Picks: 15th (from Brooklyn Nets), 50th (from Toronto Raptors), 59th

Exceptions *

  • Mid-Level Exception: $5,464,000 (in July)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $2,139,000 (in July)
  • Room: $2,814,000 (in July)

* Room Exception only available if other exceptions renounced.

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Paul Millsap, DeMarre Carroll, Elton Brand, Pero Antic (restricted*), Gustavo Ayon (playing overseas)
  • Limited Bird Rights: John Jenkins

* Players are only restricted if the team gives a qualifying offer.

First-Round Player Options: Dennis Schroder (fourth-year)

Amnesty: Available.  The only eligible player is Al Horford.


  • None

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders:  Walter Tavares (2014-43rd), Lamar Patterson (2014-48th), Sergey Gladyr (2009-49th), Giorgos Printezis (2007-58th), Alain Digbeu (1997-49th), Augusto Binelli (1986-40th)

Roster Count: Eight guaranteed, two non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Jeff Teague, Dennis Schröder, Shelvin Mack
SG: Kyle Korver, Thabo Sefolosha
SF: Kent Bazemore
PF: Mike Scott, Austin Daye
C: Al Horford, Mike Muscala

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Head Coach: Mike Budenholzer, hired May 2013 (three-year contract)

Basketball Executives:

  • T. Scott Wilkinson — Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager
  • Wes Wilcox — Assistant General Manager
  • Dominique Wilkins — Vice President of Basketball
  • Rick Sund — Senior Advisor, Basketball Operations
  • Mike McNeive — Director of Basketball Operations
  • Danny Ferry — President of Basketball Operations and General Manager (indefinite leave of absence)

Pick Swaps

  • 2017 — Owed first-round pick (lottery protected through 2020, otherwise converts to 2020 and 2021 second-rounders) from Minnesota Timberwolves (Adreian Payne).  Pick won’t be conveyed until two years after Minnesota’s obligation to Phoenix Suns is satisfied.
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Brooklyn Nets (Joe Johnson).
  • 2017 — Owed top-40 protected second-rounder, unprotected in 2018 from Miami HEAT (James Ennis).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $550k from Oklahoma City Thunder (Thabo Sefolosha)


Cap Holds

Gustavo Ayon — 1,950,000 (Early Bird rights)

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 5/11/15)