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Boston Celtics Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Projected 2018-19 Cap Space ($102 million cap): None

Exceptions

  • Room Exception: $0 (Aron Baynes)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Roster Count: 16 guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Isaiah Thomas, Terry Rozier, Shane Larkin
SG: Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart
SF: Jae Crowder, Jaylen Brown, Semi Ojeleye, Abdel Nader
PF: Marcus Morris, Jayson Tatum, Guerschon Yabusele, Daniel Theis
C: Al Horford, Aron Baynes, Ante Zizic

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

G-League Affiliate: Maine Red Claws

Two-Way Contracts: Kadeem Allen (two-year)

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

Trade Kickers

  • Al Horford — 15 percent
  • Gordon Hayward — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Brad Stevens (hired in 2013 on a six-year, $22 million deal; three-year extension added on in May 2016)

Assistants: Jamie Young, Jay Larranaga, Walter McCarty, Micah Shrewsberry, Jerome Allen

Trainer: Ed Lacerte, Bryan Doo (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Danny Ainge — president of basketball operations
  • Mike Zarren — assistant general manager & team counsel
  • Austin Ainge — director of player personnel
  • David Sparks — director of basketball analytics
  • David Lewin — director of scouting

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder (two through five range) from Los Angeles Lakers (Steve Nash, Brandon Knight, 2017-1st).
  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder from Brooklyn Nets (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Oklahoma City Thunder (Perry Jones III).
  • 2019 — If 2018 Lakers first-rounder is not conveyed, owed the higher of Sacramento Kings’ selection (Nik Stauskas) or Philadelphia’s own pick, but both are top pick protected (2017-1st trade).
  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (top-eight, top-six in 2020 and unprotected in 2021) from Memphis Grizzlies (Jeff Green).
  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2020, otherwise converts to a 2022 second-rounder) from Los Angeles Clippers (Jeff Green, Deyonta Davis), two years following Clippers’ obligation to Toronto Raptors.
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Memphis Grizzlies (Zoran Dragic, Chris Andersen).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Miami HEAT (Zoran Dragic).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Deadlines

  • 8/17/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Semi Ojeleye.
  • 8/19/17– No-trade restriction lifts on Guerschon Yabusele.
  • 8/31/17 — Final day to stretch a player for 2017/18 season.
  • 9/7/17 — No-package restriction lifts on Marcus Morris.
  • 10/17/17 — Extension deadline for Marcus Smart.
  • 10/31/17 — Team options for Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Shane Larkin, Daniel Theis, Aron Baynes and Gordon Hayward.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Marcus Smart.
  • 7/1/18-7/5/18 — NBA moratorium.
  • 7/10/18 — Daniel Theis’ $1,378,242 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 7/15/18 — Semi Ojeleye’s $1,378,242 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 7/15/18 — Kadeem Allen’s two-year contract guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 8/1/18 — Abdel Nader’s $1,378,242 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • Start of 2018 season — Extension deadline for Terry Rozier.
  • 10/31/18 — Team options on Jayson Tatum, Guerschon Yabusele, Ante Zizic and Jaylen Brown.
  • 6/29/19 — Player option for Al Horford.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Daniel Theis and Terry Rozier.
  • 7/1/19 — Semi Ojeleye’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 7/15/19 — Abdel Nader’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 10/31/19 — Team options on Jayson Tatum, Guerschon Yabusele and Ante Zizic.
  • Start of 2019 season — Extension deadline for Jaylen Brown.
  • 6/29/20 — Player option on Gordon Hayward.
  • 6/29/20 — Team options on Abdel Nader and Semi Ojeleye.
  • 6/30/20 — Qualifying offer deadline for Jaylen Brown.
  • 7/15/20 — Abdel Nader’s $1,752,950 guarantees for 2020-21.
  • Start of 2020 season — Extension deadlines for Jayson Tatum, Guerschon Yabusele and Ante Zizic.
  • 6/29/21 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Jayson Tatum, Guerschon Yabusele and Ante Zizic.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates.  The NBA’s general cut-down date is January 10, although players need to clear 48 hours of waivers.

Acquisitions

  • 6/19/17 — Traded the 1st overall pick in the draft to Philadelphia 76ers for the 3rd selection along with the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2018 first-rounder (two through five), otherwise Boston receives the higher pick between the Sacramento Kings’ 2019 first-rounder (top pick protected) or Philadelphia’s 2019 first-rounder (top pick protected).
  • 6/22/17 — Drafted Jayson Tatum (3rd), Semi Ojeleye (37th), Kadeem Allen (53rd) and Jabari Bird (56th).
  • 6/24/17 — Renounced the rights to Marcus Thornton (2015-45th).
  • 7/1/17 — Signed Jayson Tatum (2017-3rd) to a $30,073,320 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/1/17 — Signed Ante Zizic (2016-23rd) to a $9,751,975 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/4/17 — Withdrew Kelly Olynyk’s qualifying offer.
  • 7/7/17 — Traded Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-rounder to Detroit Pistons for Marcus Morris.
  • 7/13/17 — Renounced the rights to James Young, Jonas Jerebko and Gerald Green.
  • 7/14/17 — Opted Demetrius Jackson into his final year (2019-20).
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Gordon Hayward to a four-year, $127,829,970 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Abdel Nader (2016-58th) to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $5,917,045 contract.
  • 7/17/17 — Signed Paul Pierce to a non-guaranteed one-year, $2,328,652 contract.
  • 7/18/17 — Signed Semi Ojeleye (2017-37th) to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $6,041,604 contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Aron Baynes to a one-year, $4,328,000 contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Guerschon Yabusele (2016-16th) to a $12,814,166 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Daniel Theis to a partially-guaranteed $2,193,857 contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Kadeem Allen (2017-53rd) to a two-year, two-way contract.
  • 7/31/17 — Signed Shane Larkin to a one-year, $1,524,305 contract.

Waived Players: Tyler Zeller, Jordan Mickey, Demetrius Jackson, Paul Pierce

Traded Players: Avery Bradley

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Jabari Bird (2017-56th), Josip Sesar (2000-47th), Ben Pepper (1997-55th)

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

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Cap Holds

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

Salary and team data change quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 8/13/17)