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Boston Celtics Team Salary

Quick: Over the cap. Hard-capped by the Tristan Thompson non-taxpayer mid-level contract.

Salary Cap: $109,140,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $132,627,000

Hard Cap: $138,928,000

Projection for 2021-22 ($112,414,000 cap): Over the cap.

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart
PG: Kemba Walker, Payton Pritchard, Tremont Waters (two-way)
SG: Marcus Smart, Evan Fournier, Carsen Edwards, Romeo Langford (injured)
SF: Jaylen Brown, Aaron Nesmith
PF: Jayson Tatum, Grant Williams, Jabari Parker, Semi Ojeleye
C: Robert Williams, Tristan Thompson, Luke Kornet, Tacko Fall (two-way)

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

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Vincent Poirier, expiring 7/31/21) — $343,873
  • Trade Exception (Enes Kanter, expiring 8/1/21) — $4,767,000
  • Trade Exception (Gordon Hayward, expiring 8/16/21*) — $11,050,000
  • Trade Exception (Daniel Theis, expiring 2/11/22*) — $5,000,000
  • Trade Exception (Jeff Teague, expiring 2/11/22*) — $1,620,564
  • Mid-Level Exception — $0 (Tristan Thompson)
  • Bi-Annual Exception — $3,623,000

* Exact date TBD.

Waived Players: Amile Jefferson, Moritz Wagner

Traded Players: Vincent Poirier, Enes Kanter, Gordon Hayward (sign-and-trade), Jeff Teague, Daniel Theis, Javonte Green

G-League Affiliate: Maine Red Claws (general manager Remy Cofield, head coach Scott Morrison)

Two-Way Contracts: Tacko Fall, Tremont Waters

Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $449,115 for the full 2020-21 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date. Once a player reaches 50 games played, his salary will jump to the minimum for his years of service.

Governor: Wyc Grousbeck

Basketball Executives

  • Danny Ainge — president of basketball operations
  • Mike Zarren — assistant general manager & team counsel
  • Austin Ainge — director of player personnel
  • Dave Lewin — director of player evaluation
  • Allison Feaster — VP of player development & organizational growth
  • Frank Burke — director of basketball operations
  • Adam Lewin — college scouting manager
  • David Sparks — director of basketball analytics
  • Drew Cannon — basketball operations analyst

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Brad Stevens

Assistants: Jay Larranaga, Jamie Young, Jerome Allen, Scott Morrison, Joe Mazzulla, Brandon Bailey, Kenny Graves (coaching associate)

Training Staff: Phil Coles (executive director of performance), Art Horne (director of sports performance), Jace Delaney (director of sports science and athletic development), Tyler Yeaton (assistant strength and conditioning coach)

Pick Swaps

  • 2021 — Owed an second-rounder (top-55 protected) from the Oklahoma City Thunder (Vincent Poirier).
  • 2022 — Owed a second-rounder (top-55 protected) from the Charlotte Hornets (Gordon Hayward).
  • 2023 — Owe a second-rounder to the Charlotte Hornets (Gordon Hayward).
  • 2023 — The higher second-rounder from the Miami HEAT and Dallas Mavericks to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The higher of (the lower second-rounder from Miami and Dallas) and the Houston Rockets (33-60) goes to the Boston Celtics. The pick that does not go to Boston (including Houston 31-32) goes to the Indiana Pacers (Josh McRoberts, Delon Wright, Bruno Caboclo, Desmond Bane, James Johnson, James Harden).
  • 2024 — Owe a second-rounder to the Charlotte Hornets (Gordon Hayward).
  • 2025 — Owed a second-rounder from the Memphis Grizzlies (Desmond Bane).
  • 2025 — Owe a second-rounder (the lower of the Memphis Grizzlies and Celtics) to the Orlando Magic (Evan Fournier).
  • 2027 — Owe a second-rounder to the Orlando Magic (Evan Fournier).

Cash Paid ($5,617,000 max): $1,300,000 to the Chicago Bulls (Daniel Theis) — $4,317,000 remaining

Cash Received ($5,617,000 max): $0

Deadlines

  • 6/22/21 — NBA Draft Lottery.
  • 7/11/21 — No-trade restriction lifts on Jabari Parker.
  • 7/29/21 — NBA Draft.
  • 7/31/21 — Vincent Poirier trade exception expires.
  • 8/1/21 — Enes Kanter trade exception expires.
  • Note: 21-22 timing will still need revision with 2020-21 running late.
  • 8/1/21 — Final day of 2020-21 season.
  • 8/2/21 — Start of 2021-22 season and moratorium.
  • 8/2/21 — Jayson Tatum’s poison pill expires.
  • 8/5/21 — Final day of the moratorium.
  • 8/6/21 — Free agents can sign as of 12:01 PM ET.
  • 8/16/21 — Gordon Hayward trade exception expires (exact date TBD).
  • 10/31/21 — Team options on Payton Pritchard, Aaron Nesmith, Romeo Langford and Grant Williams.
  • Before the first day of 2021-22 season — Extension deadline for Robert Williams.
  • 2/11/22 — Daniel Theis and Jeff Teague trade exceptions expire (exact date TBD).
  • 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadline for Robert Williams.
  • 6/29/22 — Team option on Payton Pritchard, Carsen Edwards and Aaron Nesmith
  • Before the first day of 2022-23 season — Extension deadlines for Romeo Langford and Grant Williams.
  • 6/29/23 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Romeo Langford and Grant Williams.
  • Before the first day of 2023-24 season — Extension deadlines for Payton Pritchard and Aaron Nesmith.
  • 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Aaron Nesmith and Payton Pritchard.
  • 6/29/25 — Jayson Tatum’s player option.
  • TBD — Jabari Parker guarantee detail.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.

Transactions

  • 8/12/20 — Signed coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension.
  • 10/1/20 — Renounced the rights to Ben Pepper (1997-55th) and Josip Sesar (2000-47th).
  • 11/18/20 — Drafted Aaron Nesmith (2020-14th), Payton Pritchard (2020-26th), Desmond Bane (2020-30th) and Yam Madar (2020-47th).
  • 11/19/20 — Enes Kanter opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 11/19/20 — Gordon Hayward opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 11/19/20 — Opted Semi Ojeleye into the final year of his contract, which remains non-guaranteed.
  • 11/19/20 — Issued qualifying offers to Tacko Fall and Tremont Waters.
  • 11/19/20 — Declined to issue Brad Wanamaker a qualifying offer.
  • 11/19/20 — Traded Vincent Poirier and $1 million to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a protected (top-55) 2021 second-rounder.
  • 11/20/20 — Traded Desmond Bane (2020-30th) to the Memphis Grizzlies and Enes Kanter to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 2023 second-rounder (from the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets or Miami Heat) and a 2025 second-rounder from the Grizzlies.
  • 11/21/20 — Start of the 2020-21 season.
  • 11/21/20 — Daniel Theis’ $5 million guaranteed for 2020-21.
  • 11/21/20 — Semi Ojeleye’s $1,752,950 guaranteed for 2020-21.
  • 11/23/20 — Re-signed Tacko Fall to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
  • 11/23/20 — Re-signed Tremont Waters to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
  • 11/24/20 — Signed Aaron Nesmith (2020-14th) to a $16,528,217 rookie-scale contract.
  • 11/24/20 — Signed Payton Pritchard (2020-22nd) to a $10,449,717 rookie-scale contract.
  • 11/29/20 — Traded Gordon Hayward (via sign-and-trade), a 2023 second-rounder and a 2024 second-rounder to the Charlotte Hornets for a 2022 second-rounder (top-55 protected). Hayward signed a four-year $120 million contract.
  • 11/30/20 — Signed Jeff Teague to a $2,564,753 minimum contract.
  • 11/30/20 — Signed Tristan Thompson to a two-year $18,978,900 contract.
  • 12/4/20 — Signed Amile Jefferson to a non-guaranteed $1,678,854 minimum summer contract (Exhibit 9 and 10).
  • 12/19/20 — Waived Amile Jefferson.
  • 12/29/20 — Picked up the third-year rookie-scale options on Romeo Langford and Grant Williams.
  • 12/29/20 — Picked up the fourth-year rookie-scale option on Robert Williams.
  • 2/24/21 — Javonte Green’s $1,517,981 guaranteed for 2020-21.
  • 3/25/21 — Traded Jeff Teague, a 2025 second-rounder (the lower of the Memphis Grizzlies or Celtics) and a 2027 second-rounder to the Orlando Magic for Evan Fournier.
  • 3/25/21 — Traded Daniel Theis, Javonte Green and $1,300,000 to the Chicago Bulls for Luke Kornet from the Bulls and Moritz Wagner from the Wizards. The Bulls sent Daniel Gafford and Chandler Hutchison to the Wizards for Troy Brown Jr.
  • 4/16/21 — Waived Moritz Wagner.
  • 4/16/21 — Signed Jabari Parker to a partially-guaranteed two-year $2,713,763 minimum contract.

Trade Kickers

  • Kemba Walker — 15 percent
  • Jayson Tatum — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Poison Pill

  • Jayson Tatum — $28,816,237 (expiring 8/2/21)

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

No-Trade: None

Qualifying Offers

  • None

Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible

  • None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Yam Madar (2020-47th)

Rookie-Scale Options

  • None

Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*

  • None

* Players and teams can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.

Arena: TD Garden

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(Updated on 4/20/21)

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