Brooklyn Nets Team Salary


Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: None


  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $3,376,000 (in July)
  • Trade Exception (Marquis Teague, expiring 10/24/15) — $1,120,920
  • Trade Exception (Andrei Kirilenko, expiring 12/11/15) — $3,326,235
  • Trade Exception (Jorge Gutierrez, expiring 12/11/15) — $816,482
  • Trade Exception (Kevin Garnett, expiring 2/19/16) — $168,666 — partially used on Steve Blake
  • Trade Exception (Mason Plumlee, expiring 6/25/16) — $1,357,080

Free Agents

  • Bird: Brook Lopez (reportedly re-signing), Thaddeus Young (reportedly re-signing), Mirza Teletovic (restricted), Alan Anderson
  • Early Bird: Andray Blatche (playing in China)*
  • Non-Bird: Jerome Jordan, Jason Collins (retired)*, Jerry Stackhouse (retired)*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

First-Round Player Options: Sergey Karasev (fourth-year)

Amnesty:  Used on Travis Outlaw.


  • 6/22/15 — Thaddeus Young opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/22/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Mirza Teletovic.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded a 2018 second-rounder, 2019 second-rounder and $880k in cash to Charlotte Hornets for the rights to Juan Pablo Vaulet (2015-39th).
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Chris McCullough with the 29th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded Mason Plumlee and the rights to Pat Connaughton (2015-41st) to Portland Trail Blazers for Steve Blake and the rights to Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (2015-23rd).
  • 6/29/15 — Brook Lopez opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/30/15 — Alan Anderson opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 7/15/15 — Signed Chris McCullough to a $5.8 million rookie-scale contract.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Brook Lopez to a three-year, $60.7 million deal.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Thaddeus Young to a four-year, $50.3 million deal.

Waived Players: Darius Morris

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (2015-23rd)
  • Second-rounders: Juan Pablo Vaulet (2015-39th), Xavier Thames (2014-59th), Christian Drejer (2004-51st)

Roster Count:  Nine guaranteed, three non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Deron Williams, Jarrett Jack, Steve Blake
SG: Markel Brown, Sergey Karasev
SF: Joe Johnson, Bojan Bogdanovic
PF: Thaddeus Young, Chris McCullough, Earl Clark, Cory Jefferson
C: Brook Lopez

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

Head Coach: Lionel Hollins (four-year deal starting 2014/15 season, final year team option, up to $20 million total)

Basketball Executives:

  • Billy King — General Manager
  • Frank Zanin — Assistant General Manager
  • Gregg Polinsky — Director of Player Personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder to the Boston Celtics (Kevin Garnett)
  • 2016 — Los Angeles Clippers have rights to swap second-rounders (if Clippers’ pick in top-55, Reggie Evans).  Clippers may send pick to Milwaukee Bucks.
  • 2017 — Boston Celtics have the right to swap first-rounders (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (46-60 range) from Boston Celtics, only if Boston swaps first-rounders (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Atlanta Hawks (Joe Johnson).
  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder to the Boston Celtics (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2018 — Philadelphia 76ers have right to swap Cleveland Cavaliers’ second-rounder with Nets’ second-rounder (Andrei Kirilenko).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Charlotte Hornets (Juan Pablo Vaulet), after Philadelphia potential swap.
  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Milwaukee Bucks (or Sacramento Kings, whichever is the higher pick; Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Jason Kidd, Marquis Teague)
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Charlotte Hornets (Juan Pablo Vaulet).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Andrei Kirilenko).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $1 million (Philadelphia 76ers, Andrei Kirilenko), $880k (Charlotte Hornets, Juan Pablo Vaulet)

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0


Cap Holds

Jerome Jordan — $947,276 (Non-Bird rights)
Alan Anderson — $947,276 (Early Bird rights)
Andray Blatche — $1,788,285 (Early Bird rights)
Jason Collins — $947,276  (Non-Bird rights)
Jerry Stackhouse — $947,276  (Non-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 7/1/15)