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Charlotte Hornets Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Currently over the cap.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Exceptions

  • Mid-Level Exception: $4,890,385 (partially used on Michael Carter-Williams, Dwayne Bacon)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $3,290,000

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Non-Bird: Brian Roberts ($1,471,382), Christian Wood ($1,471,382), Ramon Sessions ($7,200,000)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Johnny O’Bryant $1,524,305
  • Briante Weber $1,471,382
  • Treveon Graham $1,312,611

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • None

Roster Count: 11 guaranteed, three non-guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Kemba Walker, Michael Carter-Williams, Briante Weber
SG: Nicolas Batum, Malik Monk, Treveon Graham
SF: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Jeremy Lamb, Dwayne Bacon
PF: Marvin Williams, Johnny O’Bryant
C: Dwight Howard, Frank Kaminsky, Cody Zeller

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

Deadlines

  • 8/1/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Malik Monk.
  • 8/1/17 — Johnny O’Bryant $1,524,305 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 8/1/17 — Briante Weber’s $1,471,382 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 8/5/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Dwayne Bacon.
  • 8/20/17 — No-package restriction lifts on Dwight Howard.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option for Frank Kaminsky.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Michael Carter-Williams.
  • 1/10/18 — Treveon Graham’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Briante Weber and Treveon Graham.
  • 10/31/18 — Team option for Malik Monk.
  • Start of 2018 season — Extension deadline for Frank Kaminsky.
  • 6/22/19 — Player option for Michael-Kidd Gilchrist.
  • 6/29/19 — Player option for Marvin Williams.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Frank Kaminsky.
  • 8/1/19 — Dwayne Bacon’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 10/31/19 — Team option for Malik Monk.
  • 6/29/20 — Player option for Nicolas Batum.
  • 6/30/20 — Qualifying offer deadline for Dwayne Bacon.
  • Start of 2020 season — Extension deadline for Malik Monk.
  • 6/30/21 — Qualifying offer deadline for Malik Monk.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates.  The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.

Acquisitions

  • 4/17/17 — Declined option on Christian Wood’s final season.
  • 6/20/17 — Traded Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick to Atlanta Hawks for Dwight Howard and the 31st pick.
  • 6/22/17 — Drafted Malik Monk (11th)
  • 6/22/17 — Traded the rights to Frank Jackson (2017-31st) to New Orleans Pelicans for the rights to Dwayne Bacon (2017-40th) and $1.8 million.
  • 6/30/17 — Declined option on Ramon Sessions’ final season.
  • 7/2/16 — Signed Malik Monk (2017-11th) to a $15,726,038 rookie-scale contract.
  •  7/6/17 — Signed Dwayne Bacon (2017-40th) to a partially-guaranteed three-year $3,812,377 contract.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Michael Carter-Williams to a one-year, $2.7 million contract.

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: Miles Plumlee, Marco Belinelli

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Steve Clifford (signed three-year, $6 million contract starting for 13-14 season, extension agreed to in December 2015)

Assistants: Patrick Ewing (associate head coach), Stephen Silas, Bob Weiss, Pat Delany, Bruce Kreutzer, Steve Hetzel, Mike Batiste

Trainer: Steve Stricker, Dennis Williams (assistant), Matt Friia (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Rich Cho — general manager (contracted through 2017-18 season)
  • Buzz Peterson — assistant general manager
  • Larry Jordan — director, player personnel
  • Jason Rosenfeld — basketball analytics

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owed second rounder from Brooklyn Nets (Juan Pablo Vaulet).  Pick may instead be from Cleveland Cavaliers (Andrei Kirilenko).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Memphis Grizzlies (Courtney Lee).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

G-League Affiliate: Greensboro Swarm (Noel Gillespie coach)

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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 7/20/17)