Chicago Bulls Team Salary


Quick: Used cap space.

Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: None

Draft Pick: 22nd

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

  • Bird: Jimmy Butler (restricted*), Nazr Mohammed, Kirk Hinrich (player option)
  • Early Bird: Mike Dunleavy
  • Non-Bird: Aaron Brooks

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

First-Round Player Options: Doug McDermott (third-year), Tony Snell (fourth-year)

Amnesty: Used on Carlos Boozer.


  • None

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Tadija Dragicevic (2008-53rd), Milovan Rakovic (2007-60th), Vladimir Veremeenko (2006-48th)

Roster Count: Seven guaranteed, two partially-guaranteed, one option

Depth Chart*:
PG: Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich
SG: Tony Snell, E’Twaun Moore
SF: Doug McDermott
PF: Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic, Taj Gibson, Cameron Bairstow
C: Joakim Noah

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

Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau, signed a four-year extension before 2012/13 season taking him through 2016/17.

Basketball Executives:

  • Gar Forman — General Manager
  • Randy Brown — Assistant General Manager
  • Brian Hagen — Assistant General Manager
  • Jim Paxson — Director of Basketball Operations
  • Jay Hillock — Director of Pro Personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owed first-rounder (top-10 protected through 2017, converts to 2017 second-rounder if in the top-55) from Sacramento Kings (Luol Deng, J.J. Hickson).
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Portland Trail Blazers (Luol Deng, 2013 31st pick).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder (higher of Blazers and Chicago pick) to Orlando Magic (Anthony Randolph).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $1.0 million to Orlando (Anthony Randolph)

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0



Cap Holds

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 5/19/15)