Chicago Bulls Team Salary


Quick: Used cap space.

Rookie Contract Extension Eligible: Jimmy Butler

Rookie Contract Options Pending: Tony Snell


  • Room: $0 (Kirk Hinrich)

Roster Count: 12 guaranteed, one partially-guaranteed

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

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


  • 6/26/14 — Selected Cameron Bairstow (49th) in the 2014 NBA draft
  • 6/27/14 — Traded the rights to Jusuf Nurkic (2014-16th) and Gary Harris (2014-19th), along with a 2015 second-rounder for the rights to Doug McDermott (2014-11th) and Anthony Randolph.
  • 7/14/14 — Traded Greg Smith to the Dallas Mavericks for the rights to Tadija Dragicevic.
  • 7/14/14 — Traded Anthony Randolph, two second-rounders and $1.0 million to the Orlando Magic for the rights to Milovan Rakovic (2007-60th),
  • 7/18/14 — Signed Pau Gasol to a three-year, $22.3 million contract.
  • 7/18/14 — Signed Nikola Mirotic to a three-year, $16.6 million contract.
  • 7/21/14 — Signed Kirk Hinrich to a two-year, $5.6 million contract (player option on second season).
  • 7/21/14 — Signed Cameron Bairstow to a partially guaranteed three-year, $2.3 million minimum contract.
  • 7/22/14 — Signed Doug McDermott to a $10.4 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/22/14 — Signed Aaron Brooks to a one-year, $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 9/18/14 — Signed E’Twaun Moore to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $2 million minimum contract.

Waived Players: Carlos Boozer (via amnesty provision), Mike James, Lou Amundson, Ronnie Brewer

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Nazr Mohammed (renounced)

Unsigned Draft Picks:

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

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

  • 2015 — 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).
  • 2015 — Right to swap first-rounder with Cleveland Cavaliers if Cleveland in 15-30 range.
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder from Portland Trail Blazers (Luol Deng, 2013 31st pick).
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to Denver Nuggets (Doug McDermott), lower of Chicago or Portland pick to Denver.
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder (higher of Blazers and Chicago pick) to Orlando Magic (Anthony Randolph).
  • 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

Amnesty: Carlos Boozer — $13.55 million


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 9/19/14)