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Chicago Bulls Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Taj Gibson, expiring 2/23/18) — $1,589,480
  • Trade Exception (Jimmy Butler, expiring 2/22/18) — $15,311,329
  • Mid-Level Exception: $3,790,615 (Justin Holiday)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $3,290,000

Note: Trade exceptions would be renounced if team goes under the cap.

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Bird: Nikola Mirotic (RFA, $10,986,655), Anthony Morrow ($6,627,200)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • David Nwaba $1,312,611

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Ater Majok (2011-58th), Tadija Dragicevic (2008-53rd), Milovan Rakovic (2007-60th), Albert Miralles (2004-39th)

Roster Count: 13 guaranteed

Depth Chart:
PG: Kris Dunn, Jerian Grant, Cameron Payne
SG: Dwyane Wade, Zach LaVine, Paul Zipser, David Nwaba
SF: Justin Holiday, Denzel Valentine
PF: Bobby Portis, Cristiano Felicio
C: Robin Lopez, Lauri Markkanen

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

Deadlines

  • 8/4/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Lauri Markkanen.
  • 8/22/17 — No-package restriction lifts on Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option for Bobby Portis, Cameron Payne and Jerian Grant.
  • 12/1/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on David Nwaba.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Justin Holiday.
  • 1/10/18 — David Nwaba’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/15/18 — No-trade restriction lifts on Cristiano Felicio.
  • 6/22/18 — Jimmy Butler trade exception expires.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadline on David Nwaba.
  • 2/23/18 — Taj Gibson trade exception expires.
  • 7/18/18 — Paul Zipser’s $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Cameron Payne, Bobby Portis and Jerian Grant.
  • 10/31/18 — Team options on Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen.
  • 6/24/19 — Estimated team option for Paul Zipser.
  • 6/29/19 — Player option for Jimmy Butler.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadline on Bobby Portis, Cameron Payne and Jerian Grant.
  • 7/18/19 — Paul Zipser’s $1,676,735 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 10/31/19 — Team option on Lauri Markkanen.
  • 10/31/19 — Extension deadline on Kris Dunn.
  • 6/30/20 — Qualifying offer deadline for Kris Dunn.
  • 10/31/20 — Extension deadline on Lauri Markkanen
  • 6/30/21 — Qualifying offer deadline for Lauri Markkanen.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/22/17 — Traded Jimmy Butler and the rights to Justin Patton (2017-16th) to Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the rights to Lauri Markkanen (2017-7th).
  • 6/22/17 — Traded the rights to Jordan Bell (2017-38th) to Golden State Warriors for $3.5 million.
  • 6/28/17 — Issued qualifying offers to Nikola Mirotic, Joffrey Lauvergne and Cristiano Felicio.
  • 7/5/17 — Signed Lauri Markkanen (2017-7th) to a $20.4 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Cristiano Felicio to a four-year, $32 million contract.
  • 7/8/17 — Rescinded qualifying offer to Joffrey Lauvergne.
  • 7/10/17 — Signed Justin Holiday to a two-year, $9,000,001 million contract.
  • 7/14/17 — Claimed David Nwaba off waivers (Los Angeles Lakers).
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Antonio Blakeney to a two-way contract.

Waived Players: Rajon Rondo, Isaiah Canaan

Traded Players: Jimmy Butler

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Fred Hoiberg (five-year, $25 million deal, starting with 2015/16 season)

Assistants: Jim Boylen (associate head coach), Randy Brown, Charlie Henry, Mike Wilhelm, Peter Myers

Trainer: Jeff Tanaka, Chip Schaefer (director of sports performance), Armando Rivas (assistant athletic trainer), Matt Johnson (strength coach), Ed Streit (assistant strength coach)

Basketball Executives:

  • Gar Forman — general manager
  • Randy Brown — assistant general manager
  • Brian Hagen — assistant general manager
  • John Paxson — director of basketball operations
  • Jay Hillock — director of pro personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Oklahoma City Thunder (Taj Gibson).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Los Angeles Lakers (Jose Calderon).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

Nikola Mirotic — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

G-League Affiliate: Windy City Bulls (Brad Seymour president, Brian Hagen general manager, Nate Loenser head coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Antonio Blakeney

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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)