Quick: Currently over the cap and hard capped.
Salary Cap: $99,093,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000
Hard Cap: $125,266,000
Projected 2018-19 Cap Space ($101 million cap): None
Roster Count: Nine guaranteed, three non/partially-guaranteed, one two-way
PG: Reggie Jackson, Ish Smith, Dwight Buycks
SG: Reggie Bullock, Langston Galloway, Luke Kennard, Reggie Hearn (two-way)
SF: Stanley Johnson
PF: Blake Griffin, Jon Leuer, Henry Ellenson
C: Andre Drummond, Eric Moreland
Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
2018-19 Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Anthony Tolliver ($3,948,000, non-Bird)
- James Ennis ($3,936,933, early Bird)
- Jameer Nelson ($1,499,698, non-Bird)
- Kay Felder (two-way, RFA, non-Bird)
- Reggie Bullock $2,500,000
- Eric Moreland $1,826,300
- Dwight Buycks $1,600,520
Draft Picks: 42nd; 12th to Los Angeles Clippers (Blake Griffin)
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: None
- Trade Exception (Darrun Hilliard, expiring 6/28/18) — $874,636
- Trade Exception (Boban Marjanovic, expiring 1/29/19) — $7,000,000
- Trade Exception (Willie Reed, expiring 2/8/19) — $1,471,382
- Trade Exception (Brice Johnson, expiring 2/8/19) — $1,331,160
- Mid-Level Exception — $8,567,770
Note: If team needs to avoid a hard cap, they lose the standard Mid-Level Exception and gain the $5,291,918 Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception.
Waived Players: None
Traded Players: None
- Andre Drummond — 8 percent
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
G-League Affiliate: Grand Rapids Drive (Jon Phelps general manager, Bob Werdann coach)
Two-Way Players: Reggie Hearn
Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: TBD
Head Coach: None
Assistants: Bob Beyer, Charles Klask, Tim Hardaway, Malik Allen, Aaron Gray, Rex Walters, Otis Smith (director of player development/assistant coach)
Trainer: Jon Ishop, Anthony Harvey (strength and conditioning), Jordan Sabourin (head strength coach), Louis Thompson (assistant strength and conditioning coach)
- Jeff Bower — general manager
- Pat Garrity — associate general manager
- Adam Glessner — director, player personnel
- J.R. Holden — director, international scouting
- 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Sacramento Kings (Marcus Morris, Bogdan Bogdanovic).
- 2020 — Chicago Bulls can swap second-rounders (Jameer Nelson).
- 2020 — Memphis Grizzlies can swap second-rounders (James Ennis), may be Chicago Bulls second to Memphis (Jameer Nelson).
Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0
Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0
- 6/21/18 — NBA Draft.
- 6/28/18 — Darrun Hilliard trade exception expires.
- 6/19/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Derek Willis.
- 7/1/18-7/5/18 — NBA moratorium.
- 7/8/18 — Eric Moreland’s salary guarantees at $750,000.
- 7/15/18 — Reggie Bullock’s $2,500,000 guarantees for 2018-19.
- 9/1/18 — Dwight Buycks’ $1,600,520 guarantees for 2018-19.
- 9/1/18 — Eric Moreland’s salary guarantees at $1,000,000.
- First game of the season — Eric Moreland’s salary guarantees at $1,250,000.
- 10/31/18 — Team option on Henry Ellenson.
- Before first day of 2018 season — Extension deadline for Stanley Johnson.
- 1/10/19 — Eric Moreland’s $1,826,300 guarantees for 2018-19.
- 1/29/19 — Trade exception for Boban Marjanovic expires.
- 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Stanley Johnson.
- 7/8/19 — Eric Moreland’s $1,913,267 guarantees for 2019-20.
- Before first day of 2019 season — Extension deadline for Henry Ellenson.
- 10/31/18 — Team option on Luke Kennard.
- 10/31/19 — Team option on Luke Kennard.
- 6/29/20 — Qualifying offer deadline for Henry Ellenson.
- Before first day of 2020 season — Extension deadline for Luke Kennard.
- 6/29/21 — Qualifying offer deadline for Luke Kennard.
- 6/29/21 — Player option for Blake Griffin.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates. The NBA’s general cut-down date is Jan. 10.
- 5/7/18 — Parted ways with Stan Van Gundy.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Arena: Little Caesars Arena
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 5/18/18)