Detroit Pistons Team Salary


Quick: Spent over the cap.

Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: $8.2-$26.3 million, depending on free agents Greg Monroe and Reggie Jackson, as well as the partially-guaranteed salary of Anthony Tolliver.

Exceptions *

  • Mid-Level Exception: $5,464,000 (in July)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $2,139,000 (in July)
  • Room: $2,814,000 (in July)
  • Trade Exception (Kyler Singler, expiring 2/19/16) — $1,090,000
  • Trade Exception (D.J. Augustin, expiring 2/19/16) — $795,631

* Room Exception only available if other exceptions renounced.

Free Agents

  • Bird: Greg Monroe, Reggie Jackson (restricted), Tayshaun Prince, Joel Anthony
  • Non-Bird: John Lucas III, Cartier Martin (player option)

First-Round Player Options: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (fourth-year)

First-Round Extension Eligible: Andre Drummond

Amnesty: Unused with no remaining eligible players.


  • 6/11/15 — Traded Caron Butler and Shawne Williams to Milwaukee Bucks for Ersan Ilyasova.
  • 6/24/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Reggie Jackson.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Stanley Johnson with the eighth pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Darrun Hilliard with the 38th pick in the draft.

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: Stanley Johnson (2015-8th)
  • Second-rounders: Darrun Hilliard (2015-38th)

Roster Count: Six guaranteed, two non/partially-guaranteed, one option

Depth Chart*:
PG: Brandon Jennings, Spencer Dinwiddie
SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope,  Jodie Meeks
SF: Cartier Martin, Quincy Miller
PF: Ersan Ilyasova, Anthony Tolliver
C: Andre Drummond

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

Head Coach: Stan Van Gundy (five-year, $25-30 million contract starting for 2014/15 season).

Basketball Executives:

  • Stan Van Gundy — President of Basketball Operations
  • Jeff Bower — General Manager
  • Brian Wright — Assistant General Manager
  • Ken Catanella — Directory of Basketball Operations

Pick Swaps:

  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Utah Jazz (Reggie Jackson).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Oklahoma City Thunder (Reggie Jackson).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

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 6/26/15)