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Houston Rockets Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: 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 ($102 million cap): Up to $19.5 million

Exceptions

  • Mid-Level Exception: $350.00 (P.J. Tucker, Zhou Qui)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $0 (Tarik Black)

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Non-Bird: Bobby Brown (RFA, $1,724,305, reportedly re-signing)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Troy Williams $1,471,382 ($1,312,611 guaranteed)
  • Isaiah Taylor $1,312,611
  • Shawn Long $1,312,611
  • Tim Quarterman $1,312,611
  • Cameron Oliver $815,615 ($300,000 guaranteed)

Roster Count: 12 guaranteed, five non/partially-guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Chris Paul, Isaiah Taylor, Tim Quarterman
SG: James Harden, Eric Gordon
SF: Trevor Ariza, Luc Mbah a Moute, Troy Williams
PF: Ryan Anderson, P.J. Tucker, Cameron Oliver, Shawn Long
C: Clint Capela, Nene, Tarik Black, Chinanu Onuaku, Zhou Qi

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

G-League Affiliate: Rio Grande Valley Vipers (head coach Matt Brase)

Two-Way Contracts: Demetrius Jackson (unofficially)

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

Trade Kickers

  • James Harden — 15 percent
  • Tarik Black — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Mike D’Antoni (estimated $15 million, three-year deal starting for 2016-17 season)

Assistants: Jeff Bzdelik, Roy Rogers, Brett Gunning, John Lucas (player development), Josh Oppenheimer (player development), Kevin Burleson (player development)

Trainers: Jason Biles, Joe Rogowski (strength and conditioning), Keith Jones (sports performance and rehabilitation), Jason Biles (sports performance and rehabilitation), Javair Gillett (sports performance and rehabilitation)

Basketball Executives

  • Daryl Morey — general manager
  • Gersson Rosas — executive vice president of basketball operations
  • Eli Witus — vice president of basketball operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owe a first-rounder (top-three protected through 2023, unprotected in 2024) to Atlanta Hawks (Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford).
  • 2018 — Owed a second-rounder from Memphis Grizzlies (Dillon Brooks), may be from Miami HEAT or Charlotte Hornets, the lowest of the three.
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Shawn Long).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to New York Knicks (Pablo Prigioni), may convey to Orlando Magic (Kyle O’Quinn).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Deadlines   

  • 8/28/17 — Chris Paul can be traded in a package.
  • 8/31/17 — Final day to stretch a player for 2017/18 season.
  • 9/26/17 — Shawn Long’s salary guarantees at $50,000 for 2017-18.
  • First day of the season — Isaiah Taylor’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • First game of the season — Shawn Long’s salary guarantees for $250,000 for 2017-18.
  • 10/17/17 — Extension deadline for Clint Capela.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Nene, P.J. Tucker, Cameron Oliver and Tarik Black.
  • 1/10/18 — Shawn Long and Tim Quarterman’s $1,312,611 guarantee for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Cameron Oliver’s $815,615 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Tim Quarterman and Clint Capela.
  • 6/30/18 — Troy Williams’ $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 7/1/18-7/5/18 — NBA moratorium.
  • 7/15/18 — Shawn Long’s $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • First day of the season — Isaiah Taylor’s $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 1/10/19 — Cameron Oliver and Zhou Qi’s $1,378,242 guarantee for 2018-19.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Cameron Oliver, Isaiah Taylor, Shawn Long and Chinanu Onuaku.
  • 6/29/19 — Nene’s player option.
  • 6/30/19 — Troy Williams’ $1,676,735 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 1/10/20 — Zhou Qi’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 6/29/20 — Team option on Zhou Qi.
  • 7/1/20 — P.J. Tucker’s $7,969,537 guarantees for 2020-21.
  • 1/10/21 — Zhou Qi’s $1,752,950 guarantees for 2020-21.
  • 6/29/22 — Player option on James Harden.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/22/17 — Drafted Isaiah Hartenstein (43rd).
  • 6/22/17 — Traded the rights to Dillon Brooks (45th) to Memphis Grizzlies for a 2018 second-rounder.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded cash $75,000 to Atlanta Hawks for Ryan Kelly.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded $175,000 to Dallas Mavericks for DeAndre Liggins.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded $100,000 and a second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers for Shawn Long.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded $100,000 to Portland Trail Blazers for Eric Quarterman.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded $1.0 million to Detroit Pistons for Darrun Hilliard.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Wiltjer, Darrun Hilliard, DeAndre Liggins, a protected 2018 first-rounder and $661,072 to Los Angeles Clippers for Chris Paul.
  • 6/29/17 — Traded cash $75,000 to Dallas Mavericks for Jarrod Uthoff.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Zhou Qi (2016-43rd) to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $5,565,327, team option on final season.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Nene to a three-year, $10,954,440 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed P.J. Tucker to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $31,878,148 contract.
  • 7/7/17 — Signed James Harden to a four-year, maximum extension currently valued at $169,344,000, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/17 — Signed Cameron Oliver to a partially-guaranteed two-year, $2,193,857 contract.
  • 7/10/17 — Signed Luc Mbah a Moute to a one-year, $2,116,955 contract.
  • 7/17/17 — Signed Tarik Black to a one-year, $3,290,000 contract.
  • 7/23/17 — Signed Troy Williams to a partially-guaranteed three-year, $4,693,068 contract.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Bobby Brown.

Waived Players: Ryan Kelly, Jarrod Uthoff

Traded Players: Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, Kyle Wiltjer, Montrezl Harrell, Sam Dekker, DeAndre Liggins, Darrun Hilliard

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Alessandro Gentile (2014-53rd), Marko Todorovic (2013-45th), Jon Diebler (2011-51st), Sergio Llull (2009-34th), Axel Hervelle (2005-52nd), Serhiy Lishchuk (2004-49th), Venson Hamilton (1999-50th)

Arena: Toyota Center

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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 8/13/17)