Houston Rockets Team Salary

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2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Under cap by $3.3 million.

NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Projected Cap Space for 2017-18 ($102 million cap): Up to $12.1 million

Exceptions

  • Room Exception: $0 (Nene)

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Bobby Brown, Isaiah Taylor
SG: James Harden, Eric Gordon
SF: Trevor Ariza,
PF: Ryan Anderson, Sam Dekker, Kyle Wiltjer
C: Clint Capela, Montrezl Harrell, Nene, Chinanu Onuaku

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

Deadlines   

  • 5/27/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Isaiah Taylor.
  • 6/29/17 — Qualifying offer deadline for Bobby Brown.
  • 7/12/17 — Kyle Wiltjer’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for Clint Capela.
  • 2/23/18 — Tyler Ennis, Corey Brewer and K.J. McDaniels trade exceptions expire.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Clint Capela, Kyler Wiltjer and Montrezl Harrell.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Sam Dekker.
  • 1/10/19 — Patrick Beverley’s $5.0 million guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Sam Dekker, Isaiah Taylor and Chinanu Onuaku.
  • TBD — Guarantee timing for Isaiah Taylor’s 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/1/16 — Hire Coach Mike D’Antoni.
  • 6/23/16 — Drafted Chinanu Onuaku (37th) and Zhou Qi (43rd)
  • 6/29/16 — Dwight Howard opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/30/16 — Issued a $4,433,683 qualifying offer to Donatas Motiejunas.
  • 7/9/16 — Renounced the rights to Jason Terry, Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones and Josh Smith.
  • 7/9/16 — Signed Ryan Anderson to a four-year, $80 million contract.
  • 7/9/16 — Signed Gordon to a four-year, $52.9 million contract.
  • 7/9/16 — Restructured and extended James Harden’s contract to a four-year, $118 million deal, player option on final season.
  • 7/19/16 — Signed Chinanu Onuaku (2016-37th) to a three-year, $2.5 million contract.
  • 7/19/16 — Signed Nene to a one-year, $2.9 million contract.
  • 7/28/16 — Signed Pablo Prigioni to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $2.2 million contract.
  • 8/1/16 — Michael Beasley’s $1.0 million guaranteed for 2016-17.
  • 9/22/16 — Traded Michael Beasley to Milwaukee Bucks for Tyler Ennis.
  • 9/23/16 — Signed Gary Payton II to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1,448.720 contract ($543,471).
  • 9/23/16 — Signed Kyle Wiltjer to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1,448.720 contract ($275,000).
  • 9/23/16 — Signed Isaiah Taylor to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.4 million contract ($50,000).
  • 9/23/16 — Signed Bobby Brown to a one-year, non-guaranteed $980,431 summer contract.
  • 9/29/16 — Signed P.J. Hairston to a one-year, non-guaranteed $980,431 summer contract.
  • 10/1/16 — Qualifying offer to Donatas Motiejunas expired.
  • 10/25/16 — Picked up team option on Clint Capela.
  • 10/30/16 — Picked up team options on Sam Dekker.
  • 10/31/16 — Declined team option on Tyler Ennis.
  • 12/5/16 — Matched Brooklyn Nets’ offer sheet to Donatas Motiejunas to a four-year, partially-guaranteed $31 million contract — voided when Motiejunas refused to report for a physical.
  • 12/7/16 — Signed Bobby Brown to a one-year, non-guaranteed $680,534 contract.
  • 12/16/16 — Renounced rights to Donatas Motiejunas.
  • 1/10/17 — Bobby Brown’s $680,534 guaranteed for 2016-17.
  • 1/10/17 — Kyle Wiltjer’s $543,471 guaranteed for 2016-17.
  • 2/23/17 — Traded Corey Brewer and a first-rounder to Los Angeles Lakers for Lou Williams.
  • 2/23/17 — Traded K.J. McDaniels to Brooklyn Nets for $75,000.
  • 2/23/17 — Traded Tyler Ennis and the rights to Brad Newley (2007-54th) to Los Angeles Lakers for Marcelo Huertas.
  • 2/27/17 — Signed Isaiah Taylor to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $3,112,562 contract.
  • 3/10/17 — Signed Troy Williams to a 10-day $31,969 contract.

Waived Players: Andrew Goudelock, Isaiah Taylor, Gary Payton II, Pablo Prigioni, P.J. Hairston, Bobby Brown, Marcelo Huertas

Traded Players: Corey Brewer, K.J. McDaniels

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Troy Williams

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

  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Portland Trail Blazers (Thomas Robinson).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Denver Nuggets (Ty Lawson).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder to Los Angeles Lakers (Lou Williams)
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to New York Knicks (Pablo Prigioni).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to New York Knicks (Pablo Prigioni), may convey to Orlando Magic (Kyle O’Quinn).

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Zhou Qi (2016-43rd), 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)

Free Agents

  • None

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $75,000 from Brooklyn Nets (K.J. McDaniels)

Trade Kickers

  • James Harden — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

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

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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 3/21/17)