Houston Rockets Team Salary
Quick: Cap space spent
NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000
Projected Cap Space for 2017-18 ($103 million cap): Up to $12.4 million
- Room Exception: $0 (Nene)
Roster Count: 15 guaranteed
PG: Patrick Beverley, Eric Gordon, Tyler Ennis, Bobby Brown
SG: James Harden, K.J. McDaniels
SF: Trevor Ariza, Corey Brewer
PF: Ryan Anderson, Sam Dekker, Kyle Wiltjer
C: Montrezl Harrell, Nene, Chinanu Onuaku, Clint Capela (injured)
Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
- 6/29/17 — Team option for K.J. McDaniels.
- 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadline for Bobby Brown.
- 8/1/17 (or the later of seven days following last day of the moratorium) — Kyle Wiltjer’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
- 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for Clint Capela.
- 6/30/18 — 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.
- 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Sam Dekker and Chinanu Onuaku.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates. The NBA’s general cut-down date is Jan. 10.
- 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.
Waived Players: Andrew Goudelock, Isaiah Taylor, Gary Payton II, Pablo Prigioni, P.J. Hairston, Bobby Brown
Traded Players: None
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
No-Trade: Bobby Brown (timing)
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)
- Daryl Morey — general manager
- Gersson Rosas — executive vice president of basketball operations
- Eli Witus — vice president of basketball operations
- 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Portland Trail Blazers (Thomas Robinson).
- 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Denver Nuggets (Ty Lawson).
- 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), Brad Newly (2007-54th), Axel Hervelle (2005-52nd), Serhiy Lishchuk (2004-49th), Venson Hamilton (1999-50th)
Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0
Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0
- James Harden — 15 percent
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.
Amnesty: Used on Luis Scola.
D-League Affiliate: Rio Grande Valley Vipers (head coach Matt Brase)
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 1/14/17)