Indiana Pacers Team Salary


2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Up to $9.9 million in cap space

Estimated Contracts: Aaron Brooks

Note: Estimated contracts are based on reports, with a standard, increasing schedule — they are ONLY estimates.

NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Projected Cap Space for 2017/18 ($102 million cap): Up to $26.5 million


  • Room: $2,898,000

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed, two non-guaranteed

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Emir Preldzic (2009-57th), Andrew Betts (1998-50th)

Free Agents

  • Non-Bird: Jordan Hill ($4,800,000 cap hold, leaving for Minnesota Timberwolves)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: Glenn Robinson III ($1,050,500), Shayne Whittington ($980,431)

Depth Chart:
PG: Jeff Teague, Aaron Brooks
SG: Monta Ellis, Rodney Stuckey, Joseph Young
SF: Paul George, C.J. Miles, Glenn Robinson III, Georges Niang
PF: Thaddeus Young, Lavoy Allen, Jeremy Evans
C: Al Jefferson, Myles Turner, Shayne Whittington, Rakeem Christmas

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

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: Myles Turner ($2,569,920)

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: None

Eligible for Restructuring: Paul George (as of September 25), Jeff Teague


  • 8/1/16 — Glenn Robinson III’s $1.1 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 8/1/16 — Shayne Whittington’s $1.0 guarantees for 16/17.
  • 8/11/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Georges Niang.
  • 9/25/16 — Paul George’s contract eligible for restructuring.
  • 10/31/16 — Team option on Myles Turner.
  • 12/15/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Al Jefferson and Aaron Brooks.
  • Ten days prior to NBA Draft, or day following team’s final game, no later than 6/29/17 — Player option on Rodney Stuckey.
  • 2/28/17 — Deadline to restructure Paul George and George Hill’s contracts.
  • 6/20/17 or two days after teams last game, no later than 6/29/17 — Payer option on C.J. Miles. Team can waive Miles before he executes the option.
  • 6/26/17 or one day after NBA Draft, no later than 6/29/17 — Team option on Lavoy Allen.
  • 7/1/17 — Joseph Young and Glenn Robinson III’s $1.1 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 7/15/17 — Georges Niang’s $905,249 guarantees for 2017/18.
  • 8/1/17 — Rakeem Christmas’ $1.1 million guarantees for 2017/18.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Myles Turner.
  • Six days prior to NBA Draft, or day following team’s final game, no later than 6/29/18 — Player option on Monta Ellis.
  • 6/29/18 — Player options on Paul George and Thaddeus Young.
  • 6/29/18 — Team options for Rakeem Christmas and Joseph Young
  • 7/1/18 — Rakeem Christmas and Joseph Young’s $1.1 million guarantee for 18/19.
  • 7/15/18 — Georges Niang’s $1.1 million guarantees for 2018/19.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Myles Turner.
  • 1/10/19 — Al Jefferson’s $10 million guarantees for 2018/19.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Myles Turner and Georges Niang.

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


  • 5/5/16 — Parted ways with Frank Vogel.
  • 5/16/16 — Hired Coach Nate McMillan on a three-year contract (TBD).
  • 7/7/16 — Renounced the rights to Ty Lawson, Solomon Hill and Ian Mahinmi.
  • 7/7/16 — Traded George Hill to Utah Jazz for Jeff Teague.
  • 7/7/16 — Traded the rights to Caris LeVert (2016th-20th) to Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young).
  • 7/7/16 — Traded the rights to Stanko Barac (2007-39th) to Dallas Mavericks for Jeremy Evans, the rights to Emir Preldzic (2009-57th) and cash (TBD).
  • 7/9/16 — Signed Al Jefferson to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $30 million contract.
  • 7/11/16 — Signed Georges Niang (2016-50th) to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $2.6 million contract.
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Aaron Brooks to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Nate McMillan (three-year deal starting for 16/17 season)

Assistants: Dan Burke, Popeye Jones, Bill Bayno, David McClure (player development coach)

Basketball Executives

  • Larry Bird — President of Basketball Operations
  • Kevin Pritchard — General Manager

Pick Swaps

  • 2017– Owe second-rounder (31-44 range through 2020, unprotected in 2023) to Brooklyn Nets (Thaddeus Young).

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): TBD from Dallas Mavericks (Jeremy Evans)

Trade Kickers

  • None

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

D-League Affiliate: Fort Wayne Mad Ants (General Manager Brian Levy)

Amnesty: Used on James Posey.


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 changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 7/18/16)