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Los Angeles Clippers Salary Archive – 2015/16

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Name 2015-16
Chris Paul $21,468,696
DeAndre Jordan $19,689,000
Blake Griffin $18,907,725
Jeff Green $9,650,000
J.J. Redick $7,085,000
Jamal Crawford $5,675,000
Paul Pierce $3,376,000
Austin Rivers $3,110,796
C.J. Wilcox $1,159,680
Wesley Johnson $1,100,602
Cole Aldrich $1,100,602
Pablo Prigioni $947,276
Luc Mbah a Moute $947,276
Carlos Delfino (stretched) $650,000
Branden Dawson $525,093
Jordan Farmar (stretched) $510,922
Miroslav Raduljica (stretched) $252,042
Jeff Ayres $161,594
Jeff Ayres (expired 10-days) $111,444
Alex Stepheson (expired 10-days) $61,776
Total $96,490,524

Quick: Over the cap and the tax threshold

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $0-$8.5 million

Exceptions

  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $0 (Paul Pierce)

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Chris Paul, Pablo Prigioni
SG: J.J. Redick, Austin Rivers, C.J. Wilcox
SF: Luc Mbah a Moute, Jamal Crawford, Wesley Johnson
PF: Paul Pierce, Jeff Green, Jeff Ayres, Branden Dawson, Blake Griffin (suspended)
C: DeAndre Jordan, Cole Aldrich

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

Deadlines

  • 4/18/16 — The no-package restriction lifts on Jeff Green.
  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/22/16 — Player options for Cole Aldrich, Wesley Johnson and Austin Rivers.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 10/31/16 — Team option for C.J. Wilcox.
  • 1/10/17 — Branden Dawson’s $875k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 6/28/17 — Player option for Blake Griffin.
  • 6/29/17 — Player option for Chris Paul.
  • 6/30/17 — Paul Pierce’s $3.7 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadline for Branden Dawson.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for C.J. Wilcox.
  • 6/29/18 — Player option for DeAndre Jordan.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for C.J. Wilcox.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/15/15 — Traded Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes to Charlotte Hornets for Lance Stephenson.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded approximately $630,000 in cash to the New Orleans Pelicans for the rights to Branden Dawson (2015 56th pick).
  • 7/8/15 — Signed Wesley Johnson to a two-year, $2.3 million minimum contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/9/15 — Re-signed DeAndre Jordan to a four-year, $87.6 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/10/15 — Signed Paul Pierce to a three-year, $10.6 million, partially-guaranteed contract.
  • 7/12/15 — Signed Cole Aldrich to a two-year, $2.2 million contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/13/15 — Re-signed Austin Rivers to a two-year, $6.5 million contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/15/15 — Signed Branden Dawson (2015-56th pick) to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.4 million contract.
  • 7/16/15 – Signed Josh Smith to a $1.5 million minimum contract.
  • 8/4/15 – Signed Pablo Prigioni to a $981k minimum contract.
  • 8/13/15 — Signed Chuck Hayes to a non-guaranteed $1.5 million minimum summer contract.
  • 9/10/15 — Signed Nikoloz Tskitishvili to a non-guaranteed $1.0 million minimum summer contract.
  • 9/25/15 — Signed Luc Mbah a Moute to a non-guaranteed $1.3 million minimum summer contract.
  • 10/27/15 — Picked up the team’s option on C.J. Wilcox (third-year).
  • 1/10/16 — Luc Mbah a Moute’s $1.3 million guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/22/16 — Traded Josh Smith, the rights to Serhiy Lishchuk (2004-49th) and $456,921 to Houston Rockets for the rights to Maarty Leunen (2008-54th).
  • 1/23/16 — Signed Jeff Ayres to a $64.7k 10-day contract.
  • 2/2/16 — Signed Jeff Ayres to a second $64.7k 10-day contract.
  • 2/18/16 — Traded Lance Stephenson and a protected 2019 first-rounder to Memphis Grizzlies for Jeff Green.
  • 2/20/16 — Signed Alex Stepheson to a $30.9k 10-day contract.
  • 3/2/16 — Signed Alex Stepheson to a $30.9k 10-day contract.
  • 3/16/16 — Signed Jeff Ayres for the rest of the season at $187,750.

Waived Players: Lester Hudson, Jordan Hamilton, Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Chuck Hayes, Jeff Ayres (expired 10-days), Alex Stepheson (expired 10-days)

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Maarty Leunen (2008-54th)

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Doc Rivers (signed five-year, $50 million deal before 2014/15 season)

Assistants: Mike Woodson, Lawrence Frank, Sam Cassell, Armond Hill, Brendan O’Connor, Bob Thate, Dave Severns (player development), J.P. Clark (player development)

Trainers: Jasen Powell, Joe Resendez (assistant), Richard Williams (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Doc Rivers — President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach
  • Kevin Eastman — Vice President of Basketball Operations
  • Dave Wohl — General Manager
  • Gary Sacks — Assistant General Manager
  • Gerald Madkins — Director of Scouting
  • Jason Piombetti — Assistant Director of Scouting
  • Jud Winton — Director of Analytics

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Cleveland Cavaliers (Rasual Butler, Alonzo Gee).
  • 2016 — Clippers have the right to swap second-rounders (if Los Angeles’ pick is in top-55) with the Brooklyn Nets (Reggie Evans).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2019, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Toronto Raptors (Jared Dudley, Greivis Vasquez).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Austin Rivers).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Byron Mullens).  Sixers have right to swap pick with New York Knicks (Travis Outlaw).
  • 2019 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2020, otherwise converts to a 2022 second-rounder) to Memphis Grizzlies (Jeff Green).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $456,921 to Houston Rockets (Josh Smith)

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Glen Davis, Hedo Turkoglu
  • Non-Bird: Ekpe Udoh

Trade Kickers

  • Chris Paul — 15%
  • DeAndre Jordan — 15%
  • Blake Griffin — 15%
  • J.J. Redick — 5%

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

Amnesty: Used on Ryan Gomes.

D-League Affiliate: None

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(Updated on 4/21/16)