Los Angeles Lakers Team Salary


Quick: Cap space spent


  • Room: $2,814,000

Free Agents

  • None

First-Round Player Options: Julius Randle (third-year)

Amnesty: Used on Metta World Peace.


  • 6/24/15 — Ed Davis opted out of the final year on his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected D’Angelo Russell with the second pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Anthony Brown with the 34th pick in the draft.
  • 6/30/15 — Opted Jordan Hill out of the final year of his contract
  • 7/1/15 — Guaranteed the final year of Robert Sacre’s contract.
  • 7/9/15 — Renounced the rights to Ronnie Price, Carlos Boozer, Wayne Ellington, Vander Blue and Jordan Hill.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Anthony Brown to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $2.6 million contract.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Lou Williams to a three-year, $21 million contract.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Brandon Bass to a two-year, $6.1 million contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/9/15 — Traded a 2019 second-rounder to Indiana Pacers for Roy Hibbert.
  • 7/10/15 — Signed D’Angelo Russell to a $23.0 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/10/15 — Signed Larry Nance Jr. to a $5.9 million rookie-scale contract.

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Ater Majok (2011-58th), Chinemelu Elonu (2009-59th)

Roster Count: 11 guaranteed, three non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:

PG: D’Angelo Russell, Lou Williams
SG: Jordan Clarkson, Jabari Brown
SF: Kobe Bryant, Nick Young, Anthony Brown
F: Julius Randle, Brandon Bass, Ryan Kelly, Larry Nance Jr.
C: Roy Hibbert, Tarik Black, Robert Sacre

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

Head Coach: Byron Scott (Four years, $17 million contract starting with the 2014/15 season, final year team option)

Basketball Executives:

  • Jim Buss — Owner and Vice President of Player Personnel
  • Mitch Kupchak — General Manager
  • Glenn Carraro — Assistant General Manager

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (top-three protected through 2017, unprotected in 2018) to Philadelphia 76ers (Steve Nash, Brandon Knight).
  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder (top-five protected, unprotected in 2019) to Orlando Magic (Dwight Howard).  If a first-rounder not sent to Philadelphia by 2017, pick to Orlando converts to 2017 and 2018 second-rounders.
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Indiana Pacers (Roy Hibbert).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0


Cap Holds

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 7/12/15)