Los Angeles Lakers Team Salary


Quick: Cap space used.


  • Room: $0 (Ryan Kelly, Xavier Henry)

Roster Count: 13 guaranteed, two non/partially-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:

PG: Jeremy Lin, Ronnie Price (injured), Steve Nash (injured)
SG: Kobe Bryant, Jordan Clarkson, Wayne Ellington (injured), Xavier Henry (injured)
SF: Wesley Johnson, Roscoe Smith, Nick Young (injured)
PF: Carlos Boozer, Julius Randle, Ryan Kelly (injured)
C: Jordan Hill, Ed Davis, Robert Sacre

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


  • 6/26/14 — Selected Julius Randle (7th) in the 2014 NBA Draft.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Jordan Clarkson (2014-46th) from the Washington Wizards for cash.
  • 7/13/14 — Traded the rights to Sergei Lishchuk (2004-49th) to the Houston Rockets for Jeremy Lin, a protected 2015 first-rounder and a Clippers’ protected 2015 second-rounder.
  • 7/13/14 — Signed Julius Randle to a $13.5 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/21/14 — Signed Nick Young to a four-year, $21.3 million contract (player option on fourth season).
  • 7/21/14 — Signed Ryan Kelly to a two-year, $3.4 million contract.
  • 7/23/14 — Signed Jordan Hill to a two-year, $18 million contract (team option on second season).
  • 7/23/14 — Signed Ed Davis to two-year, $2 million minimum contract (player option on second season).
  • 7/25/14– Signed Xavier Henry to a one-year, $1.082 million contract.
  • 7/28/14 — Signed Wesley Johnson to a one-year, $980k minimum contract.
  • 8/25/14 — Signed Jordan Clarkson to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 9/22/14 — Signed Wayne Ellington to a one-year, non/partially-guaranteed $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 9/23/14 — Invited Jabari Brown to training camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/14 — Invited Roscoe Smith to training camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/14 — Invited Keith Appling to training camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/14 — Invited Jeremy Tyler to training camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $948k minimum contract.
  • 9/24/14 — Signed Ronnie Price to a one-year, non/partially-guaranteed $1.3 million minimum contract.

Waived Players: Kendall Marshall, Jeremy Tyler, Keith Appling, Jabari Brown, Roscoe Smith

Free Agents: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

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

  • 2015 — Owed first-rounder (lottery protected in 2015, top-10 protected in 2016 & 2017, top-5 protected in 2018 & 2019, top-3 protected in 2020, unprotected in 2021) from Houston Rockets (Jeremy Lin).
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder (only in the 51 to 55 range) from Los Angeles Clippers (Hassan Adams, David Andersen, Jeremy Lin).
  • 2015 — Owe first-rounder (top-five protected, top-three protected through 2017, unprotected in 2018) to Phoenix Suns (Steve Nash).
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected) to Orlando Magic (Dwight Howard).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-five protected through 2018, unprotected in 2019) to Orlando Magic (Dwight Howard).  If 2015 first-rounder not sent to Phoenix by 2017, pick to Orlando converts to 2017 and 2018 second-rounders.

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty: Used on Metta World Peace.


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 10/25/14)