Los Angeles Lakers Team Salary

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Quick: Cap space spent

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $26.9-$64.1 million

Exceptions

  • Room: $2,814,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart

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

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

Deadlines

  • 2/18/16 — NBA trade deadline.
  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 7/1/16-7/11/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/12/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 8/1/17 — Anthony Brown’s $1.0 million guarantees for 17/18.

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

Acquisitions

  • 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.
  • 8/1/15 — Guaranteed Jordan Clarkson’s $845k salary for 15/16.
  • 8/13/15 — Signed Jonathan Holmes to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($100k) $1.4 million contract.
  • 8/25/15 — Signed Michael Frazier to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($50k) $1.4 million contract.
  • 9/9/15 — Signed Marcelo Huertas to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/14/15 — Signed Robert Upshaw to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($35k) $1.4 million contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Metta World Peace to a non-guaranteed $1.5 million minimum summer contract.
  • 10/15/15 — Picked up Julius Randle’s third-year option.
  • 1/10/16 — Metta World Peace’s $1.5 million guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/10/16 — Tarik Black’s $845k guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/10/16 — Marcelo Huertas’ $525k guaranteed for 15/16.

No-Trade: Kobe Bryant

Waived Players: Michael Frazier, Robert Upshaw, Jonathan Holmes, Jabari Brown

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

Coaching Staff

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

Assistants: Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen, Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis (player development), Thomas Scott (player development), Clay Moser (director of basketball strategy), Tom Bialaszewski (video coordinator), J.J. Outlaw (video coordinator, player development), Tracy Murray (shooting coach)

Trainer: Gary Vitti

Basketball Executives

  • Jim Buss — Owner and Vice President of Player Personnel
  • Mitch Kupchak — General Manager
  • Glenn Carraro — Assistant General Manager
  • Jesse Buss — Owner and Assistant General Manager/Director of Scouting
  • Ryan West — Director of Player Personnel

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

Free Agents

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • Kobe Bryant — 15%

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

Amnesty: Used on Metta World Peace.

D-League Affiliate: D-Fenders (General Manager Nick Mazzella, Coach Casey Owens)

Archives
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2012-13

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 1/29/16)