Memphis Grizzlies Team Salary

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Quick: Over the cap and hard capped.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $0-$39.9 million

Exceptions

  • Mid-Level Exception: $0 (Brandan Wright)
  • Trade Exception (Jon Leuer, expiring 6/25/16) — $122,441 (partially used on James Ennis)

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed, one 10-day contract

Depth Chart
PG: Mike Conley, Mario Chalmers
SG: Courtney Lee, Tony Allen, Vince Carter, Jordan Adams (injured)
SF: Matt Barnes, James Ennis
F: Jeff Green, JaMychal Green, Jarell Martin (injured)
C: Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Ryan Hollins, Brandan Wright (injured)

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

Deadlines

  • 1/30/16 – Final day of Ryan Hollins’ 10-day contract.
  • 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.
  • 7/11/16 — JaMychal Green’s salary guarantees for $200k for 16/17
  • 7/12/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 8/1/16 — James Ennis’ $980k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 1/1/17 — Vince Carter’s $4.3 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 1/1/17 — JaMychal Green’s $980k guarantees for 16/17.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/24/15 — Traded the rights to Janis Timma to Orlando Magic for Luke Ridnour
  • 6/25/15 — Traded Luke Ridnour to Charlotte Hornets for Matt Barnes.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Jarell Martin with the 25th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded Jon Leuer to Phoenix Suns for draft rights of Andrew Harrison (2015-44th)
  • 6/30/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Nick Calathes.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Brandan Wright to a three-year, $17.1 million contract.
  • 7/10/15 — Signed Jarell Martin to a $6.3 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/13/15 — Signed Marc Gasol to a five-year, $113.2 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/15/15 — Guaranteed Russ Smith $150k for 15/16.
  • 7/25/15 — Guaranteed Russ Smith’s $845k salary for 15/16.
  • 8/18/15 — Signed Michael Holyfield to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 9/9/15 — Signed Lazeric Jones to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 9/14/15 — Signed Patrick Christopher to a $845k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 9/22/15 — Signed Dan Nwaelele to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/25/15 — Signed Yakhouba Diawara to a non-guaranteed $1.0 million minimum summer contract.
  • 9/25/15 — Signed Ryan Hollins to a non-guaranteed $1.4 million minimum summer contract.
  • 10/6/15 — Signed Sampson Carter to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 10/7/15 — Signed Alex Stepheson to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 10/27/15 — Picked up the team’s option on Jordan Adams (third-year).
  • 11/10/15 — Renounced the rights to Gilbert Arenas, Leon Powe, Marcus Williams and Steven Hunter.
  • 11/10/15 — Traded Beno Udrih and Jarnell Stokes to the Miami HEAT for Mario Chalmers and James Ennis.
  • 12/29/15 — Signed Ryan Hollins to a non-guaranteed $858k minimum contract.
  • 1/8/16 — Signed Elliot Williams to a $65k, 10-day contract.
  • 1/10/16 — James Ennis and JaMychal Green’s $845k guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/21/16 — Signed Ryan Hollins to an $80.2k, 10-day contract.

Waived Players: Patrick Christopher, Dan Nwaelele, Michael Holyfield, Yakhouba Diawara, Sampson Carter, Alex Stepheson, Lazeric Jones, Ryan Hollins (twice), Russ Smith, Elliot Williams (exp. 10-day contract0

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Andrew Harrison (2015-44th)

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dave Joerger (Hired in 2013 on a three-year, approximately $6 million contract)

Assistants: Elston Turner, Jeff Bzdelik, Bob Thornton, Shawn Respert, Duane Ticknor, Jason March, John Townsend (player development)

Trainers: Drew Graham, John Faltus (assistant)

Basketball Executives

  • Chris Wallace — General Manager, Basketball Operations
  • Ed Stefanski — Executive Vice President of Player Personnel
  • John Hollinger — Vice President, Basketball Operation
  • David Mincberg — Team Counsel
  • Glynn Cyprien — Basketball Operations Assistant

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Toronto Raptors (Jerry Stackhouse).
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Boston Celtics (Jerryd Bayless).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (top-five protected and 15-30 protected through 2016, top-five protected through 2018, unprotected in 2019) to Denver Nuggets (Marreese Speights, Timofey Mozgov).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Dallas Mavericks (Steven Hunter, Corey Brewer, Nick Calathes trade removed top-55 protection).  Pick may go to Boston Celtics (Rajon Rondo).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder (higher of Boston and Toronto picks) to Utah Jazz (Jarnell Stokes).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-10 protected, top-12 in 2018, top-eight in 2019, top-six in 2010 and unprotected in 2021) to Boston (Jeff Green).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder (top-35 protected, unprotected in 2018) to Oklahoma City Thunder (Courtney Lee).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Nick Calathes (restricted, playing in Greece)
  • Non-Bird: Keyon Dooling*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Trade Kickers

  • Marc Gasol — 15%
  • Brandan Wright — 15%
  • Vince Carter — 15%

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

Amnesty: Expired unused.

D-League Affiliate: Iowa Energy

Archives
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13

Cap Holds

  • Nick Calathes — $1,147,276 (Early Bird)
  • Keyon Dooling — $947,276 (Non-Bird)

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 1/29/16)