Miami Heat Team Salary


Quick: Cap space used.

Projected 2015/16 Cap Space: $0-$11.5 million, depending on the cap holds of Dwayne Wade and Michael Beasley and Goran Dragic.

Exceptions *

  • Mid-Level Exception: $5,464,000 (in July)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $2,139,000 (in July)
  • Room: $2,814,000 (in July)

* Room Exception only available if other exceptions renounced.

Free Agents

  • Bird: Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic
  • Non-Bird: Michael Beasley

* Players are only restricted if the team gives a qualifying offer.

First-Round Player Options: Shabazz Napier (third-year)

Amnesty:  Used on Mike Miller


  • 6/22/15 — Goran Dragic opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Justise Winslow with the 10th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Josh Richardson with the 40th pick in the draft.
  • 6/29/15 — Luol Deng opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 6/30/15 — Dwyane Wade opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/30/15 — Opted Michael Beasley out of the final year of his contract.

Waived Players: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: Justise Winslow (2015-10th)
  • Second-rounders: Josh Richardson (2015-40th), Roberto Duenas (1997-58th), George Banks (1995-46th)

Roster Count: Eight guaranteed, four non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Mario Chalmers, Shabazz Napier
SG: Tyler Johnson, Zoran Dragic
SF: Luol Deng, Henry Walker, James Ennis
PF: Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts, Udonis Haslem
C: Hassan Whiteside, Chris Andersen

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

Head Coach: Erik Spoelstra

Basketball Executives:

  • Pat Riley — President of Basketball Operations
  • Andy Elisburg — General Manager

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (top-10 protected, unprotected in 2017) to Philadelphia 76ers (LeBron James, Thaddeus Young).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Joel Anthony).
  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder (top-seven protected, unprotected in 2019) to Phoenix Suns (Goran Dragic).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected, unprotected in 2018) to Atlanta Hawks (James Ennis).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Minnesota Timberwolves (Shabazz Napier, Mo Williams).
  • 2021 — Owed first-rounder to Phoenix Suns (Goran Dragic).

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $2,170,465 to Phoenix Suns (Goran Dragic); $368,959 to New Orleans Pelicans (Norris Cole) — $760,576 available

Cash Received ($3.3 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 6/30/15)