Quick: Over the cap and the tax threshold.
Salary Cap: $101,869,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000
Projected 2019-20 Cap Space ($109 million cap): Up to $37.3 million, none/less if players like Hassan Whiteside, Tyler Johnson and/or Goran Dragic opt in.
Roster Count: Fourteen guaranteed, two two-ways
PG: Rodney McGruder, Tyler Johnson, Goran Dragic (injured)
SG: Justise Winslow, Dwyane Wade, Dion Waiters, Wayne Ellington
SF: Josh Richardson, Derrick Jones
PF: James Johnson, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson (two-way), Yante Maten (two-way), Udonis Haslem
C: Hassan Whiteside, Bam Adebayo
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
- Trade Exception (Okaro White, expiring 2/8/19) — $1,312,611
- Mid-Level Exception — $8,641,000
- Bi-Annual Exception — $3,382,000
Note: If team needs to avoid a hard cap, they lose the standard Mid-Level and Bi-Annual Exceptions and gain the $5,291,918 Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception.
Waived Players: Marcus Lee, Malik Newman, Charles Cooke, DeAndre Liggins, Rodney Purvis, Raphiael Putney, Briante Weber, Jarnell Stokes
Traded Players: None
- Tyler Johnson — 15 percent
- Kelly Olynyk — five percent or the lesser of $2 million.
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
No-Trade: Wayne Ellington (implicit), Udonis Haslem (implicit)
G-League Affiliate: Sioux Falls Skyforce (general manager of basketball operations Adam Simon, Coach Dan Craig)
Two-Way Contracts: Duncan Robinson, Yante Maten
Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528
Head Coach: Erik Spoelstra
Assistants: Juwan Howard, Keith Smart, Chris Quinn (player development), Anthony Carter (player development)
Trainers: Jay Sabol, Bill Foran (strength and conditioning)
- Pat Riley — president of basketball operations
- Andy Elisburg — general manager
- Adam Simon — vice president, player personnel/assistant general manager
- Chet Kammerer — senior advisor of basketball operations
- 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Minnesota Timberwolves (Shabazz Napier, Mo Williams).
- 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Sacramento Kings (Zoran Dragic, Kyrie Irving, George Hill).
- 2021 — Owe first-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Goran Dragic, Mikal Bridges).
- 2021 — Owe second-rounder to Sacramento Kings (Brian Roberts, Gary Trent Jr.).
- 2023 — Owe second-rounder to Dallas Mavericks (Josh McRoberts).
- 2024 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Cleveland Cavaliers (Dwyane Wade).
Cash Paid ($5,243,000 max): $0
Cash Received ($5,243,000 max): $0
- 2/7/19 — Trade deadline.
- 6/29/19 — Player options for Goran Dragic, Hassan Whiteside and Tyler Johnson.
- 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadline on Rodney McGruder.
- 8/1/19 — Derrick Jones’ $1,645,357 guarantees for 2019-20.
- 10/31/19 — Team option on Bam Adebayo.
- 6/29/20 — Player option for Kelly Olynyk and James Johnson.
- Before first day of 2020 season — Extension deadline on Bam Adebayo.
- 6/29/21 — Team option deadline for Justise Winslow.
- 6/29/21 — Qualifying offer deadline for Bam Adebayo.
- 6/29/21 — Player option deadline for Josh Richardson.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates. The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.
- 6/11/18 — Issued qualifying offer to Derrick Jones.
- 6/27/18 — Issued qualifying offer to Derrick Walton Jr.
- 6/30/18 — Rodney McGruder’s $1,544,951 guaranteed for 2018-19.
- 7/1/18 — Signed Derrick Jones to a partially-guaranteed two-year $3,157,958 contract.
- 7/10/18 — Revoked Derrick Walton Jr.’s qualifying offer.
- 7/10/18 — Signed Duncan Robinson to a two-way contract.
- 7/13/18 — Signed Wayne Ellington to a one-year $6,270,000 contract.
- 7/29/18 — Signed Yante Maten to a two-way contract.
- 8/6/18 — Signed Malik Newman to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
- 8/15/18 — Signed Marcus Lee to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
- 8/21/18 — Signed Briante Weber to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,567,007 minimum summer contract.
- 8/27/18 — Signed Jarnell Stokes to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,567,007 minimum summer contract.
- 9/10/18 — Re-signed Udonis Haslem to a one-year $2,393,887 minimum contract.
- 9/12/18 — Picked up Bam Adebayo’s third-year option.
- 9/18/18 — Re-signed Dwyane Wade to a one-year $2,393,887 minimum contract.
- 10/6/18 — Signed Charles Cooke to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,349,383 minimum summer contract.
- 10/6/18 — Signed DeAndre Liggins to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,757,429 minimum summer contract.
- 10/11/18 — Signed Rodney Purvis to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,349,383 minimum summer contract.
- 10/11/18 – Signed Raphiael Putney to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
- 10/15/18 — Signed Justise Winslow to a three-year $39 million extension, team option on final season.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: Roberto Duenas (1997-58th), George Banks (1995-46th)
Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Luke Babbitt ($1,499,698, non-Bird)
- Jordan Mickey ($1,499,698, non-Bird)
Arena: American Airlines Arena
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 1/16/19)