Milwaukee Bucks Team Salary


2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: $0-$28.4 million in space


  • Trade Exception (Jared Dudley, expiring 7/9/16) — $4,250,000
  • Trade Exception (Zaza Pachulia, expiring 7/9/16) — $5,200,000
    Mid-Level Exception: $5,628,000
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $2,203,000
  • Room Exception*: $2,898,000

*If team goes under the cap, they will lose all of their exceptions, but gain the room exception.  If the team stays over the cap, they lose the room exception.

Roster Count: Eight guaranteed

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: Thon Maker (2016-10th, cap hold $2,140,500)
  • Second-rounders: Malcolm Brogdon (2016-36th), Albert Miralles (2004-39th), Eurelijus Zukauskas (1995-54th), Andrei Fetisov (1994-36th)

Free Agents

  • Bird: O.J. Mayo ($12,000,000 cap hold), Greivis Vasquez ($9,900,000 cap hold), Miles Plumlee (restricted, $5,273,235 cap hold)
  • Early Bird: Jerryd Bayless ($3,900,000 cap hold)
  • Non-Bird: Steve Novak ($980,431 cap hold)

Players only restricted if team gives qualifying offers.

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: None

Qualifying Offers: Miles Plumlee ($3,113,318)

Depth Chart
PG: Michael Carter-Williams, Tyler Ennis
SG: Khris Middleton, Rashad Vaughn
SF: Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF: Jabari Parker
C: Greg Monroe, John Henson

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

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: Michael Carter-Williams, Giannis Antetokounmpo

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: None


  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 7/9/16 — The Jared Dudley $4.3 million trade exception expires.
  • 7/9/16 — The Zaza Pachulia $5.2 million trade exception expires.
  • 7/13/16 — Johnny O’Bryant’s $980k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Team options on Jabari Parker, Tyler Ennis and Rashad Vaughn.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadlines on Michael Carter-Williams and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • 2017 NBA Draft, no later than 6/29/17 — Player option on Greg Monroe.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Michael Carter-Williams, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Damien Inglis and Johnny O’Bryant.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Rashad Vaughn.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for Jabari Parker and Tyler Ennis.
  • 6/30/18 – Qualifying offer deadlines for Jabari Parker and Tyler Ennis.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline on Rashad Vaughn.
  • 2019 NBA Draft, no later than 6/29/19 — Player option on Khris Middleton.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Rashad Vaughn.

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


  • 6/21/16 — Signed Jason Kidd to a contract extension.
  • 6/23/16 — Drafted Thon Maker (10th) and Malcolm Brogdon (36th, from New Orleans Pelicans).
  • 6/23/16 — Traded the rights to Pat McCaw (38th) to Golden State Warriors for $2.4 million.
  • 6/30/16 — Issued a qualifying offer to Miles Plumlee.

Waived Players: Damien Inglis, Johnny O’Bryant

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jason Kidd (three-year deal in $12-15 million range starting for the 2014/15 season, extension through 2019/20 season)

Assistants: Joe Prunty, Eric Hughes, Greg Foster, Sean Sweeney, Josh Oppenheimer

Trainers: Troy Flanagan, Suki Hobson (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • John Hammond — General Manager (contracted through 16/17 season)
  • Justin Zanik — Assistant General Manager
  • Rod Thorn — Special Consultant
  • Dave Babcock — Vice President of Player Personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Dallas Mavericks (Zaza Pachulia).
  • 2019 — Has right to swap second-rounders with Sacramento Kings (Luc Richard Mbah a Moute).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Jason Kidd, Marquis Teague), the higher selection between the Kings and Bucks.
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Washington Wizards (Jared Dudley).

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • None

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

Amnesty: Drew Gooden

D-League Affiliate: None


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 6/30/16)