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New Orleans Pelicans Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Eric Gordon $14,283,844
Tyreke Evans $11,796,247
Jrue Holiday $9,713,484
Ryan Anderson $8,308,500
Anthony Davis $5,375,760
Al-Farouq Aminu $3,749,602
Greg Stiemsma (waived) $2,676,000
Jason Smith $2,500,000
Austin Rivers $2,339,040
Anthony Morrow $1,027,424
Brian Roberts $788,872
Darius Miller $788,872
TyShawn Taylor (waived) $788,872
Alexis Ajinca $635,880
Jeff Withey $490,180
Luke Babbit $387,995
Louis Amundson (waived) $362,917
Josh Childress (waived) $237,292
Lance Thomas (waived) $88,429
Arinze Onuaku (waived) $49,018
Melvin Ely $29,788
James Southerland $20,184
Total $66,438,200

Quick: Cap space used.

2014 NBA Draft: None; 10th to Philadelphia 76ers; 40th to Minnesota Timberwolves

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): Up to $6.6 million, after cutting a high volume of players loose.

Exceptions

  • None

Roster Space: 16 guaranteed (permission granted by league)

Depth Chart*:
PG: Jrue Holiday, Brian Roberts, Austin Rivers
SG: Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Anthony Morrow
SF: Al-Farouq Aminu, Luke Babbitt, Darius Miller, James Southerland
PF: Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson
C: Jason Smith, Alexis Ajinca, Jeff Withey, Melvin Ely

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

Head Coach: Monty Williams (four-year extension given before 2012/13 season)

Basketball Executives:

  • Dell Demps — General Manager

Pick Swaps:

  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to Washington Wizards (Chris Paul, Nick Young).
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Los Angeles Clippers (Rasual Butler).
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Sacramento Kings (Hilton Armstrong).
  • 2016 — Higher pick between Sacramento Kings (31-55 range) and Pelicans’ second-rounder will go to Milwaukee Bucks (Hilton Armstrong, Jrue Holiday, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Minnesota Timberwolves (Brad Miller).

Acquisitions

  • 7/10/13 — Traded the 6th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft and a protected 2015 first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for Jrue Holiday and the Pierre Jackson (42nd pick  in the 2013 NBA Draft).
  • 7/10/13 — Signed Al-Farouq Aminu to a one-year, $3.7 million contract.
  • 7/10/13 — Traded Greivis Vasquez to the Sacramento Kings, and Robin Lopez and Terrell Harris to the Portland Trail Blazers for Tyreke Evans (via sign and trade on a four-year, $44 million contract) and the rights to Jeff Withey
  • 7/11/13 — Signed Greg Stiemsma to a one-year, $2.7 million contract.
  • 7/11/13 — Signed Anthony Morrow on a two-year, $2.2 million minimum contract (second season player option).
  • 7/29/13 — Signed Jeff Withey to a two-year, $1.3 million minimum contract (second season non/partially-guaranteed).
  • 8/21/13 — Signed Lance Thomas to a non/partially-guaranteed two-year, $1.8 million minimum contract.
  • 8/21/13 — Signed Arinze Onuaku to a non/partially-guaranteed two-year, $1.3 million minimum contract.
  • 10/1/13 — Signed Rodney Carney to a one-year, non-guaranteed $1 million minimum contract.
  • 10/1/13 — Signed Lazar Hayward to a one-year, non-guaranteed $916k minimum contract.
  • 10/16/13 — Exercised Anthony Davis’ second-year rookie-scale option.
  • 10/16/13 — Exercised Austin Rivers’ second-year rookie-scale option.
  • 11/12/13 — Signed Josh Childress to a one-year, non-guaranteed $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 11/12/13 — Signed Lou Amundson to a one-year, non-guaranteed million minimum contract.
  • 12/20/13 — Signed Alexis Ajinca to a two-year, $1.6 million minimum contract.
  • 1/18/14 — Agreed to trade draft pick (TBD) and cash to the Brooklyn Nets for TyShawn Taylor.
  • 2/4/14 – Signed Luke Babbitt to a two-year, $1.4 million minimum contract (second season non-guaranteed).
  • 4/10/14 — Signed James Southerland for the remainder of the season.
  • 4/13/14 — Signed Melvin Ely to a two-year, partially guaranteed minimum contract.

Waived Players: Rodney Carney, Lazar Hayward, Arinze Onuaku, Lance Thomas, Josh Childress, Louis Amundson, TyShawn Taylor, Greg Stiemsma

Free Agents:

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Pierre Jackson (2013-42nd)

Amnesty: Left unused.  No eligible players.

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.2 million max): $0

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 6/28/14)