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New Orleans Pelicans Team Salary

2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap and hard-capped.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Hard Cap: $125,266,000

Projected 2018-19 Cap Space ($101 million cap): None

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Buddy Hield, expiring 2/20/18) — $3,517,200
  • Trade Exception (Tim Frazier, expiring 6/21/18) — $2,090,000
  • Trade Exception (Quincy Pondexter, expiring 9/1/18) — $3,853,931
  • Mid-Level Exception: $2,190,385 (Rajon Rondo, Darius Miller, Frank Jackson)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $3,290,000

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Martell Webster $2,328,652
  • Jordan Crawford $1,709,538 ($250,000 guaranteed)
  • Perry Jones III $1,524,305
  • Cliff Alexander $1,471,382

Roster Space: 14 guaranteed, four non-guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Rajon Rondo, Frank Jackson (injured)
SG: Jrue Holiday, E’Twaun Moore, Ian Clark, Jordan Crawford
SF: Tony Allen, Dante Cunningham, Cheick Diallo, Darius Miller, Martell Webster, Solomon Hill (injured)
PF: Anthony Davis, Perry Jones III, Cliff Alexander
C: DeMarcus Cousins, Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik

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

G-League Affiliate: None

Two-Way Contracts: Jalen Jones (two year), Charles Cooke (one-year)

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: Martell Webster (implicit)

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Alvin Gentry (four-year $13.75 million deal starting with the 2015-16 season, final year team option)

Assistants: Darren Erman (associate head coach), Robert Pack, Fred Vinson, Kevin Hanson, Jamelle McMillan, Elvis Valcarcel, Chris Finch

Trainer: Duane Brooks

Basketball Executives

  • Dell Demps — general manager
  • Danny Ferry — special advisor

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Chicago Bulls (Quincy Pondexter).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $2.5 million to Chicago Bulls (Quincy Pondexter)

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Deadlines:

  • 11/10/17 — Jordan Crawford’s salary guarantees at $500,000 for 2017-18.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Perry Jones III, Darius Miller, Ian Clark, Tony Allen and Rajon Rondo.
  • 12/22/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Martell Webster.
  • 12/24/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Dante Cunningham
  • 9/24/17 — Signed Dante Cunningham to a one-year, $2.3 million contract.
  • 12/25/17 — 12/22/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Cliff Alexander.
  • 1/10/18 — Martell Webster’s $2,328,652 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Jordan Crawford’s $1,709,538 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Perry Jones III’s $1,524,305 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Cliff Alexander’s $1,471,382 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/15/18 — No-trade restriction lifts on Jrue Holiday.
  • 2/20/18 — Buddy Hield trade exception expires.
  • 6/28/18 — Darius Miller’s salary guarantees at $300,000 for 2018-19.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadline on Cliff Alexander.
  • 7/4/18 — Darius Miller’s $2,205,000 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 7/6/18 — Cheick Diallo’s $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 6/21/19 — Team option on Omer Asik.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Cheick Diallo.
  • 6/30/19 — Frank Jackson’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 7/1/19 — Omer Asik’s $12.0 million salary guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 6/29/21 — Player option on 2021-22 season.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/21/17 — Dante Cunningham opted out of his contract.
  • 6/21/17 — Traded Tim Frazier to Washington Wizards for a 2017 second-rounder (52nd).
  • 6/22/17 — Traded the rights to Dwyane Bacon (40th) and $1.8 million to Charlotte Hornets for the rights to Frank Jackson (31st).
  • 6/22/17 — Traded the rights to Edmond Sumner (52nd) to Indiana Pacers for $1.0 million.
  • 7/5/17 — Axel Toupane and Quinn Cook’s salaries guaranteed at $25,000 apiece for 2017-18.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Jrue Holiday to a five-year, $150.0 million contract with likely and unlike incentives, player option on the final season.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Rajon Rondo to a one-year, $3.3 million contract.
  • 7/9/17 — Signed Frank Jackson (2017-31st) to a partially-guaranteed three-year, $3,812,377 contract.
  • 7/24/17 — Signed Jalen Jones to a two-year, two-way contract.
  • 7/26/17 — Signed Darius Miller to a partially-guaranteed two-year, $4,305,000 contract.
  • 8/1/17 — Signed Charles Cooke to a one-year, two-way contract.
  • 8/2/17 — Signed Ian Clark to a one-year, $1,577,230 contract.
  • 9/1/17 — Traded Quincy Pondexter, a 2018 second-rounder and $2.5 million to Chicago Bulls for the rights to Ater Majok (2011-58th).
  • 9/11/17 — Renounced the rights to Ater Majok (2011-58th).
  • 9/14/17 — Signed Tony Allen to a one-year, $2,328,652 contract.
  • 9/22/17 — Signed Martell Webster to a non-guaranteed one-year, $2,328,652 summer contract with exhibit nine.
  • 9/24/17 — Signed Dante Cunningham to a one-year, $2.3 million contract.
  • 9/25/17 — Signed Cliff Alexander to a non-guaranteed one-year, $1,471,382 summer contract with exhibit nine.

Waived Players: Axel Toupane, Quinn Cook

Traded Players: Tim Frazier, Quincy Pondexter

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Latavious Williams (2010-48th)

Arena: Smoothie King Center

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Non-Bird: Donatas Motiejunas ($1,471,382)

Archives
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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 change quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 10/4/17)

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