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New Orleans Pelicans Team Salary

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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 ($102 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
  • Mid-Level Exception: $2,190,385 (Rajon Rondo, Darius Miller, Frank Jackson)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $3,290,000

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Bird: Dante Cunningham ($5,658,675)
  • Non-Bird: Donatas Motiejunas ($1,471,382)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Jordan Crawford $1,709,538

Roster Space: 13 guaranteed, one non-guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Jrue Holiday, Rajon Rondo, Frank Jackson
SG: E’Twaun Moore, Ian Clark, Jordan Crawford
SF: Solomon Hill, Cheick Diallo, Quincy Pondexter, Darius Miller
PF: Anthony Davis
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.

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

  • None

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Deadlines:

  • 8/1/17 — Jordan Crawford’s $1,709,538 guarantees for 2017-18 (TBD).
  • 8/8/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Frank Jackson.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Darius Miller, Ian Clark and Rajon Rondo.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Waived Players: Axel Toupane, Quinn Cook

Traded Players: Tim Frazier

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

Arena: Smoothie King Center

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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 8/14/17)