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New Orleans Pelicans Team Salary

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2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Currently over the cap.

Projected Cap Space for 2017-18 ($101 million cap): Up to $13.8 million

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Buddy Hield, expiring 2/20/18) — $3,517,200
  • Room Exception: $4,328,000

Note: Trade exceptions would be renounced if team goes under the cap.

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Bird: Jrue Holiday ($16,929,777), Dante Cunningham (PO, $5,658,675)
  • Non-Bird: Donatas Motiejunas ($1,471,382)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Jordan Crawford $1,709,538
  • Axel Toupane $1,471,382
  • Quinn Cook $1,312,611

2017 Draft Picks: 40th; Own 10th to Sacramento Kings

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

Roster Space: Nine guaranteed, three non-guaranteed, one player option

Depth Chart
PG: Tim Frazier, Quinn Cook
SG: E’Twaun Moore, Jordan Crawford
SF: Solomon Hill, Cheick Diallo, Axel Toupane, Quincy Pondexter
PF: Anthony Davis
C: DeMarcus Cousins, Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik

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

Deadlines:

  • 6/16/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Jordan Crawford.
  • 6/21/17 — Player option for Dante Cunningham.
  • 6/22/17 — NBA Draft.
  • 7/1/17-7/5/17 — NBA moratorium.
  • 7/5/17 — Axel Toupane and Quinn Cook’s salaries guarantee for $25,000.
  • 7/8/17 — No-trade restrictions lift on Axel Toupane and Quinn Cook.
  • 7/25/17 — Axel Toupane and Quinn Cook’s salaries guarantee for $100,000.
  • 8/1/17 — Jordan Crawford’s $1,709,538 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Axel Toupane’s $1,471,382 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/10/18 — Quinn Cook’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 2/20/18 — Buddy Hield trade exception expires.
  • 6/29/18– Qualifying offer deadlines for Axel Toupane and Quinn Cook.
  • 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.
  • 7/1/19 — Omer Asik’s $12.0 million salary guarantees for 2019-20.

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

Acquisitions

  • None

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

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, Phil Weber, Fred Vinson, Kevin Hanson, Jamelle McMillan, Elvis Valcarcel

Trainer: Duane Brooks

Basketball Executives

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

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder (top-one protected through 2020, unprotected in 2021) to Sacramento Kings (DeMarcus Cousins).

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $400,000 from Miami HEAT (Luke Babbitt)

Trade Kickers

  • None

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

Free Agents

  • None

D-League Affiliate: None

Archives
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13

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 5/25/17)