|Rashard Lewis – X||$13,765,000|
|Matt Carroll – X||$3,300,000|
|Roger Mason Jr.||$854,389|
|Dominic McGuire – X||$128,464|
|Terrel Harris – XX||$89,670|
|Donald Sloan – X||$44,835|
Quick: Over the cap. Under the tax. 6th Pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Maximum space without trades in July ($60 million cap) = ~$20,457,988.
Exceptions: Room Exception $2.575 million
Acquisitions: Signed draft picks Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers. Re-signed Eric Gordon to a four-year, $58.4 million contract (last year player option) by matching the Phoenix Suns offer sheet. Sign and trade for Ryan Anderson at $34 million over four years. Traded for Brad Miller, whose $5.1 million contract is only $848k guaranteed. Flipped Miller to the Phoenix Suns with Jerome Dyson for Robin Lopez on a three-year deal ($15.4 million, last two years partial/non-guaranteed), Hakim Warrick, a 2014 second-rounder and cash. Acquired the draft rights to Edin Bavcic. Signed Roger Mason Jr. to a one-year minimum contract. Signed Brian Roberts to a partial/non-guaranteed two-year deal. Signed Darius Miller (46th pick) to a two-year deal (first guaranteed). Traded Hakim Warrick for Matt Carroll. Signed Dominique McGuire to a one-year, partial/non-guaranteed contract at the minimum. Signed Donald Sloan to a 10-day contract. Signed Lou Amundson for the season. Signed Terrel Harris to a pair of 10-day contracts and then a two-year deal (second year partial/non-guaranteed).
Waived Players: Dominique Morrison, Solomon Alabi, Chris Wright, Rashard Lewis, Matt Carroll, Dominic McGuire, Donald Sloan
Roster Space: 15 guaranteed
Depth Chart*: PG: Greivis Vasquez, Austin Rivers, Brian Roberts SG: Eric Gordon, Roger Mason, Terrel Harris, Xavier Henry SF: Al Farouq-Aminu, Darius Miller, Lance Thomas PF: Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, Lou Amundson C: Robin Lopez, Jason Smith
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
Free Agents: The Pelicans renounced all of their free agents to get fully under the cap.
Head Coach: Monty Williams
Unsigned Second-Round Picks: Edin Bavcic.
Amnesty: Left unused. No eligible players.
2013 – Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Marreese Speights, three-way with Memphis Grizzlies).
2014 – Owe second-rounder to Minnesota Timberwolves (Antonio Daniels).
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 – Owed second-rounder from Minnesota Timberwolves (Brad Miller)
2017 – Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Minnesota Timberwolves (Brad Miller).
Cash Paid ($3.1 million max): $0