New York Knicks Team Salary

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Quick: Over the cap and over the tax threshold.

Exceptions

  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $0 (Jason Smith)
  • Trade Exception (Raymond Felton, expiring 6/25/15) — $3,637,073
  • Trade Exception (Travis Outlaw, expiring 10/27/15) — $1,863,840
  • Trade Exception (J.R. Smith, expiring 1/5/16) — $5,982,375
  • Trade Exception (Iman Shumpert, expiring 1/5/16) — $2,616,975

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed, one 10-day contract

Depth Chart*:
PG: Langston Galloway, Shane Larkin, Jose Calderon (injured)
SG: Tim Hardaway Jr., Ricky Ledo, Alexey Shved (injured)
SF: Lance Thomas, Cleanthony Early, Carmelo Anthony (injured)
PF: Lou Amundson, Cole Aldrich, Quincy Acy, Travis Wear
C: Andrea Bargnani, Jason Smith

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

Head Coach: Derek Fisher (signed in 2014 to a five-year deal for up to $25 million)

Basketball Executives:

  • Phil Jackson- President
  • Steve Mills — Executive Vice President and General Manager
  • Allan Houston — Assistant General Manager
  • Jamie Matthews — Vice President, Basketball Operations
  • Mark Warkentien — Director, Player Personnel
  • Glen Grunwald — Basketball Advisor
  • John Gabriel — Director, Basketball Operations

Pick Swaps:

  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to Houston Rockets (Marcus Camby).
  • 2016 — Denver Nuggets have right to swap first-rounders (Carmelo Anthony).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (after Denver swap) to Toronto Raptors (Andrea Bargnani).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Houston Rockets (Raymond Felton, Jrue Holiday, Wayne Ellington, Jason Terry).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Houston Rockets (Pablo Prigioni).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Utah Jazz (Andrea Bargnani, Steve Novak).
  • 2018 — Philadelphia 76ers have right to swap the Los Angeles Clippers’ second-rounder with the Knicks second-rounder (Byron Mullens, Travis Outlaw).
  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers (Dion Waiters).
  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Houston Rockets (Pablo Prigioni).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Travis Outlaw).

Acquisitions

  • 6/25/14 — Traded Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks for Jose Calderon, Wayne Ellington, Samuel Dalembert, Shane Larkin, and the 31st and 51st picks in the 2014 NBA Draft.
  • 6/26/14 — Selected Cleanthony Early (34th) and Thanasis Antetokounmpo (51st) in the 2014 NBA Draft.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Louis Labeyrie (2014-57th) from the Indiana Pacers for cash.
  • 7/14/14 — Signed Cole Aldrich to a $981k, one-year contract.
  • 7/14/14 — Signed Carmelo Anthony to a $124.1 million, five-year contract (early termination option on fifth season).
  • 7/18/14 — Signed Jason Smith to a $3.3 million, one-year contract.
  • 7/31/14 — Signed Cleanthony Early to a two-year, $1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 8/6/14 — Traded Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler to the Sacramento Kings for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw.  Knicks removed protection on 2016 second-rounder.
  • 9/9/14 — Signed Travis Wear to a one-year, partially-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/9/14 — Signed Langston Galloway to a one-year, partially-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/14 — Invited Orlando Sanchez to camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 10/8/14 — Invited DJ Mbenga to camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $1.2 million minimum contract.
  • 10/23/14 — Signed Jordan Vandenberg to a one-year, partially-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 10/27/14 — Traded Travis Outlaw, the right to swap a 2018 second-rounder and a 2019 second-rounder for Arnett Moultrie.
  • 10/18/14 — Picked up Tim Hardaway Jr.’s third-year option.
  • 1/5/15 — Traded J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to Cleveland Cavaliers for Alex Kirk, Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas and a 2019 second-rounder.
  • 1/7/15 — Signed Langston Galloway to a $29.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 1/10/15 — Signed Lance Thomas to a $55.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 1/10/15 — Signed Lou Amundson to a $77k, $10-day contract.
  • 1/17/15 — Signed Langston Galloway to a $29.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 1/20/15 — Signed Lou Amundson to a $77k, $10-day contract.
  • 1/21/15 — Signed Lance Thomas to a $55.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 1/27/15 — Signed Langston Galloway to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.1 million contract.
  • 1/30/15 — Signed Lou Amundson for the remainder of the season at $585,775.
  • 1/31/15 — Signed Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season at $418,307.
  • 2/19/15 — Traded Pablo Prigioni to Houston Rockets for Alexey Shved and two second-round picks.
  • 3/19/15 — Signed Ricky Ledo to a 48k, $10-day contract.
  • 3/29/15 — Signed Ricky Ledo to a 48k, $10-day contract.

Waived Players: Lamar Odom, Shannon Brown, Orlando Sanchez, DJ Mbenga, Langston Galloway, Jordan Vandenberg, Arnett Moultrie, Samuel Dalembert, Lance Thomas, Lou Amundson, Alex Kirk, Amar’e Stoudemire

Free Agents

  • Non-Bird: Baron Davis*, Mike Bibby*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Thanasis Antetokounmpo (2014-51st, Louis Labeyrie (2014-57th), Ahmad Nivins (2009-56th)

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty: Used on Chauncey Billups.

Archives
2013-14
2012-13

Cap Holds

Baron Davis — $915,243 (Non-Bird)
Mike Bibby — $915,243 (Non-Bird)

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 3/31/15)