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New York Knicks Team Salary

Quick: Spent over the cap and hard-capped.

Salary Cap: $101,869,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000

Hard Cap: $129,817,000

Projected 2019-20 Cap Space ($109 million cap): Up to $73.2 million, less with Emmanuel Mudiay and others.

Roster Count: 13 guaranteed, one 10-day, two two-ways

Depth Chart*:
PG: Dennis Smith Jr., Emmanuel Mudiay, Frank Ntilikina
SG: Allonzo Trier, John Jenkins (10-day), Kadeem Allen (two-way)
SF: Kevin Knox, Damyean Dotson
PF: Noah Vonleh, Mario Hezonja, Isaiah Hicks (two-way), Lance Thomas
C: DeAndre Jordan, Luke Kornet, Enes Kanter, Mitchell Robinson

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

Exceptions

  • Mid-Level Exception — $655,560 (Mario Hezonja, Mitchell Robinson)
  • Bi-Annual Exception — $0 (Allonzo Trier)

Note: Exceptions to be renounced if the team goes under the cap, which, in turn, adds the Room Exception.

Waived Players: Troy Williams, Tyrius Walker, Phil Carr, John Jenkins, Billy Garrett, Paul Watson, Jeff Coby, Joakim Noah (stretched), Kadeem Allen, Ron Baker, Wesley Matthews

Traded Players: Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr.

G-League Affiliate: Westchester Knicks (general manager Allan Houston, Mike Miller head coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Isaiah Hicks, Kadeem Allen (two-year)

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

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: David Fizdale

Assistants: Howard Eisley, Corey Gaines, Jerry Sichting

Trainer: Roger Hinds, Anthony Goenaga (assistant)

Basketball Executives

  • Steve Mills — executive vice president
  • Scott Perry — general manager
  • Gerald Madkins — assistant general manager
  • Allan Houston — assistant general manager
  • Jamie Matthews — vice president, basketball operations
  • Michael Acieri — director, basketball strategy
  • Harold Ellis — director, player personnel
  • Craig Robinson — vice president, player development and G-League operations.
  • Glen Grunwald — basketball advisor
  • John Gabriel — director, basketball operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers (Dion Waiters).
  • 2019 — Owed lowest second-rounder from Houston Rockets (Pablo Prigioni), Cleveland Cavaliers (Dion Waiters) or Portland Trail Blazers.
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Brooklyn Nets (Travis Outlaw, Jahlil Okafor).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Charlotte Hornets (Guillermo Hernangomez).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez) or Charlotte Hornets (Scott Perry, Timofey Mozgov), the higher pick of Brooklyn Nets and Knicks’ pick goes to Philadelphia, lower to Charlotte.
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Charlotte Hornets (Guillermo Hernangomez).
  • 2021 — Owed first-rounder (two years following the Mavericks’ obligation to the Atlanta Hawks) from the Dallas Mavericks (Kristaps Porzingis).
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez).
  • 2023 — Owed first-rounder (top-10 protected through 2025, two years following the previous Mavericks’ obligation to the Knicks, otherwise converts to a 2025 second-rounder) from the Dallas Mavericks (Kristaps Porzingis).

Cash Paid ($5,243,000 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,243,000 max): $0

Deadlines

  • 2/20/19 — John Jenkins’ 10-day contract expires.
  • 6/20/19 — Team option on Allonzo Trier.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Luke Kornet and Emmanuel Mudiay.
  • 6/30/19 — Lance Thomas’ 2019/20 salary guarantees for $1,000,000.
  • 7/15/19 — Damyean Dotson’s $1,618,520 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 10/31/19 — Team options on Frank Ntilikina, Dennis Smith Jr. and Kevin Knox.
  • 1/10/20 — Lance Thomas’ $7,583,975 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 6/29/20 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier.
  • 6/29/20 — Mitchell Robinson’s $1,663,861 guarantees for 2020-21.
  • First day of 2020-21 season — Extension deadlines on Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr.
  • 10/31/20 — Team option on Kevin Knox.
  • 6/29/2021 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr.
  • 6/29/2021 — Team option on Mitchell Robinson.
  • 6/29/2021 — Mitchell Robinson’s $1,802,057 guarantees for 2021-22.
  • First day of 2021-22 season — Extension deadline on Kevin Knox.
  • 6/29/2022 — Qualifying offer on Kevin Knox.

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

Acquisitions

  • 4/12/18 — Fired Coach Jeff Hornacek.
  • 5/7/18 — Hired Coach David Fizdale.
  • 5/31/18 — Ron Baker opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 6/17/18 — Kyle O’Quinn opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/21/18 — Drafted Kevin Knox (9th) and Mitchell Robinson (26th).
  • 6/22/18 — Issued qualifying offers to Isaiah Hicks and Luke Kornet.
  • 6/29/18 — Enes Kanter opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 7/4/18 — Signed Kevin Knox (2018-9th) to a $18,554,698 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/3/18 — Allonzo Trier signed a two-way contract/
  • 7/3/18 — Isaiah Hicks signed a two-way contract.
  • 7/6/18 — Signed Mario Hezonja to a one-year $6.5 million contract.
  • 7/6/18 — Re-signed Luke Kornet to a one-year $1,619,260 contract.
  • 7/8/18 — Signed Mitchell Robinson (2018-26th) to a partially-guaranteed four-year $6,511,070 contract.
  • 7/10/18 — Trey Burke’s salary guaranteed at $100,000.
  • 7/24/18 — Signed Noah Vonleh to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,621,415 contract.
  • 9/25/18 — Noah Vonleh’s salary guaranteed at $100,000.
  • 9/25/18 — Carmelo Anthony trade exception expired.
  • 9/28/18 — Signed Tyrius Walker to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/2/18 — Signed Phil Carr to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/3/18 — Signed John Jenkins to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,757,429 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/4/18 — Signed Billy Garrett to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/5/18 — Signed Paul Watson to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/6/18 — Signed Jeff Coby to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/15/18 — Picked up the team option on Frank Ntilikina.
  • 10/15/18 — Trey Burke’s salary guaranteed at $400,000 for 2018-19.
  • 12/13/18 — Signed Allonzo Trier to a partially-guaranteed two-year $6,933,100 contract, team option on final season.
  • 1/10/19 — Trey Burke’s $1,795,015 guaranteed for 2018-19.
  • 1/10/19 — Noah Vonleh’s $1,621,415 guaranteed for 2018-19.
  • 1/14/19 — Signed Kadeem Allen to a two-year two-way contract.
  • 1/31/19 — Traded Kristaps Porzingis, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee to the Dallas Mavericks for DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and Dennis Smith Jr., and two first-rounders.
  • 2/7/19 — Guillermo Hernangomez trade exception ($1,435,750) expired.
  • 2/11/19 — Signed John Jenkins to a $99,290 10-day contract.

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Ognjen Jaramaz (2017-58th), Louis Labeyrie (2014-57th)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: None

Arena: Madison Square Garden

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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 2/12/19)

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