New York Knicks Team Salary

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2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Cap space spent.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $10.5-$33.4 million

Exceptions

  • Room Exception: $2,898,000

Roster Count: Six guaranteed, one non-guaranteed, two player options

Draft Picks: None

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Langston Galloway (restricted), Lance Thomas, Lou Amundson, Cleanthony Early (restricted)
  • Non-Bird: Kevin Seraphin, Sasha Vujacic

Players only restricted if team gives qualifying offers.

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: Tony Wroten ($1,050,961)

Options: Arron Afflalo ($8,000,000 — player), Derrick Williams ($4,598,000 — player)

Qualifying Offers: Langston Galloway ($2,725,003), Cleanthony Early ($1,180,431)

Depth Chart*:
PG: Jose Calderon, Jerian Grant, Tony Wroten
SG: Arron Afflalo
SF: Carmelo Anthony
PF: Kristaps Porzingis, Derrick Williams
C: Robin Lopez, Kyle O’Quinn

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: Kristaps Porzingis ($4,503,600), Jerian Grant ($1,713,840)

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: None

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

Deadlines

  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/16/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Tony Wroten.
  • 6/22/16 — Player option on Derrick Williams and Arron Afflalo.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Cleanthony Early and Langston Galloway.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 10/1/16 — Tony Wroten’s salary guarantees for $25,000 for 2016/17.
  • First game of the season — Tony Wroten’s salary guarantees for $125,000 for 2016/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Team options on Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.
  • Earlier of three days prior to NBA draft or seven days after team’s final game, before 6/29/17 — Player option on Kyle O’Quinn.
  • 12/15/16 — Tony Wroten’s salary guarantees for $345,000 for 2016/17.
  • 1/10/17 — Tony Wroten’s salary guarantees for $1,050,961 for 2016/17.
  • 10/31/17 — Team options on Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.
  • 6/23/18 — Early Termination option (player) for Carmelo Anthony.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadlines on Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant.

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

No-Trade: Carmelo Anthony

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Guillermo Hernangomez (2015-35th), Louis Labeyrie (2014-57th)

Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach: Kurt Rambis

Assistants: Jim Cleamons, Brian Keefe, Rasheed Hazzard, Joshua Longstaff (player development)

Trainer: Roger Hinds, Anthony Goenaga (assistant)

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

  • 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).
  • 2019 — Orlando Magic have right to swap second-rounders (Kyle O’Quinn).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez).
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $100k to Orlando Magic (Kyle O’Quinn),

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • Carmelo Anthony — 15%

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

Amnesty: Used on Chauncey Billups.

D-League Affiliate: Westchester Knicks

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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.

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(Updated on 4/28/16)