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New York Knicks Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Up to $1.9 million under the cap.

Estimated Salaries: Ron Baker

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Exceptions

  • Room Exception: $4,328,000 (likely saved for Ron Baker)

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Chasson Randle $1,312,611

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Damyean Dotson (2017-44th), Ognjen Jaramaz (2017-58th), Louis Labeyrie (2014-57th)

Roster Count: 11 guaranteed, one non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Frank Ntilikina, Chasson Randle
SG: Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee, Ron Baker
SF: Carmelo Anthony, Lance Thomas
PF: Kristaps Porzingis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas
C: Joakim Noah, Guillermo Hernangomez, Kyle O’Quinn

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

Deadlines

  • 8/4/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Frank Ntilikina.
  • 9/26/17 — Chasson Randle’s salary guarantees at $50,000 for 2017-18.
  • First game of the season — Chasson Randle’s salary guarantees at $250,000 for 2017-18.
  • 10/31/17 — Team options on Kristaps Porzingis.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Ron Baker and Tim Hardaway Jr.
  • 1/10/18 — Chasson Randle’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 6/23/18 — Early Termination option for Carmelo Anthony.
  • Earlier of three days prior to NBA draft or seven days after team’s final game, before 6/29/18 — Player option on Kyle O’Quinn.
  • First day of 2018 season — Extension deadlines on Kristaps Porzingis.
  • 10/31/18 — Team option on Frank Ntilikina.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Ron Baker and Kristaps Porzingis.
  • 6/30/19 — Lance Thomas’ 2019/20 salary guarantees for $1,000,000.
  • 10/31/19 — Team option on Frank Ntilikina.
  • 1/10/20 — Lance Thomas’ $7,583,975 guarantees for 2019-20.
  • 6/29/20 — Tim Hardaway’s player option.
  • First day of 2020 season — Extension deadline on Frank Ntilikina.
  • 6/30/2021 — Qualifying offer on Frank Ntilikina.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/28/17 — Parted ways with president Phil Jackson.
  • 6/28/17 — Issued Ron Baker a qualifying offer.
  • 6/30/17 — Marshall Plumlee’s salary guaranteed at $100,000 for 2017-18.
  • 7/3/17 — Signed Luke Kornet to a 10-day contract.
  • 7/5/17 — Signed Frank Ntilikina 2017-8th) to a $18,689,218 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/6/17 — Rescinded the qualifying offer to Ron Baker.
  • 7/6/17 — Renounced the rights to Sasha Vujacic, Justin Holiday, Derrick Rose and Ron Baker.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Tim Hardaway Jr. to four-year, $70,950,000 offer sheet (unmatched by Atlanta Hawks).
  • TBD — Reportedly agreed to sign Ron Baker to a two-year, $8,872,400 contract.

Waived Players: Maurice Ndour, Marshall Plumlee

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

No-Trade: Carmelo Anthony

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Jeff Hornacek (three-year contract starting with 2016-17 season)

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

Trainer: Roger Hinds, Anthony Goenaga (assistant)

Basketball Executives

  • Steve Mills — executive vice president
  • Scott Perry — 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

  • 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), receiving the better of the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers picks.
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez).
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Guillermo Hernangomez).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • Carmelo Anthony — 15 percent
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

G-League Affiliate: Westchester Knicks

Two-Way Contracts: Luke Kornet

Archives
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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 7/18/17)