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New York Knicks Salary Archive – 2018/19

Name 2018-19
DeAndre Jordan $22,897,200
Wesley Matthews (waived) $18,622,514
Enes Kanter (waived) $18,622,514
Joakim Noah (waived) $18,530,000
Lance Thomas $7,119,650
Mario Hezonja $6,500,000
Ron Baker (waived) $4,544,400
Emmanuel Mudiay $4,294,480
Dennis Smith Jr. $3,819,960
Frank Ntilikina $4,155,720
Kevin Knox $3,739,920
Allonzo Trier $3,382,000
Luke Kornet $1,619,260
Noah Vonleh $1,512,601
Mitchell Robinson $1,485,440
Damyean Dotson $1,378,242
John Jenkins $486,520
Henry Ellenson $341,831
John Jenkins (expired 10-day) $85,458
Henry Ellenson (expired 10-day) $85,458
Billy Garrett $42,634
Isaiah Hicks (two-way)
Kadeem Allen (two-way)
Total $123,265,802

Quick: Spent over the cap and hard-capped.

Salary Cap: $101,869,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000

Hard Cap: $129,817,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, two two-ways

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

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

Expired 10-Day Contracts: John Jenkins, Henry Ellenson

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

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.
  • 2/20/19 — John Jenkins’ 10-day contract expired.
  • 2/20/19 — Signed Henry Ellenson to a $85,458 10-day contract.
  • 2/21/19 — Signed John Jenkins to a two-year $2,474,639 contract, team option on second season.
  • 3/2/19 — Signed Henry Ellenson to a two-year $1,987,188 contract, team option on second season.
  • 4/2/19 — Signed Billy Garrett to a two-year $1,459,486 contract, team option on second season.

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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2013-14
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Salary and team data change quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 4/17/19)

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