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Oklahoma City Thunder Team Salary

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2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap and tax threshold.

Estimated Contracts: Terrence Ferguson

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Projected 2018-19 Cap Space ($102 million cap): Up to $42.8 million

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Ersan Ilyasova, expiring 11/1/17) — $4,936,529
  • Trade Exception (Domantas Sabonis, expiring 7/6/18) — $2,550,000
  • Trade Exception (Victor Oladipo, expiring 7/6/18) — $1,491,042
  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $0 (Patrick Patterson)

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Non-Bird: Norris Cole ($1,471,382)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • Jerami Grant $1,524,305
  • Semaj Christon $1,312,611 (TBD)

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed, two non-guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Russell Westbrook, Raymond Felton, Semaj Christon
SG: Andre Roberson, Alex Abrines, Terrence Ferguson
SF: Paul George, Kyle Singler, Josh Huestis
PF: Doug McDermott, Jerami Grant, Patrick Patterson (injured)
C: Steven Adams, Enes Kanter, Dakari Johnson, Nick Collison

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

G-League Affiliate: Oklahoma City Blue (Mark Daigneault coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Daniel Hamilton (one-year)

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

No-Trade: Nick Collison (implicit)

Trade Kickers

  • Russell Westbrook — 15 percent
  • Enes Kanter — 15 percent
  • Steven Adams — 7.5 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Head Coach: Billy Donovan (five years at roughly $30 million, starting for the 2015-16 season, final season a team option)

Assistants: Adrian Griffin, Maurice Cheeks, Anthony Grant, Mark Bryant, Darko Rajakovic, Vin Bhavnani, Royal Ivey

Trainer: Joe Sharpe, Dwight Daub (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Sam Presti — executive vice president of basketball operations and general manager
  • Troy Weaver — vice president of basketball operations and assistant general manager
  • Maurizio Gherarini — senior advisor/international affairs

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder (lottery protected through 2020, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Minnesota Timberwolves (Enes Kanter, Ricky Rubio).
  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Boston Celtics (Perry Jones III)
  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder from Chicago Bulls (Taj Gibson).
  • 2020 — Owe first-rounder (top-20 protected and two years following conveyance of pick to Utah Jazz, otherwise converts to 2022 and 2023 second-rounders) to Orlando Magic (Jerami Grant, Anzejs Pasecniks).

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0

Deadlines

  • 7/7/17 — Semaj Christon’s $1,312,611 guarantees for 2017-18 (TBD).
  • 8/21/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Dakari Johnson.
  • 8/28/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Terrence Ferguson.
  • 8/31/17 — Final day to stretch a player for 2017/18 season.
  • 10/17/17 — Extension deadline for Doug McDermott.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Josh Huestis.
  • 12/15/17 — No-trade restriction lifts on Nick Collison, Patrick Patterson and Raymond Felton.
  • 1/10/18 — Jerami Grant’s $1,524,305 guarantees for 2017-18.
  • 1/15/18 — No-trade restriction lifts on Andre Roberson.
  • 6/29/18 — Player options on Paul George, Enes Kanter and Russell Westbrook.
  • 6/29/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Doug McDermott.
  • 7/1/18-7/5/18 — NBA moratorium.
  • 7/7/18 — Semaj Christon’s $1,544,951 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • First day of 2018 season — Extension deadline for Josh Huestis.
  • 10/31/18 — Team option on Terrence Ferguson.
  • 6/29/19 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Dakari Johnson, Alex Abrines, Semaj Christon and Josh Huestis.
  • 6/29/19 — Player option on Patrick Patterson.
  • 8/15/19 — Kyle Singler’s $5.3 million guarantees for 2019-20
  • 10/31/19 — Team option on Terrence Ferguson.
  • First day of 2020 season — Extension deadline on Terrence Ferguson.
  • 6/29/21 — Qualifying offer deadline on Terrence Ferguson.

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/23/17 — Issued qualifying offer to Andre Roberson.
  • 6/24/17 — Picked up the team option on Jerami Grant.
  • 7/6/17 — Traded Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis to Indiana Pacers for Paul George.
  • 7/10/17 — Signed Patrick Patterson to a three-year, $16,354,800 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/10/17 — Signed Raymond Felton to a one-year, $2,328,652 contract.
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Andre Roberson to a three-year, $30.0 million contract.
  • 7/21/17 — Signed Nick Collison to a one-year, $2,328,652 contract.
  • 7/22/17 — Signed Dakari Johnson (2015-48th) to a two-year, $2,139,857 contract.
  • 7/29/17 — Terrance Ferguson (2017-21st) signed a $10,323,693 rookie-scale contract.
  •  8/3/17 — Signed Daniel Hamilton (2016-56th) to a one-year, two-way contract.

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: DeVon Hardin (2008-50th), Yotam Halperin (2006-53rd), Sofoklis Schortsanitis (2003-34th), Szymon Szewczyk (2003-35th), Paccelis Morlende (2003-50th), Abdul Shamsid-Deen (1990-53rd)

Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena

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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 8/14/17)