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Oklahoma City Thunder Salary Archive – 2015/16

Name 2015-16
Kevin Durant $20,158,622
Russell Westbrook $16,744,218
Enes Kanter $16,407,500
Serge Ibaka $12,250,000
Dion Waiters $5,138,430
Kyle Singler $4,500,000
Nick Collison $3,750,000
Anthony Morrow $3,344,000
Randy Foye $3,135,000
Steven Adams $2,279,040
Cameron Payne $2,021,520
Mitch McGary $1,463,040
Andre Roberson $1,210,800
Josh Huestis $1,140,240
Nazr Mohammed $222,888
Total $93,765,298

Quick: Over the cap and luxury tax.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $0-$23.0 million

Exceptions

  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $3,376,000
  • Trade Exception (Luke Ridnour, expiring 6/30/16) — $2,750,000
  • Trade Exception (Perry Jones III, expiring 7/14/16) — $2,038,206
  • Trade Exception (Steve Novak, expiring 2/18/16) — $3,750,001

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Russell Westbrook, Randy Foye, Cameron Payne
SG: Andre Roberson, Dion Waiters, Anthony Morrow
SF: Kevin Durant, Kyle Singler, Josh Huestis
PF: Serge Ibaka, Nick Collison
C: Steven Adams, Enes Kanter, Mitch McGary, Nazr Mohammed

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

Deadlines

  • 4/18/16 — The no-package restriction lifts on Randy Foye.
  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 6/30/16 — Luke Ridnour $2.8 million trade exception expires.
  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadline for Dion Waiters.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 7/14/16 — Perry Jones III $2.0 million trade exception expires.
  • 7/15/16 — Anthony Morrow’s $3.5 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadlines for Steven Adams an Andre Roberson.
  • 10/31/16 — Team options on Cameron Payne, Mitch McGary and Josh Huestis.
  • 2/18/17 — Steve Novak $3.8 million TPE expires.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Steven Adams and Andre Roberson.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for Mitch McGary.
  • 10/31/16 — Team options on Cameron Payne and Josh Huestis.
  • 6/29/18 — Player option on Enes Kanter.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Mitch McGary.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadlines for Cameron Payne and Josh Huestis.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Cameron Payne and Josh Huestis.
  • 8/15/19 — Kyle Singler’s $5.3 million guarantees for 19/20

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

Acquisitions

  • 6/25/15 — Traded Jeremy Lamb to Charlotte Hornets for a protected 2016 second-rounder (in 31-55 range, unprotected in 2017).
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Cameron Payne with the 14th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Dakari Johnson with the 48th pick in the draft.
  • 6/29/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Enes Kanter.
  • 6/29/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Kyle Singler.
  • 6/30/15 — Traded Luke Ridnour and cash ($250k) to Toronto Raptors for the rights to Tomislav Zubcic (2012-56th).
  • 7/9/15 — Re-Signed Kyle Singler to a five-year, partially-guaranteed $24.3 million contract.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Cameron Payne (2015-14th) to a $9.6 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/12/15 — Matched Portland Trail Blazers’ four-year, $70.1 million offer sheet, re-signing Enes Kanter, final season player option.
  • 7/14/15 — Traded Perry Jones III, a Detroit Pistons’ 2019 second-rounder and $1.5 million to Boston Celtics for a 2018 protected (top-55) second-rounder.
  • 7/30/15 — Signed Josh Huestis (2014-29th) to a $5.8 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Julyan Stone to a non-guaranteed $981k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Dez Wells to a $525k non-guaranteed deal minimum summer contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Talib Zanna to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract
  • 9/28/15 — Signed Michael Qualls to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 10/22/15 — Signed Michael Cobbins to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 10/22/15 — Signed Mustapha Farrakhan to a $525k non-guaranteed minimum summer contract.
  • 10/23/15 — Picked up team options for Mitch McGary (third-year), Steven Adams (fourth-year) and Andre Roberson (fourth-year).
  • 2/18/16 — Traded D.J. Augustin, Steve Novak, a 2016 second-rounder and a Charlotte Hornets 2016 second-rounder and $1,169,559 to Denver Nuggets for Randy Foye.
  • 3/4/16 — Signed Nazr Mohammed for the rest of the season at $352,750.
  • 6/23/16 — Traded $730,441 to Denver Nuggets for the rights to Daniel Hamilton (56th).

Waived Players: Michael Qualls, Talib Zanna, Dez Wells, Julyan Stone, Michael Cobbins, Mustapha Farrakhan

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Dakari Johnson (2015-48th), Semaj Christon (2014-55th), Alex Abrines (2013-32nd), Tomislav Zubcic (2012-56th), 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)

Coaching Staff:

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

Assistants: Monty Williams, Maurice Cheeks, Anthony Grant, Mark Bryant, Darko Rajakovic

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

  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Sacramento Kings (Hilton Armstrong, Ish Smith).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Denver Nuggets (Randy Foye).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (top-18 protected, top 15 protected in 2016 and 2017, otherwise converts to 2017 and 2019 second-rounders) to Philadelphia 76ers (Dion Waiters, Timofey Mozgov, JaVale McGee).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (top-35 protected, unprotected in 2018) from Memphis Grizzlies (Ryan Gomes).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (lottery protected through 2020, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Utah Jazz (Enes Kanter).  Pick will convey two years after Thunder obligation to Philadelphia 76ers.
  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Boston Celtics (Perry Jones III).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $1.5 million to Boston Celtics (Perry Jones III), $1,169,559 to Denver Nuggets (Randy Foye); $730,441 to Denver Nuggets (Daniel Hamilton)

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Free Agents

  • None

The Thunder still hold the rights to Derek Fisher.

Trade Kickers

  • Enes Kanter — 15 percent

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

Amnesty: Expired unused.

D-League Affiliate: Oklahoma City Blue

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(Updated on 8/19/16)

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