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Phoenix Suns Salary Archive – 2015/16

Name 2015-16
Eric Bledsoe $13,500,000
Brandon Knight $13,500,000
Tyson Chandler $13,000,000
P.J. Tucker $5,500,000
Mirza Teletovic $5,500,000
Alex Len $3,807,120
Kris Humphries (waived) $3,440,000
Devin Booker $2,127,840
T.J. Warren $2,041,080
DeJuan Blair (waived) $2,000,000
Archie Goodwin $1,160,160
Jon Leuer $1,035,000
John Jenkins $981,349
Ronnie Price $947,276
Michael Beasley (stretched) $777,778
Cory Jefferson (waived) $372,820
Bryce Cotton (waived) $228,663
Chase Budinger $206,172
Alan Williams $83,397
Lorenzo Brown (expired 10-days) $111,444
Phil Pressey (expired 10-days) $111,444
Orlando Johnson (expired 10-day) $55,722
Cory Jefferson (expired 10-day) $49,709
Jordan McRae (expired 10-days) $61,776
Alan Williams (expired 10-day) $30,888
Total $70,629,638

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $16.8-$31.9 million

Exceptions

  • Room: $2,814,000
  • Trade Exception (Markieff Morris, expiring 2/18/17) — $578,651 (partially used on John Jenkins)

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed

Depth Chart*
PG: Brandon Knight, Ronnie Price
SG: Devin Booker, Archie Goodwin, John Jenkins, Eric Bledsoe (injured)
SF: P.J. Tucker, Mirza Teletovic, Chase Budinger, T.J. Warren (injured)
PF: Alex Len, Jon Leuer
C: Tyson Chandler, Alan Williams

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

Deadlines

  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/18/16 — No-trade restriction lifts on Alan Williams.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 6/30/16 — P.J. Tucker’s $5.3 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — John Jenkins’ $1.1 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/12/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 9/1/16 — Alan Williams’ $874,636 guarantees for 2016/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadlines for Alex Len and Archie Goodwin.
  • 10/31/16 – Team options on Devin Booker and T.J. Warren.
  • 2/18/17 — Markieff Morris $1.6 million TPE expires.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Alex Len, Archie Goodwin and Alan Williams.
  • 7/11/17 — John Jenkins’ $1.2 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadline for T.J. Warren.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Devin Booker.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for T.J. Warren.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Devin Booker.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Devin Booker.

Acquisitions

  • 6/17/15 — Danny Granger opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Devin Booker with the 13th pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Traded Andrew Harrison (2015-44th) to Memphis Grizzlies for Jon Leuer.
  • 6/29/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Brandon Knight.
  • 7/9/15 — Renounced the rights to Earl Barron, Gerald Green and Marcus Thornton.
  • 7/9/15 — Traded a 2020 second-rounder to Phoenix Suns for Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Tyson Chandler to a four-year, $52 million contract.
  • 7/13/15 — Signed Devin Booker (2015-13th) to a $9.8 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/16/15 — Signed Sonny Weems to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $5.8 million contract.
  • 7/17/15 — Signed Brandon Knight to a five-year, $70 million contract.
  • 7/17/15 — Signed Ronnie Price to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
  • 7/17/15 — Signed Mirza Teletovic to a one-year, $5.5 million contract.
  • 8/26/15 — Signed Henry Sims to a non-guaranteed $981k minimum summer contract.
  • 8/26/15 — Signed Cory Jefferson to a non-guaranteed $845k minimum summer contract.
  • 8/26/15 — Signed Deonte Burton to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/8/15 — Signed Kyle Casey to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/16/15 — Signed Terrico White to a non-guaranteed $845k minimum summer contract.
  • 10/26/15 — Picked up options on T.J. Warren (third-year), Alex Len (fourth-year) and Archie Goodwin (fourth-year)
  • 12/1/15 — Signed Bryce Cotton to a non-guaranteed $700,902 minimum contract.
  • 1/8/16 — Signed Lorenzo Brown to a $56k 10-day contract.
  • 1/18/16 — Signed Lorenzo Brown to a $56k 10-day contract.
  • 1/21/16 — Signed Cory Jefferson to a $50k 10-day contract.
  • 1/29/16 — Signed Jordan McRae to a $31k 10-day contract.
  • 2/1/16 — Fired Jeff Hornacek.
  • 2/5/16 — Signed Orlando Johnson to a $56k 10-day contract.
  • 2/8/16 — Signed Jordan McRae to a second $31k 10-day contract.
  • 2/18/16 — Traded Markieff Morris to Washington Wizards for Kris Humphries, DeJuan Blair and a protected 2016 first-rounder.
  • 2/22/16 — Signed Phil Pressey to a $55.7k 10-day contract.
  • 2/24/16 — Claimed John Jenkins off waivers (from Dallas Mavericks).
  • 3/1/16 — Signed Phil Pressey to a $55.7k 10-day contract.
  • 3/8/16 — Signed Alan Williams to a $30,888 10-day contract.
  • 3/8/16 — Signed Chase Budinger for the rest of the season at $258,082.
  • 3/18/16 — Signed Alan Williams to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $958,033 contract.

Waived Players: Jerel McNeal, Deonte Burton, Kyle Casey, Terrico White, Henry Sims, Bryce Cotton, Cory Jefferson (waived and expired 10-day), Lorenzo Brown (expired 10-days), Jordan McRae (expired 10-days), Orlando Johnson (expired 10-day), Sonny Weems (claimed by Philadelphia 76ers), Phil Pressey (expired 10-days)

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: Bogdan Bogdanovic (2014-27th)
  • Second-rounders: Alec Brown (2014-50th), Dwayne Collins (2010-60th), Milos Vujanic (2002-36th), Ron Ellis (1992-49th)

Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach: Earl Watson

Assistants: Bob Hill, Nate Bjorkgren (also player development coordinator), Corey Gaines, Jason Fraser (player development assistant)

Trainer: Aaron Nelson

Basketball Executives

  • Lon Babby — President of Basketball Operations
  • Ryan McDonough — General Manager
  • Trevor Bukstein — Assistant General Manager
  • Pat Connelly — Assistant General Manager
  • Mark West — Vice President of Player Relations
  • Bubba Burrage — Director of Player Personnel
  • Courtney White — Director of Scouting
  • Antonio Williams — Scout

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owed first-rounder (top-10 protected through 2018, unprotected in 2019) from Cleveland Cavaliers (Tyler Zeller, Isaiah Thomas).
  • 2016 — Owed first-rounder (top-nine protected through 2021, unprotected in 2022) from Washington Wizards (Markieff Morris).
  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder (top-seven protected, unprotected in 2019) from Miami HEAT (Goran Dragic).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Detroit Pistons (Marcus Morris).
  • 2021 — Owed first-rounder from Miami HEAT (Goran Dragic).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Free Agents

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • None

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

Amnesty: Used on Josh Childress

D-League Affiliate: Bakersfield Jam (General Manager Bubba Burrage, Head Coach Nate Bjorkgren) — moving/renaming to Northern Arizona Suns for 2016/17 season.

Archives
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Salary and team data changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 4/21/16)

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