Sacramento Kings Team Salary


2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $17.0-$34.2 million


  • Room: $2,898,000

2016/17 Roster Count: Eight guaranteed, one non-guaranteed

Draft Picks: 8th

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: Georgios Papagiannis (2016-13th, cap hold $1,835,200), Malachi Richardson (2016-22nd, cap hold $1,199,900 — reportedly from Charlotte Hornets), Skal Labissiere (2016-28th, cap hold $990,700), Bogdan Bogdanovic (2014-27th, cap hold $996,700)
  • Second-rounders: Isaiah Cousins (2016-59th), Arturas Gudaitis (2015-47th), Luka Mitrovic (2015-60th), Alex Oriakhi (2013-57th), Dejan Bodrioga (1995-51st)

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Eric Moreland (restricted)
  • Non-Bird: Rajon Rondo, Seth Curry (restricted), James Anderson, Quincy Acy

Players only restricted if team gives qualifying offers.

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: Duje Dukan ($874,636)

Options: None

Qualifying Offers: Eric Moreland ($1,180,431), Seth Curry ($1,215,696)

Depth Chart*:
PG: Darren Collison
SG: Ben McLemore
SF: Rudy Gay, Omri Casspi, Caron Butler, Duje Dukan
PF: DeMarcus Cousins
C: Willie Cauley-Stein, Kosta Koufos

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

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: Willie Cauley-Stein ($3,704,160)

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: Ben McLemore


  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Seth Curry and Eric Moreland.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 8/1/16 — Duje Dukan’s salary guarantees for $200k.
  • 9/30/16 — DeMarcus Cousins’ contract eligible for restructuring.
  • 10/31/16 — Team option on Willie Cauley-Stein.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadline on Ben McLemore.
  • 1/10/17 — Duje Dukan’s $875k guarantee for 16/17.
  • 2/28/17 — Deadline to restructure DeMarcus Cousins’ contract.
  • 6/10/17 or five days after team’s last game; prior to 6/29/17 — Rudy Gay’s player option.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Ben McLemore and Duke Dukan.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Willie Cauley-Stein.
  • Earlier of two days before the 2018 NBA draft or two days after NBA Finals — Player option on Kosta Koufos.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline on Willie Cauley-Stein.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline on Willie Cauley-Stein.

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


  • 4/14/16 — Fired George Karl.
  • 4/22/16 — Quincy Acy opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 4/26/16 — Seth Curry opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 4/30/16 — James Anderson opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 5/9/16 — Hired Coach Dave Joerger.
  • 6/22/16 — Caron Butler opted into the final year on his contract.
  • 6/23/16 — Traded the rights to Marquese Chriss (8th) to Phoenix Suns for a 2020 Detroit Pistons second-rounder and the rights to three players — Georgios Papagiannis (13th), Skal Labissiere (28th) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (27th).
  • 6/23/16 — Drafted Isaiah Cousins (59th).
  • TBD — Reportedly trading Marco Belinelli to Charlotte Hornets for the rights to Malachi Richardson (22nd) in July.

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dave Joerger (four-year, $16 million deal starting for 16/17 season — team option on final year)

Assistants: Elston Turner, Duane Ticknor, Bryan Gates, Corliss Williamson, Nancy Lieberman, Jason March

Trainers: Pete Youngman, Manny Romero

Basketball Executives:

  • Vlade Divac — Vice President of Basketball and General Manager
  • Mike Bratz — Assistant General Manager
  • Ken Catanella — Assistant General Manager
  • Roland Beech — Vice President of Basketball Strategy and Data Science
  • Peja Stojakovic — Director of Player Personnel and Development.

Pick Swaps

  • 2017 — Philadelphia 76ers have the right to swap first-rounders (Nik Stauskas), provided it’s a top-10 pick.
  • 2017 – Owe first-rounder (top-10 protected, otherwise it converts to a 2017 second-rounder, provided it’s higher than 56 to Chicago Bulls (Luol Deng, J.J. Hickson).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Orlando Magic Cavaliers (Marquis Daniels, Keith Bogans, Joe Harris).
  • 2018 — Kings have the right to swap second rounders with Portland Trail Blazers (Tyreke Evans/Robin Lopez).
  • 2019 — Owe first-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Nik Stauskas).
  • 2019 — Milwaukee Bucks have the right to swap second-rounders (Luc Richard Mbah a Moute).  Pick may go to Philadelphia 76ers (Jason Kidd, Marquis Teague).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Detroit Pistons (Marcus Morris, Bogdan Bogdanovic).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • None

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

Amnesty: No eligible players.

D-League Affiliate: Reno Bighorns (Head Coach Darrick Martin)


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 changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 6/24/16)