Breaking Down Rookie-Scale Options, Extensions


Earlier this summer, the Portland Trail Blazers inked C.J. McCollum to a rookie-scale extension.  The Milwaukee Bucks did the same with Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Franchises have until Oct. 31 to extend the contracts of first-round picks as they head into the fourth year of their original deals. Additionally, teams have the same deadline to decide the third- and fourth-year options on 2014 and 2015 first-round picks.

The following is a list of eligible players.  Check back for updates through Oct. 31.  Note that the value of maximum extensions won’t be set until the 2017-18 salary cap is computed in July.

Atlanta Hawks: Extension eligible: Dennis Schroder, Tim Hardaway Jr.

Boston Celtics: Terry Rozier (third-year), R.J. Hunter (third-year — declined, waived), Marcus Smart (fourth-year), James Young (fourth-year); Extension eligible: Kelly Olynyk
Brooklyn Nets: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (third-year), Chris McCullough (third-year)

Charlotte Hornets: Frank Kaminsky (third-year); Extension eligible: Cody Zeller

Chicago Bulls: Bobby Portis (third-year), Jerian Grant (third-year), Doug McDermott (fourth-year); Extension eligible: Michael Carter-Williams

Cleveland Cavaliers: None

Dallas Mavericks: Justin Anderson (third-year — given)

Denver Nuggets: Emmanuel Mudiay (third-year — given), Jusuf Nurkic (fourth-year — given), Gary Harris (fourth-year — given)

Detroit Pistons: Stanley Johnson (third-year – given); Extension eligible: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Reggie Bullock

Golden State Warriors: Kevon Looney (third-year — given)

Houston Rockets: Sam Dekker (third-year), Clint Capela (fourth-year), Tyler Ennis (fourth-year)

Indiana Pacers: Myles Turner (third-year — given)

Los Angeles Clippers: None

Los Angeles Lakers: D’Angelo Russell (third-year), Larry Nance Jr. (third-year), Julius Randle (fourth-year)

Memphis Grizzlies: Jarell Martin (third-year), Jordan Adams (fourth-year — declined, waived)

Miami HEAT: Justise Winslow (third-year — given)

Milwaukee Bucks: Rashad Vaughn (third-year), Jabari Parker (fourth-year — given); Extension eligible: Giannis Antetokounmpo (four years, $100 million), Tony Snell

Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns (third-year — given), Tyus Jones (third-year — given), Andrew Wiggins (fourth-year — given), Zach LaVine (fourth-year — given), Adreian Payne (fourth-year); Extension eligible: Shabazz Muhammad, Gorgui Dieng

New Orleans Pelicans: None

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis (third-year — given)

Oklahoma City Thunder: Cameron Payne (third-year), Josh Huestis (third-year), Mitch McGary (fourth-year — declined, waived); Extension eligible: Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams, Andre Roberson

Orlando Magic: Mario Hezonja (third-year — given), Aaron Gordon (fourth-year — given), Elfrid Payton (fourth-year — given), C.J. Wilcox (fourth-year)

Philadelphia 76ers: Jahlil Okafor (third-year), Joel Embiid (fourth-year), Nik Stauskas (fourth-year); Extension eligible: Nerlens Noel

Phoenix Suns: Devin Booker (third-year — given), T.J. Warren (fourth-year — given); Extension eligible: Alex Len, Archie Goodwin (waived)

Portland Trail Blazers: Noah Vonleh (fourth-year — given), Shabazz Napier (fourth-year — given); Extension eligible: C.J. McCollum (four years, $106.6 million), Mason Plumlee

Sacramento Kings: Willie Cauley-Stein (third-year — given); Extension eligible: Ben McLemore

San Antonio Spurs: Kyle Anderson (fourth-year — given)

Toronto Raptors: Delon Wright (third-year — given), Lucas Nogueira (fourth-year — given), Bruno Caboclo (fourth-year — given)

Utah Jazz: Trey Lyles (third-year — given), Dante Exum (fourth-year — given), Rodney Hood (fourth-year — given); Extension eligible: Rudy Gobert

Washington Wizards: Kelly Oubre (third-year — given); Extension eligible: Otto Porter, Trey Burke

Salary and team data change quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders’ senior NBA writer Eric Pincus.

This was last updated on Oct. 25, 2016.


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Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.

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