Washington Wizards Team Salary


2016-17 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap and hard-capped.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $0-$45.1 million


  • Mid-Level Exception: $5,628,000
  • Room Exception*: $2,898,000

*If team goes under the cap, they will lose all of their exceptions, but gain the room exception.  If the team stays over the cap, they lose the room exception.

2016/17 Roster Count: Five guaranteed, two non-guaranteed

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Aaron White (2015-49th), Tomas Satoransky (2012-32nd)

Free Agents

  • Bird: Nene, Bradley Beal (restricted), Jared Dudley, Garrett Temple
  • Early Bird: Ramon Sessions
  • Non-Bird: Alan Anderson, J.J. Hickson, Marcus Thornton, Will Bynum*, Al Harrington*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Free agents only become restricted if the team issues a qualifying offer.

Non-Guaranteed Salaries: Drew Gooden ($3,547,000), Jarell Eddie ($980,431)

Options: None

Qualifying Offers: Bradley Beal ($7,471,412)

Depth Chart
PG: John Wall
SG: Kelly Oubre
SF: Otto Porter, Jarell Eddie
PF: Markieff Morris, Drew Gooden
C: Marcin Gortat

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

2017/18 Rookie-Scale Options: Kelly Oubre ($2,093,040)

Rookie Scale Extension Eligible: Otto Porter ($7,732,904)


  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadline on Bradley Beal.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 7/15/16 — Drew Gooden’s $3.5 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/15/16 — Jarell Eddie’s $980k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/31/16 — John Wall’s contract eligible for restructuring.
  • 10/31/16 — Team option on Kelly Oubre.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadline for Otto Porter.
  • 2/28/17 — Deadline to restructure John Wall’s contract.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines on Jarell Eddie and Otto Porter.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Kelly Oubre.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline on Kelly Oubre.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline on Kelly Oubre.

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


  • 4/14/16 — Fired Coach Randy Wittman.
  • 4/21/16 — Hired Coach Scott Brooks to an estimated five-year, $35 million contract.

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Scott Brooks (five-year, $35 million deal starting for 2016/17 season)

Assistants: Staff TBD, previously Don Newman, Don Zierden, Roy Rogers, Pat Sullivan, Howard Eisley, David Adkins (player development)

Trainer: Eric Waters

Basketball Executives

  • Ernie Grunfeld — President of Basketball Operations
  • Tommy Sheppard — Vice President of Basketball Administration

Pick Swaps

  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Atlanta Hawks (Kelly Oubre).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Milwaukee Bucks (Jared Dudley).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Trade Kickers:

  • Alan Anderson — 15%

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

Amnesty: Used on Andray Blatche.

D-League Affiliate: None


Cap Holds

  • Al Harrington — $980,431 (Non-Bird)
  • Will Bynum — $980,431 (Non-Bird)

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)