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Atlanta Hawks Team Salary

Quick: Spent over the cap. Hard-capped by virtue of the Danilo Gallinari sign-and-trade.

Salary Cap: $109,140,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $132,627,000

Hard Cap: $138,928,000

Projection for 2021-22 ($112,414,000 cap): Up to $19 million, less if Kris Dunn opts in but none with John Collins’ cap hold

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart:
PG: Trae Young, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Brandon Goodwin, Skylar Mays (two-way)
SG: Kevin Huerter, Lou Williams, Kris Dunn (injured)
SF: Cam Reddish, Tony Snell, Solomon Hill, De’Andre Hunter (injured)
PF: John Collins, Danilo Gallinari, Bruno Fernando, Nathan Knight (two-way)
C: Clint Capela, Onyeka Okongwu

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


  • Room Exception — $0 (Kris Dunn)

Waived Players: Khyri Thomas

Traded Players: Dewayne Dedmon, Rajon Rondo

G-League Affiliate: College Park Skyhawks (Tori Miller general manager, Noel Gillespie coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Skylar Mays, Nathan Knight

Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $449,115 for the full 2020-21 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date. Once a player reaches 50 games played, his salary will jump to the minimum for his years of service.

Governor: Tony Ressler

Basketball Executives:

  • Steve Koonin — Chief Executive Officer
  • Travis Schlenk — president of basketball operations and general manager
  • Landry Fields — assistant general manager
  • Rod Higgins — vice president of basketball operations
  • Michelle Leftwich — vice president, salary cap administration
  • Dan Martinez – vice president of team operations
  • Derek Pierce — vice president of player personnel
  • Dominique Wilkins — vice president of basketball and special advisor to the CEO
  • Dotun Akinwale Jr — director of scouting
  • Ericka Hill — director of player engagement
  • Dwight Lutz — director of basketball strategy and analytics
  • Mike McNeive — director of player personnel
  • Larry Riley — senior advisor
  • Daniel Starkman — senior manager of basketball operations
  • John Treloar — director of player personnel
  • Zac Walsh — director of team operations

Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach: Nate McMillan

Assistants: Melvin Hunt, Chris Jent, Marlon Garnett, Matt Hill, Nate Babcock (special assistant to the head coach)

Training Staff: Chelsea Lane (vice president of athletic performance and sports medicine), Scottie Parker (head athletic trainer), Michael Irr (head strength and conditioning coach)

Pick Swaps

  • 2021 — Owed a second-rounder from the Miami HEAT (Brian Roberts, Gary Trent Jr., Dewayne Dedmon).
  • 2021 — Owe a second-rounder to the Brooklyn Nets (Allen Crabbe).
  • 2022 — Owed a first-rounder (top-14 protected otherwise converts to 2024 and 2025 second-rounders) from the Oklahoma City Thunder (Carmelo Anthony).
  • 2022 — Owe a second-rounder (top-55 protected) to the Sacramento Kings (Derrick Walton Jr, Mfiondu Kabengele).
  • 2023 — Owed a second-rounder from the Charlotte Hornets (Devonte’ Graham).
  • 2023 — Owed a second-rounder from the Portland Trail Blazers (Rodney Hood, Kevin Porter Jr, Luke Kennard, Rajon Rondo).
  • 2023 — Owed a second-rounder (top-45 protected) from the New Orleans Pelicans (Jaxson Hayes).
  • 2023 — Can swap second-rounders with the Brooklyn Nets (Jeremy Lin), the lower between the Charlotte Hornets and Hawks’ picks.
  • 2023 — Owe the highest of the Atlanta, Charlotte and Brooklyn second-rounders to the Philadelphia 76ers (Bruno Fernando).
  • 2024 — Owed a second-rounder (in the 51-55 range) from the Miami HEAT (Bol Manute Bol).
  • 2024 — Owe a second-rounder (top-55 protected) to the Portland Trail Blazers (Skal Labissiere).
  • 2025 — Owed a second-rounder from the Brooklyn Nets (Jeremy Lin).
  • 2025 — Owe a second-rounder (top-55 protected) to the Oklahoma City Thunder (Danilo Gallinari).
  • 2026 — Owed a second-rounder from the Golden State Warriors (Omari Spellman).
  • 2027 — Owed a second-rounder from the Los Angeles Clippers (Rajon Rondo).

Cash Paid ($5,617,000 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,617,000 max): $750,000 from the Oklahoma City Thunder (Danilo Gallinari), $1,350,000 from the Los Angeles Clippers (Rajon Rondo) — $3,517,000 remaining


  • 6/22/21 — NBA Draft Lottery.
  • 7/29/21 — NBA Draft.
  • 7/31/21 — Qualifying offer deadlines for John Collins and Brandon Goodwin.
  • 7/31/21 — Player option deadline for Kris Dunn.
  • Note: 2021-22 timing will still need revision with 2020-21 running late.
  • 8/1/21 — Final Day of 2020-21 season.
  • 8/2/21 — Start of 2021-22 season and moratorium.
  • 8/6/21 — Final day of 2021-22 moratorium.
  • Before first day of the 2021-22 season — Extension deadlines for Trae Young and Kevin Huerter.
  • 10/31/21 — Team options on Cam Reddish, Onyeka Okongwu and De’Andre Hunter.
  • 6/29/22 — Danilo Gallinari’s $21,450,000 guarantees for 2022-23.
  • 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Trae Young, Kevin Huerter and Bruno Fernando.
  • Before first day of the 2022-23 season — Extension deadlines for De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish.
  • 10/31/21 — Team option on Onyeka Okongwu.
  • 6/29/23 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Cam Reddish and De’Andre Hunter.
  • 6/29/23 — Bogdan Bogdanovic’s player option for 2023-24.
  • Before first day of the 2023-24 season — Extension deadline for Onyeka Okongwu.
  • 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadline for Onyeka Okongwu.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.

Rajon Rondo has $750,000 in unlikely incentives for 2020-21 and 2021-22, triggered by 33 games played with his team making the playoffs.


  • 11/18/20 — Drafted Onyeka Okongwu (2020-6th) and Skylar Mays (2020-50th).
  • 11/19/20 — Declined to issue qualifying offers to Skal Labissiere, Damian Jones, Charlie Brown Jr. and De’Andre’ Bembry.
  • 11/20/20 — Traded Dewayne Dedmon to the Detroit Pistons for Tony Snell and Khyri Thomas.
  • 11/20/20 — Waived Khyri Thomas.
  • 11/21/20 — Start of the 2020-21 calendar year.
  • 11/21/20 — Renounced the rights to Vince Carter, Jeff Teague, DeAndre’ Bembry, Treveon Graham, Damian Jones, Skal Labissiere, Charlie Brown Jr.
  • 11/22/20 — Signed Bogdan Bogdanovic to a four-year $72 million offer sheet, player option on final season. The Sacramento Kings can match the offer.
  • 11/22/20 — Signed Rajon Rondo to a two-year $16.5 million contract ($15 million base salary with $750,000 in unlikely incentives per season).
  • 11/24/20 — The Sacramento Kings did not match Bogdan Bogdanovic’s offer sheet.
  • 11/24/20 — Traded a 2025 protected (top-55) to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Danilo Gallinari via sign and trade. Gallinari signed a three-year partially-guaranteed $61,425,000 contract (all but $5 million guaranteed in the final season) and $750,000.
  • 11/24/20 — Signed Onyeka Okongwu (2020-6th) to a $26,422,143 rookie-scale contract.
  • 11/24/20 — Signed Skylar Mays (2020-50th) to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
  • 11/24/20 — Signed Nathan Knight to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
  • 11/25/20 — Signed Solomon Hill to a non-guaranteed $2,320,044 summer contract.
  • 11/28/20 — Signed Kris Dunn to a two-year $9,772,350 contract, player option on the final season.
  • 11/29/20 — Brandon Goodwin’s $1,701,593 guaranteed for 2020-21.
  • 12/21/20 — Extension deadline for John Collins elapsed.
  • 12/21/20 — Picked up the third-year options on De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish.
  • 12/21/20 — Picked up the fourth-year options on Trae Young and Kevin Huerter.
  • 2/24/21 — Solomon Hill’s $2,320,044 guaranteed for 2020-21.
  • 3/1/21 — Fired coach Lloyd Pierce.
  • 3/1/21 — Named Nate McMillan interim head coach.
  • 3/25/21 — Traded Rajon Rondo the Los Angeles Clippers for Lou Williams, a Portland Trail Blazers’ 2023 second-rounder, a 2027 second-rounder and $1,350,000.

Trade Kickers

  • Bogdan Bogdanovic — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Qualifying Offers

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Alpha Kaba (2017-60th), Marcus Eriksson (2015-50th), Alain Digbeu (1997-49th), Augusto Binelli (1986-40th)

Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible

  • None

Rookie-Scale Options

  • None

Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*

  • None

* Players and teams can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.

Arena: State Farm Arena


Cap Holds

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

(Updated on 3/29/21)



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