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 $19.4 million, less if Kris Dunn opts in but none with John Collins’ cap hold
NBA Draft: No. 20, No. 48 from the Miami HEAT (Brian Roberts, Gary Trent Jr., Dewayne Dedmon); No. 49 to the Brooklyn Nets (Allen Crabbe)
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: Alpha Kaba (2017-60th), Marcus Eriksson (2015-50th), Alain Digbeu (1997-49th), Augusto Binelli (1986-40th)
Roster Count: Nine guaranteed, player option
PG: Trae Young, Bogdan Bogdanovic
SG: Kevin Huerter, Kris Dunn (PO)
SF: De’Andre Hunter, Cam Reddish
PF: Danilo Gallinari, Bruno Fernando
C: Clint Capela, Onyeka Okongwu
Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
- Projected Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception — $9,536,000
- Projected Bi-Annual Exception — $3,732,000
Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*
* Teams and players can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.
- Kris Dunn $5,005,350 (player)
Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Full Bird: Tony Snell ($18,267,857), Lou Williams ($15,200,000), John Collins (RFA, $12,411,906)
- Early Bird: Brandon Goodwin (RFA, $2,216,991)
- Non-Bird: Kris Dunn ($5,720,400 on opt out), Solomon Hill ($1,669,178), Skylar Mays (two-way, RFA), Nathan Knight (two-way, RFA)
- John Collins $7,705,447 (issued)
- Brandon Goodwin $2,126,991
- Skylar Mays (two-way with $50,000 guaranteed)
- Nathan Knight (two-way with $50,000 guaranteed)
Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible
- Trae Young
- Kevin Huerter
- Onyeka Okongwu (third-year)
- De’Andre Hunter (fourth-year)
- Cam Reddish (fourth-year)
Waived Players: None
Traded Players: None
G-League Affiliate: College Park Skyhawks (Tori Miller general manager, Noel Gillespie coach)
Two-Way Contracts: None
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. TBD for 2021-22.
Governor: Tony Ressler
- 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
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)
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 10/18/21 — Extension deadlines for Trae Young and Kevin Huerter.
- 10/19/21 — First day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 10/31/21 — Team options on Cam Reddish, Onyeka Okongwu and De’Andre Hunter.
- 4/10/22 — Final day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 6/23/22 — NBA Draft.
- 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.
- 7/22/21 — Issued a qualifying offer to John Collins.
- Bogdan Bogdanovic — 15 percent
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Arena: State Farm Arena
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(Updated on 7/27/21)