Atlanta Hawks Salary Archive – 2014/15

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Name 2014-15
Al Horford $12,000,000
Paul Millsap $9,500,000
Jeff Teague $8,000,000
Kyle Korver $6,253,521
Thabo Sefolosha $4,150,000
Mike Scott $3,333,333
Shelvin Mack $2,433,333
DeMarre Carroll $2,442,455
Elton Brand $2,000,000
Kent Bazemore $2,000,000
Dennis Schroder $1690,680
John Jenkins $1,312,920
Pero Antic $1,250,000
Mike Muscala $816,482
John Salmons (waived) $408,241
Austin Daye $75,062
Austin Daye (expired 10-day) $53,838
Austin Daye (expired 10-day) $53,838
Eddie Jarell $29,843
Total $57,803,546

Quick: $5.3 million in cap space and hard-capped.


  • Room: $2,732,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Jeff Teague, Dennis Schröder, Shelvin Mack
SG: Kyle Korver, John Jenkins, Thabo Sefolosha (injured)
SF: DeMarre Carroll, Kent Bazemore
PF: Paul Millsap, Austin Day, Mike Scott (injured)
C: Al Horford, Pero Antic, Elton Brand, Mike Muscala

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

Head Coach: Mike Budenholzer, hired May 2013 (three-year contract)

Basketball Executives:

  • Danny Ferry — President of Basketball Operations and General Manager
  • T. Scott Wilkinson — Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager
  • Wes Wilcox — Assistant General Manager
  • Dominique Wilkins — Vice President of Basketball
  • Rick Sund — Senior Advisor, Basketball Operations
  • Mike McNeive — Director of Basketball Operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2015 — Right to swap first-rounders with the Brooklyn Nets (Joe Johnson).
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder from Toronto Raptors (Lou Williams)
  • 2017 — Owed first-round pick (lottery protected through 2020, otherwise converts to 2020 and 2021 second-rounders) from Minnesota Timberwolves (Adreian Payne).  Pick won’t be conveyed until two years after Minnesota’s obligation to Phoenix Suns is satisfied.
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder from Brooklyn Nets (Joe Johnson).
  • 2017 — Owed top-40 protected second-rounder, unprotected in 2018 from Miami HEAT (James Ennis).


  • 6/26/14 — Selected Adreian Payne (15th) and Walter Tavares (43rd) in the 2014 NBA Draft.
  • 6/26/14 — Traded a Brooklyn 2015 second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for the rights to Lamar Patterson (2014-48th).
  • 6/30/14 — Gave qualifying offers to Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack but not Gustavo Ayon.
  • 6/30/14 — Traded Lou Williams and the rights to Lucas Nogueira to the Toronto Raptors for John Salmons and a 2015 second-rounder.
  • 7/15/14 — Traded the rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Thabo Sefolosha (three-year, $12 million contract), the rights to Georgios Printezis and $550k.
  • 7/23/14 — Signed Adreian Payne to an $8.9 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 8/22/14 — Signed Shelvin Mack to a three-year, $7.3 million contract.
  • 8/25/14 — Signed Mike Scott to a three-year, $10 million contract (third season non-guaranteed).
  • 9/10/14 — Signed Kent Bazemore to a two-year, $4 million contract.
  • 9/10/14 — Signed Elton Brand to a one-year, $2 million contract.
  • 9/29/14 — Invited Dexter Pittman to camp on a one-year, $981k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/14 — Invited Jarell Eddie
    to camp on a one-year, $507k minimum contract.
  • 10/30/14 — Picked up Dennis Schroder’s third-year option.
  • 2/10/15 — Traded Adreian Payne to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a protected first-rounder.
  • 3/5/15 — Signed Jarell Eddie to a $29.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 3/15/15 — Signed Austin Day to a $62.6k, 10-day contract.
  • 3/25/15 — Signed Austin Day to a $62.6k, 10-day contract.
  • 4/14/15 — Signed Austin Day to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.3 million minimum contract.

Waived Players: John Salmons, Dexter Pittman, Jarell Eddie (waived, also expired 10-day)

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Gustavo Ayon (playing for Real Madrid)

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders:  Walter Tavares (2014-43rd), Lamar Patterson (2014-48th), Sergey Gladyr (2009-49th), Giorgos Printezis (2007-58th), Alain Digbeu (1997-49th), Augusto Binelli (1986-40th)

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $550k from Oklahoma City Thunder (Thabo Sefolosha)

Amnesty: Available.  The only eligible player is Al Horford.


Cap Holds

Gustavo Ayon — 1,950,000 (Early Bird rights)

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

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(Updated on 4/24/15)


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