Atlanta Hawks Salary Archive – 2020/21

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Name 2020-21
Danilo Gallinari $19,500,000
Bogdan Bogdanovic $18,000,000
Clint Capela $16,000,000
Tony Snell $12,178,571
Lou Williams $8,000,000
De’Andre Hunter $7,422,000
Trae Young $6,571,800
Onyeka Okongwu $5,813,640
Kris Dunn $4,767,000
Cam Reddish $4,458,000
John Collins $4,137,302
Kevin Huerter $2,761,920
Brandon Goodwin $1,701,593
Bruno Fernando $1,517,981
Solomon Hill $1,620,564
Khyri Thomas (waived) $744,684
Skylar Mays (two-way)
Nathan Knight (two-way)
Total $115,195,055

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

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


  • 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


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(Updated on 5/27/21)

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.