Boston Celtics Salary Archive – 2017/18

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Name 2017-18
Gordon Hayward $29,727,900
Al Horford $27,734,405
Kyrie Irving $18,868,626
Jayson Tatum $5,645,400
Marcus Morris $5,000,000
Greg Monroe $5,000,000
Jaylen Brown $4,956,480
Marcus Smart $4,538,020
Aron Baynes $4,328,000
Guerschon Yabusele $2,247,480
Terry Rozier $1,988,520
Shane Larkin $1,471,382
Semi Ojeleye $1,291,892
Abdel Nader $1,167,333
Daniel Theis $815,615
Demetrius Jackson (stretched) $92,858
Jarell Eddie (expired 10-day) $83,129
Xavier Silas (expired 10-day) $74,159
Jonathan Gibson $44,495
Kadeem Allen (two-way)
Jabari Bird (two-way)
Total $115,075,694

2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000


  • Room Exception: $0 (Aron Baynes)

Roster Count: 16 guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart
PG: Terry Rozier, Shane Larkin, Jonathan Gibson, Kyrie Irving (injured)
SG: Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Kadeem Allen (two-way), Jabari Bird (two-way), Gordon Hayward (injured)
SF: Jayson Tatum, Marcus Morris, Abdel Nader
PF: Al Horford, Semi Ojeleye, Guerschon Yabusele, Daniel Theis (injured)
C: Aron Baynes, Greg Monroe

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

G-League Affiliate: Maine Red Claws

Two-Way Contracts: Kadeem Allen (two-year), Jabari Bird (one-year)

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Brad Stevens (hired in 2013 on a six-year, $22 million deal; three-year extension added on in May 2016)

Assistants: Jamie Young, Jay Larranaga, Walter McCarty, Micah Shrewsberry, Jerome Allen

Trainer: Ed Lacerte, Bryan Doo (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Danny Ainge — president of basketball operations
  • Mike Zarren — assistant general manager & team counsel
  • Austin Ainge — director of player personnel
  • David Sparks — director of basketball analytics
  • David Lewin — director of scouting

Pick Swaps

  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder (two through five range) from Los Angeles Lakers, otherwise to Philadelphia 76ers (Steve Nash, Brandon Knight, Jayson Tatum).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Oklahoma City Thunder (Perry Jones III).
  • 2019 — If 2018 Lakers first-rounder is not conveyed, owed the higher of Sacramento Kings’ selection (Nik Stauskas) or Philadelphia’s own pick, but both are top-pick protected (Jayson Tatum).
  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (top-eight, top-six in 2020 and unprotected in 2021) from Memphis Grizzlies (Jeff Green).
  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2020, otherwise converts to a 2022 second-rounder) from Los Angeles Clippers (Jeff Green, Deyonta Davis), two years following Clippers’ obligation to Toronto Raptors.
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Memphis Grizzlies (Zoran Dragic, Chris Andersen).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0


  • 6/19/17 — Traded the 1st overall pick in the draft to Philadelphia 76ers for the 3rd selection along with the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2018 first-rounder (two through five), otherwise Boston receives the higher pick between the Sacramento Kings’ 2019 first-rounder (top pick protected) or Philadelphia’s 2019 first-rounder (top pick protected).
  • 6/22/17 — Drafted Jayson Tatum (3rd), Semi Ojeleye (37th), Kadeem Allen (53rd) and Jabari Bird (56th).
  • 6/24/17 — Renounced the rights to Marcus Thornton (2015-45th).
  • 7/1/17 — Signed Jayson Tatum (2017-3rd) to a $30,073,320 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/1/17 — Signed Ante Zizic (2016-23rd) to a $9,751,975 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/4/17 — Withdrew Kelly Olynyk’s qualifying offer.
  • 7/7/17 — Traded Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-rounder to Detroit Pistons for Marcus Morris.
  • 7/13/17 — Renounced the rights to James Young, Jonas Jerebko and Gerald Green.
  • 7/14/17 — Opted Demetrius Jackson into his final year (2019-20).
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Gordon Hayward to a four-year, $127,829,970 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Abdel Nader (2016-58th) to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $5,917,045 contract.
  • 7/17/17 — Signed Paul Pierce to a non-guaranteed one-year, $2,328,652 contract.
  • 7/18/17 — Signed Semi Ojeleye (2017-37th) to a partially-guaranteed four-year, $6,041,604 contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Aron Baynes to a one-year, $4,328,000 contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Guerschon Yabusele (2016-16th) to a $12,814,166 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Daniel Theis to a partially-guaranteed $2,193,857 contract.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Kadeem Allen (2017-53rd) to a two-year, two-way contract.
  • 7/31/17 — Signed Shane Larkin to a one-year, $1,524,305 contract.
  • 8/22/17 — Traded Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, a Brooklyn Nets first-rounder and a Miami HEAT 2020 second-rounder to Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving (pending physical).
  • 8/28/17 — Signed L.J. Peak to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract (with exhibits nine and 10).
  • 8/28/17 — Signed Andrew White to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract (with exhibits nine and 10).
  • 8/31/17 — Signed Jabari Bird (2017-56th) to a one-year, two-way contract.
  • 9/26/17 — Signed Jonathan Holmes to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract (with exhibits nine and 10).
  • 9/26/17 — Signed Devin Williams to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract (with exhibits nine and 10).
  • 10/10/17 — Signed Daniel Dixon to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 10/13/17 — Signed Daniel Ochefu to a non-guaranteed one-year, $1,312,611 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 10/30/17 — Picked up team options for Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown.
  • 1/20/18 — Signed Jarell Eddie to a 10-day, $86,119 contract.
  • 2/8/18 — Signed Greg Monroe to a one-year, $5 million contract via the Celtics’ Gordon Hayward disabled player exception.
  • 3/28/18 — Signed Xavier Silas to a 10-day, $74,159 contract.
  • 4/6/18 — Signed Jonathan Gibson for the rest of the season at $44,495.

Waived Players: Tyler Zeller, Jordan Mickey, Demetrius Jackson, Paul Pierce, L.J. Peak, Andrew White, Jonathan Holmes, Devin Williams, Daniel Ochefu, Daniel Dixon

Traded Players: Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Jarell Eddie, Xavier Silas

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Josip Sesar (2000-47th), Ben Pepper (1997-55th)

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Arena: TD Garden

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • Al Horford — 15 percent
  • Gordon Hayward — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.


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

(Updated on 5/1/18)

Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.