Brooklyn Nets Salary Archive – 2014/15

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Name 2014-15
Joe Johnson $23,180,790
Deron Williams $19,754,465
Brook Lopez $15,719,062
Thaddeus Young $9,660,869
Jarrett Jack $6,300,000
Sergey Karasev $1,533,840
Mirza Teletovic $3,368,100
Bojan Bogdanovic $,3,278,000
Mason Plumlee $1,357,080
Alan Anderson $1,276,061
Jerome Jordan $816,482
Darius Morris $702,756
Markel Brown $507,336
Cory Jefferson $507,336
Brandon Davies (waived) $350,607
Earl Clark $62,552
Earl Clark (expired 10-day) $53,838
Total $88,429,174

Quick: Over the cap and tax.


  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception: $0 (used on Bojan Bogdanovic)
  • Trade Exception (Marquis Teague, expiring 10/24/15) — $1,120,920
  • Trade Exception (Andrei Kirilenko, expiring 12/11/15) — $3,326,235
  • Trade Exception (Jorge Gutierrez, expiring 12/11/15) — $816,482
  • Trade Exception (Kevin Garnett, expiring 2/19/16) — $2,339,131

Roster Count:  15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Deron Williams, Jarrett Jack, Darius Morris
SG: Markel Brown, Alan Anderson, Sergey Karasev (injured)
SF: Joe Johnson, Bojan Bogdanovic
PF: Thaddeus Young, Earl Clark, Cory Jefferson, Mirza Teletovic (injured)
C: Brook Lopez, Mason Plumlee, Jerome Jordan

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

Head Coach: Lionel Hollins (four-year deal starting 2014/15 season, final year team option, up to $20 million total)

Basketball Executives:

  • Billy King — General Manager
  • Bobby Marks — Assistant General Manager
  • Frank Zanin — Assistant General Manager
  • Gregg Polinsky — Director of Player Personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2015 — Atlanta Hawks have right to swap first-rounders (Joe Johnson).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder to the Boston Celtics (Kevin Garnett)
  • 2016 — Los Angeles Clippers have rights to swap second-rounders (if Clippers’ pick in top-55, Reggie Evans).  Clippers may send pick to Milwaukee Bucks.
  • 2017 — Boston Celtics have the right to swap first-rounders (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (46-60 range) from Boston Celtics, only if Boston swaps first-rounders (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Atlanta Hawks (Joe Johnson).
  • 2018 — Owe first-rounder to the Boston Celtics (Kevin Garnett).
  • 2018 — Philadelphia 76ers have right to swap Cleveland Cavaliers’ second-rounder with Nets’ second-rounder.
  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Milwaukee Bucks (or Sacramento Kings, whichever is the higher pick; Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Jason Kidd, Marquis Teague)
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Andrei Kirilenko).


  • 6/23/14 — Andrei Kirilenko opted into the final year on his contract.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Markel Brown (2014-44th) from the Minnesota Timberwolves for cash.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Xavier Thames (2014-59th) from the Toronto Raptors for cash.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Cory Jefferson (2014-60th) from the San Antonio Spurs for cash.
  • 6/30/14 — Acquired two second-rounders (2015, 2019) from the Milwaukee Bucks in compensation for Jason Kidd.
  • 7/10/14 — Traded Marcus Thornton and the rights to Ilkan Karaman and Edin Bavcic to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev.
  • 7/15/14 — Signed Alan Anderson to a two-year, $2.6 million contract (player option on second season).
  • 7/22/14 — Signed Bojan Bogdanovic to a three-year, $10.3 million contract.
  • 7/23/14 — Signed Markel Brown to a two-year, $1.4 million partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 7/23/14 — Signed Cory Jefferson to a two-year, $1.4 million partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 9/11/14 — Signed Jerome Jordan to a one-year, $816k non/partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 9/17/14 — Signed Hamady Ndiaye to a one-year, $948k non/partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 9/19/14 — Contract of Hamady Ndiaye voided (failed physical).
  • 9/25/14 — Invited Willie Reed to training camp on a $915k non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 10/24/14 — Traded Marquis Teague and 2019 second-rounder to the Philadelphia 76ers for Casper Ware.
  • 10/24/14 — Picked up Sergey Karasev’s third-year option.
  • 10/24/14 — Picked up Mason Plumlee’s third-year option.
  • 12/11/14 — Traded Andrei Kirilenko, Jorge Gutierrez, a 2020 second-rounder, the right to swap 2018 second-rounders and $1 million to Philadelphia 76ers for Brandon Davies.
  • 12/11/14 — Signed Darius Morris to a two-year, $1.7 million non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 2/19/15 — Traded Kevin Garnett to Minnesota Timberwolves for Thaddeus Young.
  • 3/27/15 — Signed Earl Clark to a $62.6k, 10-day contract.
  • 4/6/15 — Signed Earl Clark to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1.2 million minimum contract.

Waived Players: Willie Reed, Casper Ware, Brandon Davies

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Andray Blatche (playing in China)
  • Non-Bird: Jason Collins (retired), Jerry Stackhouse (retired)*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Xavier Thames (2014-59th), Christian Drejer (2004-51st)

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $1 million (Philadelphia 76ers, Andrei Kirilenko), $880k (Charlotte Hornets, Juan Pablo Vaulet)

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty:  Travis Outlaw – 2014-15 $4 million.


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(Updated on 7/5/15)

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.