Brooklyn Nets Salary Archive – 2019/20

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Name 2019-20
Kevin Durant $38,199,000
Kyrie Irving $31,742,000
Spencer Dinwiddie $10,605,600
DeAndre Jordan $9,881,598
Joe Harris $7,666,667
Deron Williams (stretched) $5,474,787
Garrett Temple $4,767,000
Taurean Prince $3,481,986
Caris LeVert $2,625,718
Jarrett Allen $2,376,840
Dzanan Musa $1,911,600
Rodions Kurucs $1,699,236
David Nwaba (waived) $1,678,854
Wilson Chandler $1,620,564
Nicolas Claxton $898,310
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot $654,469
Iman Shumpert (waived) $419,443
Tyler Johnson (substitute) $183,115
Jamal Crawford (substitute) $183,115
Michael Beasley (substitute, voided) $183,115
Lance Thomas (substitute) $183,115
Justin Anderson (substititute) $183,115
Donta Hall $101,504
Justin Anderson (expired 10-day) $91,557
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (expired 10-day) $91,557
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (expired 10-day) $91,557
Jeremiah Martin (two-way)
Chris Chiozzza (two-way)
Total $126,995,422

Quick: Spent over the cap for 2019-20. Hard capped by the Kevin Durant sign and trade.

Salary Cap: $109,140,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $132,627,000

Hard Cap: $138,928,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, five substitutes

Depth Chart:
PG: Tyler Johnson, Jamal Crawford (substitute), Chris Chiozza (two-way), Jeremiah Martin (two-way), Kyrie Irving (out, injury), Spencer Dinwiddie (out, virus)
SG: Caris LeVert, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Lance Thomas, Justin Anderson (substitute)
SF: Garrett Temple, Rodions Kurucs, Dzanan Musa, Kevin Durant (out, injury)
PF: Joe Harris, Michael Beasley (substitute, out, virus), Taurean Prince (out, virus), Nicolas Claxton (out, injury) Wilson Chandler (opted out)
C: Jarrett Allen, Donta Hall (substitute), DeAndre Jordan (out, virus)

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


  • Room Exception — $0 (Garrett Temple, pending)

Waived Players: Deng Adel, John Egbunu, Devin Cannady, CJ Massinburg, C.J. Williams, Lance Thomas, Iman Shumpert, David Nwaba, Henry Ellenson (two-way), Theo Pinson (claimed by the New York Knicks)

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Justin Anderson, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (two)

Traded Players: D’Angelo Russell, Allen Crabbe, Treveon Graham, Shabazz Napier, DeMarre Carroll

G-League Affiliate: Long Island Nets (head coach Shaun Fein)

Two-Way Contracts: Chris Chiozza, Jeremiah Martin (two years)

Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach: Jacque Vaughn

Assistants: Chris Fleming, Bret Brielmaier, Pablo Prigioni, Adam Harrington (assistant and director of player development), Jordan Ott (assistant coach and manager of advance scouting), Matt Batiste (player development assistant), Travon Bryant (assistant player development coach), Tiago Splitter (player development coach), Daniel Jones (physical performance coach), Ryan Forehan-Kelly (player development coordinator)

Trainers: Dan Meehan (director of sport science), Sebastien Poirer (head athletic trainer), Lee Gelis (director of sports medicine), Stefania Rizzo (director of performance rehabilitation), Daniel Liburd (head and strength conditioning coach)

Basketball Executives

  • Sean Marks — general manager
  • Andy Birdsong – assistant general manager
  • Jeff Peterson — assistant general manager
  • Natalie Jay — cap and contract specialist
  • Ryan Grisriel — director of basketball administration
  • Andrew Baker — strategic planning coordinator
  • BJ Johnson — coordinator of player evaluation
  • J.R. Holden — director of player personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2020 — Owe first-rounder (lottery protected through 2022, otherwise converts to 2022 and 2024 second-rounders) to the Minnesota Timberwolves (Allen Crabbe, Clint Capela).
  • 2020 — Owed first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2022, otherwise converts to 2023 and 2024 second-rounders) from the Philadelphia 76ers (Tobias Harris, Mfiondu Kabengele).
  • 2020 — Owed first-rounder (top-20 protected, otherwise conveys as a 2025 second-rounder) from the Golden State Warriors (Kevin Durant).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from the Denver Nuggets (Kenneth Faried).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from the Portland Trail Blazers (Mo Harkless, Joe Harris, Richard Jefferson, Jeremy Lin).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder (31-44 range, unprotected in 2023) from the Indiana Pacers (Thaddeus Young).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to the Philadelphia 76ers (Andrei Kirilenko) or the Charlotte Hornets (Anzejs Pasecniks, Timofey Mozgov), with the higher of the New York Knicks (Guillermo Hernangomez) and the Brooklyn Nets’ second-rounders to Philadelphia and lower to Charlotte.
  • 2021 — Owed second-rounder from the Atlanta Hawks (Allen Crabbe).
  • 2021 — Owed second-rounder (top-35 protected) from the Phoenix Suns (Jared Dudley).
  • 2021 — Owed second-rounder from the Toronto Raptors (Greg Monroe)
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder to the Charlotte Hornets (Dwight Howard).
  • 2023 — Atlanta Hawks can swap second-rounders (Jeremy Lin), swapping the lower of the Charlotte Hornets (Devonte’ Graham) and the Hawks’ own. May go to the Philadelphia 76ers (Allen Crabbe).
  • 2025 — Owe second-rounder to the Atlanta Hawks (Jeremy Lin).

Cash Paid ($5,617,00 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,617,000 max): $0


  • 5/3/19 — Allen Crabbe opted into the final season on his contract.
  • 6/17/19 — Declined to extend qualifying offer to Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.
  • 6/20/19 — Drafted Nickeil Alexander-Walker (17th), Mfiondu Kabengele (27th) and Nicolas Claxton (31st).
  • 6/21/19 — Traded the rights to Mfiondu Kabengele (27th) to the Los Angeles Clippers for the rights to Jaylen Hands (56th) and a 2020 top-14 protected first-rounder.
  • 6/28/19 — Extended qualifying offer to D’Angelo Russell and Theo Pinson.
  • 7/6/19 — Revoked the qualifying offer to Theo Pinson.
  • 7/6/19 — Renounced the rights to Theo Pinson’s, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Jared Dudley, Ed Davis and Alan Williams.
  • 7/6//19 — Traded Allen Crabbe, the rights to Nickeil Alexander-Walker (17th) and a 2020 lottery protected first-rounder to the Atlanta Hawks for Taurean Prince and a 2021 second-rounder.
  • 7/6/19 — Sent DeMarre Carroll, via sign and trade, to the San Antonio Spurs for the rights to Nemanja Dangubic (2014-54th) and the rights to Aaron White (2015-49th) from the Washington Wizards, who receive Davis Bertans.
  • 7/6/19 — Signed Kyrie Irving to a four-year $140,790,600 contract, player option on final season (incentives TBD).
  • 7/6/19 — Signed DeAndre Jordan to a four-year $39,960,716 contract.
  • 7/7/19 — Signed Nicolas Claxton (31st) to a three-year $4,198,912 contract.
  • 7/7/19 — Sent D’Angelo Russell, via sign and trade, along with Shabazz Napier and Treveon Graham to the Golden State Warriors for a protected 2020 first-rounder and Kevin Durant, also via sign and trade on a four-year $164,255,700 contract (incentives TBD).
  • 7/8/19 — Signed Garrett Temple to a two-year $9,772,350 contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/8/19 — Signed Wilson Chandler to a $2,564,753 minimum contract.
  • 7/8/19 — Signed Theo Pinson to a two-year $3,147,290 minimum contract, team option on second season.
  • 7/17/19 — Signed Henry Ellenson to a two-way contract.
  • 7/17/19 — Signed David Nwaba to a partially-guaranteed two-year $3,502,857 minimum contract.
  • 7/30/19 — Signed Deng Adel to a non-guaranteed $1,445,697 minimum summer contract.
  • 8/26/19 — Sign Caris LeVert to a three-year $52.5 million extension.
  • 9/25/19 — Signed CJ Williams to a non-guaranteed $1,620,564 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/25/19 — Signed John Egbunu to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/27/19 — Signed Lance Thomas to a non-guaranteed $2,320,044 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/14/19 — Waived Deng Adel and John Egbunu.
  • 10/14/19 — Picked up Jarrett Allen’s fourth-year rookie-scale option.
  • 10/14/19 — Picked up Dzanan Musa’s third-year rookie-scale option.
  • 10/15/19 — Signed Devin Cannady to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/15/19 — Signed CJ Massinburg to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/19/19 — Waived Devin Cannady, CJ Massinburg, C.J. Williams and Lance Thomas.
  • 10/21/21 — Signed Taurean Prince to a two-year $25,250,000 rookie-scale extension.
  • 10/23/19 — Signed Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a two-way contract.
  • 11/13/19 — Signed Iman Shumpert to a non-guaranteed $2,031,77 minimum contract.
  • 12/12/19 — Waived Iman Shumpert.
  • 1/3/20 — Waived David Nwaba and Henry Ellenson (two-way).
  • 1/4/20 — Signed Chris Chiozza to a two-way contract.
  • 1/6/20 — Signed Justin Anderson to a 10-day $98,144 contract.
  • 1/15/20 — Signed Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a 10-day $94,851 contract, ending his two-way.
  • 1/15/20 — Signed Jeremiah Martin to a two-year two-way contract.
  • 1/25/20 — Signed Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a second 10-day $94,851 contract.
  • 2/3/20 — Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot’s 10-day contract expired.
  • 2/7/20 — Signed Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to a partially-guaranteed two-year $2,478.472 minimum contract.
  • 3/7/20 — Parted ways with Coach Kenny Atkinson, Jacque Vaughn named interim.
  • 6/23/20 — Waived Theo Pinson.
  • 6/24/20 — Signed Tyler Johnson for the rest of the season at $212,753.
  • 6/25/20 — The New York Knicks claimed Theo Pinson off waivers.
  • 7/9/20 — Signed Jamal Crawford to a $289,803 substitute contract.
  • 7/9/20 — Signed Michael Beasley to a $289,803 substitute contract.
  • 7/10/20 — Signed Donta Hall to a $101,504 substitute contract.
  • 7/14/20 — Signed Lance Thomas to a $262,152 substitute contract.
  • 7/18/20 — Signed Justin Anderson to a $196,288 substitute contract.

Trade Kickers

  • Kevin Durant — 15 percent
  • Kyrie Irving — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Poison Pill

  • Caris LeVert $13,781,430
  • Taurean Prince $9,577,329

Note: Expires July 1, 2020

No-Trade: None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Jaylen Hands (2019-56th), Aleksandar Vezenkov (2017-57th), Isaia Cordinier (2016-44th), Juan Pablo Vaulet (2015-39th), Aaron White (2015-49th), Nemanja Dangubic (2014-54th), Christian Drejer (2004-51st)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

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(Updated on 8/20/20)

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.