Charlotte Hornets Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Al Jefferson $13,500,000
Ben Gordon (waived) $13,200,000
Gerald Henderson $6,000,000
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist $4,809,840
Luke Ridnour $4,320,000
Cody Zeller $3,857,040
Gary Neal $3,250,000
Bismack Biyombo $3,049,920
Josh McRoberts $2,652,000
Kemba Walker $2,568,360
Brendan Haywood $2,050,000
Anthony Tolliver $884,293
Jannero Pargo $884,293
Jeffrey Taylor $788,872
Chris Douglas-roberts $660,619
James Southerland (waived) $132,637
D.J. White (waived) $52,017
D.J. White (waived) $52,017
D.J. White $36,412
Justin Hamilton (waived) $28,834
Total $62,777,154

Quick: Cap room used.

2014 NBA Draft: 8th (from Detroit Pistons), 24th pick (from Portland Trail Blazers), 45th; 16th to Chicago Bulls

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): Up to $17.7 million, less if Josh McRoberts doesn’t opt out.


  • Trade Exception (Jeff Adrien, expiring 2/20/15) — $916,099

Roster Count:  15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Kemba Walker, Luke Ridnour, Jannero Pargo
SG: Gerald Henderson, Gary Neal
SF: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Chris Douglas-Roberts, Jeffrey Taylor
PF:  Josh McRoberts, Bismack Biyombo, Anthony Tolliver, D.J. White
C: Al Jefferson, Cody Zeller, Brendan Haywood

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

Head Coach:  Steve Clifford (signed three-year, $6 million contract starting for 13-14 season – third year team option)

Basketball Executives:

  • Rich Cho — General Manager
  • Larry Jordan — Director, Player Personnel
  • Jason Rosenfeld — Basketball Analytics

Pick Swaps:

  • 2016 – Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to San Antonio Spurs (Theo Ratliff).


  • 6/27/13 — Selected Cody Zeller (4th) in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 7/10/13 — Amnestied Tyrus Thomas.
  • 7/10/13 — Signed Cody Zeller to a $17.4 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/10/13 — Signed Al Jefferson to a three-year, $40.5 million deal (player option on third season).
  • 7/11/13 — Signed Josh McRoberts to a two-year, $5.4 million deal (player option on second season).
  • 7/30/13 — Signed Gerald Henderson to a three-year $18 million contract (player option on third season).
  • 8/9/13 — Signed Jannero Pargo on a one-year, $1.4 million non/partially guaranteed minimum deal.
  • 8/19/13 — Signed Anthony Tolliver on a one-year, $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 9/5/13 — Signed James Southerland to a one-year, non-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/13 — Signed Abdul Gaddy to a one-year, non/partially-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/13 — Signed Troy Daniels to a one-year, non/partially-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 9/23/13 — Signed Patrick O’Bryant to a one-year, non/partially-guaranteed $948k minimum contract.
  • 10/31/13 — Picked up the third-year option on Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
  • 10/31/13 — Picked up the fourth-year options on Bismack Biyombo and Kemba Walker.
  • 12/11/13 — Signed Chris Douglas-Roberts to a one-year, non-guaranteed $661k minimum contract.
  • 2/20/14 — Traded Ramon Sessions and Jeff Adrien to the Milwaukee Bucks for Gary Neal and Luke Ridnour.
  • 3/4/14 — Signed Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/21/14 — Signed D.J. White to a 10-day contract.
  • 3/31/14 — Signed D.J. White to a second 10-day contract.
  • 4/10/14 — Signed D.J. White for remainder of season.

Waived Players: Tyrus Thomas (via amnesty), Patrick O’Bryant, James Southerland, Ben Gordon, Justin Hamilton

Free Agents

  • Bird: None

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: None

Amnesty: Used on Tyrus Thomas — 2013-14 $8,694,215, 2014-15 $9,388,430.

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.2 million max): $0

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 6/23/14)

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