Dallas Mavericks Salary Archive – 2015/16

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Name 2015-16
Wesley Matthews $16,407,500
Chandler Parsons $15,361,500
Dirk Nowitzki $8,333,334
Zaza Pachulia $5,200,000
Deron Williams $5,378,974
J.J. Barea $4,290,000
Devin Harris $4,053,446
Raymond Felton $3,950,313
David Lee $2,085,671
Justin Anderson $1,449,000
JaVale McGee $1,270,964
Jeremy Evans $1,100,602
Samuel Dalembert (waived) $947,276
Charlie Villanueva $947,276
Dwight Powell $845,059
Maurice N’dour (waived) $525,094
Salah Mejri $525,093
Gal Mekel (waived) $315,759
Brandon Ashley (waived) $50,000
Jamil Wilson (waived) $50,000
Total $73,086,861

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $6.9-$57.2 million

Exceptions

  • Room: $0 (David Lee)

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG:  Deron Williams, J.J. Barea
SG: Raymond Felton, Devin Harris
SF: Wesley Matthews, Justin Anderson, Jeremy Evans (injured), Chandler Parsons (injured)
PF: Dirk Nowitzki, David Lee, Charlie Villanueva, Dwight Powell
C: Salah Mejri, Zaza Pachulia, JaVale McGee

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

Deadlines

  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/22/16 — Player option for Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams and Chandler Parsons.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadline for Dwight Powell.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 7/12/16 — JaVale McGee’s $1.4 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/12/16 — Salah Mejri’s $875k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Team option for Justin Anderson.
  • 7/12/17 — Salah Mejri’s $1.0 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option for Justin Anderson.
  • 1/10/18 — Devin Harris’ $4.4 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 24 hours prior to NBA draft, no later than 6/29/18 — Wesley Matthews’ player option.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadline for Salah Mejri.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Justin Anderson.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Justin Anderson.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates.  The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.

Acquisitions:

  • 6/22/15 — Raymond Felton opted into the final year of his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Al-Farouq Aminu opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Monta Ellis opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Justin Anderson with the 21st pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Satnam Singh with the 52nd pick in the draft.
  • 7/9/15 — Renounced the rights to Rajon Rondo.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed Wesley Matthews to a four-year, $70.1 million contract, final year player option.
  • 7/9/15 — Traded a top-55 protected 2018 second-rounder to Milwaukee Bucks for Zaza Pachulia.
  • 7/14/15 — Signed Deron Williams to a two-year, $11 million contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/15/15 — Removed Petteri Koponen from the team’s salary cap.  Koponen is not eligible to join NBA until July 2016.
  • 7/15/15 — Re-signed J.J Barea to a four-year, $16.0 million contract.
  • 7/23/15 — Renounced the rights to Richard Jefferson.
  • 7/23/15 — Signed John Jenkins to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $3.2 million contract, first season fully guaranteed.
  • 7/23/15 — Signed Jarrid Famous to a three-year, partially-guaranteed ($10k) $2.4 million minimum contract.
  • 7/27/15 — Signed Maurice N’dour to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $2.4 million contract, first season fully guaranteed.
  • 7/24/15 — Renounced the rights to Greg Smith.
  • 7/27/15 — Renounced the rights to Bernard James.
  • 7/27/15 — Signed Brandon Ashley to a three-year, non/partially-guaranteed $2.4 million minimum contract, first season $50k guaranteed.
  • 7/27/15 — Signed Jamil Wilson to a three-year, non/partially-guaranteed $2.4 million contract, first season $50k guaranteed.
  • 7/30/15 — Signed Salah Mejri to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $2.4 million minimum contract, first season fully guaranteed.
  • 7/31/15 — Signed Jeremy Evans to a two-year, $2.3 million minimum deal.
  • 7/31/15 — Signed Justin Anderson (2015-21st) to a $7.1 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/31/15 — Signed Samuel Dalembert to a $1.5 million minimum contract.
  • 8/5/15 — Signed Charlie Villanueva to a $1.5 million minimum contract.
  • 8/13/15 — Signed JaVale McGee to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($250k initially) $2.7 million contract.
  • 9/29/15 — Guaranteed JaVale McGee’s salary for $500k for 15/16.
  • 10/22/15 — Signed Tu Holloway to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 10/27/15 — JaVale McGee’s salary guaranteed for $750k for 15/16.
  • 10/28/15 — Dwight Powell’s $845k guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/10/16 — JaVale McGee’s $1.3 million salary guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 2/22/16 — Waived John Jenkins (claimed by the Phoenix Suns).
  • 2/22/16 — Signed David Lee to a $2.1 million contract.

No-Trade: Dirk Nowitzki, Charlie Villanueva

Waived Players: Jarrid Famous, Samuel Dalembert, Jamil Wilson, Brandon Ashley, Tu Holloway, Maurice N’dour, John Jenkins

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: Petteri Koponen (2007-30th)
  • Second rounders: Satnam Singh (2015-52nd), Emir Preldzic (2009-57th), Renaldas Seibutis (2007-50th)

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Rick Carlisle (through the 2020-21 season)

Assistants: Kaleb Canales, Darrell Armstrong, Jamahl Mosley

Trainer: Casey Smith, Dionne Calhoun (assistant)

Basketball Executives

  • Mark Cuban — Owner
  • Donn Nelson — President of Basketball Operations/General Manager
  • Keith Grant — Assistant General Manager
  • Roland Beech — Vice President of Basketball Operations
  • Kristy Laue — Manager of Basketball Operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Memphis Grizzlies (Steven Hunter, Corey Brewer, Nick Calathes trade removed top-55 protection).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (top-seven protected through 2020, unprotected in 2021) to Boston Celtics (Rajon Rondo).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Rajon Rondo) — More favorable between Dallas and Memphis pick goes to Boston.
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Milwaukee Bucks (Zaza Pachulia).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $0

Free Agents

  • None

Trade Kickers:

  • Chandler Parsons — 15%

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

Amnesty: Used on Brendan Haywood.

D-League Affiliate: Texas Legends

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(Updated on 4/20/16)

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