Quick: Over the cap and luxury tax.
Salary Cap: $112,414,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $136,606,000
Projection for 2022-23 (cap $119 million): Over the cap and luxury tax.
Roster Count: 13 guaranteed, three non-guaranteed, one two-way
PG: Stephen Curry, Jordan Poole, Gary Payton II, Chris Chiozza (two-way)
SG: Juan Toscano-Anderson, Moses Moody, Mychal Mulder, Damion Lee, Klay Thompson (injured)
SF: Andrew Wiggins, Otto Porter Jr, Andre Iguodala
PF: Draymond Green, Jonathan Kuminga
C: James Wiseman, Kevon Looney, Nemanja Bjelica
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
- Trade Exception (Brad Wanamaker, expiring 2/11/22) — $2,250,000
- Trade Exception (Marquese Chriss, expiring 2/11/22) — $1,824,033
- Trade Exception (Eric Paschall, expiring 7/7/22) — $1,782,621
- Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception — $5,890,000
Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*
- Gary Payton II $1,977,011 ($659,004 guaranteed) — First game of the season ($1,318,008 guarantees)
- Damion Lee $1,910,860 ($500,000 guaranteed) — 1/7/22
- Mychal Mulder $1,782,621 — 1/7/22
* Teams and players can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.
- Nico Mannion (two-way with $50,000 guaranteed, issued)
- James Wiseman (third-year)
- Jordan Poole (fourth-year)
Waived Players: Alen Smailagic
Traded Players: Eric Paschall
G-League Affiliate: Santa Cruz Warriors (general manager Kent Lacob, Coach Aaron Miles)
Two-Way Contracts: Chris Chiozza.
Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $462,629 for the full 2021-22 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date.
Head Coach: Steve Kerr (five-year, $25 million contract starting for 2014/15 season).
Assistants: Mike Brown, Ron Adams, Jarron Collins, Bruce Fraser, Chris DeMarco (assistant coach/director of player development)
Trainer: Drew Yoder (head athletic trainer), Rick Celebrini (director of sports medicine and performance)
Governor: Joe Lacob
- Bob Myers — president of basketball operations/general manager
- Kirk Lacob — executive vice president of basketball operations
- Larry Harris — assistant general manager/director of player personnel
- Mike Dunleavy Jr — assistant general manager
- Kent Lacob — director, team development
- Jonnie West — director of basketball operations
- Nick U’Ren — director of basketball operations
- David Kelly — chief legal officer, business and basketball
- 2023 — Owe second-rounder to the Cleveland Cavaliers (Alen Smailagic, Derrick Favors, Jordan Clarkson). May go to the Detroit Pistons (Andre Drummond).
- 2024 — Owe second-rounder to the Houston Rockets (Eric Paschall, Clint Capela) if 31-55, otherwise to the Cleveland Cavaliers (Kevin Porter Jr).
- 2024 — Owe first-rounder (top-4 protected in 2024, top-1 protected in 2025 and unprotected in 2026) to the Memphis Grizzlies (Andre Iguodala).
- 2025 — Owed a second-rounder (top-55 protected) from the Charlotte Hornets (Brad Wanamaker).
- 2025 — Higher of the Washington Wizards and Warriors second-rounder to the Brooklyn Nets, the lower to the Wizards (Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook).
- 2026 — Owe second-rounder to the Atlanta Hawks (Omari Spellman).
- 2026 — Owed second-rounder (top-42 protected) from the Memphis Grizzlies (Mike Conley, Eric Paschall).
Cash Paid ($5,785,000 max): $0
Cash Received ($5,785,000 max): $0
- 10/19/21 — First day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- First game of the 2021-22 season — Gary Payton II’s salary guarantees at $1,318,008.
- 10/31/21 — Team options on Jordan Poole and James Wiseman.
- 12/15/21 — No-trade restrictions lift on Andre Iguodala, Nemanja Bjelica and Otto Porter Jr.
- 1/6/22 — No-trade restriction lifts on Stephen Curry.
- 1/7/22 — Gary Payton II’s $1,977,011 guarantees for 2021-22.
- 1/7/22 — Damion Lee’s $1,910,860 guarantees for 2021-22.
- 1/7/22 — Mychal Mulder and Juan Toscano-Anderson’s $1,782,621 guarantee for 2021-22.
- 2/11/22 — Marquese Chriss and Brad Wanamaker trade exceptions expired.
- 4/10/22 — Final day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 6/23/22 — NBA Draft.
- 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Chris Chiozza, Juan Toscano-Anderson and Mychal Mulder.
- 7/1/22 — Start of the 2022-23 calendar year and moratorium.
- 7/5/22 — Final day of the moratorium.
- 7/7/222 — Eric Paschall trade exception expires.
- Before the first day of the 2022-23 season — Extension deadline for Jordan Poole.
- 10/31/22 — Team options on James Wiseman, Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody.
- 6/29/23 — Qualifying offer deadline for Jordan Poole.
- Before the first day of the 2023-24 season — Extension deadline for James Wiseman.
- 10/31/23 — Team option on Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody.
- 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadline for James Wiseman.
- Before the first day of the 2024-25 season — Extension deadline for Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody.
- 6/29/25 — Qualifying offer deadline for Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.
- 6/22/21 — Received the No. 14 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery.
- 6/28/21 — Kevon Looney opted into his contract.
- 7/29/21 — Issued a qualifying offer to Nico Mannion.
- 7/29/21 — Drafted Jonathan Kuminga (2021-7th) and Moses Moody (2021-14th).
- 8/3/21 — Signed Jonathan Kuminga (2021-7th) to a $24,855,347 rookie-scale contract.
- 8/4/21 — Waived Alen Smailagic.
- 8/5/21 — Signed Moses Moody (2021-14th) to a $17,024,109 rookie-scale contract.
- 8/6/21 — Signed Nemanja Bjelica to a one-year $2,089,448 minimum contract.
- 8/6/21 — Signed Otto Porter Jr to a one-year $2,389,641 minimum contract.
- 8/6/21 — Re-signed Stephen Curry to an extension for four additional seasons at $215,353,662.
- 8/7/21 — Traded Eric Paschall (generating a $1,782,621 trade exception) to the Utah Jazz (via the Derrick Favors trade exception) for a Memphis Grizzlies 2026 second-rounder (top-42 protected).
- 8/10/21 — Signed Andre Iguodala to a $2,641,691 minimum contract.
- 8/11/21 — Gary Payton II’s salary guaranteed at $659,004.
- 8/13/21 — Signed Chris Chiozza to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
- 8/15/21– Damion Lee’s salary guaranteed at $500,000 for 2021-22.
- Stephen Curry — 15 percent
- Klay Thompson — 15 percent
- Draymond Green — 15 percent
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: Justinian Jessup (2020-51st), Cady Lalanne (2015-55th), Lior Eliyahu (2006-44th), Mladen Sekularac (2002-55th)
Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Early Bird: David West*** ($1,669,178)
- Non-Bird: Andrew Bogut*** ($1,669,178), Jonas Jerebko*** ($1,669,178), Matt Barnes*** ($1,669,178), Nico Mannion (two-way, RFA), Jordan Bell (two-way)
*** Cannot be included in a sign-and-trade
Arena: Oracle Arena
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(Updated on 8/26/21)
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