Houston Rockets Salary Archive – 2012/13

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Player Salary
Jeremy Lin $8,374,646
Omer Asik $8,374,646
Francisco Garcia $6,100,000
James Harden $5,820,417
Thomas Robinson $3,374,640
Daequan Cook – X $3,090,942
Carlos Delfino $3,000,000
Aaron Brooks $2,400,000
Royce White $1,645,440
Gary Forbes – X $1,500,000
Terrence Jones $1,485,000
Donatas Motiejunas $1,361,400
Lazar Hayward – X $1,174,080
JaJuan Johnson – X $1,089,240
Shaun Livingston – X $1,000,000
Jon Brockman – X $1,000,000
Chandler Parsons $888,250
Tyler Honeycutt – X $809,875
Greg Smith $762,195
James Anderson $741,176
Derek Fisher – X $644,005
E’Twuan Moore – X $330,000
Patrick Beverley $298,092
Scott Machado – X $236,802
Tim Ohlbrecht $144,867
Total $55,645,713


Quick: Approximately $2.4 million under the cap. 34th Pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Near-maximum space without trades in July ($60 million cap) = ~$17,681,453 (retaining Chandler Parsons, Greg Smith and Patrick Beverley).

Exceptions: Room Exception $2.575 million

Acquisitions: Signed Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik to $25.1 million offer sheets (three years) that were not matched by the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls, respectively. Traded for Shaun Livingston, Jon Leuer (since waived), Toney Douglas, Gary Forbes, JaJuan Johnson, Jon Brockman, Sean Williams, Josh Harrellson, E’Twaun Moore, the rights to Fukran Aldemire (2012 53rd) and various other picks including a first-rounder from the Toronto Raptors. Williams, Harrellson and Moore have since been waived. Signed 2011 first-round pick Donatas Motiejunas who cannot be traded until August 3rd. Signed 2012 draft picks Jeremy Lamb (can’t be dealt until August 26th), Terrence Jones (trade restricted until August 9th) and Royce White (no trade until August 5th). Signed Carlos Delfino to a two-year, $6 million dollar (second-year non/partial guaranteed). Signed Scott Machado to a three-year, partial/non-guaranteed contract. Traded Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb and draft picks to the Oklahoma City Thunder for James Harden, Lazar Hayward, Cole Aldrich and Daequan Cook. The picks sent include a pair of 2013 first-round picks from the Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks, along with a 2013 second from the Charlotte Bobcats. Acquired and waived Reeves Nelson. Gave Harden a $78.6 million, five-year extension. Picked up the third-year option on Marcus Morris and fourth-year option on Patrick Patterson. Signed James Anderson to a three-year deal. Signed Patrick Beverley to a three-year deal. Traded and $1 million in cash for Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia, Tyler Honeycutt and a second-round draft pick (TBD) for Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas. Traded Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a second-round pick. Signed Tim Ohlbrecht to a three-year deal. Signed Aaron Brooks to a two-year deal.

Waived Players: Derek Fisher, Kyle Fogg, Demetri McCamey, Courtney Fortson, Diamon Simpson, Sean Williams, Josh Harrellson, E’Twaun Moore, Jerome Jordan, Jon Leuer, Luis Scola, Shaun Livingston, Gary Forbes, Jon Brockman, Lazar Hayward, JaJuan Johnson, Reeves Nelson, Scott Machado, Daequan Cook, Tyler Honeycutt

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*: PG: Jeremy Lin, Patrick Beverley, Aaron Brooks SG: James Harden, Francisco Garcia, James Anderson SF: Chandler Parsons, Carlos Delfino, Royce White PF: Greg Smith, Terrence Jones, Thomas Robinson C: Omer Asik, Donatas Motiejunas, Tim Ohlbrecht
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Free Agents: The Rockets renounced the rights to any free agents to get fully under the cap.

Head Coach: Kevin McHale

Unsigned Second-Round Picks: Furkan Aldemir, Jon Diebler, Sergio Llull, Axel Hervelle, Maarty Leunen, Brad Newly, Kyle Hill

Amnesty: Luis Scola (claimed by Phoenix Suns) 2012-13 $5,259,697, 2013-14 $5,716,118, 2014-5 $6,172,538.

Pick Swaps:
2013 – Owe first-rounder (lottery protected through 2016, otherwise converts to second-rounder and cash in 2017) to the Atlanta Hawks (Sasha Vujacic, Joe Johnson).
2013 – Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected through 2015, unprotected in 2016) to Atlanta Hawks (David Andersen).
2013 – Owed second-rounder (protections TBD) from the Phoenix Suns (Marcus Morris).
2014 – Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected through 2015, unprotected in 2016) to Milwaukee Bucks (Samuel Dalembert). The obligation to the Atlanta Hawks in 2013 (protected) must be satisfied first.
2014 – Owed second-rounder from New York Knicks (Marcus Camby).
2015 – Owed second-rounder from New York Knicks (Marcus Camby).
2015 – Owed second-rounder from Los Angeles Clippers (Hassan Adams, David Andersen).

Cash Paid ($3.1 million max): $1 million (Thomas Robinson)

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