Houston Rockets Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Dwight Howard $20,513,178
James Harden $13,701,250
Omer Asik $8,374,646
Jeremy Lin $8,374,646
Terrence Jones $1,551,840
Donatas Motiejunas $1,422,720
Francisco Garcia $1,265,977
Ronnie Brewer (waived) $1,186,459
Jordan Hamilton $1,169,880
Omri Casspi $947,907
Chandler Parsons $926,500
Greg Smith (waived) $884,293
Marcus Camby (waived) $884,293
Patrick Beverley $788,872
Isaiah Canaan $570,515
Robert Covington $490,180
Reggie Williams (waived) $473,954
Troy Daniels $158,588
Tyler Honeycutt (waived) $100,000
B.J. Young (waived) $40,000
Dexter Pittman (waived) $37,722
Josh Powell $13,958
Total $63,877,378

Quick:  Cap space used.

2014 NBA Draft: 25th & 42nd (from New York Knicks); 54th to Philadelphia 76ers

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): None


  • None

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Patrick Beverley, Jeremy Lin,  Isaiah Canaan
SG: James Harden, Francisco Garcia, Troy Daniels
SF: Chandler Parsons, Omri Casspi, Jordan Hamilton, Robert Covington
PF: Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas, Josh Powell
C: Dwight Howard, Omer Asik

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

Head Coach: Kevin McHale

Basketball Executives:

  • Daryl Morey — General Manager
  • Gersson Rosas — Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations
  • Eli Witus — Vice President of Basketball Operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder from New York Knicks (Marcus Camby).
  • 2015 — Owed second-rounder (only in the 51 to 55 range) from Los Angeles Clippers (Hassan Adams, David Andersen).
  • 2015 — Owed lower second-rounder from Minnesota Timberwolves or Denver Nuggets (Corey Brewer, Tanguy Ngombo, Thomas Robinson).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (top-37 protected, unprotected in 2018) from Portland Trail Blazers (Thomas Robinson).


  • 6/27/13 — Selected Isaiah Canaan (34th) in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 7/10/13 — Traded Thomas Robinson to the Portland Trail Blazers for two future second-rounders, along with the draft rights to Kostas Papanikolaou and Marko Todorovic.
  • 7/13/13 — Traded Royce White, the rights to Furkan Aldemir and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for future-draft considerations.
  • 7/13/13 — Signed Dwight Howard to a four-year, $88 million contract (player option on fourth season).
  • 7/13/13 — Signed Robert Covington to a three-year, $2.3 million minimum contract (first season guaranteed).
  • 7/13/13 — Signed B.J. Young to a three-year, $2.3 million minimum contract (non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/13/13 — Signed Isaiah Canaan to a three-year, $2.3 million minimum contract (third season non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/15/13 — Signed Jordan Henriquez to a three-year, $2.3 contract (non/partially-guaranteed)
  • 7/15/13 — Signed Omri Casspi to a two-year, $2 million minimum contract (second season non/partially-guarantee).
  • 7/16/13 — Signed Reggie Williams to a two-year, $2 million minimum contract (non/partial-guarantee).
  • 7/17/13 — Signed Aaron Brooks to a one-year, $1 million minimum contract.
  • 7/29/13 — Signed Marcus Camby to a one-year, $1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 8/2/13 — Signed Francisco Garcia to a two-year, $2.6 million minimum contract (player option on second season).
  • 8/27/13 — Signed Ronnie Brewer to a non/partially-guaranteed two-year, $2.5 million minimum contract.
  • 10/17/13 — Signed Troy Daniels to a one-year, non-guaranteed $490k minimum contract.
  • 10/30/13 — Picked up the third-year options on Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas.
  • 2/20/14 — Traded Aaron Brooks to the Denver Nuggets for Jordan Hamilton.
  • 2/21/14 — Signed Troy Daniels to a two-year, minimum contract.
  • 4/10/14 — Signed Dexter Pittman to a two-year, partially guaranteed minimum contract (TBD).
  • 4/15/14 — Signed Josh Powell to a two-year, partially guaranteed minimum contract (TBD).

Waived Players: Tim Ohlbrecht, James Anderson, B.J. Young, Jordan Henriquez, Troy Daniels, Marcus Camby, Reggie Williams, Ronnie Brewer, Greg Smith, Dexter Pittman

Free Agents

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Marko Todorovic (2013-45th), Kostas Papanikolaou (2012-48th), Jon Diebler (2011-51st), Sergio Llull (2009-34th), Maarty Leunen (2008-54th), Brad Newly (2007-54th), Axel Hervelle (2005-52nd), Venson Hamilton (1999-50th)

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

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $1.7 million (Royce White/Sixers)

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 6/28/14)

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