Los Angeles Clippers Salary Archive – 2016/17

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Name 2016-17
Chris Paul $22,868,827
DeAndre Jordan $21,165,675
Blake Griffin $20,140,839
Jamal Crawford $13,253,012
Austin Rivers $11,000,000
J.J. Redick $7,377,500
Wesley Johnson $5,628,000
Paul Pierce $3,527,920
Luc Mbah a Moute $2,203,000
Marreese Speights $1,403,611
Brice Johnson $1,273,920
Brandon Bass $980,431
Raymond Felton $980,431
Alan Anderson $980,431
Carlos Delfino (waived) $650,000
Diamond Stone $543,471
Jordan Farmar (waived) $510,921
Miroslav Raduljica (waived) $252,043
Total $114,740,032

Quick: Over the cap, hard-capped and repeater tax eligible

NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000

Hard Cap: $117,287,000


  • Trade (C.J. Wilcox, expiring 7/17/17) — $1,209,600
  • Mid-Level: $0 (Wesley Johnson)
  • Bi-Annual: $0 (Luc Mbah a Moute)

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Chris Paul, Raymond Felton
SG: J.J. Redick, Jamal Crawford
SF: Luc Mbah a Moute, Austin Rivers, Wesley Johnson, Alan Anderson
PF: Blake Griffin, Paul Pierce, Brandon Bass, Brice Johnson
C: DeAndre Jordan, Marreese Speights, Diamond Stone

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


  • 6/22/16 — Cole Aldrich, Wesley Johnson and Austin Rivers opted out of the final years of their contracts.
  • 6/23/16 — Drafted Brice Johnson (25th).
  • 6/23/16 — Traded the rights to Cheick Diallo (33rd) to New Orleans Pelicans for the rights to David Michineau (39th) and Diamond Stone (40th).
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Wesley Johnson to a three-year, $17.6 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Luc Mbah a Moute to a two-year, $4.5 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Jamal Crawford to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $42 million contract.
  • 7/7/16 — Re-signed Austin Rivers to a three-year, $35.5 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/7/16 — Signed Marreese Speights to a two-year, $2.9 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/8/16 — Signed Brice Johnson (2016-25th) to a $6.5 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/14/16 — Signed Diamond Stone (2016-40th) to a two-year, $1.4 million contract.
  • 7/15/16 — Traded C.J. Wilcox and $230,000 to Orlando Magic for Devyn Marble and a Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2020 second-rounder.
  • 7/19/16 — Signed Brandon Bass to a one-year, $1,551,659 contract.
  • 7/25/16 — Signed Raymond Felton to a one-year, $1,551,659 contract.
  • 8/2/16 — Signed Alan Anderson to a one-year, $1,315,448 contract.
  • 9/20/16 — Signed Xavier Munford to a one-year, non-guaranteed $874,636 summer contract.
  • 9/23/16 — Signed Dorell Wright to a one-year, non-guaranteed $1,551,659 summer contract.

Waived Players: Devyn Marble, Branden Dawson, Dorell Wright, Xavier Munford

Traded Players: C.J. Wilcox

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Doc Rivers (signed five-year, $50 million deal before 2014-15 season)

Assistants: Mike Woodson, Sam Cassell, Armond Hill, Brendan O’Connor, Patrick Sullivan, Dee Brown (player development), J.P. Clark (player development)

Trainers: Jasen Powell, Joe Resendez (assistant athletic trainer), Richard Williams (strength and conditioning), Mark Simpson (director of performance), Brent Tanaka (assistant strength and conditioning coach), Tommy Murdock (assistant athletic trainer)

Basketball Executives

  • Doc Rivers — president of basketball operations and head coach
  • Lawrence Frank — executive vice president of basketball operations
  • Dave Wohl — general manager
  • Gary Sacks — assistant general manager
  • Johnny Rogers — director of pro player personnel
  • Gerald Madkins — director of scouting
  • Jason Piombetti — director of college player personnel
  • Jud Winton — director of analytics
  • Jordan Borucki — basketball operations manager
  • Annemarie Loflin — chief of staff of basketball operations

Pick Swaps

  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2019, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2020 and 2021) to Toronto Raptors, may convey to Orlando Magic (Jared Dudley, Greivis Vasquez, Serge Ibaka).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Boston Celtics (Austin Rivers).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Byron Mullens).  Sixers have right to swap pick with New York Knicks (Travis Outlaw).
  • 2019 — Owe first-rounder (top-14 protected through 2020, otherwise converts to a 2022 second-rounder) to Boston Celtics (Jeff Green, Deyonta Davis), two years following obligation to Toronto Raptors.
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers (Brendan Haywood, Anderson Varejao, Channing Frye, C.J. Wilcox).

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: David Michineau (2016-39th), Maarty Leunen (2008-54th)

Free Agents

  • Early Bird: Glen Davis ($980,431 cap hold)*, Hedo Turkoglu ($980,431 cap hold)*
  • Non-Bird: Jeff Ayres ($980,431 cap hold), Ekpe Udoh ($980,431 cap hold)*

* Cannot be used in a sign and trade because they were not active players in the NBA last season.

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $230,000 to Orlando Magic (C.J. Wilcox)

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • Chris Paul — 15 percent
  • DeAndre Jordan — 15 percent
  • Blake Griffin — 15 percent
  • J.J. Redick — five percent

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

D-League Affiliate: None


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(Updated on 4/22/17)

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