Los Angeles Clippers Salary Archive – 2017/18

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Name 2017-18
DeAndre Jordan $22,642,350
Danilo Gallinari $20,559,599
Tobias Harris $16,000,000
Austin Rivers $11,825,000
Avery Bradley $8,808,989
Lou Williams $7,000,000
Boban Marjanovic $7,000,000
Milos Teodosic $6,000,000
Wesley Johnson $5,881,260
Patrick Beverley $5,513,514
Sam Dekker $1,794,600
Montrezl Harrell $1,471,382
Paul Pierce (waived) $1,096,080
Sindarius Thornwell $815,615
Jawun Evans $815,615
Carlos Delfino (stretched) $650,000
Jordan Farmar (stretched) $510,921
C.J. Williams $375,000
Miroslav Raduljica (waived) $252,043
Sean Kilpatrick (expired 10-day) $83,129
Sean Kilpatrick (expired 10-day) $83,129
Tyrone Wallace (two-way)
Total $99,701,094

2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

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

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Hard Cap: $125,266,000


  • Trade (Chris Paul, expiring 6/28/18) — $7,273,631
  • Trade (DeAndre Liggins, expiring 9/25/18) — $1,577,230
  • Trade (Willie Reed, expiring 1/29/19) — $1,471,382
  • Trade (Brice Johnson, expiring 1/29/19) — $1,331,160
  • Mid-Level: $399,770 (Jawun Evans, Milos Teodosic, Sindarius Thornwell, C.J. Williams)

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, one two-way

Depth Chart
PG: Milos Teodosic, Jawun Evans, Patrick Beverley (injured)
SG: Austin Rivers, Lou Williams, Sean Kilpatrick, Avery Bradley (injured)
SF: Sindarius Thornwell, Wesley Johnson, Danilo Gallinari (injured), Tyrone Wallace (two-way), C.J. Williams
PF: Tobias Harris, Sam Dekker
C: DeAndre Jordan, Montrezl Harrell, Boban Marjanovic

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

G-League Affiliate: Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (Dee Brown general manager, Casey Hill head coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Tyrone Wallace

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

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

  • Lawrence Frank — executive vice president of basketball operations
  • Michael Winger — general manager
  • Johnny Rogers — director of pro player personnel
  • 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

  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder (top-four protected through 2020, unprotected in 2021) from Detroit Pistons (Blake Griffin).
  • 2018 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Atlanta Hawks (DeAndre Liggins).
  • 2018 — Owe second-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers (Byron Mullens) or Denver Nuggets (Travis Outlaw, Emmanuel Mudiay), lower to Denver.
  • 2019 — Owed second-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers or Orlando Magic. The highest of the Orlando Magic, Cavaliers, Rockets and Blazers will go to Magic. Kings will get second-highest selection of Magic, Cavaliers and Rockets’ pick. New York Knicks will get lowest pick. Clippers get the lower of the Blazers’ pick and the highest of Orlando, Cleveland and Houston’s picks (Iman Shumpert, Pablo Prigioni, Kyle O’Quinn, Jake Layman, Jodie Meeks, Scott Perry, Blake Griffin)
  • 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).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $3.2 million to Philadelphia 76ers (Jawun Evans); $1,312,611 to Atlanta Hawks (Danilo Gallinari); $100,000 to Atlanta Hawks (DeAndre Liggins) — $487,389 remaining

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0


  • 6/22/17 — Traded $2.0 million to Milwaukee Bucks for the rights to Sindarius Thornwell (2017-48th).
  • 6/28/17 — Chris Paul opted into his contract for 2017-18.
  • 6/28/17 — Traded Chris Paul to Houston Rockets for Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, Kyle Wiltjer, Darrun Hilliard, DeAndre Liggins, a protected 2018 first-rounder and $661,072.
  • 6/28/17 — Blake Griffin opted out of his contract.
  • 6/29/17 — Luc Mbah a Moute opted out of his contract.
  • 7/6/17 — Renounced the rights to Ekpe Udoh, Hedo Turkoglu, Glen Davis, Brandon Bass, Alan Anderson, Jeff Ayres and J.J. Redick.
  • 7/6/17 — Traded $3.2 million to Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to Jawun Evans (2017-39th).
  • 7/6/17 — Traded Jamal Crawford, Diamond Stone, a Houston Rockets first-rounder and $1,312,611 to Atlanta Hawks for Danilo Gallinari (three-year, $64,762,737 contract) via sign and trade from Denver Nuggets.
  • 7/10/17 — Signed Milos Teodosic to a partially-guaranteed, two-year $12.3 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/11/17 — Signed Jawun Evans (2017-39th) to a three-year, $3,812,377 contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/15/17 — Milos Teodosic’s $6.0 million guaranteed for 2017-18.
  • 7/17/17 — Signed Blake Griffin to a five-year, $171,174,820 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/19/17 — Signed Jamil Wilson to a two-year two-way contract.
  • 7/26/17 — Signed Sindarius Thornwell (2017-48th) to a partially-guaranteed three-year, $3,812,377 contract.
  • 7/27/17 — Signed Willie Reed to a one-year, $1,577,230 contract.
  • 8/15/17 — Signed Tyrone Wallace to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 8/23/17 — Signed Marshall Plumlee to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 9/13/17 — Signed C.J. Williams to a non-guaranteed, one-year $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 9/25/17 — Traded DeAndre Liggins and $100,000 to Atlanta Hawks for a protected 2018 second-rounder.
  • 9/27/17 — Signed LaDontae Henton to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 10/14/17 — Converted C.J. Williams to a two-way contract.
  • 10/14/17 — Signed Ike Iroegbu to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 10/31/17 — Picked up team option on Sam Dekker.
  • 10/31/17 — Declined team option on Brice Johnson.
  • 1/6/18 — Signed Tyrone Wallace to a two-way contract.
  • 1/15/18 — No-trade restriction lifted on Blake Griffin.
  • 1/29/18 — Traded Blake Griffin, Willie Reed and Brice Johnson to Detroit Pistons for Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, a protected 2018 first-rounder and a 2019 second-rounder.
  • 2/7/18 — Signed Lou Williams to a partially-guaranteed three-year, $24 million extension.
  • 3/4/18 — Signed Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day, $86,119 contract.
  • 3/12/18 — Patrick Beverley disabled player exception expired.
  • 3/14/18 — Signed Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day, $86,119 contract.
  • 4/9/18 — Signed C.J. Williams to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $3,371,762 contract.

Waived Players: Paul Pierce, Darrun Hilliard, Kyle Wiltjer, Tyrone Wallace, Marshall Plumlee, LaDontae Henton, Ike Iroegbu, Jamil Wilson (two-way)

Traded Players: Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, Diamond Stone, DeAndre Liggins

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Sean Kilpatrick (two)

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Arena: Staples Center

Trade Kickers

  • DeAndre Jordan — 15 percent
  • Milos Teodosic — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.


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(Updated on 5/8/18)

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