Memphis Grizzlies Salary Archive – 2014/15

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Name 2014-15
Zach Randolph $16,500,000
Marc Gasol $15,829,688
Jeff Green $9,200,000
Mike Conley $8,694,216
Courtney Lee $5,450,000
Tony Allen $4,831,461
Vince Carter $3,911,981
Kosta Koufos $3,000,000
Beno Udrih $2,077,000
Jordan Adams $1,344,120
Jon Leuer $967,500
Nick Calathes $816,482
Jarnell Stokes $725,000
Russ Smith $507,336
Fab Melo (stretched) $437,080
Jamaal Franklin (stretched) $163,207
JaMychal Green $134,295
Tyrus Thomas (expired 10-day) $53,838
JaMychal Green (expired 10-day) $29,843
JaMychal Green (expired 10-day) $29,843
Kalin Lucas (waived) $23,875
Hassan Whiteside (waived) $21,535
Kalin Lucas (waived) $11,937
Total $74,760,327

Quick: Over the cap and hard capped.


  • Mid-Level: $553,724 (Vince Carter, Jarnell Stokes, JaMychal Green)
  • Bi-Annual: $0 (Beno Udrih)
  • Trade Exception (Quincy Pondexter, expiring 1/12/16) — $3,146,068

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Mike Conley, Beno Udrih, Nick Calathes, Russ Smith
SG: Courtney Lee, Vince Carter,  Jordan Adams
SF: Jeff Green, Tony Allen
F: Zach Randolph, Jon Leuer, Jarnell Stokes, JaMychal Green
C: Marc Gasol, Kosta Koufos

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

Head Coach: Dave Joerger (Hired in 2013 on a three-year, approximately $6 million contract)

Basketball Executives:

  • Chris Wallace — General Manager, Basketball Operations
  • Ed Stefanski  — Executive Vice President of Player Personnel
  • John Hollinger — Vice President, Basketball Operation
  • David Mincberg — Team Counsel
  • Glynn Cyprien — Basketball Operations Assistant

Pick Swaps

  • 2015 — Owe first-rounder (top-five protected and 15-30 protected through 2016, top-five protected through 2018, unprotected in 2019) to Denver Nuggets (Marreese Speights, Timofey Mozgov).
  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to New Orleans Pelicans (Quincy Pondexter)
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Toronto Raptors (Jerry Stackhouse).
  • 2016 — Owed second-rounder from Boston Celtics (Jerryd Bayless).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Dallas Mavericks (Steven Hunter, Corey Brewer, Nick Calathes trade removed top-55 protection).  Pick may go to Boston Celtics (Rajon Rondo).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder (higher of Boston and Toronto picks) to Utah Jazz (Jarnell Stokes).
  • 2017 — Owe first-rounder (top-10 protected, top-12 in 2018, top-eight in 2019, top-six in 2010 and unprotected in 2021) to Boston (Jeff Green).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder (top-35 protected, unprotected in 2018) to Oklahoma City Thunder (Courtney Lee).


  • 6/26/14 — Selected Jordan Adams (22nd) in the 2014 NBA Draft.
  • 6/26/14 — Acquired the rights to Jarnell Stokes (2014-35th) from the Utah Jazz for a 2016 second-rounder.
  • 6/27/14 — Zach Randolph opted into the final year of his contract, agreed to a two-year $20 million extension.
  • 7/6/14 — Signed Jordan Adams to a $6.6 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/12/14 — Signed Vince Carter to a three-year, $12.3 million contract (third season $2 million guaranteed).
  • 7/13/14 — Signed Beno Udrih to a two-year, $4.2 million contract (second season $923k guaranteed).
  • 7/24/14 — Invited Patrick Christopher to camp on a non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 8/18/14 — Signed Jarnell Stokes to a three-year, $2.6 million partially-guaranteed contract.
  • 9/2/14 — Invited Luke Hancock to camp on a non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/15/14 — Invited Earl Clark to camp on a non-guaranteed $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 9/16/14 — Invited Kalin Lucas to camp on a non-guaranteed $507k minimum contract.
  • 9/24/14 — Invited Hassan Whiteside to camp on a non-guaranteed $915k minimum contract.
  • 9/24/14 — Invited Michael Beasley to camp on a non-guaranteed $1.1 million minimum contract.
  • 11/4/14 — Signed Kalin Lucas to a one-year, $486k non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 11/19/14 — Signed Kalin Lucas to a one-year, non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 11/19/14 — Signed Hassan Whiteside to a one-year, non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 1/12/15 — Traded Tayshaun Prince, a protected 2017 first-rounder and $1.3 million to Boston Celtics and Quincy Pondexter and a 2015 second-rounder to New Orleans Pelicans for Jeff Green and Russ Smith.
  • 1/22/15 — Signed Tyrus Thomas to a $72k, 10-day contract.
  • 2/2/15 — Signed JaMychal Green to a $29.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 2/19/15 — Signed JaMychal Green to a $29.8k, 10-day contract.
  • 3/2/15 — Signed JaMychal Green to a three-year, $2.0 million contract.

Waived Players: Jamaal Franklin (via stretch provision), Michael Beasley, Luke Hancock, Hassan Whiteside (twice), Earl Clark, Kalin Lucas (three times), Patrick Christopher, Tyrus Thomas (expired 10-day)

Free Agents

  • Bird: Steven Hunter*
  • Non-Bird: Keyon Dooling*, Gilbert Arenas*, Marcus D. Williams*, Leon Powe*

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

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Janis Timma (2013-60th)

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $1,319,236 to Boston Celtics (Jeff Green)

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty: Available.  Only eligible player is Mike Conley.


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(Updated on 5/2/15)

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