Oklahoma City Thunder Salary Archive – 2018/19

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Name 2018-19
Russell Westbrook $35,654,150
Paul George $30,560,700
Steven Adams $24,157,304
Dennis Schroder $15,500,000
Andre Roberson $10,000,000
Jerami Grant $8,653,847
Alex Abrines (waived) $3,667,645
Patrick Patterson $5,451,600
Terrence Ferguson $2,118,840
Nerlens Noel $1,757,429
Raymond Felton $1,512,601
Abdel Nader $1,378,242
Kyle Singler (waived) $999,200
Hamidou Diallo $838,464
Markieff Morris $427,288
Deonte Burton $151,587
Scotty Hopson (expired 10-day) $85,458
Richard Solomon (expired 10-day) $47,371
Donte Grantham (two-way)
Jawun Evans (two-way)
Total $142,961,726

Quick: Over the cap and tax threshold, repeat tax eligible.

Salary Cap: $101,869,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000

Roster Count: Thirteen guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart*:
PG: Russell Westbrook, Dennis Schröder, Raymond Felton, Deonte Burton, Jawun Evans
SG: Terrence Ferguson, Andre Roberson (injured)
SF: Paul George, Abdel Nader, Hamidou Diallo
PF: Jerami Grant, Markieff Morris, Patrick Patterson, Donte Grantham
C: Steven Adams, Nerlens Noel

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

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Carmelo Anthony, expiring 7/25/19) — $10,833,189
  • Trade Exception (Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, expiring 2/1/20) — $1,544,951
  • Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception — $4,346,949 (Hamidou Diallo, Deonte Burton)

Waived Players: Kyle Singler (stretched), K.J. McDaniels, Richard Solomon, Bryce Alford, Abdul Gaddy, Scotty Hopson, Dez Wells, Donte Grantham, Tyler Davis (two-way), Alex Abrines

Traded Players: Dakari Johnson, Rodney Purvis, Carmelo Anthony, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Scotty Hopson, Richard Solomon

Trade Kickers

  • Russell Westbrook — 15 percent
  • Paul George — 15 percent
  • Steven Adams — 7.5 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: None

G-League Affiliate: Oklahoma City Blue (Mark Daigneault coach)

Two-Way Contracts: Donte Grantham (two-year), Jawun Evans

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

Head Coach: Billy Donovan (five years at roughly $30 million, starting for the 2015-16 season, final season a team option)

Assistants: Adrian Griffin, Maurice Cheeks, Anthony Grant, Mark Bryant, Darko Rajakovic, Vin Bhavnani, Royal Ivey, Bob Beyer

Trainer: Joe Sharpe, Dwight Daub (strength and conditioning)

Basketball Executives

  • Sam Presti — executive vice president of basketball operations and general manager
  • Troy Weaver — vice president of basketball operations and assistant general manager
  • Rob Hennigan — vice president of insight and foresight
  • Will Dawkins — vice president of identification and intelligence
  • Maurizio Gherarini — senior advisor/international affairs

Pick Swaps

  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Charlotte Hornets (Hamidou Diallo).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from the Chicago Bulls (Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot).
  • 2020 — Owe first-rounder (top-20 protected and two years following conveyance of pick to Minnesota Timberwolves, otherwise converts to 2022 and 2023 second-rounders) to the Philadelphia 76ers (Jerami Grant, Anzejs Pasecniks, Markelle Fultz).
  • 2022 — Owe first-rounder (lottery protected otherwise converts to 2024 and 2025 second-rounders) to Atlanta Hawks (Carmelo Anthony).

Cash Paid ($5,243,000 max): $243,000 to Charlotte Hornets (Hamidou Diallo); $1,978,242 to Orlando Magic (Dakari Johnson); $2,610,464 to the Chicago Bulls (Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot) — $411,294 remaining

Cash Received ($5,243,000 max): $450,000 from Boston Celtics (Abdel Nader)

Acquisitions

  • 6/21/18 — Drafted Devon Hall (53rd) and Kevin Hervey (57th)
  • 6/23/18 — Carmelo Anthony declined his early termination option for the final year of his contract.
  • 6/30/18 — Paul George opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 7/6/18 — Traded a 2019 second-rounder and $243,000 to Charlotte Hornets for the rights to Hamidou Diallo (2018-45th).
  • 7/6/18 — Re-signed Paul George to a four-year, $136,911,936 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/6/18 — Signed Nerlens Noel to a two-year $3,745,548 contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/6/18 — Signed Deonte Burton to a two-way contract.
  • 7/10/18 — Re-signed Jerami Grant to a three-year $27,346,153 contract.
  • 7/11/18 — Re-signed Raymond Felton to a one-year $2,393,887 minimum contract.
  • 7/20/18 — Traded Dakari Johnson and $1,978,242 to Orlando Magic for Rodney Purvis.
  • 7/23/18 — Traded Rodney Purvis to Boston Celtics for Abdel Nader $450,000.
  • 7/25/18 — Traded Carmelo Anthony and a protected 2022 first-rounder to Atlanta Hawks for Dennis Schroder and, from Philadelphia 76ers, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot.
  • 7/27/18 — Signed Hamidou Diallo (2018-4th) to a three-year $3,919,177 contract, team option on final season.
  • 8/13/18 — Signed Tyler Davis to a two-way contract.
  • 9/1/18 — Abdel Nader’s $1,378,242 guaranteed for 2018-19.
  • 9/23/18 — Signed Bryce Alford to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/23/18 — Signed Abdul Gaddy to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/23/18 — Signed K.J. McDaniels to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,621,415 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/23/18 — Signed Richard Solomon a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/10/18 — Signed Scotty Hopson non-guaranteed one-year $1,512,601 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/10/18 — Signed Dez Wells non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/10/18 — Signed Donte Grantham non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/29/18 — Picked up the team option on Terrance Ferguson.
  • 10/31/18 — Declined the team option on Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot.
  • 12/28/18 — Signed Donte Grantham to a two-year two-way contract.
  • 2/1/19 — Traded Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and $2,610,464 to the Chicago Bulls for a top-55 protected 2020 second-rounder.
  • 2/14/19 — Signed Scotty Hopson to a $85,458 10-day contract.
  • 2/14/19 — Signed Richard Solomon to a $47,371 10-day contract.
  • 2/20/19 — Signed Markieff Morris for the rest of the season at $573,295.
  • 2/24/19 — Scotty Hopson and Richard Solomon’s 10-day contracts expired.
  • 3/10/19 — Signed Deonte Burton to a partially-guaranteed $3,232,300 contract, team option on final season, ending his two-way contract.
  • 3/25/19 — Claimed Jawun Evans (two-way) off waivers (Phoenix Suns).

2018-19 Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Nick Collison ($1,512,601, full Bird)
  • Norris Cole ($1,512,601, non-Bird)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Devon Hall (2018-53rd), Kevin Hervey (2018-57th), DeVon Hardin (2008-50th), Yotam Halperin (2006-53rd), Sofoklis Schortsanitis (2003-34th), Szymon Szewczyk (2003-35th), Paccelis Morlende (2003-50th), Abdul Shamsid-Deen (1990-53rd)

Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena

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(Updated on 4/18/19)

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens, Compare.bet, The Sports Daily, 90min, and TopRatedCasinos.co.uk. His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.