Phoenix Suns Archive – 2018/19

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Name 2018-19
Tyler Johnson $19,356,933
Austin Rivers (waived) $12,000,000
T.J. Warren $11,750,000
Tyson Chandler (waived) $11,485,000
Deandre Ayton $8,165,160
Darrell Arthur (waived) $7,464,912
Wayne Ellington (waived) $6,270,000
Josh Jackson $6,041,520
Dragan Bender $4,661,280
Mikal Bridges $3,552,960
Devin Booker $3,314,365
Troy Daniels $3,258,539
Kelly Oubre $3,208,630
Richaun Holmes $1,600,520
Jamal Crawford $1,512,601
Davon Reed (waived) $1,378,242
Elie Okobo $1,238,464
De’Anthony Melton $949,000
Isaiah Canaan (waived) $456,733
Eric Moreland (waived) $239,035
Jimmer Fredette $198,580
Ray Spalding $184,746
Quincy Acy (expired 10-day) $85,458
Quincy Acy (expired 10-day) $85,458
Shaquille Harrison (waived) $50,000
Emanuel Terry (expired 10-day) $47,371
Ray Spalding (expired 10-day) $47,371
George King (two-way)
Total $108,602,878

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Salary Cap: $101,869,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, one two-way

Depth Chart*
PG: Tyler Johnson, De’Anthony Melton, Elie Okobo
SG: Devin Booker, Jamal Crawford, Jimmer Fredette, Troy Daniels, George King (two-way)
SF: Kelly Oubre, Mikal Bridges
PF: Josh Jackson, Dragan Bender, Ray Spalding, T.J. Warren (injured)
C: Deandre Ayton, Richaun Holmes

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

Exceptions

  • Room Exception: $3,500,000 (De’Anthony Melton)

Waived Players: Tyler Ulis, Alan Williams, Darrell Arthur, Shaquille Harrison, Davon Reed, Tyson Chandler, Isaiah Canaan, Austin Rivers, Eric Moreland, Wayne Ellington, Jawun Evans (two-way, claimed by the Oklahoma City Thunder)

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Quincy Acy (two), Emanuel Terry, Ray Spalding

Traded Players: Jared Dudley, Marquese Chriss, Brandon Knight, Trevor Ariza, Ryan Anderson

G-League Affiliate: Northern Arizona Suns (Burt Burchard coach)

Two-Way Contracts: George King

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

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Igor Kokoskov

Assistants: Joe Prunty, Corliss Williamson, Jamelle McMillan, Jason Staudt, Cody Toppert (director of player development), Devin Smith (player development coach)

Trainer: Aaron Nelson, Quinton Sawyer (assistant athletic trainer, sports science coordinator), Jeff Fish (director of performance and head strength and conditioning coach)

Basketball Executives

  • Lon Babby — president of basketball operations
  • Trevor Bukstein — assistant general manager
  • James Jones — vice president of basketball operations
  • Pat Connelly — assistant general manager
  • Mark West — vice president of player relations
  • Bubba Burrage — director of player personnel
  • Courtney Witte –director of scouting
  • Antonio Williams — scout

Pick Swaps

  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (4-16 range, top-eight protected in 2020, unprotected in 2021) from Milwaukee Bucks (Eric Bledsoe).
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder (top-35 protected) to Brooklyn Nets (Jared Dudley).

Cash Paid ($5,243,000 max): $1 million to Philadelphia 76ers (Richaun Holmes)

Cash Received ($5,243,000 max): $0

Acquisitions

  • 5/2/18 — Hired Coach Igor Kokoskov.
  • 6/21/18 — Drafted Deandre Ayton (1st), Zhaire Smith (16th) and Elie Okobo (31st)
  • 6/21/18 — Traded the rights to Zhaire Smith (2018-16th) and a Miami HEAT 2021 first-rounder to Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to Mikal Bridges (2018-10th).
  • 7/1/18 — Renounced the rights to Alex Len, Elfrid Payton, Alec Peters and Danuel House.
  • 7/2/18 — Signed Deandre Ayton (2018-1st) to a $40,379,230 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/2/18 — Signed Mikal Bridges (2018-10th) to a $17,630,685 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/2/18 — Signed George King (2018-59th) to a one-year two-way contract.
  • 7/6/18 — Signed Elie Okobo (2018-31st) to a four-year, $6,121,234 contract.
  • 7/6/18 — Signed Trevor Ariza to a one-year $15 million contract.
  • 7/7/18 — Signed Devin Booker to a maximum contract extension projected to be $158,050,000.
  • 7/14/18 — Davon Reed’s $1,378,242 guaranteed for 2018-19.
  • 7/20/18 — Traded Jared Dudley and a protected 2021 second-rounder to Brooklyn Nets for Darrell Arthur.
  • 7/20/18 — Traded $1 million to Philadelphia 76ers for Richaun Holmes.
  • 8/1/18 — Shaquille Harrison’s salary guaranteed at $50,000.
  • 8/3/18 — Signed Isaiah Canaan to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,757,429 summer contract.
  • 8/31/18 — Traded Brandon Knight and Marquese Chriss to Houston Rockets for Ryan Anderson and the rights to De’Anthony Melton (2018-46th).
  • 9/21/18 — Signed De’Anthony Melton (2018-46th) to a two-year $2,365,852 contract.
  • 10/8/18 — Fired general manager Ryan McDonough.
  • 10/16/18 — Picked up the team option on Josh Jackson.
  • 10/16/18 — Signed Jamal Crawford to a one-year $2,393,887 minimum contract.
  • 10/31/18 — Declined the team option on Dragan Bender.
  • 12/7/18 — Signed Jawun Evans to a two-way contract.
  • 12/10/18 — Signed Eric Moreland for the rest of the season at $1,080,084.
  • 12/17/18 — Traded Trevor Ariza to Washington Wizards for Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers.
  • 1/10/19 — Richaun Holmes’ $1,600,520 guarantees for 2018-19.
  • 1/7/19 — Signed Quincy Acy to a 10-day $106,974 contract.
  • 1/17/19 — Signed Quincy Acy to a second 10-day $106,974 contract.
  • 1/26/19 — Quincy Acy’s 10-day contract expired.
  • 1/27/19 — Signed Emmanuel Terry to a 10-day $47,317 contract.
  • 2/5/19 — Emanuel Terry’s 10-day contract expired.
  • 2/6/19 — Traded Ryan Anderson to the Miami Heat for Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington.
  • 2/21/19 — Signed Ray Spalding to a $47,371 10-day contract.
  • 3/3/19 — Signed Ray Spalding to a two-year $1,601,598 contract, team option on the final season.
  • 3/22/19 — Signed Jimmer Fredette to a two-year $2,186,699 contract, team option on the final season.

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Dwayne Collins (2010-60th), Cenk Akyol (2005-59th), Milos Vujanic (2002-36th), Ron Ellis (1992-49th)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: Devin Booker (7/7/19)

Arena: Talking Stick Resort Arena

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