Phoenix Suns Salary Archive – 2013/14

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Name 2013-14
Emeka Okafor $14,487,500
Goran Dragic $7,500,000
Channing Frye $6,400,000
Michael Beasley (waived) $4,666,667
Gerald Green $3,500,000
Alex Len $3,492,720
Eric Bledsoe $2,626,474
Markieff Morris $2,091,840
Marcus Morris $1,987,320
Viacheslav Kravtsov (waived) $1,500,000
Miles Plumlee $1,121,520
Archive Goodwin $1,064,400
Ish Smith $951,463
P.J. Tucker $884,293
Dionte Christmas $490,180
Leandro Barbosa $410,936
Shavlik Randolph $306,037
Hamed Haddadi (waived) $200,000
Leandro Barbosa (waived) $52,017
Leandro Barbosa (waived) $52,017
Total $53,785,384

Quick: Approximately $5.2 million in cap space.

2014 NBA Draft: 14th, 18th (from Washington Wizards), 27th (from Indiana Pacers), 50th

2014/15 Projected Space ($63.2 million cap estimate): Up to $28.4 million


  • None

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Goran Dragic, Ish Smith
SG: Eric Bledsoe, Gerald Green, Leandro Barbosa, Archie Goodwin, Dionte Christmas
SF: P.J. Tucker, Marcus Morris
PF: Channing Frye, Markieff Morris, Shavlik Randolph
C: Miles Plumlee, Alex Len, Emeka Okafor

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

Head Coach: Jeff Hornacek (four-year deal starting 13/14, fourth-year team option)

Basketball Executives:

  • Lon Babby — President of Basketball Operations
  • Ryan McDonough — General Manager
  • Trevor Bukstein — Assistant General Manager
  • Pat Connelly — Assistant General Manager

Pick Swaps

  • 2014 — Owed first-rounder (top-13 protected, top-12 protected in 2015 and 2016, else converts to 2016 and 2017 second-rounders) from Minnesota Timberwolves (Robin Lopez).
  • 2015 — Owed first-rounder (top-three protected through 2017, unprotected in 2018) from Los Angeles Lakers (Steve Nash).
  • 2015 — If protections on a 2014 second-rounder from the Toronto Raptors kick in, the Milwaukee Bucks will get the higher 2015 second-rounder between the Raptors and Suns — the Raptors would get the lower of the two (Sebastian Telfair, James Johnson, Eric Bledsoe)


  • 6/27/13 — Traded the 30th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft for Malcolm Lee and the 29th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 6/27/13 — Selected Alex Len (5th), Archie Goodwin (29th) and Alex Oriakhi (57th) in 2013 NBA Draft.
  • 7/10/13 — Traded Jared Dudley to the Los Angeles Clippers and a 2015 second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for Caron Butler and Eric Bledsoe.
  • 7/12/13 — Signed Archie Goodwin to a $5.4 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/27/13 — Traded Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers for Gerald Green, Miles Plumlee and a 2014 first-rounder (lottery protected).
  • 8/28/13 — Traded Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for Ish Smith and Viacheslav Kravtsov.
  • 8/28/13 — Signed Alex Len to a $15.8 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 9/13/13 — Signed Dionte Christmas to a two-year, non/partially guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 9/28/13 — Signed James Nunnally to a one-year, non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 10/25/13 — Traded Marcin Gortat, Malcolm Lee, Kendall Marshall and Shannon Brown to the Washington Wizards for Emeka Okafor and a protected 2014 first-round pick.
  • 10/27/13 — Picked up the fourth-year options on Markieff and Marcus Morris.
  • 10/27/13 — Picked up the third-year option on Miles Plumlee.
  • 1/8/14 — Signed Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract.
  • 1/18/14 — Leandro Barbosa to a second 10-day contract.
  • 1/28/14 — Signed Leandro Barbosa to a one-year, $411k minimum contract.
  • 3/1/14 — Signed Shavlik Randolph to a two-year, $1.5 million minimum contract.

Waived Players: Michael Beasley (via stretch provision), James Nunnally, Viacheslav Kravtsov

Free Agents

  • None

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • Second-rounders: Alex Oriakhi (2013-57th), Dwayne Collins (2010-60th), Milos Vujanic (2002-36th), Ron Ellis (1992-49th)

Amnesty: Used on Josh Childress – 2013-14, $7.1825 million; 2014-15, $7.3175 million

Cash Paid ($3.2 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.2 million max): $0

For notes on some of the rules and an explanation of cap holds, please refer to the following Salary Notes.

Salary and team data changes quite often. If you notice a discrepancy, please notify Basketball Insiders Senior Writer Eric Pincus.

(Updated on 6/28/14)

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