Phoenix Suns Salary Archive – 2019/20

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Name 2019-20
Devin Booker $27,285,000
Tyler Johnson (waived) $19,245,370
Ricky Rubio $16,200,000
Kelly Oubre Jr. $15,625,000
Deandre Ayton $9,562,920
Aron Baynes $5,453,280
Frank Kaminsky $4,767,000
Mikal Bridges $4,161,000
Cameron Johnson $4,033,440
Dario Saric $3,481,986
Kyle Korver (waived) $3,440,000
Ty Jerome $2,193,480
Cheick Diallo $1,678,854
Jevon Carter $1,416,852
Elie Okobo $1,416,852
Jalen Lecque $898,310
Cameron Payne $196,288
Jonah Bolden (11-day contract) $89,846
Tariq Owens (two-way)
Total $121,145,478

Quick: Spent over the cap.

Salary Cap: $109,140,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $132,627,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, one two-way

Depth Chart
PG: Ricky Rubio, Elie Okobo, Jevon Carter, Jalen Lecque, Cameron Payne
SG: Devin Booker, Ty Jerome
SF: Kelly Oubre, Mikal Bridges, Cameron Johnson
PF: Dario Saric, Mikal Bridges, Cheick Diallo, Tariq Owens (two-way)
C: Aron Baynes, Deandre Ayton, Frank Kaminsky

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


  • Room Exception — $0 (Frank Kaminsky)

Waived Players: Kyle Korver, David Kramer, Tariq Owens, Norense Odiase, Aaron Epps, Troy Williams, Tyler Johnson, Jared Harper (claimed by the New York Knicks)

Traded Players: Josh Jackson, De’Anthony Melton

Expired 10-Day Contracts: Jonah Bolden (11-day)

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

Two-Way Contracts: Tariq Owens

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Monty Williams

Assistants: Willie Green, Darko Rajakovic, Mark Bryant, Randy Ayers, Larry Greer, Steve Blake, Riccardo Fois (player development coach) and Ben Strong (player development coach)

Trainer: Brady Howe (senior director of player health and performance), David Crewe (director of medical services/head athletic trainer), Daniel Bove (director of performance), Adam Loiacono (director of rehabilitation), Cory Schlesinger (head strength and conditioning coach), Frank Adams (assistant athletic trainer), Jeff Dolan as (assistant strength and conditioning coach), Kohei Tamagawa (sport scientist/assistant strength coach), Amy Atmore (performance therapist)

Basketball Executives

  • Lon Babby — president of basketball operations
  • Jeff Bower — vice president of basketball operations
  • James Jones — general manager
  • Trevor Bukstein — assistant general manager
  • 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

  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder to the Memphis Grizzlies (Josh Jackson).
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder (31-35) to the Memphis Grizzlies (Josh Jackson.
  • 2021 — Owe second-rounder (36-60) to the Brooklyn Nets (Jared Dudley).

Cash Paid ($5,617,000 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,617,000 max): $1 million from the Indiana Pacers (TJ Warren) — $4,617,000 remaining


  • 4/11/19 — Named Jeff Bower as senior vice president of basketball operations, James Jones general manager.
  • 4/23/19 — Fired coach Igor Kokoskov.
  • 5/3/19 — Hired Coach Monty Williams.
  • 5/14/19 — Received the 6th and 32nd picks in the draft lottery.
  • 6/20/19 — Drafted Jarrett Culver (6th) and KZ Okpala (32nd).
  • 6/26/19 — Extended qualifying offer to Kelly Oubre.
  • 7/3/19 — Renounced Dragan Bender, Jamal Crawford, Richaun Holmes. Jimmer Fredette, Troy Daniels, Ray Spalding and George King.
  • 7/6/19 — Traded T.J. Warren to the Indiana Pacers and the rights to KZ Okpala (32nd) to the Miami HEAT for $1 million to the Pacers.
  • 7/6/19 — Traded the rights to Jarrett Culver (6th) to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Dario Saric and the rights to Cameron Johnson (11th).
  • 7/6/19 — Traded a Milwaukee Bucks 2020 first-rounder to the Boston Celtics for Aron Baynes and the rights to Ty Jerome (24th).
  • 7/6/19 — Signed Cameron Johnson (2019-11th) to a $18,593,499 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/6/19 — Signed Ty Jerome (2019-24th) to a $11,129,147 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/7/19 — Traded Josh Jackson, De’Anthony Melton, a 2020 second-rounder and a protected 2021 second-rounder to the Memphis Grizzlies for Kyle Korver and Jevon Carter.
  • 7/7/19 — Signed Jalen Lecque to a partially-guaranteed four-year $6.1 million minimum contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/8/19 — Waived Kyle Korver.
  • 7/8/19 — Signed Ricky Rubio to a three-year $51 million contract.
  • 7/16/19 — Re-signed Kelly Oubre to a two-year $30 million contract.
  • 7/17/19 — Signed Jared Harper to a two-way contract.
  • 7/17/19 — Signed Tariq Owens to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 7/17/19 — Signed Frank Kaminsky to a two-year $9,772,350 contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/22/19 — Signed Cheick Diallo to a two-year $3,502,857 minimum contract, team option on final season.
  • 7/24/19 — Signed David Kramer to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/23/19 — Signed Norense Odiase to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/10/19 — Picked up the third-year rookie-scale options on Deandre Ayton and Mikal Bridges.
  • 10/15/19 — Waived David Kramer, Tariq Owens and Norense Odiase.
  • 10/19/19 — Signed Aaron Epps to a non-guaranteed $898,310 minimum summer contract.
  • 10/19/19 — Signed Troy Williams to a non-guaranteed $1,678,854 minimum summer contract.
  • 1/15/20 — Signed Tariq Owens to a two-way contract.
  • 2/10/20 — Waived Tyler Johnson.
  • 2/12/20 — Signed Jonah Bolden to a $89,846 11-day contract.
  • 2/22/20 — Jonah Bolden’s 11-day contract expired.
  • 3/11/20 — Waived Jared Harper (two-way).
  • 6/25/20 — Jared Harper was claimed off waivers (New York Knicks).
  • 6/30/20 — Signed Cameron Payne to a two-year $2,173,299 contract, team option on the final season.

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: None

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

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(Updated on 8/18/20)

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