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Portland Trail Blazers Archive – 2016/17

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Name 2016-17
Damian Lillard $24,328,425
Allen Crabbe $18,500,000
Evan Turner $16,393,443
Meyers Leonard $9,213,484
Mo Harkless $8,988,765
Al-Farouq Aminu $7,680,965
Festus Ezeli $7,400,000
Ed Davis $6,666,667
C.J. McCollum $3,219,579
Noah Vonleh $2,751,360
Jusuf Nurkic $1,921,320
Anderson Varejao (waived) $1,984,005
Shabazz Napier $1,350,120
Pat Connaughton $874,636
Jake Layman $600,000
Tim Quarterman $543,471
Total $112,416,240

Quick: Spent over the cap

NBA Salary Cap: $94,143,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $113,287,000


  • Room Exception: $2,898,000
  • Trade Exception (Mason Plumlee, expiring 2/13/18) — $407,210

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart:
PG: Damian Lillard, Shabazz Napier, Tim Quarterman
SG: C.J. McCollum, Allen Crabbe
SF: Mo Harkless, Pat Connaughton, Jake Layman, Evan Turner (injured)
PF: Noah Vonleh, Al-Farouq Aminu, Ed Davis (injured)
C: Jusuf Nurkic, Meyers Leonard, Festus Ezeli (injured)

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


  • 5/16/16 — Extended Coach Terry Stott’s contract by three years (TBD)
  • 6/23/16 — Traded a 2019 second-rounder and $1.2 million to Orlando Magic for the rights to Jake Layman (47th).
  • 6/29/16 — Issued qualifying offers for Meyers Leonard, Moe Harkless and Allen Crabbe.
  • 7/7/16 — Traded $75,000 to Orlando Magic for Shabazz Napier.
  • 7/5/16 — Renounced the rights to Chris Kaman and Gerald Henderson.
  • 7/5/16 — Signed Jake Layman (2016-47th) to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $2.6 million contract.
  • 7/7/16 — Signed Evan Turner to a four-year, $70 million contract with Evan Turner.
  • 7/7/16 — Signed Festus Ezeli to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $15.1 million contract.
  • 7/7/16 — Signed Meyers Leonard to a four-year, $41 million contract.
  • 7/10/16 — Matched the Brooklyn Nets’ offer sheet, signing Allen Crabbe to a four-year, $74.8 million contract, player option on final season.
  • 7/23/16 — Signed Tim Quarterman to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $1,448,720 contract.
  • 7/26/16 — Signed Mo Harkless to a four-year, $42,000,000 contract (including $2 million in unlikely incentives TBD).
  • 7/27/16 — Signed C.J. McCollum to a four-year, $106,633,450 contract extension.
  • 8/16/16 — Signed Grant Jerrett to a one-year, non-guaranteed $980,431 summer contract.
  • 9/12/16 — Signed Greg Stiemsma to a one-year, non-guaranteed $1,139,123 summer contract.
  • 10/24/16 — Picked up team options on Noah Vonleh and Shabazz Napier.
  • 1/6/17 — Traded a protected 2018 first-rounder (Cleveland Cavaliers) back to Cavaliers for a 2017 first-rounder.
  • 1/10/17 — Tim Quarterman’s $543,471 guaranteed for 2016-17.
  • 2/13/17 — Traded Mason Plumlee, a 2018 second-rounder and $2,850,000 to Denver Nuggets for Jusuf Nurkic and a Memphis Grizzlies 2017 first-rounder.

Waived Players: Cliff Alexander, Luis Montero, Grant Jerrett, Greg Stiemsma

Traded Players: Mason Plumlee

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Terry Stotts (extension signed in 2016, through 2019-20 season, approximately $5 million per season)

Assistants: David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts, Dale Osbourne, Jim Moran, John McCullough, Jonathan Yim (video coordinator/player development)

Trainers: Chris Stackpole (director of player health and performance), Geoff Clark (head athletic trainer), Todd Forcier (strength performance specialist), Ben Kenyon (strength performance specialist), Ryan Podell (sports scientist)

Basketball Executives:

  • Neil Olshey — general manager
  • Bill Branch — assistant general manager
  • Steve Rosenberry — assistant general manager
  • Joe Cronin — director of player personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2017 — Owed first-rounder (top-five protected through 2018, unprotected in 2019) from the Memphis Grizzlies (Marreese Speights, Timofey Mozgov, Mason Plumlee).
  • 2017 — Owed first-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers (Anderson Varejao, 2017 pick swap)
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Houston Rockets (Thomas Robinson).
  • 2018 — Sacramento Kings have the right to swap second rounders (Tyreke Evans/Robin Lopez), pick will convey to Denver Nuggets (Mason Plumlee).
  • 2019 — Owed higher of Minnesota Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers second-rounders from Cleveland Cavaliers (Brendan Haywood).
  • 2019 — Owe second-rounder to Orlando Magic (Jake Layman).
  • 2020 — Owe second-rounder (top-55 protected) to Cleveland Cavaliers (Mo Harkless, Joe Harris).
  • 2021 — Owed second-rounder from Miami HEAT (Brian Roberts).

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: None
  • Second-rounders: Daniel Diez (2015-54th), Nedzad Sinanovic (2003-54th), Federico Kammerichs (2002-51st), Doron Sheffer (1996-36th), Marcelo Nicola (1993-50th)

Free Agents

  • None

Cash Paid ($3.5 million max): $75,000 to Orlando Magic (Shabazz Napier); $2,850,00 to Denver Nuggets (Mason Plumlee)

Cash Received ($3.5 million max): $0

Trade Kickers

  • Allen Crabbe — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

D-League Affiliate: None


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

(Updated on 4/30/17)

Eric Pincus is a Senior Writer for Basketball Insiders, with a focus on the business side of the game.