Portland Trail Blazers Salary Archive – 2012/13

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Name 2012-13
Eric Maynor $2,338,721
LaMarcus Aldridge $13,500,000
Nicolas Batum $10,825,000
Wesley Matthews $6,505,320
J.J. Hickson $4,000,000
Shawne Williams – X $2,600,000
Meyers Leonard $2,126,520
Damian Lillard $3,065,040
Joel Freeland $3,013,512
Luke Babbitt $1,892,280
Jared Jeffries – X $1,475,106
Elliot Williams $1,442,880
Victor Claver $1,300,000
Sasha Pavlovic $1,232,713
Ronnie Price – X $1,146,337
Will Barton $550,000
Nolan Smith $1,365,720
Total $58,379,149


Quick: Slightly over the cap ($1.3 million). 10th, 39th, 40th and 45th picks in the 2013 NBA Draft. Maximum space without trades in July ($60 million cap) = ~$13,358,202.

Exceptions: $2.5 million Room Exception

Acquisitions: Nicolas Batum, via matched offer sheet from the Minnesota Timberwolves, for four years, $46.1 million. Re-signed J.J. Hickson for one year at $4 million. Since Hickson has Bird Rights, he has implicit trade-veto power. Signed various draft picks Damian Lillard, Meyers Leonard, Will Barton, Joel Freeland and Victor Claver. Veteran guard Ronnie Prince inked for two-years at $2.4 million. Traded for Jared Jeffries (three years, $4.6 million but second/third years partial/non-guarantees) and Sasha Pavlovic ($4.1 million over three, second and third years also partial/non-guarantees). Signed Adam Morrison to an estimated, one-year partial/non-guaranteed contract at the minimum. Declined options on Luke Babbitt (fourth year), Elliot Williams (fourth year) and Nolan Smith (third year). Traded the rights to Giorgos Printezis to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Eric Maynor.

Waived Players: Shawne Williams, Adam Morrison, Demonte Harper, Dallas Lauderdale, Coby Karl, Justin Holiday, Ronnie Price

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed (Jeffries waived after the season)

Depth Chart*: PG: Damian Lillard, Eric Maynor, Nolan Smith SG: Wesley Matthews, Will Barton, Elliot Williams SF: Nicolas Batum, Sasha Pavlovic, Luke Babbitt, Victor Claver PF: LaMarcus Aldridge, Joel Freeland C: J.J. Hickson, Meyers Leonard
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Free Agents: All free agents renounced for cap room.

Head Coach: Terry Stotts

Unsigned Second-Round Picks: Kosta Papanikolaou, Marcelo Nicola, Federico Kammerichs, Doron Sheffer, Nedzad Sinanovic

Amnesty: Brandon Roy 2012-13 $16,460,548, 2013-14 $17,888,932, 2014-15 $19,317,326

Pick Swaps:
2013 – Owe first-rounder (top-12 protected through 2015, unprotected in 2016) to Charlotte Bobcats (Gerald Wallace).
2013 – Owe second-rounder (top-40 protected, unprotected in 2014) to Denver Nuggets (Raymond Felton).
2013 – Owed second-rounder from Boston Celtics (Sasha Pavlovic).
2013 – Owed second-rounder from Minnesota Timberwolves (Ramon Sessions, Luke Harangody, Sasha Pavlovic).
2015 – Owed second-rounder from Minnesota Timberwolves (Tanguy Ngombo). The Wolves would send the Denver Nuggets’ second-rounder (Corey Brewer) if lower than their own.

Cash Paid ($3.1 million max): $0

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