Portland Trail Blazers Salary Archive – 2014/15

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Name 2014-15
LaMarcus Aldridge $16,256,000
Nicolas Batum $11,765,500
Arron Afflalo $7,750,000
Wesley Matthews $7,245,640
Robin Lopez $6,124,729
Chris Kaman $4,800,000
Damian Lillard $3,340,920
Dorell Wright $3,135,000
Joel Freeland $3,013,512
C.J. McCollum $2,421,000
Meyers Leonard $2,317,920
Steve Blake $2,077,000
Alonzo Gee $915,243
Allen Crabbe $862,000
Tim Frazier $50,734
Diante Garrett (waived) $30,000
Total $72,105,198

Quick: Over the cap and hard-capped.


  • Mid-Level: $505,000 (Chris Kaman)
  • Bi-Annual: $0 (Steve Blake)

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Damian Lillard, Steve Blake, Tim Frazier
SG: Arron Afflalo, C.J. McCollum, Allen Crabbe, Wesley Matthews (injured)
SF: Nicolas Batum, Dorell Wright, Alonzo Gee
PF: LaMarcus Aldridge, Meyers Leonard
C:   Robin Lopez, Chris Kaman, Joel Freeland

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

Head Coach: Terry Stotts (extension signed in 2014 through 2016/17 season)

Basketball Executives:

  • Neil Olshey — General Manager
  • Bill Branch — Assistant General Manager
  • Steve Rosenberry — Assistant General Manager
  • Joe Cronin — Director of Player Personnel

Pick Swaps

  • 2015 — Owe second-rounder to Orlando Magic if higher than Chicago Bulls’ selection (Allen Crabbe, Luol Deng, Anthony Randolph), otherwise pick goes to Denver Nuggets   (Crabbe, Deng, Doug McDermott).
  • 2016 — Owe first-rounder (lottery protected through 2017, otherwise converts to second-rounders in 2018 after Sacramento Kings swap and 2019) to Denver Nuggets (Arron Afflalo).
  • 2016 — Owe second-rounder to Orlando Magic if higher than Chicago Bulls’ selection, otherwise pick goes to Bulls (Allen Crabbe, Luol Deng, Anthony Randolph).
  • 2017 — Owe second-rounder to Houston Rockets (Thomas Robinson).
  • 2018 — Sacramento Kings have the right to swap second rounders (Tyreke Evans/Robin Lopez).


  • 7/10/14 — Signed Chris Kaman to a two-year, $9.8 million contract (second season $1 million guaranteed).
  • 7/10/14 — Signed Steve Blake to a two-year, $4.2 million contract (second season player option).
  • 8/7/14 — Signed James Southerland to a one-year, $816k non-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 8/11/14 — Signed Diante Garrett to a two-year, $2.0 million partially-guaranteed minimum contract.
  • 8/19/14 — Invited Darius Morris to camp on a one-year, non-guaranteed $915k minimum contract.
  • 9/29/14 — Picked up Damian Lillard’s fourth-year option.
  • 10/27/14 — Picked up C.J. McCollum’s third-year option.
  • 10/27/14 — Picked up Meyers Leonard’s fourth-year option.
  • 2/19/15 — Traded Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson and protected 2016 first-rounder to Denver Nuggets for Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee.
  • 3/30/15 — Signed Tim Frazier to a two-year, partially-guaranteed $896k minimum contract.

Waived Players: James Southerland, Darius Morris, Diante Garrett

Free Agents

  • Non-Bird: Earl Watson (retired)

Unsigned Draft Picks

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

Cash Paid ($3.3 million max): $1.5 million to Utah Jazz (Daniel Diez)

Cash Received ($3.3 million max): $0

Amnesty: Brandon Roy 2014-15 $19,317,326


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(Updated on 7/6/15)

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