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)

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens, Compare.bet, The Sports Daily, 90min, and TopRatedCasinos.co.uk. His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.