Quick: Spent over the cap; Hard-capped by the Doug McDermott sign-and-trade.
Salary Cap: $112,414,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $136,606,000
Hard Cap: $143,002,000
Projection for 2022-23 (cap $119 million): Up to $33.4 million in cap space.
Roster Count: 16 guaranteed
PG: Dejounte Murray, Joshua Primo, Tre Jones
SG: Derrick White, Bryn Forbes, Devin Vassell
SF: Doug McDermott, Lonnie Walker, Al-Farouq Aminu
PF: Keldon Johnson, Thaddeus Young, Luka Samanic
C: Jakob Poeltl, Drew Eubanks, Zach Collins, Jock Landale
Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.
- Room Exception — $410,000 (Bryn Forbes)
Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*
* Teams and players can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.
Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible
- Lonnie Walker
- Devin Vassell (third-year)
- Luka Samanic (fourth-year)
- Keldon Johnson (fourth-year)
- Keita Bates-Diop (two-way contract, $50,000 guaranteed, issued)
Waived Players: Chandler Hutchison
Traded Players: DeMar DeRozan (sign-and-trade)
G-League Affiliate: Austin Spurs (general manager Tyler Self, coach Blake Ahearn)
Two-Way Contracts: None
Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $462,629 for the full 2021-22 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date.
Governor: Peter Holt
- RC Buford — chief executive officer
- Gregg Popovich — head coach and president of Spurs basketball
- Brian Wright — general manager
- Brent Barry — vice president of basketball operations
- Brandon James — vice president of basketball administration and deputy general counsel
- Adam Glessner — senior director of basketball intelligence
- Phil Cullen — director of basketball operations and innovation
- Dave Telep — director of player personnel
- George Felton — director of college player personnel
- Nick Repole — director of research and development
- Niraj Mulji — director of basketball strategy
Head Coach: Gregg Popovich
Assistants: Becky Hammon, Will Hardy, Mitch Johnson, Chip Engelland, Darius Songalia
Trainer: Wayne Diesel (director of player care), Marilyn Adams (director of rehabilitation), Xavi Schelling (director of sports science and athletic performance), Will Sevening (head athletic trainer), Anthony Falsone (coordinator of athletic performance)
- 2022 — Owed a second-rounder from the Los Angeles Lakers (Anthony Davis, Tomas Satoransky, Russell Westbrook, DeMar DeRozan).
- 2022 — Owed the higher second-rounder of the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons (Jameer Nelson, Tomas Satoransky, Russell Westbrook).
- 2022 — Owe a second-rounder to the Cleveland Cavaliers (Boris Diaw, Jordan Clarkson).
- 2023 — Owed a second-rounder (top-55 protected) from the Indiana Pacers (Doug McDermott).
- 2023 — Owe a second-rounder (top-55 protected) to the Indiana Pacers (Doug McDermott).
- 2025 — Owed a first-rounder (top-10 protected in 2025, top-8 through 2028, otherwise converts to a 2028 second-rounder, all two-years after the Chicago Bulls’ obligation to the Orlando Magic) to the Bulls for DeMar DeRozan, via sign-and-trade (DeMar DeRozan).
- 2025 — Owed a second-rounder from the Chicago Bulls (DeMar DeRozan).
- 2026 — Higher second-rounder from the Spurs and (the lower from the Indiana Pacers or Miami HEAT) to San Antonio (Doug McDermott, Isaiah Todd).
Cash Paid ($5,785,000 max): $0
Cash Received ($5,785,000 max): $0
- 10/18/21 — Extension deadline on Lonnie Walker.
- 10/19/21 — First day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 10/31/21 — Team options on Luka Samanic, Devin Vassell and Keldon Johnson.
- 12/15/21 — No-trade restrictions lift on Bryn Forbes, Jock Landale and Doug McDermott.
- 4/10/22 — Final day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 6/23/22 — NBA Draft.
- 6/24/22 — Zach Collins’ $7,350,000 guarantees for 2022-23.
- 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadline on Lonnie Walker.
- 7/1/22 — Start of the 2022-23 calendar year and moratorium.
- 7/5/22 — Final day of the moratorium.
- 7/19/22 — Drew Eubanks’ $1,910,860 guarantees for 2022-23 (14 days after the moratorium).
- 8/1/22 — Tre Jones’ $1,782,621 guarantees at $500,000.
- Before the first day of the 2022-23 season – Tre Jones’ $1,782,621 guarantees for 2022-23.
- Before the first day of the 2022-23 season — Extension deadlines for Luka Samanic and Keldon Johnson.
- 10/31/22 — Team options on Devin Vassell and Joshua Primo.
- 1/7/23 — Jock Landale’s $1,463,518 guarantees for 202-23.
- 6/29/23 (or one day after the NBA Draft) — Zach Collins’ $7.7 million guarantees for 2023-24.
- 6/29/23 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Luka Samanic and Keldon Johnson.
- Before the first day of the 2022-23 season — Extension deadlines for Devin Vassell.
- 10/31/23 — Team options on Joshua Primo.
- 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Devin Vassell.
- Before the first day of the 2024-25 season — Extension deadlines for Joshua Primo.
- 6/29/25 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Joshua Primo.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.
- 6/22/21 — Received the No. 12 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery.
- 7/29/21 — Drafted Joshua Primo (2021-12th) and Joe Wieskamp (2021-41st).
- 7/30/21 — Issued qualifying offer to Keita Bates-Diop.
- 8/1/21 — Declined the team option deadline for DaQuan Jeffries.
- 8/1/21 — Declined to give qualifying offers to Quinndary Weatherspoon and DaQuan Jeffries.
- 8/2/21 — Derrick White’s poison pill expired.
- 8/6/21 — Renounced the rights to Patty Mills, Rudy Gay, Trey Lyles, Marco Belinelli, Quincy Pondexter, David Lee, Gorgui Dieng, Darrun Hilliard, Dante Cunningham, Matt Costello, Ben Moore, Joffrey Lauvergne and Donatas Motiejunas.
- 8/6/21 — Traded Nikola Milutinov (2015-26th) to the Brooklyn Nets for Chandler Hutchison (via cap space) and the highest 2022 second-rounder from either the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls or Detroit Pistons from the Washington Wizards as part of the Russell Westbrook multi-team trade.
- 8/7/21 — Renounced the rights to DeMar DeRozan.
- 8/7/21 — Traded a 2023 second-rounder (top-55 protected) to the Indiana Pacers for Doug McDermott, via sign-and-trade on a three-year $42 million contract (incentives TBD), a 2023 second-rounder (top-55 protected) and a 2026 second-round pick swap.
- 8/11/21 — Traded DeMar DeRozan (via sign-and-trade) to the Chicago Bulls for Thaddeus Young, Al-Farouq Aminu, a 2022 second-rounder (via the Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons or Bulls), a 2025 first-rounder (top-10 protected in 2025, top-8 through 2028, otherwise converts to a 2028 second-rounder, all two-years after the Bulls’ obligation to the Orlando Magic) and a 2025 second-rounder.
- 8/11/21 — Signed Joshua Primo (2021-12th) rookie-scale $18,415,445 contract.
- 8/11/21 — Signed Zach Collins to a partially-guaranteed three-year $22,050,000 contract.
- 8/19/21 — Drew Eubanks’ $1,762,796 guaranteed for 2021-22.
- 8/19/21 — Signed Jock Landale to a partially-guaranteed two-year $2,388,776 minimum contract.
- 8/25/21 — Signed Bryn Forbes to a $4.5 million contract, via the room mid-level exception.
- 9/4/21 — Waived Chandler Hutchison.
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Unsigned Draft Picks:
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: Joe Wieskamp (2021-41st), Adam Hanga (2011-59th), Giorgos Printezis (2007-58th), Erazem Lorbek (2005-46th), Viktor Sanikidze (2004-42nd), Sergei Karaulov (2004-58th), Robertas Javtokas (2001-55th)
Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Non-Bird: Keita Bates-Diop (two-way, RFA)
Arena: AT&T Center
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(Updated on 9/14/21)
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