San Antonio Spurs Salary Archive – 2017/18

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Name 2018-19
DeMar DeRozan $27,739,975
LaMarcus Aldridge $22,347,015
Pau Gasol (waived) $15,925,144
Patty Mills $11,571,429
Rudy Gay $10,087,200
Davis Bertans $7,000,000
Marco Belinelli $6,153,846
Bryn Forbes $3,125,000
Jakob Poeltl $2,947,320
Manu Ginobili (waived) $2,500,000
Dante Cunningham $2,487,000
Lonnie Walker $2,357,160
Tim Duncan (waived) $1,881,250
Derrick White $1,667,160
Dejounte Murray $1,544,951
Quincy Pondexter $1,512,601
Chimezie Metu $838,464
Donatas Motiejunas $59,820
Drew Eubanks (two-way)
Ben Moore (two-way)
Total $121,745,335

Quick: Over the cap and hard capped.

Salary Cap: $101,869,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $123,733,000

Hard Cap: $129,817,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart
PG: Derrick White, Patty Mills, Dejounte Murray (injured)
SG: Bryn Forbes, Marco Belinelli, Lonnie Walker
SF: DeMar DeRozan, Quincy Pondexter, Dante Cunningham
PF: Rudy Gay, Davis Bertans, Chimezie Metu, Ben Moore
C: LaMarcus Aldridge, Jakob Poeltl, Donatas Motiejunas, Drew Eubanks (two-way)

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


  • Mid-Level Exception — $1,648,690 (Marco Belinelli, Chimezie Metu)
  • Bi-Annual Exception — $895,000 (Dante Cunningham)

Waived Players: Brandon Paul, Amida Brimah, Julian Washburn, Jaron Blossomgame, Olivier Hanlan, Josh Huestis, Okaro White, Nick Johnson, Nick Johnson, Okaro White, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol

Traded Players: Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green

G-League Affiliate: Austin Spurs (general manager Andy Birdsong, coach Blake Ahearn)

Two-Way Contracts: Drew Eubanks (two-years), Ben Moore

Two-Way Daily Rate in NBA/G-League: $4,608/$528

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Gregg Popovich

Assistants: Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka, Chip Engelland, Becky Hammon, Will Hardy

Trainer: Will Sevening (head athletic trainer), Phil Coles (director of medical services), Paul West (assistant athletic trainer and recovery coordinator), Anthony Falsone (athletic performance coordinator)

Basketball Executives:

  • R.C. Buford — president of sports franchises and general manager
  • Gregg Popovich — head coach and president of Spurs basketball
  • Brian Wright — general manager
  • Brent Barry — vice president of basketball operations
  • Phil Cullen — director of basketball strategy
  • Adam Glessner — director of basketball intelligence

Pick Swaps

  • 2019 — Owed first-rounder (top-20 protected, otherwise it converts to two TBD second-rounder from Toronto Raptors (Kawhi Leonard).
  • 2022 — Owe second-rounder to Utah Jazz (Boris Diaw).

Cash Paid ($5,243,000 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,243,000 max): $0


  • 6/18/18 — Rudy Gay opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 6/21/18 — Drafted Lonnie Walker (18th) and Chimezie Metu (49th).
  • 6/26/18 — Issued qualifying offers to Kyle Anderson, Davis Bertans, Darrun Hilliard and Bryn Forbes.
  • 6/26/18 — Danny Green opted into the final year of his contract
  • 6/30/18 — Joffrey Lauvergne opted out of the final year of his contract.
  • 7/11/18 — Re-signed Rudy Gay to a one-year $10,087,200 contract.
  • 7/11/18 — Re-signed Davis Bertans to a two-year $14.5 million contract (incentives TBD).
  • 7/11/18 — Signed Lonnie Walker (2018-18th) to a $12,457,536 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/18/18 — Traded Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-rounder.
  • 7/19/18 — Signed Dante Cunningham to a one-year $2,487,000 contract.
  • 7/20/18 — Signed Marco Belinelli to a two-year $12 million contract.
  • 7/20/18 — Re-signed Bryn Forbes to a two-year $6 million contract.
  • 8/29/18 — Signed Quincy Pondexter to a partially-guaranteed one-year $2,165,481 contract.
  • 9/4/18 — Signed Chimezie Metu (2018-49th) to a partially-guaranteed three-year $3,919,177 contract.
  • 9/17/18 — Signed Amida Brimah to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/17/18 — Signed Julian Washburn to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/20/18 — Jaron Blossomgame (2017-59th) to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/20/18 — Signed Olivier Hanlan (2015-41st) to a non-guaranteed one-year $838,464 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/20/18 — Signed Drew Eubanks to a two-year two-way contract.
  • 9/20/18 — Signed Okaro White to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,512,601 minimum summer contract.
  • 0/24/18 — Signed Nick Johnson to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,349,383 minimum summer contract.
  • 9/27/18 — Picked up team options on Dejounte Murray, Jakob Poeltl and Derrick White.
  • 10/9/18 — Signed Josh Huestis to a non-guaranteed one-year $1,349,383 minimum summer contract.
  • 11/20/18 — Signed Ben Moore to a two-way contract.
  • 1/10/19 — Quincy Pondexter’s $2,165,481 guaranteed for 2018-19.
  • 4/4/19 — Signed Donatas Motiejunas for the rest of the season at $69,503.

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Joffrey Lauvergne ($1,499,698, non-Bird)
  • David Lee* ($1,499,698, non-Bird)
  • Matt Costello (two-way, non-Bird)
  • Darrun Hilliard (two-way, RFA, non-Bird)

*Did not play in the most recent season, cannot be included in a sign-and-trade.

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: Nikola Milutinov (2015-26th, cap hold $1,465,920)
  • Second-rounders: Cady Lalanne (2015-55th), Nemanja Dangubic (2014-54th), Adam Hanga (2011-59th), Giorgos Printezis (2007-58th), Erazem Lorbek (2005-46th), Viktor Sanikidze (2004-42nd), Sergei Karaulov (2004-58th), Robertas Javtokas (2001-55th)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • LaMarcus Aldridge — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: None

Arena: AT&T Center


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(Updated on 4/19/19)

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