San Antonio Spurs Salary Archive – 2017/18

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Name 2017-18
LaMarcus Aldridge $21,461,010
Kawhi Leonard $18,868,626
Pau Gasol $16,000,000
Tony Parker $15,453,126
Patty Mills $10,714,286
Danny Green $10,000,000
Rudy Gay $8,406,000
Manu Ginobili $2,500,000
Kyle Anderson $2,151,704
Tim Duncan (stretched) $1,881,250
Joffrey Lauvergne $1,524,305
Derrick White $1,404,600
Dejounte Murray $1,312,611
Davis Bertans $1,312,611
Bryn Forbes $1,312,611
Livio Jean-Charles (waived) $1,035,200
Brandon Paul $815,615
Matt Costello (two-way)
Darrun Hilliard (two-way)
Total $116,153,555

2017-18 Team-By-Team Salary Summary

Quick: Over the cap and hard capped.

Salary Cap: $99,093,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $119,266,000

Hard Cap: $125,266,000


  • Mid-Level Exception: $0 (Rudy Gay)
  • Bi-Annual Exception: $3,290,000

Roster Count: 15 guaranteed, two two-ways

Depth Chart
PG: Dejounte Murray, Tony Parker, Patty Mills, Derrick White
SG: Danny Green, Manu Ginobili, Bryn Forbes, Brandon Paul
SF: Davis Bertans, Darrun Hilliard (two-way), Kawhi Leonard (injured)
PF: Kyle Anderson, Rudy Gay (injured)
C: LaMarcus Aldridge, Pau Gasol, Joffrey Lauvergne, Matt Costello (two-way)

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

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

Two-Way Contracts: Matt Costello (one-year), Darrun Hilliard (one-year)

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

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Gregg Popovich

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

Trainer: Will Sevening (head athletic trainer), Phil Coles (director of medical services), Paul West (assistant trainer), 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
  • Monty Williams — vice president of basketball operations
  • Phil Cullen — director of basketball strategy

Pick Swaps

  • 2022 — Owe second-rounder to Utah Jazz (Boris Diaw).

Cash Paid ($5.1 million max): $0

Cash Received ($5.1 million max): $0


  • 6/22/17 — Drafted Derrick White (29th) and Jaron Blossomgame (59th).
  • 6/29/17 — Pau Gasol, David Lee and Dewayne Dedmon opted out of their contracts.
  • 6/30/17 — Issued qualifying offer to Jonathon Simmons.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Rudy Gay to a two-year, $17,232,300 contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/6/17 — Signed Derrick White (2017-29th) to a $8,536,124 rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/13/17 — Withdrew qualifying offer to Jonathon Simmons.
  • 7/14/17 — Signed Brandon Paul to a partially-guaranteed two-year, $2,193,857 contract.
  • 7/18/17 — Signed Joffrey Lauvergne to a two-year, $3,180,397 contract, player option on second season.
  • 7/24/17 — Signed Pau Gasol to a partially-guaranteed three-year, $48.8 million contract.
  • 7/24/17 — Signed Matt Costello to a two-way contract.
  • 8/1/17 — Bryn Forbes’ salary guaranteed at $100,000 for 2017-18.
  • 8/4/17 — Signed Patty Mills to a four-year, $50 million contract with unlikely incentives (TBD).
  • 8/23/17 — Signed London Perrantes to a one-year, non-guaranteed $815,615 summer contract.
  • 8/24/17 — Signed Manu Ginobili to a two-year, $5 million contract.
  • 9/11/17 — Signed Darrun Hilliard to a one-year, two-way contract.
  • 9/25/17 — Signed Amida Brimah to a non-guaranteed one-year, $815,615 summer contract with exhibits nine and 10.
  • 10/15/17 — Picked up the team option on Dejounte Murray.
  • 10/16/17 — Signed LaMarcus Aldridge to a partially-guaranteed, two-year, $50,000 million extension.
  • 1/10/18 — Bryn Forbes’ $1,312,611 guaranteed for 2017-18.
  • 1/15/18 — No-trade restriction lifted on Patty Mills.

Waived Players: Amida Brimah, London Perrantes

Traded Players: None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Unsigned Draft Picks:

  • First-rounders: Nikola Milutinov (2015-26th, cap hold $1,465,920)
  • Second-rounders: Jaron Blossomgame (2017-59th), Olivier Hanlan (2015-41st), 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)

Arena: AT&T Center

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Non-Bird: David Lee ($1,471,382)

Non-Guaranteed Salaries

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • LaMarcus Aldridge — 15 percent
  • Kawhi Leonard — 15 percent

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

No-Trade: LaMarcus Aldridge (cannot be dealt until 4/16/18)


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(Updated on 5/10/18)

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