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Washington Wizards Team Salary

Quick: Over the cap and hard-capped by the Robin Lopez contract via the non-taxpayer mid-level exception.

Salary Cap: $109,140,000

Luxury Tax Threshold: $132,627,000

Hard Cap: $138,928,000

Projection for 2021-22 ($112,414,000 cap): Over the cap.

NBA Draft: No. 15; No. 43 to the New Orleans Pelicans (Trey Burke, Kyle Korver, George Hill, Nikola Mirotic)

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • None

Roster Count: Seven guaranteed, three non-guaranteed

Depth Chart
PG: Russell Westbrook
SG: Bradley Beal, Chandler Hutchison, Caleb Homesley
SF: Deni Avdija
PF: Rui Hachimura, Davis Bertans, Anthony Gill
C: Thomas Bryant, Daniel Gafford

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

Exceptions

  • Trade Exception (Admiral Schofield, expiring 7/30/21) — $1 million
  • Trade Exception (Moritz Wagner, expiring 2/11/22) — $2,161,920
  • Projected Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception — $9,536,000
  • Projected Bi-Annual Exception — $3,732,000

Non-Guaranteed Salaries — Next Cut-Down Date*

  • Anthony Gill $1,517,981 — 8/6/21
  • Daniel Gafford $1,782,621 — 1/7/22
  • Caleb Homesley $1,517,981 — 1/7/22

* Teams and players can agree to push back cut-down dates but not past January 7 each year.

Options

  • None

Free Agents (with Cap Holds)

  • Full Bird: Ian Mahinmi*** ($23,175,077), Isaac Bonga ($2,079,826, RFA)
  • Early Bird: Ish Smith ($7,800,000), Garrison Mathews ($1,669,178, two-way, RFA), Shabazz Napier*** ($1,669,178)
  • Non-Bird: Robin Lopez ($8,760,000), Raul Neto ($1,669,178), Alex Len ($1,669,178), Ramon Sessions*** ($1,669,178), Ty Lawson*** ($1,699,178), Cassius Winston (two-way, RFA), Johnathan Williams (two-way)

*** Cannot be included in a sign-and-trade

Qualifying Offers

  • Isaac Bonga $2,079,826
  • Garrison Mathews $1,669,178 ($84,414 guaranteed)
  • Cassius Winston (two-way with $50,000 guaranteed)

Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible

  • Chandler Hutchison

Rookie-Scale Options

  • Deni Avdija (third-year)
  • Rui Hachimura (fourth-year)

Waived Players: None

Traded Players: None

G-League Affiliate: Capital City Go-Go (Amber Nichols general manager, Ryan Richman head coach)

Two-Way Contracts: None

Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $449,115 for the full 2020-21 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date. Once a player reaches 50 games played, his salary will jump to the minimum for his years of service. TBD for 2021-22.

Governor: Ted Leonsis

Basketball Executives

  • Tommy Sheppard — general manager
  • Rod Thorn — senior advisor to the general manager
  • Brett Greenberg — assistant general manager for strategy and analytics
  • Frank Ross — vice president of college personnel
  • Johnny Rogers — vice president of pro personnel
  • Antawn Jamison — director of pro personnel
  • Tony DiLeo — director of college personnel

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: None

Assistants: Tony Brown, Mike Longabardi, Robert Pack, David Adkins, Jarell Christian, Dean Oliver, Corey Gaines, Mike Terpstra, Eric Sebastian

Trainer: Dr. Michael Ashton (director of player health), Jesse Phillips (director of player rehabilitation and therapy), Dr. Michael Davis (director of physical and performance therapy), Adam Petway (director of athletic performance)

Pick Swaps

  • 2022 — Owed second-rounder from either the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls or Detroit Pistons (Anthony Davis, Tomas Satoransky).
  • 2022 — Owe second-rounder to Cleveland Cavaliers (Sam Dekker).
  • 2023 — Owed second-rounder from the Chicago Bulls (Otto Porter).
  • 2023 — Owe a first-rounder (lottery protected in 2023, top-12 in 2024, top-10 in 2025, top-8 in 2026, otherwise converts to 2026 and 2027 second-rounders) to the Houston Rockets (John Wall).
  • 2023 — Owe second-rounder to the Oklahoma City Thunder (Markieff Morris, Steven Adams). Pick may go to the Boston Celtics (Kemba Walker).
  • 2024 — Owed a second-rounder from the Memphis Grizzlies (Brandon Clarke, Admiral Schofield).

Cash Paid ($5,617,000 max): $0

Cash Received ($5,617,000 max): $0

Deadlines

  • 7/29/21 — NBA Draft.
  • 7/30/21 — Admiral Schofield trade exception expires.
  • 7/31/21 — Qualifying offer deadline for Isaac Bonga.
  • 8/1/21 — Final day of 2020-21 season.
  • 8/2/21 — Start of 2021-22 season and moratorium.
  • 8/5/21 — Final day of the moratorium.
  • 8/6/21 — Free agents can sign as of 12:01 PM ET.
  • 8/6/21 — Anthony Gill’s $1,517,981 guarantees for 2021-22 (one day after the 2021-22 moratorium).
  • 8/13/21 — No-trade restriction lifts on Caleb Homesley.
  • Before the first day of 2021-22 season — Extension deadline on Chandler Hutchison.
  • 10/31/21 — Team options on Deni Avdija and Rui Hachimura.
  • 1/17/22 — Daniel Gafford’s $1,782,621 guarantees for 2021-22.
  • 1/7/22 — Caleb Homesley’s $1,517,981 guarantees for 2021-22.
  • 2/11/22 — Moritz Wagner trade exception expires.
  • 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Chandler Hutchison and Anthony Gill.
  • 6/29/22 — Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook’s player options.
  • 6/29/22 — Team option on Daniel Gafford.
  • Before first day of the 2022-23 season — Extension deadline for Rui Hachimura.
  • 10/31/21 — Team option on Rui Hachimura.
  • 1/7/23 — Daniel Gafford’s $1,930,681 guarantees for 2022-23.
  • 1/7/23 — Caleb Homesley’s $1,782,621 guarantees for 2021-22.
  • 6/29/23 — Qualifying offer deadline for Rui Hachimura.
  • 6/29/23 — Team option on Caleb Homesley.
  • Before first day of the 2023-24 season — Extension deadline for Deni Avdija.
  • 1/7/24 — Caleb Homesley’s $1,930,681 guarantees for 2021-22.
  • 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadline for Deni Avdija.
  • 6/29/24 — Early Termination option fo3r Davis Bertans’ 2024-25 season.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.

Note: If Davis Bertans plays in 75 percent of regular-season games in 2023-24, his 2024-25 season guarantees in full (though he’ll still retain his early termination option).

Transactions

  • 6/16/21 — Parted ways with coach Scott Brooks.

No-Trade: None

Trade Kickers:

  • Bradley Beal (15 percent)

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.

Poison Pill

  • None

Expired 10-Day Contracts: None

Arena: Capital One Arena

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(Updated on 7/2/21)

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