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Quick: Over the cap.
Salary Cap: $112,414,000
Luxury Tax Threshold: $136,606,000
Projection for 2022-23 (cap $119 million): Up to $40.5 million in cap space.
Roster Count: 14 guaranteed, one two-way
PG: Jalen Suggs, Markelle Fultz, Michael Carter-Williams (injured)
SG: Cole Anthony, Terrence Ross, Gary Harris, RJ Hampton
SF: Franz Wagner, Chuma Okeke, Ignas Brazdeikis (two-way)
PF: Jonathan Isaac, Moritz Wagner
C: Wendell Carter Jr, Mohamed Bamba, Robin Lopez
*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game. Michael Carter-Williams out with left ankle surgery (timeline TBD, out for the start of the season)
- Trade Exception (Evan Fournier, expiring 2/11/22) — $17,150,000
- Trade Exception (Al-Farouq Aminu, expiring 2/11/22) — $4,272,060
- Trade Exception (Gary Clark, expiring 2/11/22) — $2,000,000
- Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception — $4,536,000 (Robin Lopez)
- Bi-Annual Exception — $3,732,000
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.
Free Agents (with Cap Holds)
- Full Bird: James Ennis ($6,270,000)
- Non-Bird: Sindarius Thornwell ($1,669,178), Chasson Randle (two-way, $1,789,256), Arron Afflalo*** ($1,669,178), Marreese Speights*** ($1,669,178), Vic Law*** (two-way)
*** Cannot be included in a sign-and-trade
Rookie-Scale Extension Eligible
- Mo Bamba
- Wendell Carter Jr
- Cole Anthony (third-year)
- Chuma Okeke (third-year)
- RJ Hampton (third-year)
Waived Players: Dwayne Bacon
Traded Players: None
G-League Affiliate: Lakeland Magic (Anthony Parker general manager, Stan Heath coach)
Two-Way Contracts: Ignas Brazdeikis
Note: Two-Way Contracts pay $462,629 for the full 2021-22 season, pro-rated based on in-season signing date.
Governor: Dan DeVos
- Alex Martins — chief executive officer
- Jeff Weltman — president of basketball operations
- John Hammond — general manager
- Pete D’Alessandro — assistant general manager
- Matt Lloyd — assistant general manager
- Becky Bonner — director of player development and basketball operations
Head Coach: Jamahl Mosely
Assistants: Nate Tibbetts, Ty Corbin, Steve Hetzel, Pat Delany, Dylan Murphy, Mike Batiste, Bruce Kreutzer
Trainer: Ernest Eugene (head athletic trainer), Nathan Spencer (head strength and conditioning coach)
- 2022 — Owed an Indiana Pacers second-rounder (Jordan Nwora).
- 2023 — Owed a first-rounder (top-4 protected in 2023, top-3 in 2024, otherwise converts to 2026 and 2027 second-rounders) from the Chicago Bulls (Nikola Vucevic).
- 2025 — Owed a first-rounder (two years after the Denver Nuggets’ obligation to the Oklahoma City Thunder, top-5 protected through 2027, otherwise does not convey) from the Nuggets (Aaron Gordon).
- 2025 — Owed a second-rounder (the lower of the Memphis Grizzlies and Boston Celtics) from the Celtics (Evan Fournier).
- 2026 — Owed a Milwaukee Bucks 2020 second-rounder (Jordan Nwora).
- 2026 — Owed a second-rounder from the Detroit Pistons (Luke Kennard, Jason Preston).
- 2027 — Owed a second-rounder from the Boston Celtics (Evan Fournier).
Cash Paid ($5,785,000 max): $0
Cash Received ($5,785,000 max): $0
- 10/18/21 — Extension deadline for Mohamed Bamba and Wendell Carter Jr.
- 10/19/21 — First day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 10/31/21 — Team options on Chuma Okeke, RJ Hampton and Cole Anthony.
- 12/15/22 — No-trade restrictions lift on Robin Lopez and Moritz Wagner.
- 2/11/22 — Evan Fournier, Al-Farouq Aminu and Gary Clark trade exceptions expire.
- 4/10/22 — Final day of the 2021-22 regular season.
- 6/23/22 — NBA Draft.
- 6/29/22 — Qualifying offer deadline for Mohamed Bamba and Wendell Carter Jr.
- 6/30/22 — Moritz Wagner’s $1,878,720 guarantees for 2022-23.
- 7/1/22 — Start of the 2022-23 calendar year and moratorium.
- 7/5/22 — Final day of the moratorium.
- 10/31/22 — Team options on Jalen Suggs, Franz Wagner, Chuma Okeke, RJ Hampton and Cole Anthony.
- 6/30/23 — Markelle Fultz’s $17 million guarantees for 2023-24.
- Before the first day of the 2023-24 season — Extension deadlines for Chuma Okeke, RJ Hampton and Cole Anthony.
- 10/31/23 — Team options on Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner.
- 6/29/24 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Chuma Okeke, RJ Hampton and Cole Anthony.
- Before the first day of the 2024-25 season — Extension deadlines for Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner.
- 6/29/25 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Jalen Suggs and Franz Wagner.
Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates but no later than January 7 each year.
- 6/5/21 — Parted ways with Coach Steve Clifford.
- 6/22/21 — Received the No. 5 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery.
- 7/11/21 — Hired Jamahl Mosely as head coach.
- 7/29/21 — Drafted Jalen Suggs (2021-5th), Franz Wagner (2021-8th) and Jason Preston (2021-33rd).
- 7/29/21 — Traded Jason Preston (2021-33rd) to the Los Angeles Clippers for a Detroit Pistons 2026 second-rounder and $1,522,662.
- 8/1/21 — Declined to issue qualifying offers to Ignas Brazdeikis, Chasson Randle and Sindarius Thornwell.
- 8/2/21 — Poison pill for Markelle Fultz and Jonathan Isaac expired.
- 8/3/21 — Signed Jalen Suggs (2021-5th) to a $29,955,705 rookie-scale contract.
- 8/3/21 — Signed Franz Wagner (2021-8th) to a $22,781,932 rookie-scale contract.
- 8/6/21 — Signed Robin Lopez to a $5 million contract, via the non-taxpayer mid-level exception.
- 8/8/21 — Waived Dwayne Bacon.
- 8/11/21 — Re-signed Ignas Brazdeikis to a two-way contract ($50,000 guaranteed).
- 8/23/21 — Re-signed Moritz Wagner to a partially-guaranteed two-year $3,607,937 contract.
Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses.
Expired 10-Day Contracts: None
Unsigned Draft Picks
- First-rounders: None
- Second-rounders: Justin Jackson (2018-43rd), Janis Timma (2013-60th), Ramon Van De Hare (2003-52nd), Rashard Griffith (1995, 38th)
Arena: Amway Center
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(Updated on 8/31/21)
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