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Chicago Bulls Team Payroll

2015-16 Salary Cap: $70,000,000 (Salary Cap History)

Largest Guarantee: Jimmy Butler ($67,895,000)

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Payroll

Salary
Player 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
Derrick Rose $20,093,063 $21,323,250 Bird Rights $41,416,313
Jimmy Butler $15,260,000 $16,400,000 $17,545,000 $18,690,000 $19,840,000 Bird Rights $67,895,000
Joakim Noah $13,400,000 Bird Rights $13,400,000
Taj Gibson $8,500,000 $8,950,000 Bird Rights $17,450,000
Pau Gasol $7,448,760 $7,769,520 Cap Space $7,448,760
Nikola Mirotic $5,543,725 $5,782,450 Cap Space $11,326,175
Mike Dunleavy $4,500,000 $4,800,000 $5,100,000 Early Bird Rights $14,400,000
Kirk Hinrich $2,870,000 Room Exception $2,870,000
Doug McDermott $2,380,440 $2,483,040 $3,294,994 1st Round Pick $2,380,440
Aaron Brooks $2,000,000 Mini MLE $2,000,000
Tony Snell $1,535,880 $2,368,327 1st Round Pick $1,535,880
Bobby Portis $1,391,160 $1,453,680 $1,516,320 $2,494,346 1st Round pick $2,844,840
E'Twaun Moore $1,015,421 Minimum Salary
Cameron Bairstow $845,059 $980,431 Cap Space $425,000
Cristiano Felicio $525,090 $874,600 Minimum Salary
Team Totals $87,308,598 $73,185,298 $27,456,314 $21,184,346 $19,840,000 $185,392,408

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Derrick Rose
  • Designated at Team's Franchise Player starting in 2012-13.
  • Extension signed on December 12, 2011 for an assumed $94,314,376 for 5 years that starts in the 2012-13 season.
Jimmy Butler
  • 2019-20 is reportedly a player option..
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 5 years, approximately $95,000,000.
Joakim Noah
  • Extension signed on October 4, 2010 for an assumed $60,000,000 for 5 years plus incentives that starts in 2011-12.
Taj Gibson
  • Signed extension on October 31, 2012 for an assumed $33,000,000 plus incentives for 4 years starting in 2013-14.
Pau Gasol
  • 15% trade kicker.
  • 3rd year is reportedly a player option.
  • Agrees to 3-yr deal worth ~$22mil.
Nikola Mirotic
  • Signs 3-yr deal worth ~$16.6mil with 15% trade kicker.
Mike Dunleavy
  • Signed July 9, 2015 for 3 years, $14,400,000.
Kirk Hinrich
  • Exercises 2015-16 player option.
  • Signed July 13, 2014.
  • 15% trade kicker.
Doug McDermott
  • First two years guaranteed at ~$4.65mil.
  • Signed to Rookie Scale deal.
Aaron Brooks
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 1 year, approximately $2,000,000.
Tony Snell
  • 2015-16 and 2016-17 are Team Options.
  • Signed July 10, 2013.
  • Team Option for 2015-16 picked up on October 27, 2014.
Bobby Portis
  • Signed rookie scale contract on July 7, 2015.
E'Twaun Moore
  • 1st year is guaranteed for $425K.
  • Signs 2-year deal.
Cameron Bairstow
  • 3rd year not guaranteed.
  • 50% of 2nd year guaranteed.
Cristiano Felicio
  • Signed 2-year deal on July 12, 2015, not guaranteed.