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Charlotte Hornets Team Payroll

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

Largest Guarantee: Kemba Walker ($48,000,000)

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Payroll

Salary
Player Age 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
Al Jefferson 31 $13,833,333 Cap Space $13,833,333
Nicolas Batum 27 $12,235,750 Bird Rights $11,860,750
Kemba Walker 25 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 1st Round Pick $48,000,000
Marvin Williams 29 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 22 $6,331,404 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 1st Round Pick $45,331,404
Courtney Lee 30 $5,675,000 Bird Rights $5,675,000
Spencer Hawes 27 $5,543,725 $5,782,450 $6,021,175 MLE $11,326,175
Cody Zeller 23 $4,204,200 $5,318,313 1st Round Pick $9,522,513
Jeremy Lamb 23 $3,034,356 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 Rookie scale extension $24,034,356
Frank Kaminsky 23 $2,612,500 $2,730,000 $2,847,600 $3,627,842 1st round pick $5,342,500
Jeremy Lin 27 $2,100,000 $2,200,000 BAE $2,100,000
Tyler Hansbrough 30 $1,185,784 Minimum Salary $1,185,784
Troy Daniels 24 $947,276 Minimum Salary $947,276
Aaron Harrison 21 $525,093 $874,636 Minimum Salary $525,093
Jorge Gutierrez 27 $190,000 Minimum Salary $190,000
Jorge Gutierrez 27 $111,444 $111,444
Elliot Williams 26 $80,000 $80,000
Team Totals $77,609,865 $48,905,399 $40,868,775 $35,627,842 $13,000,000 $187,065,628

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Al Jefferson
  • Exercised 2015-16 player option on June 11, 2015.
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $41,000,000 for 3 years.
Nicolas Batum
  • Signed offer sheet for an assumed $46,121,500 for 4 years that was matched on July 18, 2012.
  • Assumed signing bonus of $1,500,000 counts as $375,000 in each year of the contract.
Kemba Walker
  • Signed December 10, 2011.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 31, 2013.
  • Signed 4-yr, $48 mil extension on October 30, 2014.
Marvin Williams
  • Signed on July 12, 2014 for 2-year, $14 mil deal.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
  • Signed rookie scale extension on August 26, 2015.
  • Signed July 7, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 31, 2013.
  • Team Option for 2015-16 picked up on October 29, 2014.
Courtney Lee
  • Signed July 20, 2012 for an assumed $21,350,000 for 4 years.
Spencer Hawes
  • Signed July 10, 2014. Contract contains 15% trade kicker and player option for 2017-18.
Cody Zeller
  • Team option for 2016-17 picked up on November 2, 2015.
  • Signed July 10, 2013.
  • Team Option for 2015-16 picked up on October 29, 2014.
Jeremy Lamb
  • Signed 3-year/$21M extension on November 2, 2015.
Frank Kaminsky
  • Signed rookie scale contract on July 2, 2015.
Jeremy Lin
  • 2016-17 is player option.
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 2 years, approximately $4,300,000.
Tyler Hansbrough
  • Signed July 22, 2015 for 1 year, presumably at minimum salary.
Troy Daniels
  • Signed 2-year deal on July 15, 2014.
Aaron Harrison
  • Only $75K is guaranteed.
  • Signed 2-year contract on July 14, 2015.
Jorge Gutierrez
  • Signed for rest of season on March 11, 2016.
Jorge Gutierrez
  • Signed 2nd 10-day contract on March 1, 2016.
  • Signed 10-day contract on February 20, 2016.
Elliot Williams
  • Waived on October 23, 2015.
  • Signed minimum contract on July 28, 2015.