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Houston Rockets Team Payroll

2014-15 Salary Cap (estimated): $63,200,000
Houston Cap Hit: $57,771,483 ($5,428,517 under salary cap)

Free Agent Cap Holds: $7,432,864
Unsigned Draft Pick Cap Holds: $0

Largest Cap Hit: Dwight Howard ($21,436,271)
Largest Guarantee: James Harden ($56,175,126)

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Players who are currently on the team's roster are marked with an asterisk (*).

Color Key: Free Agent or Unsigned Draft Pick cap hold ▪ Player, Team, or Early Termination option

Payroll

Salary
Player Cap Hit 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Signed Using Guaranteed
Dwight Howard* $21,436,271 $21,436,271 $22,359,364 $23,282,457 Cap Space $43,795,635
James Harden* $14,728,844 $14,728,844 $15,756,438 $16,784,031 $17,811,625 Bird Rights $56,175,126
Jeremy Lin* $8,374,646 $8,374,646 Cap Space $8,374,646
Terrence Jones* $1,618,680 $1,618,680 $2,489,530 1st Round Pick $1,618,680
Donatas Motiejunas* $1,483,920 $1,483,920 $2,288,205 1st Round Pick $1,483,920
Omri Casspi* $1,063,384 $1,063,384 Minimum Salary
Patrick Beverley* $915,243 $915,243 Cap Space
Robert Covington* $816,482 $816,482 $947,276 Cap Space $150,000
Isaiah Canaan* $816,482 $816,482 $947,276 Cap Space $1,574,303
Chandler Parsons* $964,750
Jordan Hamilton $2,109,204
Francisco Garcia $1,316,809
Josh Powell $1,310,286
Troy Daniels $816,482
Team Totals $57,771,483 $51,253,952 $44,788,089 $40,066,488 $17,811,625 $113,172,310

Payroll Notes

Player Notes
Dwight Howard
  • Signed July 13, 2013 for an assumed $87,591,270 for 4 years.
  • 2016-17 is a Player Option.
James Harden
  • 2017-18 is 50% guaranteed.
  • Extension signed on October 31, 2012 for an assumed maximum salary for 5 years starting in 2013-14.
Jeremy Lin
  • Signed offer sheet on July 14, 2012 for an assumed $25,123,938 for 3 years.
Terrence Jones
  • Signed July 9, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 30, 2013.
Donatas Motiejunas
  • Signed July 7, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 30, 2013.
Omri Casspi
  • Signed July 15, 2013 for an assumed minimum salary for 2 years.
  • 2014-15 is not guaranteed if waived before August 5, 2014.
Patrick Beverley
  • Signed January 7, 2013 for an assumed minimum salary for the remainder of the season and for 2013-14 and 2014-15.
  • 2014-15 is not guaranteed.
Robert Covington
  • Signed July 13, 2013 for an assumed minimum salary for 3 years.
  • 2014-15 is partially guaranteed for $150,000.
Isaiah Canaan
  • Signed July 13, 2013 for an assumed $2,334,273 for 3 years.
  • 2015-16 is partially guaranteed for $757,821.
Chandler Parsons
  • Signed December 17, 2011 for an assumed $3,629,500 for 4 years.
  • 2014-15 Team Option declined; will become free agent.
Luis Scola
  • Signed for an assumed $47,041,037 for 5 years.
  • Waived under amnesty provsion.
Jordan Hamilton
  • Signed December 9, 2011.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 was not picked up.
Francisco Garcia
  • Signed July 31, 2013 for an assumed minimum salary for 2 years.
  • Declines 2014-15 Player Option.
Josh Powell
  • 2014-15 not guaranteed.
Troy Daniels
  • Signed February 21, 2014 for an assumed minimum salary for the remainder of the season and for 2014-15.
  • 2014-15 Team Option declined; will become free agent.
Greg Smith
  • Signed February 8, 2012 for an assumed minimum salary for 3 years.
  • 2013-14 is now guaranteed.