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Houston Rockets Team Payroll

2014-15 Salary Cap: $63,065,000
Houston Cap Hit: $62,391,665 ($673,335 under salary cap)

Free Agent Cap Holds: $5,552,871
Unsigned Draft Pick Cap Holds: $991,000

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 (*).

Contracts will be updated during the summer as terms are established

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
Trevor Ariza* $8,600,000 $8,600,000 $8,200,000 $7,800,000 $7,400,000 Bird Rights $32,000,000
Alonzo Gee* $3,000,000 $3,000,000 Early Bird Rights
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
Scotty Hopson* $1,450,878 $1,450,878 MLE
Jeff Adrien* $981,084 $981,084 Minimum Salary $981,084
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
Jordan Hamilton $2,109,204
Francisco Garcia $1,316,809
Josh Powell $1,310,286
Troy Daniels $816,482
Clint Capela $991,000
Team Totals $62,391,665 $55,847,884 $52,988,089 $47,866,488 $25,211,625 $137,778,748

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.
Trevor Ariza
  • Signed July 15, 202014.
  • $32 mil deal.
  • Signed and traded by the Wizards to Rockets in a reported 4 yr.
Alonzo Gee
  • Signed September 10, 2012 for an assumed $9,750,000 for 3 years.
  • 2014-15 is not fully guaranteed.
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.
Scotty Hopson
  • Second year is worth $1.45 million and is nonguaranteed.
  • Signed for 2-years and $3.8 million.
Jeff Adrien
  • Agreed to deal July 15, 2014.
  • Minimum Salary.
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.
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.