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Houston Rockets Team Payroll

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

Largest Guarantee: James Harden ($41,446,282)

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Payroll

Salary
Player 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 Signed Using Guaranteed
Dwight Howard $22,359,364 $23,282,457 Cap Space $22,359,364
James Harden $15,756,438 $16,784,031 $17,811,625 Bird Rights $41,446,282
Ty Lawson $12,404,495 $13,213,482 Bird Rights $12,404,495
Corey Brewer $8,200,000 $7,600,000 $7,600,000 Cap Space $23,400,000
Trevor Ariza $8,193,030 $7,806,971 $7,420,912 Bird Rights $23,420,913
Patrick Beverley $6,500,000 $6,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,000,000 Bird Rights $18,000,000
K.J. McDaniels $3,333,333 $3,333,333 $3,333,334 Mid-level exception $10,000,000
Terrence Jones $2,489,530 1st Round Pick $2,489,530
Donatas Motiejunas $2,288,205 1st Round Pick $2,288,205
Sam Dekker $1,646,400 $1,720,560 $1,794,600 $2,760,095 1st Round pick $3,366,960
Clint Capela $1,242,720 $1,296,240 $2,334,520 1st Round Pick $1,242,720
Marcus Thornton $1,186,000 Minimum Salary $1,186,000
Chuck Hayes
Christian Wood
Team Totals $85,599,515 $81,037,074 $45,794,991 $7,760,095 $161,604,471

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.
Ty Lawson
  • 2016-17 unguaranteed as condition of trade to Houston.
  • Signed extension on October 30, 2012 for an assumed $48,000,000 for 4 years that starts in 2013-14.
Corey Brewer
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 3 years, approx. $24,000,000.
Trevor Ariza
  • Signed July 15, 2014.
  • $32 mil deal.
  • Signed and traded by the Wizards to Rockets in a reported 4 yr.
Patrick Beverley
  • 4th year is not guaranteed.
  • Signed on July 9, 2015 for 4 years, $25,000,000.
K.J. McDaniels
  • Signed 3-year deal on July 20, 2015.
Terrence Jones
  • Signed July 9, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 30, 2013.
  • Team Option for 2015-16 picked up on October 30, 2014.
Donatas Motiejunas
  • Signed July 7, 2012.
  • Team Option for 2014-15 picked up on October 30, 2013.
  • Team Option for 2015-16 picked up on October 30, 2014.
Sam Dekker
  • Signed rookie scale contract with Houston on July 20, 2015.
Clint Capela
  • First two years guaranteed at ~$2.4mil.
  • Signs Rookie Scale deal.
Marcus Thornton
  • Signed July 12, 2015 for 1 year at minimum salary.