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Houston Rockets Team Payroll

2015-16 Salary Cap (estimated): $67,100,000

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
Trevor Ariza $8,193,030 $7,806,971 $7,420,912 Bird Rights $23,420,913
Kostas Papanikolaou $4,600,000 MLE $4,600,000
Terrence Jones $2,489,530 1st Round Pick $2,489,530
Donatas Motiejunas $2,288,205 1st Round Pick $2,288,205
Pablo Prigioni $1,734,572 MLE $290,000
Clint Capela $1,242,720 $1,296,240 $2,334,520 1st Round Pick $1,242,720
Joey Dorsey $1,015,421 Minimum Salary $1,015,421
Nick Johnson $845,059 $980,431 Cap Space $1,825,490
Sam Dekker
Team Totals $60,524,339 $50,150,130 $27,567,057 $100,977,925

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, 2014.
  • $32 mil deal.
  • Signed and traded by the Wizards to Rockets in a reported 4 yr.
Kostas Papanikolaou
  • Rockets exercise team option for 2015-16 on June 24, 2015.
  • Signed 2-year deal on August 8, 2014.
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.
Pablo Prigioni
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $4,988,893 for 3 years.
  • 2015-16 is partially guaranteed for $290,000.
Clint Capela
  • First two years guaranteed at ~$2.4mil.
  • Signs Rookie Scale deal.
Joey Dorsey
  • Signed 2-year deal on July 15, 2014.
Nick Johnson
  • Signed 3-yr deal on July 22, 2014.