Houston Rockets 2021 - Player Salaries

Houston Rockets have a total of 17 players in their home squad and 2 traded & released Players. Their highest paid player is John Wall earning $41,254,920 per year.

Houston Rockets play in the National Basketball Association, the mens professional basketball league in the USA.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $128,087,693 per year
  • $2,463,225 per week

Active Squad:

Player (17)Sign MethodCapAgePositionBase Salary (Likely Incentives)Cap UseCash Guarantee
John Wall$41,254,920Bird Supermax (35%)30PG($41,254,920)$41,254,92032.21$91,677,600
Eric Gordon$16,869,276Bird31SG($16,869,276)$16,869,27613.17$37,787,178
Christian Wood$13,015,874Sign-and-Trade25PF($13,015,874)$13,015,87410.16$27,984,126
Kelly Olynyk$12,198,243 $400,000Cap Space29PF($12,198,244)$12,819,65010.01-
Dante Exum$9,100,000 $500,000Bird25PG($9,100,000)$9,600,0007.49-
D.J. Augustin$6,666,667NT-MLE32PG($6,666,667)$6,666,6675.20$7,333,333
Avery Bradley$5,635,000NT-MLE29PG($5,635,000)$5,635,0004.40-
DJ Wilson$4,548,280Rookie24PF($4,548,280)$4,548,2803.55-
Danuel House$3,717,000T-MLE27SF($3,717,000)$3,717,0002.90$3,894,000
David Nwaba$1,824,003T-MLE27SG($1,824,003)$1,824,0031.42-
Jr.Kevin Porter Jr.$1,717,981Rookie20SG($1,717,981)$1,717,9811.34$1,782,621
Sterling Brown$1,678,854Minimum25SG($1,620,564)$1,620,5641.27-
Jae’Sean Tate$1,445,697NT-MLE24SF($1,445,697)$1,445,6971.13-
Jr.Kenyon Martin Jr.$898,310NT-MLE19SF($898,310)$898,3100.70-
Khyri Thomas$250,000NT-MLE24SG($250,000)$250,0000.20-
Cameron Oliver$43,070Minimum24PF($43,070)$43,0700.03-
Cam Reynolds$33,299Minimum25F($33,299)$33,2990.03-

10-day Retained Contracts

Player (2)Cap %Base SalaryPositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusLikely IncentivesCap UseCap
Khyri Thomas0.09$110,998SG---($110,998)$110,998
Mason Jones0.05$61,528SG---($61,528)$61,528

Free Agents and Pending Draft Picks

NameBase SalaryAgePositionSign MethodTrade BonusIncentive
Michael Frazier26SGRestricted Non-Bird$1,445,697

Traded & Released Players

Player (6)Base SalaryAgePositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusDead MoneyCapCap %
LemoreBen McLemore$2,283,03427SF---$2,283,0341.78
DeMarcus Cousins$2,331,59330C---$1,620,5641.27
Chris Clemons$1,517,98123PG---$1,517,9811.19
Bruno Caboclo$361,25625SF---$361,2560.28
Troy Williams$122,74125SF---$122,7410.10
Jerian Grant$50,00027PG---$50,0000.04

Signing Grants & Exceptions

TypeAmount (Remaining)Reason/NotesExpire Date
-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception$9,258,000($9,258,000)
-Annual Exception$3,623,000($3,623,000)
Exception$2,174,318($2,174,318)Austin Rivers trade with NYK11/27/2021
Exception$103,894($103,894)Russell Westbrook trade with WAS12/02/2021
Exception$10,654,920($5,019,920)James Harden trade with BKN (Avery Bradley, $5,635,000)01/16/2022
Exception$1,780,152($1,780,152)Rodions Kurucs trade with MIL03/21/2022
Exception$2,545,349($2,545,349)Victor Oladipo trade with MIA03/25/2022

Luxury Tax Breakdown

TypeTotals
2020 NBA Tax Threshold$132,627,000
Taxable Salaries$129,308,864
Tax Space$3,318,136
2020 NBA Tax Apron$138,928,000
Tax Apron Space$9,619,136

Totals:

Cap TypeTotal
Roster Cap$121,959,591
Money$172,526
Money$5,955,576
Holds$25,950,330
Salaries$128,087,693
2020 NBA Cap Max$109,140,000
Cap Max Space$-18,947,693

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