New Orleans Pelicans 2021 - Player Salaries

New Orleans Pelicans have a total of 15 players in their home squad and 1 traded & released Players. Their highest paid player is Steven Adams earning $27,528,088 $2,064,607 per year.

New Orleans Pelicans play in the National Basketball Association, the mens professional basketball league in the USA.

The teams total salary cap is:
  • $132,557,780 per year
  • $2,549,188 per week

Active Squad:

Player (15)Sign MethodCapAgePositionBase Salary (Likely Incentives)Cap UseCash Guarantee
Steven Adams$27,528,088 $2,064,607Bird27C($27,528,088)$29,592,69522.32$35,000,000
Brandon Ingram$27,285,000Bird Max (25%)23SF($27,285,000)$27,285,00020.58$130,968,000
Eric Bledsoe$16,875,000Bird30PG($16,875,000)$16,875,00012.73$22,025,000
James Johnson$15,794,100 $253,000Cap Space33PF($15,794,100)$16,047,10012.11-
Lonzo Ball$11,003,782Rookie22PG($11,003,782)$11,003,7828.30-
Zion Williamson$10,245,480Rookie20PF($10,245,480)$10,245,4807.73$10,733,400
Jaxson Hayes$5,105,160Rookie20C($5,105,160)$5,105,1603.85$5,348,280
Jr.Kira Lewis Jr.$3,640,200Rookie19PG($3,640,200)$3,640,2002.75$3,822,240
Josh Hart$3,491,159Rookie25SG($3,491,159)$3,491,1592.63-
-WalkerNickeil Alexander-Walker$3,113,160Rookie22SG($3,113,160)$3,113,1602.35$3,261,480
Wesley Iwundu$1,678,854Minimum25SF($1,678,854)$1,678,8541.27$1,824,003
Willy Hernangomez$1,737,145Minimum26C($1,620,564)$1,620,5641.22-
Wenyen Gabriel$1,620,564Minimum23PF($1,620,564)$1,620,5641.22-
Didi Louzada$123,056Minimum21SF($123,056)$123,0560.09-
Naji Marshall$61,528NT-MLE22SF($61,528)$61,5280.05$1,517,981

10-day Retained Contracts

Player (3)Cap %Base SalaryPositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusLikely IncentivesCap UseCap
Isaiah Thomas0.08$158,907PG---($110,998)$110,998
Sindarius Thornwell0.08$114,990SG---($110,998)$110,998
Sindarius Thornwell0.08$114,990SG---($110,998)$110,998

Traded & Released Players

NameBase SalaryAgePositionSign MethodSigning BonusTrade BonusDead MoneyCapCap %
Sindarius Thornwell$747,43525SG---$721,4840.54

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$3,897,436($3,897,436)Nicolo Melli trade with DAL03/25/2022

Luxury Tax Breakdown

TypeTotals
2020 NBA Tax Threshold$132,627,000
Taxable Salaries$132,607,250
Tax Space$19,750

Totals:

Cap TypeTotal
Roster Cap$131,503,302
Money$332,994
Money$721,484
Holds$16,778,436
Salaries$132,557,780
2020 NBA Cap Max$109,140,000
Cap Max Space$-23,417,780

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