Guaranteed Minimum Deals: Eastern Conference

We've been tracking players on non-guaranteed deals with a list that also includes those with partial guarantees, but as preseason goes on and we edge closer to the time when teams must make their final cuts, those without a full guarantee aren't the only ones who might be vulnerable. A number of guys are on fully guaranteed minimum-salary contracts, but it wouldn't cost their clubs too much to eat their guarantees if they decide someone else is more deserving of a roster spot.

The amount of the minimum salary is based on a player's years of service, but since the league reimburses teams for anything above the third-year minimum, no team is obligated to more than $854,389 for a minimum-salary player. If a team is carrying a first- or second-year player on the minimum, his salary is noted in parentheses below. We'll follow up with the Western Conference list soon.

*-contract includes an additional fully guaranteed year beyond 2012/13

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