2013 Draft Pick Signings

Teams typically fly their draft picks in and show them off to fans and the media in the first few days after they’re selected. Still, those incoming prospects often remain unsigned for weeks, if not months. That’s especially true for second-rounders, many of whom never sign. Just 20 of the 30 second-round picks in 2012 played in the NBA this past season.

Many second-rounders have competed in summer league for their respective teams without a formal agreement for next season, furthering the point that in many cases, all the pick amounts to is an invitation to try out.

That’s not so for first-rounders, whose contracts are guaranteed by rule for at least two years once they sign. Negotiations with first-round picks are usually easy for teams, since almost all of them receive 120% of their rookie-scale amounts. Luke Adams of Hoops Rumors recently ran down the likely starting salary for each first-round pick. The predetermined salary structure is one of the reasons why first-rounders come to terms more quickly than their second-round counterparts, as evidenced by this year’s draft-pick signings.

Here, we have a roundup of which picks have been signed and which remain without a contract. Each player is listed with the team that currently owns his rights, which in many cases isn’t the team that originally drafted him, given the volume of trades we saw on draft night and the weeks since. The first-rounders who signed presumably did so for 120% of their rookie-scale amounts (unless otherwise noted), but since there’s no established structure for contracts given to second-rounders, we’ve provided detail where available.

Updated 10-21-13

    1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Anthony Bennett — signed
    2. Orlando Magic: Victor Oladipo — signed
    3. Washington Wizards: Otto Porter — signed
    4. Charlotte Bobcats: Cody Zeller — signed
    5. Phoenix Suns: Alex Len — signed
    6. Philadelphia 76ers: Nerlens Noel — signed
    7. Sacramento Kings: Ben McLemore — signed
    8. Detroit Pistons: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed
    9. Utah Jazz: Trey Burke signed
    10. Portland Trail Blazers: C.J. McCollum — signed
    11. Philadelphia 76ers: Michael Carter-Williams — signed
    12. Oklahoma City Thunder: Steven Adams — signed
    13. Boston Celtics: Kelly Olynyk — signed
    14. Minnesota Timberwolves: Shabazz Muhammad — signed
    15. Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo — signed
    16. Atlanta Hawks: Lucas Nogueira playing overseas
    17. Atlanta Hawks: Dennis Schröder — signed
    18. Dallas Mavericks: Shane Larkin — signed
    19. Cleveland Cavaliers: Sergey Karasev — signed
    20. Chicago Bulls: Tony Snell — signed
    21. Minnesota Timberwolves: Gorgui Dieng — signed
    22. Brooklyn Nets: Mason Plumlee — signed
    23. Indiana Pacers: Solomon Hill — signed
    24. New York Knicks: Tim Hardaway Jr. — signed
    25. Los Angeles Clippers: Reggie Bullock — signed
    26. Oklahoma City Thunder: Andre Roberson — signed, with a starting salary at 80% of the rookie scale
    27. Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert signed
    28. San Antonio Spurs: Livio Jean-Charles — playing overseas
    29. Phoenix Suns: Archie Goodwin — signed
    30. Golden State Warriors: Nemanja Nedovic — signed

Round Two:

  1. Portland Trail Blazers: Allen Crabbe — signed to a three-year deal with a team option for the final season.
  2. Oklahoma City Thunder: Alex Abrines — playing overseas
  3. Cleveland Cavaliers: Carrick Felix — signed to a four-year deal with a non-guaranteed season in year four.
  4. Houston Rockets: Isaiah Canaan — signed to a three-year deal with a team option for the final season.
  5. Washington Wizards: Glen Rice Jr. signed to a two-year deal with a partial guarantee on year two.
  6. Sacramento Kings: Ray McCallum — signed to a three-year guaranteed deal.
  7. Detroit Pistons: Tony Mitchell — signed to a three-year deal with a non-guaranteed third season.
  8. Milwaukee Bucks: Nate Wolters — signed to a three-year deal worth $2,263,758. Only the first two seasons are fully guaranteed.
  9. New Orleans Pelicans: Jeff Witheysigned to a two-year deal with a non-guaranteed second season.
  10. Oklahoma City Thunder: Grant Jerrett will play in D-League
  11. Memphis Grizzlies: Jamaal Franklin — signed to a three-year deal with a non-guaranteed third season.
  12. New Orleans Pelicans: Pierre Jackson — unsigned
  13. Dallas Mavericks: Ricky Ledo — signed to a four-year deal which is guaranteed for two years.
  14. Atlanta Hawks: Mike Muscala — playing overseas
  15. Houston Rockets: Marko Todorovic — playing overseas
  16. Denver Nuggets: Erick Green — playing overseas
  17. Utah Jazz: Raul Neto — playing overseas
  18. Los Angeles Lakers: Ryan Kelly — signed to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal for the minimum salary.
  19. Chicago Bulls: Erik Murphy — signed to a two-year, non-guaranteed deal for the minimum salary.
  20. Miami Heat: James Ennis playing overseas (deal includes NBA out)
  21. Orlando Magic: Romero Osby — receiving camp invite
  22. Minnesota Timberwolves: Lorenzo Brown — signed
  23. Boston Celtics: Colton Iverson — playing overseas
  24. Philadelphia 76ers: Arsalan Kazemi — playing overseas
  25. Denver Nuggets: Joffrey Lauvergne — playing overseas
  26. Detroit Pistons: Peyton Sivasigned to a two-year, non-guaranteed deal for the minimum salary.
  27. Phoenix Suns: Alex Oriakhi — playing overseas
  28. San Antonio Spurs: Deshaun Thomas — playing overseas
  29. Minnesota Timberwolves: Bojan Dubljevic — playing overseas
  30. Memphis Grizzlies: Janis Timma — playing overseas

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