Though the 2018 NBA regular season is still about one month away from training camps kicking off, let’s take an early look at how each team’s roster is shaping up now that most free agent signings have been completed, as well as trades.
The rosters below tentatively show each conference and division as of August 26, 2017. For more information on what the text colors, fields and font styles mean, please refer to the bottom of the page.
Questions and Answers about rosters
Why are some players in yellow fields?
This indicates that player was either a 2017 All-Star or 2017 All-NBA team member.
Why are some of the fields orange?
Orange fields indicate players that have been signed or will reportedly sign under the new 2-way contracts between the NBA and G-League. Each team is allowed up to two 2-way roster spots.
Why are some players’ names italicized?
This could mean several things. The player has reportedly agreed to sign with that team or the player is a restricted free agent with an active qualifying offer tendered to him.
Why do some players have a date behind their name?
Using information from BasketballInsiders.com, these are the guarantee dates for players with non-guaranteed deals.
Why is a player listed in red font?
That player is recovering from an injury and he isn’t expected to be available by opening night.
Where does this roster information come from?
A number of different places: NBA.com/stats, Basketball-Reference.com, The NBA’s official transaction page, Real GMs transaction page, Spotrac’s transaction page, BasketballInsiders.com and various media outlets.