Chicago Bulls 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Chicago Bulls 2017-18 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (14) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WadeDwyane Wade 35 SG Cap Space $23,800,000 - - ($23,800,000) $23,800,000 23.99
LopezRobin Lopez 29 C Cap Space $13,788,500 - - ($28,146,250) $13,788,500 13.90
FelicioCristiano Felicio 25 PF Early Bird $7,800,000 - - ($31,900,000) $7,800,000 7.86
HolidayJustin Holiday 28 SG MLE $4,615,385 - - ($9,000,000) $4,615,385 4.65
DunnKris Dunn 0 PG Rookie $4,046,760 - - ($4,046,760) $4,046,760 4.08
MarkkanenLaui Markkanen 20 PF Rookie $3,821,640 - - ($8,357,760) $3,821,640 3.85
LaVineZach LaVine 22 SG Rookie $3,202,218 - - ($3,202,218) $3,202,218 3.23
PayneCameron Payne 22 PG Rookie $2,203,440 - - ($2,203,440) $2,203,440 2.22
ValentineDenzel Valentine 23 SG Rookie $2,186,400 - - ($2,186,400) $2,186,400 2.20
GrantJerian Grant 24 PG Rookie $1,713,840 - - ($1,713,840) $1,713,840 1.73
PortisBobby Portis 22 PF Rookie $1,516,320 - - ($1,516,320) $1,516,320 1.53
NwabaDavid Nwaba 24 SG Minimum $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.32
ZipserPaul Zipser 23 SF Minimum $1,312,611 - - ($905,249) $1,312,611 1.32
BlakeneyAntonio Blakeney 20 SG - - - - - 0.00


2017-18 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
RondoRajon Rondo 31 PG $3,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 3.02
CanaanIsaiah Canaan 26 PG $200,000 - - - $200,000 0.20


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Bulls are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Denouncing these cap holds will NOT afford the team any new cap space. These figures are not counted toward a team's Luxury Tax Allocation.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
MiroticNikola Mirotic 26 PF           $10,986,655  
MorrowAnthony Morrow 31 SG           $6,627,200  


2017-18 G League Players

Minor league salaries do not count against a team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
ArcidiaconoRyan Arcidiacono 23 PG         -  


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players. Exceptions can be split up for multiple player signings, however only one of these exceptions may be used in a season and they cannot be combined.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($125,266,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($125,266,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $8,406,000 $3,790,615 Justin Holiday ($4,615,385)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,290,000 $3,290,000


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Bulls current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $119,266,000
Total Taxable Salaries $74,678,496
Luxury Tax Space $44,587,504


2017-18 Chicago Bulls Salary Cap Totals

The Bulls are currently over the league salary cap. This means Cap Holds & Exceptions are NOT included in their Total Cap Allocations, and renouncing these figures will not afford them any cap space. The team may only sign outside players using any available exceptions or at league minimum salaries.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $71,319,725
Dead Money $3,200,000
Cap Holds $17,613,855
Total Salaries $92,133,580
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $6,959,420
Practical Cap Max Space $24,573,275
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $71,319,725
Dead Money $3,200,000
Cap Holds $17,613,855
Total Cap Allocations $92,133,580
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $6,959,420
Practical Cap Space $24,573,275