Houston Rockets 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Houston Rockets 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 %
HardenJames Harden 28 SG Cap Space $28,299,399 - - ($228,065,253) $28,299,399 24.32
PaulChris Paul 32 PG Bird $24,268,959 $330,500 - ($24,599,459) $24,599,459 21.14
AndersonRyan Anderson 29 PF Cap Space $19,578,454 - - ($61,264,637) $19,578,454 16.82
GordonEric Gordon 28 SG Cap Space $12,943,020 - - ($40,501,125) $12,943,020 11.12
TuckerP.J. Tucker 32 SF MLE $7,590,035 - - ($26,477,799) $7,590,035 6.52
ArizaTrevor Ariza 32 SF Cap Space $7,420,912 - - ($7,400,000) $7,420,912 6.38
HilarioNene Hilario 35 C Non-Bird $3,477,600 - - ($10,954,440) $3,477,600 2.99
BlackTarik Black 25 PF Bi-Annual $3,290,000 - - ($3,290,000) $3,290,000 2.83
CapelaClint Capela 23 C Rookie $2,334,528 - - ($2,334,528) $2,334,528 2.01
Mbah a MouteLuc Richard Mbah a Moute 31 PF Minimum $2,116,955 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.26
BrownBobby Brown 33 PG $1,524,305 - - - $1,471,382 1.26
WilliamsTroy Williams 22 SF Cap Space $1,471,382 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.26
OnuakuChinanu Onuaku 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,955,511) $1,312,611 1.13
QiZhou Qi 21 PF MLE $815,615 - - ($815,615) $815,615 0.70


2017-18 Two-Way

Players signed to Two-Way contracts that are currently designated to G-League affiliate. Two-way salaries do not count against a team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JacksonDemetrius Jackson 23 PG -       -  


2017-18 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
OliverCameron Oliver 21 F $300,000 - - - $300,000 0.26


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 $350 PJ Tucker ($7,590,035), Zhou Qi ($815,615)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,290,000 $0 Tarik Black ($3,290,000)


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Rockets 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 $116,375,779
Luxury Tax Space $2,890,221
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $125,266,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $8,890,221


2017-18 Houston Rockets Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $125,266,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $116,075,779
Dead Money $300,000
Cap Holds $350
Total Salaries $116,375,779
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-17,283,129
Practical Cap Max Space $-17,282,779
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $116,075,779
Dead Money $300,000
Cap Holds $350
Total Cap Allocations $116,375,779
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-17,283,129
Practical Cap Space $-17,282,779