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 (18) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
HardenJames Harden 27 SG Cap Space $28,299,399 - - ($228,065,253) $28,299,399 23.71
PaulChris Paul 32 PG Bird $24,268,959 $330,500 - ($24,599,459) $24,599,459 20.61
AndersonRyan Anderson 29 PF Cap Space $19,578,454 - - ($61,264,637) $19,578,454 16.40
GordonEric Gordon 28 SG Cap Space $12,943,020 - - ($40,501,125) $12,943,020 10.84
TuckerP.J. Tucker 32 SF MLE $7,590,035 - - ($26,477,799) $7,590,035 6.36
ArizaTrevor Ariza 32 SF Cap Space $7,420,912 - - ($7,400,000) $7,420,912 6.22
HilarioNene Hilario 34 PF Non-Bird $3,477,600 - - ($10,954,440) $3,477,600 2.91
BlackTarik Black 25 C Bi-Annual $3,290,000 - - ($3,290,000) $3,290,000 2.76
CapelaClint Capela 23 C Rookie $2,334,528 - - ($2,334,528) $2,334,528 1.96
Mbah a MouteLuc Richard Mbah a Moute 30 SF Minimum $2,116,955 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.23
WilliamsTroy Williams 22 SF Cap Space $1,471,382 - - ($1,312,611) $1,471,382 1.23
LongShawn Long 24 PF Cap Space $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.10
OnuakuChinanu Onuaku 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,955,511) $1,312,611 1.10
QuartermanTim Quarterman 22 PG Minimum $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.10
TaylorIsaiah Taylor 23 PG Cap Space $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.10
OliverCameron Oliver 21 F Minimum $815,615 - - ($300,000) $815,615 0.68
QiZhou Qi 21 C MLE $815,615 - - ($815,615) $815,615 0.68
BrownBobby Brown 32 PG - - - - - 0.00


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 22 PG         -  


2017-18 Camp Invite

These players are signed to "placeholder" contracts that aren't included in a team's Total Cap Allocations until the first day of the regular season.

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
De PaulaGeorge De Paula 21 PG           $815,615  
PeakL.J. Peak 21 SG           $815,615  


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Rockets 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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
HilarioNene Hilario 34 PF           $3,477,600  


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 $120,489,925
Luxury Tax Space $-1,223,925
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $125,266,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $5,908,155
Ext. Luxury Tax Bill $1,835,888


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 $119,357,845
Cap Holds $3,477,950
Total Salaries $119,357,845
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-23,742,795
Practical Cap Max Space $-20,264,845
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $119,357,845
Cap Holds $3,477,950
Total Cap Allocations $119,357,845
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-23,742,795
Practical Cap Space $-20,264,845