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 (15) 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 23.93
PaulChris Paul 31 PG Bird $24,268,959 $330,500 - ($24,599,459) $24,599,459 20.80
AndersonRyan Anderson 28 PF Cap Space $19,578,454 - - ($61,264,637) $19,578,454 16.55
GordonEric Gordon 28 SG Cap Space $12,943,020 - - ($40,501,125) $12,943,020 10.94
TuckerP.J. Tucker 31 SF MLE $7,590,035 - - ($26,477,799) $7,590,035 6.42
ArizaTrevor Ariza 31 SF Cap Space $7,420,912 - - ($7,420,912) $7,420,912 6.27
HilarioNene Hilario 34 C Non-Bird $3,477,600 - - ($10,954,440) $3,477,600 2.94
BlackTarik Black 25 PF Bi-Annual $3,290,000 - - ($3,290,000) $3,290,000 2.78
CapelaClint Capela 22 C Rookie $2,334,528 - - ($2,334,528) $2,334,528 1.97
Mbah a MouteLuc Richard Mbah a Moute 30 PF Minimum $2,116,955 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.24
OnuakuChinanu Onuaku 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,955,511) $1,312,611 1.11
GreenGerald Green 31 SG Minimum $1,381,404 - - ($872,854) $872,854 0.74
QiZhou Qi 21 PF MLE $815,615 - - ($815,615) $815,615 0.69
JohnsonJoe Johnson 35 SG Minimum $749,905 - - ($473,835) $473,835 0.40
JacksonAaron Jackson 30 G Minimum $4,608 - - ($4,608) $4,608 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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BrownMarkel Brown 25 SG -       -  
HunterR.J. Hunter 23 SG -       -  


2017-18 Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players that were on the roster via 10-day contracts.

Player (2) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JacksonDemetrius Jackson PG $74,159 - - - ($74,159) $74,159 0.06
NashLe'Bryan Nash SF $46,080 - - - ($46,080) $46,080 0.04


2017-18 Dead Cap

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
WilliamsTroy Williams 22 SF $1,471,382 - - - $1,471,382 1.24
BrownBobby Brown 32 PG $714,787 - - - $714,787 0.60
BrownBobby Brown 32 PG $515,399 - - - $515,399 0.44
WrightBrandan Wright 29 PF $705,652 - - - $490,461 0.41
OliverCameron Oliver 20 F $300,000 - - - $300,000 0.25
QuartermanTim Quarterman 22 PG $96,406 - - - $96,406 0.08
CanaanIsaiah Canaan 25 PG $53,465 - - - $53,465 0.05
JohnsonChristapher Johnson 26 SF $25,000 - - - $25,000 0.02


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 $118,210,745
Luxury Tax Space $1,055,255
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $125,266,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $6,994,549


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 $114,484,312
Earned Money $120,239
Dead Money $3,666,900
Cap Holds $350
Total Salaries $118,271,451
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-19,178,801
Practical Cap Max Space $-19,178,451
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $114,484,312
Earned Money $120,239
Dead Money $3,666,900
Cap Holds $350
Total Cap Allocations $118,271,451
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-19,178,801
Practical Cap Space $-19,178,451