Los Angeles Lakers 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Lakers 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 (12) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
LopezBrook Lopez 29 C Bird $22,642,350 - - ($22,642,350) $22,642,350 21.80
Caldwell-PopeKentavious Caldwell-Pope 24 SG Cap Space $17,745,894 - - ($17,745,894) $17,745,894 17.08
DengLuol Deng 32 SF Cap Space $17,190,000 - - ($54,000,000) $17,190,000 16.55
ClarksonJordan Clarkson 25 SG Early Bird $11,562,500 - - ($37,500,000) $11,562,500 11.13
BrewerCorey Brewer 31 SG Cap Space $7,579,366 - - ($7,579,366) $7,579,366 7.30
BallLonzo Ball 19 PG Rookie $6,286,560 - - ($13,748,520) $6,286,560 6.05
IngramBrandon Ingram 19 SF Rookie $5,519,400 - - ($5,519,400) $5,519,400 5.31
RandleJulius Randle 22 PF Rookie $4,149,242 - - ($4,149,242) $4,149,242 3.99
Nance Jr.Larry Nance Jr. 24 PF Rookie $1,471,382 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.42
KuzmaKyle Kuzma 21 PF Rookie $1,423,560 - - ($3,113,400) $1,423,560 1.37
HartJosh Hart 22 SG Rookie $1,394,520 - - ($3,049,680) $1,394,520 1.34
ZubacIvica Zubac 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.26


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Lakers 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
EnnisTyler Ennis 22 PG           $2,666,707  
RobinsonThomas Robinson 26 PF           $1,471,382  
World PeaceMetta World Peace 37 SF           $1,471,382  


2017-18 G League Players

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
CarusoAlex Caruso 23 G         -  


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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DozierP.J. Dozier 20 SG           -  


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.

Room Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are below the cap (eliminating the NTMLE/TMLE/BAE) and can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Room Exception $4,328,000 $4,328,000


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Lakers 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 $98,277,385
Luxury Tax Space $20,988,615


2017-18 Los Angeles Lakers Salary Cap Totals

The Lakers 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 $98,277,385
Cap Holds $5,609,471
Total Salaries $103,886,856
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-4,793,856
Practical Cap Max Space $815,615
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $98,277,385
Cap Holds $5,609,471
Total Cap Allocations $103,886,856
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-4,793,856
Practical Cap Space $815,615