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 (15) 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 22.15
Caldwell-PopeKentavious Caldwell-Pope 24 SG Cap Space $17,745,894 - - ($17,745,894) $17,745,894 17.36
DengLuol Deng 32 SF Cap Space $17,190,000 - - ($54,000,000) $17,190,000 16.81
ClarksonJordan Clarkson 25 PG Early Bird $11,562,500 - - ($37,500,000) $11,562,500 11.31
BrewerCorey Brewer 31 SG Cap Space $7,579,366 - - ($7,579,366) $7,579,366 7.41
BallLonzo Ball 20 PG Rookie $6,286,560 - - ($13,748,520) $6,286,560 6.15
IngramBrandon Ingram 20 SF Rookie $5,519,400 - - ($11,276,520) $5,519,400 5.40
RandleJulius Randle 22 PF Rookie $4,149,242 - - ($4,149,242) $4,149,242 4.06
EnnisTyler Ennis 23 PG Minimum $1,524,305 - - ($1,524,305) $1,524,305 1.49
BogutAndrew Bogut 32 C Minimum $2,328,652 - - ($50,000) $1,471,382 1.44
Nance Jr.Larry Nance Jr. 24 PF Rookie $1,471,382 - - ($3,743,773) $1,471,382 1.44
KuzmaKyle Kuzma 22 PF Rookie $1,423,560 - - ($3,113,400) $1,423,560 1.39
HartJosh Hart 22 SG Rookie $1,394,520 - - ($3,049,680) $1,394,520 1.36
ZubacIvica Zubac 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.28
BryantThomas Bryant 20 C Minimum $815,615 - - ($815,615) $815,615 0.80


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 %
CarusoAlex Caruso 23 G $18,432       -  
BlueVander Blue 25 SG -       -  


2017-18 Dead Cap

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
BeachemV.J. Beachem 22 SF $50,000 - - - $50,000 0.05
BlueVander Blue 25 SG $50,000 - - - $50,000 0.05
WeberBriante Weber 24 SG $50,000 - - - $50,000 0.05


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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
RobinsonThomas Robinson 26 PF           $1,471,382  
World PeaceMetta World Peace 38 SF           $1,471,382  


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 $102,238,687
Luxury Tax Space $17,027,313


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 $102,088,687
Dead Money $150,000
Cap Holds $2,942,764
Total Salaries $102,238,687
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-3,145,687
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $102,088,687
Dead Money $150,000
Cap Holds $2,942,764
Total Cap Allocations $102,238,687
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-3,145,687
Practical Cap Space $-3,145,687