Memphis Grizzlies 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Memphis Grizzlies 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 %
ConleyMike Conley 29 PG Bird $28,530,608 - - ($113,989,729) $28,530,608 25.96
ParsonsChandler Parsons 28 SF Cap Space $23,112,004 - - ($72,321,773) $23,112,004 21.03
GasolMarc Gasol 32 C Bird $22,642,350 - - ($72,357,075) $22,642,350 20.60
GreenJaMychal Green 26 PF Bird $8,533,333 - - ($17,000,000) $8,533,333 7.76
McLemoreBen McLemore 24 SG MLE $5,200,000 - - ($10,660,000) $5,200,000 4.73
EvansTyreke Evans 27 SG Bi-Annual $3,290,000 - - ($3,290,000) $3,290,000 2.99
ChalmersMario Chalmers 31 PG Minimum $2,106,470 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.34
MartinJarell Martin 23 PF Rookie $1,471,382 - - ($3,887,604) $1,471,382 1.34
DavisDeyonta Davis 20 C Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($2,857,562) $1,312,611 1.19
HarrisonAndrew Harrison 22 PG Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.19
SeldenWayne Selden 22 SG Minimum $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.19
RabbIvan Rabb 20 PF MLE $950,000 - - ($2,328,242) $950,000 0.86
BrooksDillon Brooks 21 SF MLE $815,615 - - ($2,193,857) $815,615 0.74
BrooksMarShon Brooks 28 SG Minimum $51,671 - - ($1,707,763) $51,671 0.05
JohnsonOmari Johnson 27 SF Minimum $27,648 - - ($27,648) $27,648 0.03


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 %
HenryMyke Henry 24 SF -       -  
SimmonsKobi Simmons 19 PG -       -  


2017-18 Retained Cap

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

Player (4) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BrooksMarShon Brooks SG $86,119 - - - ($83,129) $83,129 0.08
TeagueMarquis Teague PG $83,129 - - - ($83,129) $83,129 0.08
WeberBriante Weber SG $83,129 - - - ($83,129) $83,129 0.08
Rathan-MayesXavier Rathan-Mayes SG $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 (6) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
WrightBrandan Wright 29 PF $5,179,760 - - - $5,179,760 4.71
BaldwinWade Baldwin 21 PG $1,874,400 - - - $1,874,400 1.71
JohnsonBrice Johnson 22 PF $1,331,160 - - - $1,331,160 1.21
ZagoracRade Zagorac 21 SF $950,000 - - - $950,000 0.86
FranklinJamaal Franklin 25 SG $163,296 - - - $163,296 0.15
TeagueMarquis Teague 24 PG $74,816 - - - $74,816 0.07


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Grizzlies 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 %
GreenJaMychal Green 26 PF           $2,820,497  


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.

Trade Exception Details becomes available when a team relinquishes more salary than it acquires during a trade. The "credit" balance remains as an exception that can be used within the next year to acquire salary via trade without further relinquishing additional salary.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $8,406,000 $1,440,385 Ben McLemore ($5,200,000), Rade Zagorac ($950,000), Dillon Brooks ($815,615)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,290,000 $0 Tyreke Evans
Trade Exception $3,408,520 $3,408,520 Troy Daniels trade with PHX 09/22/2018


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Grizzlies 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 $110,061,496
Luxury Tax Space $9,204,504
2017 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $125,266,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $15,363,275


2017-18 Memphis Grizzlies 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 $100,033,826
Earned Money $295,467
Dead Money $9,573,432
Cap Holds $7,669,402
Total Salaries $109,902,725
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-18,479,127
Practical Cap Max Space $-10,809,725
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $100,033,826
Earned Money $295,467
Dead Money $9,573,432
Cap Holds $7,669,402
Total Cap Allocations $109,902,725
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-18,479,127
Practical Cap Space $-10,809,725