Minnesota Timberwolves 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Timberwolves 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 (11) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
ButlerJimmy Butler 27 SG Bird $17,546,918 $604,152 - ($58,380,169) $19,301,070 19.14
TeagueJeff Teague 29 PG Cap Space $19,000,000 - - ($57,000,000) $19,000,000 18.84
DiengGorgui Dieng 27 PF Bird $14,112,360 - - ($62,800,000) $14,112,360 13.99
GibsonTaj Gibson 32 PF Cap Space $14,000,000 - - ($28,000,000) $14,000,000 13.88
WigginsAndrew Wiggins 22 SF Rookie $7,574,323 - - ($7,574,323) $7,574,323 7.51
AldrichCole Aldrich 28 C Cap Space $7,300,000 - - ($9,356,021) $7,300,000 7.24
TownsKarl-Anthony Towns 21 C Rookie $6,216,840 - - ($6,216,840) $6,216,840 6.16
CrawfordJamal Crawford 37 SG Room $4,328,000 - - ($8,872,400) $4,328,000 4.29
BjelicaNemanja Bjelica 29 PF MLE $3,949,999 - - ($3,949,999) $3,949,999 3.92
PattonJustin Patton 20 C Rookie $2,247,480 - - ($4,915,080) $2,247,480 2.23
JonesTyus Jones 21 PG Rookie $1,471,382 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.46


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 (0) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BrownAnthony Brown 24 SF         -  


2017-18 Dead Cap

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
MartinKevin Martin 34 SG $1,360,305 - - - $1,360,305 1.35
PekovicNikola Pekovic 31 C $11,600,000 - - - - 0.00


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 (0) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BeachemV.J. Beachem 22 SF           $815,615  
TrimbleMelo Trimble 22 PG           $815,615  


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Timberwolves 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 (0) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
Incomplete Roster Charge (1 spots)           $815,615  


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 $0 Jamal Crawford


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Timberwolves 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 $100,861,759
Luxury Tax Space $18,404,241


2017-18 Minnesota Timberwolves Salary Cap Totals

The Timberwolves 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 $99,501,454
Dead Money $1,360,305
Cap Holds $815,615
Total Salaries $100,861,759
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-1,768,759
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $99,501,454
Dead Money $1,360,305
Cap Holds $815,615
Total Cap Allocations $100,861,759
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-1,768,759
Practical Cap Space $-1,768,759