New Orleans Pelicans 2014 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New Orleans Pelicans 2014-15 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 (14) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
GordonEric Gordon 25 SG Bird $14,898,938 - - ($30,412,989) $14,898,938 21.16
EvansTyreke Evans 24 SF Bird $11,265,416 - - ($32,203,757) $11,265,416 16.00
HolidayJrue Holiday 24 PG Bird $9,904,495 - - ($33,286,520) $9,904,495 14.07
AndersonRyan Anderson 26 PF Bird $8,491,500 - - ($16,991,500) $8,491,500 12.06
AsikOmer Asik 28 C Cap Space $14,898,938 - - ($8,374,646) $8,374,646 11.89
DavisAnthony Davis 21 PF Rookie $5,607,240 - - ($12,677,970) $5,607,240 7.96
PondexterQuincy Pondexter 26 SF Bird $3,146,068 - - ($14,000,000) $3,146,068 4.47
ColeNorris Cole 25 PG Rookie $2,038,206 - - ($2,038,206) $2,038,206 2.89
AjincaAlexis Ajinca 26 C Minimum $981,084 - - ($981,084) $981,084 1.39
BabbittLuke Babbitt 25 SF Minimum $981,084 - - ($981,084) $981,084 1.39
FredetteJimmer Fredette 29 PG Minimum $948,163 - - ($915,243) $915,243 1.30
WitheyJeff Withey 24 C Minimum $816,482 - - ($816,482) $816,482 1.16
CunninghamDante Cunningham 27 PF Minimum $831,942 - - ($716,043) $716,043 1.02
DouglasToney Douglas 28 SG Minimum $143,870 - - ($143,870) $143,870 0.20


2014-15 Retained Cap

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

Player (6) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DouglasToney Douglas SG $62,552 - - - - $53,838 0.08
DouglasToney Douglas SG $62,552 - - - - $53,838 0.08
WilliamsElliot Williams SG $57,711 - - - ($53,838) $53,838 0.08
WilliamsElliot Williams SG $57,711 - - - ($53,838) $53,838 0.08
WoltersNate Wolters PG $48,028 - - - - $48,028 0.07
WoltersNate Wolters PG $48,028 - - - - $48,028 0.07


2014-15 Dead Cap

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
WilliamsShawne Williams 28 SF $1,227,985 - - - $1,227,985 1.74
MillerDarius Miller 24 SF $400,000 - - - $400,000 0.57
YoungPatric Young 22 PF $107,436 - - - $107,436 0.15
MekelGal Mekel 26 PG $86,451 - - - $86,451 0.12


2014-15 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Pelicans 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 %
TaylorTyshawn Taylor 24 PG           $1,115,243  


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.

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
Trade Exception $3,517,200 $3,517,200 Buddy Hield 02/20/2018
Trade Exception $2,090,000 $2,090,000 Tim Frazier 06/21/2018


2014-15 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Pelicans current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2014 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $76,829,000
Total Taxable Salaries $70,413,595
Luxury Tax Space $6,415,405


2014-15 New Orleans Pelicans Salary Cap Totals

The Pelicans 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 $68,280,315
Earned Money $311,408
Dead Money $1,821,872
Cap Holds $6,722,443
Total Salaries $70,413,595
2014 NBA Salary Cap Max $63,065,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-7,348,595
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $68,280,315
Earned Money $311,408
Dead Money $1,821,872
Cap Holds $6,722,443
Total Cap Allocations $70,413,595
2014 NBA Salary Cap Max $63,065,000
Cap Max Space $-7,348,595
Practical Cap Space $-7,348,595