New York Knicks 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New York Knicks 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 (14) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
AnthonyCarmelo Anthony 33 SF Bird $26,243,760 - - ($54,171,900) $26,243,760 25.20
Hardaway Jr.Tim Hardaway Jr. 25 SG Cap Space $16,500,000 - - ($70,950,000) $16,500,000 15.84
LeeCourtney Lee 31 SG Cap Space $11,747,890 - - ($36,761,340) $11,747,890 11.28
ThomasLance Thomas 29 SF Early Bird $6,655,325 - - ($14,774,975) $6,655,325 6.39
PorzingisKristaps Porzingis 22 PF Rookie $4,503,600 - - ($10,200,654) $4,503,600 4.32
BakerRon Baker 24 SG Room $4,328,000 - - ($8,872,400) $4,328,000 4.16
O'QuinnKyle O'Quinn 27 C Bird $4,087,500 - - ($8,343,750) $4,087,500 3.92
NtilinkinaFrank Ntilinkina 19 PG Rookie $3,501,120 - - ($7,656,840) $3,501,120 3.36
KuzminskasMindaugas Kuzminskas 27 SF Room $3,025,035 - - ($3,025,035) $3,025,035 2.90
SessionsRamon Sessions 31 PG Minimum $2,328,652 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.41
BeasleyMichael Beasley 28 SF Minimum $2,116,955 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.41
HernangomezWilly Hernangomez 23 C Cap Space $1,435,750 - - ($2,932,250) $1,435,750 1.38
RandleChasson Randle 24 PG Minimum $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.26
ArtisJamel Artis 24 SF - - - - - 0.00


2017-18 Suspension List

Cap breakdowns for players currently in suspended. All count against the team's salary cap, but not the roster spot.

Player (1) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
NoahJoakim Noah C Cap Space $17,765,000 - - - ($55,590,000) $17,765,000 17.06


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 %
KornetLuke Kornet 22 C         $75,000  


2017-18 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
PlumleeMarshall Plumlee 25 PF $100,000 - - - $100,000 0.10


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 %
DotsonDamyean Dotson 23 SG           $815,615  
HayesNigel Hayes 22 PF           -  


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 Ron Baker


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Knicks 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 $103,338,126
Luxury Tax Space $15,927,874


2017-18 New York Knicks Salary Cap Totals

The Knicks 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 $86,283,355
Suspended List Money $17,765,000
Dead Money $100,000
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $104,148,355
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-5,055,355
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $86,283,355
Suspended List Money $17,765,000
Dead Money $100,000
Total Cap Allocations $104,148,355
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-5,055,355
Practical Cap Space $-5,055,355