Phoenix Suns 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Phoenix Suns 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 %
BledsoeEric Bledsoe 27 PG Bird $14,500,000 - - ($29,500,000) $14,500,000 15.63
KnightBrandon Knight 25 PG Bird $13,618,750 - - ($43,893,750) $13,618,750 14.68
ChandlerTyson Chandler 34 C Cap Space $13,000,000 - - ($26,585,000) $13,000,000 14.02
DudleyJared Dudley 32 PF Cap Space $10,000,000 - - ($19,530,000) $10,000,000 10.78
WilliamsAlan Williams 24 PF Cap Space $6,000,000 - - ($6,000,000) $6,000,000 6.47
JacksonJosh Jackson 20 SF Rookie $5,090,040 - - ($11,131,560) $5,090,040 5.49
BenderDragan Bender 19 PF Rookie $4,468,800 - - ($4,468,800) $4,468,800 4.82
WarrenT.J. Warren 23 SF Rookie $3,152,931 - - ($3,152,931) $3,152,931 3.40
ChrissMarquese Chriss 20 PF Rookie $3,073,800 - - ($3,073,800) $3,073,800 3.31
BookerDevin Booker 20 SG Rookie $2,319,360 - - ($2,319,360) $2,319,360 2.50
MillsapElijah Millsap 30 SG Minimum $1,524,305 - - - $1,524,305 1.64
Jones Jr.Derrick Jones Jr. 20 SF Cap Space $1,312,611 - - - $1,312,611 1.42
UlisTyler Ulis 21 PG Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.42
ReedDavon Reed 22 SG Cap Space $815,615 - - ($1,504,736) $815,615 0.88


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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JamesMike James 26 PG         -  


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 %
BarbosaLeandro Barbosa 34 SG $500,000 - - - $500,000 0.54


2017-18 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Suns are currently under the cap, all of these figures are included in their Total Cap Figure. The "Practical Cap Space" below represents the Suns cap availability should they renounce all of these figures. 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 %
LenAlex Len 24 C           $12,059,053  


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 Suns 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 $81,006,365
Luxury Tax Space $38,259,635


2017-18 Phoenix Suns Salary Cap Totals

The Suns are currently under the league salary cap, meaning all Cap Holds & Exceptions are included in their Total Cap Allocations. The Cap Max Space figure below represents how much salary cap remains after all allocations are included. The Practical Cap Space shows available space should the team renounce all Cap Holds & Exceptions.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $80,188,823
Dead Money $500,000
Cap Holds $12,059,053
Total Salaries $92,747,876
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $6,345,124
Practical Cap Max Space $18,404,177
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $80,188,823
Dead Money $500,000
Cap Holds $12,059,053
Total Cap Allocations $92,747,876
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $6,345,124
Practical Cap Space $18,404,177