Portland Trail Blazers 2017 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Portland Trail Blazers 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 %
LillardDamian Lillard 27 PG Bird $26,153,057 - - ($115,560,020) $26,153,057 20.79
McCollumC.J. McCollum 25 SG Bird $23,962,572 - - ($106,800,000) $23,962,572 19.05
TurnerEvan Turner 28 SF Cap Space $17,131,148 - - ($53,606,557) $17,131,148 13.62
HarklessMaurice Harkless 24 PF Bird $9,662,921 - $500,000 ($31,011,236) $10,162,921 8.08
LeonardMeyers Leonard 25 C Bird $9,904,494 - - ($31,786,516) $9,904,494 7.87
AminuAl-Farouq Aminu 26 SF Cap Space $7,319,035 - - ($14,276,140) $7,319,035 5.82
NicholsonAndrew Nicholson 27 PF Cap Space $6,362,998 - - ($19,911,007) $6,362,998 5.06
DavisEd Davis 28 PF Cap Space $6,352,531 - - ($6,352,531) $6,352,531 5.05
VonlehNoah Vonleh 21 PF Rookie $3,505,233 - - ($3,505,233) $3,505,233 2.79
CollinsZach Collins 19 PF Rookie $3,057,240 - - ($6,686,160) $3,057,240 2.43
NurkicJusuf Nurkic 22 C Rookie $2,947,305 - - ($2,947,305) $2,947,305 2.34
NapierShabazz Napier 26 PG Rookie $2,361,360 - - ($2,361,360) $2,361,360 1.88
ConnaughtonPat Connaughton 24 SG Cap Space $1,471,382 - - ($1,471,382) $1,471,382 1.17
SwaniganCaleb Swanigan 20 PF Rookie $1,465,920 - - ($3,205,920) $1,465,920 1.17
LaymanJake Layman 23 SF Cap Space $1,312,611 - - ($1,312,611) $1,312,611 1.04


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 %
WilcoxC.J. Wilcox 26 SG         -  


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 %
VarejaoAnderson Varejao 34 PF $1,984,005 - - - $1,984,005 1.58
EzeliFestus Ezeli 27 C $333,333 - - - $333,333 0.26


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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($125,266,000) and can be used for contracts up to 3 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
Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $5,192,000 $5,192,000
Trade Exception $543,471 $543,471 Tim Quarterman trade 06/28/2018
Trade Exception $12,969,502 $12,969,502 Allen Crabbe trade with BKN 07/25/2018


2017-18 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Trail Blazers 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 $125,787,145
Luxury Tax Space $-6,521,145
Ext. Luxury Tax Bill $10,162,006


2017-18 Portland Trail Blazers Salary Cap Totals

The Trail Blazers 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 $123,469,807
Dead Money $2,317,338
Cap Holds $13,512,973
Total Salaries $125,787,145
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-26,694,145
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $123,469,807
Dead Money $2,317,338
Cap Holds $13,512,973
Total Cap Allocations $125,787,145
2017 NBA Salary Cap Max $99,093,000
Cap Max Space $-26,694,145
Practical Cap Space $-26,694,145