Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics 2023-24 Salary Cap

Celtics 2023-24 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Boston Celtics 2023 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Holiday Jrue Holiday PG $36,861,707 $34,954,667 $1,907,040 $4,401,040 - $36,861,707 19.66 27.10 $169,354,667
($169,354,667)
Acquired via Trade
Porzingis Kristaps Porzingis PF $36,016,200 $36,016,200 - - - $36,016,200 19.21 26.48 $96,016,200
($96,016,200)
Acquired via Trade
Tatum Jayson Tatum PF $32,600,060 $32,600,060 - - - $32,600,060 17.39 23.97 $104,545,020
($104,545,020)
Rk Extension / Bird
Brown Jaylen Brown SF $31,830,357 $28,508,929 $3,321,428 - - $31,830,357 16.98 23.40 $314,738,929
($314,738,928)
Rk Extension / Bird
G'teed: $28,508,928
White Derrick White PG $18,357,143 $17,607,143 $750,000 $500,000 - $18,357,143 9.79 13.50 $36,428,572
($36,428,572)
Acquired via Trade
Horford Al Horford C $10,000,000 $10,000,000 - - - $10,000,000 5.33 7.35 $19,500,000
($19,500,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Pritchard Payton Pritchard PG $4,037,278 $4,037,278 - - - $4,037,278 2.15 2.97 $34,037,278
($34,037,278)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Kornet Luke Kornet C $2,413,304 $2,413,304 - - - $2,413,304 1.29 1.77 $2,413,304
($2,413,304)
Free Agent / Minimum
Springer Jaden Springer PG $2,226,240 $2,226,240 - - - $2,226,240 1.19 1.64 $3,048,414
($6,244,603)
Acquired via Trade
Brissett Oshae Brissett SF $2,165,000 $2,165,000 - - - $2,165,000 1.15 1.59 $4,628,946
($4,628,946)
Free Agent / Minimum
Mykhailiuk Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk SG $2,019,706 $2,346,614 - - - $2,019,706 1.08 1.48 $2,346,614
($2,346,614)
Free Agent / Minimum
Tillman Xavier Tillman C $1,930,681 $1,930,681 - - - $1,930,681 1.03 1.42 $743,423
($1,930,681)
Acquired via Trade
Hauser Sam Hauser SF $1,927,896 $1,927,896 - - - $1,927,896 1.03 1.42 $4,020,240
($1,927,896)
Free Agent / Non-Bird
Walsh Jordan Walsh SF $1,119,563 $1,119,563 - - - $1,119,563 0.60 0.82 $7,639,302
($1,319,563)
Drafted / 2nd Round
Queta Neemias Queta C $81,253 $81,253 - - - $81,253 0.04 0.06 $2,278,223
($81,253)
RoS / Minimum


2023-24 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/Tax Allocations.

Player (2) Pos.
DavisonJ.D. Davison PG          
PetersonDrew Peterson F          


2023-24 Dead/Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been released or served 10-day contracts. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
JacksonDemetrius Jackson PG $92,857 - - - $92,857 0.05 Waived


2023-24 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Celtics are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Renouncing 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 (2) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
GriffinBlake Griffin C - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
KabengeleMfiondu Kabengele PF - $1,801,769 Two-Way


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 Reason (Used On) Original Available
Trade
7/12/2024
Grant Williams trade with DAL
(Jaden Springer, $2,226,240)
$6,202,500 $3,976,260
Trade
2/07/2025
Lamar Stevens trade with MEM
$89,025 $89,025
Trade
2/10/2025
Dalano Banton trade with POR
$2,019,706 $2,019,706


2023-24 Luxury Tax Totals

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

Type Totals
2023 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $165,294,000
Total Taxable Salaries $183,679,245
Current Luxury Tax Space $-18,385,245
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $39,752,050


2023-24 Boston Celtics Salary Cap Totals

The Celtics 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 Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $183,586,388
Dead Money $92,857
Cap Holds $3,821,475
Total Cap Allocations $187,500,720
Salary Cap Maximum
2023 NBA Salary Cap Max $136,021,000
Current Cap Space $-51,479,720
Second Apron
2023 NBA Second Apron $182,794,000
Second Apron Space $-5,786,285
 

2023-24 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-51,936,020 — $-47,565,388

$-51,936,020
Projected Practical Cap Space:

This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries + estimated exercised and declined options + estimated retained cap holds and draft pool cap holds.

$-47,565,388
Maximum Possible Cap Space:

This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries. All other options, cap holds, exceptions are assumed as declined, waived or renounced.





Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
6/29/2024 Dalano Banton 2024-25 Club Option — partially guaranteed $217,533
6/29/2024 J.D. Davison 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $2,093,637
6/29/2024 Drew Peterson 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Neemias Queta 2024-25 Club Option $2,196,970
6/29/2024 Oshae Brissett 2024-25 Player Option $2,463,946
6/29/2024 Sam Hauser 2024-25 Club Option $2,092,344
6/29/2024 Payton Pritchard 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $5,959,022
10/14/2024 Dalano Banton 2024-25 Guaranteed — Opening Night - TBD $1,098,485
1/10/2025 Dalano Banton 2024-25 Guaranteed $2,196,970
6/29/2025 Jaden Springer 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $5,987,361
10/25/2025 Jordan Walsh 2025-26 Guaranteed — Opening Night $2,221,677
6/29/2026 Jordan Walsh 2026-27 Club Option — non-guaranteed
7/20/2026 Jordan Walsh 2026-27 Guaranteed $2,406,205
6/29/2027 Jrue Holiday 2027-28 Player Option $37,200,000




Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Age Position Country College
2020 Yam Madar 23 PG ISR
2021 Juhann Begarin 21 SG FRA


Future Draft Picks

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
2024
BOS
2025
BOS
2026
BOS
2027
BOS
2028
BOS
Top-1 Protected or 2-30 SAS right to swap
SAS    BOS
2-30 SAS right to swap with BOS
SAS    BOS
SAS right to swap
2029
POR
31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
2024
DAL
via CHA
BOS
via SAC
SAS
31-54
BOS
55-59
2025
ORL
Less favorable of Boston and Memphis to ORL then other to OKC
BOS    DET    NYK
BOS pick if DAL conveys 1st to NYK by 2025; DET pick if DAL does not convey 1st to NYK by 2025
2026
BOS
Less favorable of BOS and more favorable of IND and MIA then other to MEM
BOS
Most favorable of MIN, NOP, NYK and POR (via POR to DET)
2027
ORL
2028
SAS
31-45 if BOS is 2-30 in 2028
PHX
46-60 (via ORL)
2029
OKC