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Boston Celtics 2020-21 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Boston Celtics 2020-21 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 %
WalkerKemba Walker MAX 30 PG Sign-and-Trade $34,379,100 - - ($34,379,100) $34,379,100 24.11
HaywardGordon Hayward MAX 30 SF Cap Space $34,187,085 - - ($34,187,085) $34,187,085 23.97
BrownJaylen Brown 23 SG Minimum $22,991,071 - $1,000,000 ($22,991,071) $23,991,071
(est)
16.82
SmartMarcus Smart 26 PG Bird $12,946,428 - $500,000 ($13,446,428) $13,446,428 9.43
TatumJayson Tatum 22 SF Rookie $9,897,120 - - ($9,897,120) $9,897,120 6.94
KanterEnes Kanter 28 C Room $5,005,350 - - ($5,005,350) $5,005,350 3.51
TheisDaniel Theis 28 PF Early Bird $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 3.51
LangfordRomeo Langford 20 SF Rookie $3,631,200 - - ($3,631,200) $3,631,200 2.55
PoirierVincent Poirier 26 C Cap Space $2,619,207 - - ($1,476,615) $2,619,207 1.84
WilliamsGrant Williams 21 SF Rookie $2,498,760 - - ($2,498,760) $2,498,760 1.75
WilliamsRobert Williams 22 C Rookie $2,029,920 - - ($2,029,920) $2,029,920 1.42
OjeleyeSemi Ojeleye 25 PF Cap Space $1,752,950 - - - $1,752,950 1.23
EdwardsCarsen Edwards 22 PG Cap Space $1,517,981 - - ($1,517,981) $1,517,981 1.06
GreenJavonte Green 27 G Minimum $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981 1.06


2020-21 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 %
YabuseleGuerschon Yabusele 24 PF $1,039,080 - - - $1,039,080 0.73
JacksonDemetrius Jackson 26 PG $92,857 - - - $92,857 0.07


2020-21 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. 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WanamakerBrad Wanamaker 31 PG Restricted Early Bird         $1,931,372  
WatersTremont Waters 22 PG Restricted Non-Bird         $1,549,812  
FallTacko Fall 24 C Restricted Non-Bird         $1,544,548  


2020-21 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
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $141,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $142,606,090
Luxury Tax Space $-1,606,090
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $2,409,135


2020-21 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 Total
Active Roster Cap $141,474,153
Dead Money $1,131,937
Cap Holds $5,025,732
Total Salaries $142,606,090
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $116,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-26,606,090
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $141,474,153
Dead Money $1,131,937
Cap Holds $5,025,732
Total Cap Allocations $142,606,090
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $116,000,000
Cap Max Space $-26,606,090



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
07/03/2020 Daniel Theis Guaranteed $5,000,000
10/31/2020 Grant Williams 2021-22 Club Option $2,617,800
10/31/2020 Romeo Langford 2021-22 Club Option $3,804,360
10/31/2020 Robert Williams 2021-22 Club Option $3,661,976
01/10/2021 Max Strus Guaranteed $1,517,981
01/10/2021 Javonte Green Guaranteed $1,517,981
06/29/2021 Jayson Tatum 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $12,985,021
06/29/2021 Max Strus 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $2,049,757
06/29/2021 Vincent Poirier 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $3,274,009
2021-22
10/31/2021 Romeo Langford 2022-23 Club Option $5,634,257
10/31/2021 Grant Williams 2022-23 Club Option $4,306,281
06/29/2022 Carsen Edwards 2022-23 Club Option $1,930,681
06/29/2022 Robert Williams 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $5,430,710
2022-23
06/29/2023 Grant Williams 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,235,495
06/29/2023 Romeo Langford 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,837,252