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Boston Celtics 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Boston Celtics 2021-22 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 (7) Age Pos. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WalkerKemba Walker MAX 31 PG $36,016,200 Sign-and-Trade $36,016,200 - - ($36,016,200) $36,016,200 19.48
BrownJaylen Brown 24 SG $25,794,643 Minimum $24,794,643 - $1,000,000 ($24,794,643) $25,794,643 13.95
SmartMarcus Smart 27 PG $14,339,285 Bird $13,839,285 - $500,000 ($14,339,285) $14,339,285 7.76
LangfordRomeo Langford 21 SF $3,804,360 Rookie $3,804,360 - - - $3,804,360 2.06
WilliamsRobert Williams 23 C $3,661,976 Rookie $3,661,976 - - - $3,661,976 1.98
WilliamsGrant Williams 22 SF $2,617,800 Rookie $2,617,800 - - - $2,617,800 1.42
EdwardsCarsen Edwards 23 PG $1,782,621 Cap Space $1,782,621 - - ($1,782,621) $1,782,621 0.96


2021-22 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 25 PF $1,039,080 - - - $1,039,080 0.56
JacksonDemetrius Jackson 27 PG $92,857 - - - $92,857 0.05


2021-22 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 (7) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
HaywardGordon Hayward 31 SF         $51,280,628  
TatumJayson Tatum 23 SF         $19,794,240  
TheisDaniel Theis 29 PF Bird         $9,500,000  
KanterEnes Kanter 29 C Early Bird         $6,506,955  
OjeleyeSemi Ojeleye 26 PF         $3,330,605  
PoirierVincent Poirier 27 C Restricted Early Bird         $3,274,009  
GreenJavonte Green 28 G Restricted Early Bird         $2,049,757  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(5 spots)
          $0  


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $151,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $89,148,822
Luxury Tax Space $61,851,178


2021-22 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 $88,016,885
Dead Money $1,131,937
Cap Holds $95,736,194
Total Salaries $184,885,016
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-59,885,016
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $88,016,885
Dead Money $1,131,937
Cap Holds $95,736,194
Total Cap Allocations $184,885,016
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Cap Max Space $-59,885,016



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
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 Robert Williams 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $5,430,710
06/29/2022 Carsen Edwards 2022-23 Club Option $1,930,681
2022-23
06/29/2023 Romeo Langford 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,837,252
06/29/2023 Grant Williams 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,235,495