NBA Team Salary Cap Tracker

A real-time look at the 2024-25 salary payroll totals for each NBA team, including estimated cap space.

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Under The Cap

Teams: None
Floor: $127,000,000
Cap Space: However much is created
Room Exception: $8,063,000
No trade restrictions
No buyout restrictions
Must spend to the salary floor by start of the season or team will have a cap hold assigned for the difference

Over The Cap

Teams:
Maximum: $141,000,000
Non-Taxpayer MLE: $12,951,000
Bi-Annual Exception: $4,715,000
No trade restrictions
No buyout restrictions

Over The First Apron

Teams:
Threshold: $178,655,000
Taxpayer MLE: $5,220,000
Hard-capped at Second Apron if used
Team becomes hard-capped at First Apron by or can't use/do:
Using more than Tax MLE out of NTMLE
Using BAE
Acquirng player via Sign-and-Trade
Signing a buyout player who made more than NTMLE on previous contract
Using more than 100% in salary matching in a trade
sing a TPE that was created in prior season

Over The Second Apron

Teams:
Threshold: $189,486,000
No signing exceptions
Team becomes hard-capped at the Second Apron by or can't use/do:
Using Tax MLE
Aggregating two or more player salaries in a trade
Sending out cash in trade
Acquiring a player using a TPE that was created via pervious sign-and-trade
Can only:
Re-sign own free agents
Sign draft picks
Sign players to minimum contracts
ake trades where one player salary is sent out and equal or less salary comes back (can do a 1 for 2+ trade)
Rank Team Players Active Avg Age Team Total Cap Allocations Cap Space All Hard-Cap Space Apron #1 Hard-Cap Space Apron #2 Cap Space Projected Practical Active Active Top 3 Dead Cap
1 CHA CHA 14 25.5 $146,578,568 $-5,578,568 - - $5,171,432 $118,414,252 $64,275,250 -
2 DET DET 11 24.3 $148,157,919 $-7,157,919 - - $64,401,279 $84,657,988 $47,940,809 $2,748,674
3 UTA UTA 11 24.6 $151,093,987 $-10,093,987 - - $38,136,311 $99,782,040 $62,974,544 -
4 SAS SAS 12 23.6 $155,445,889 $-14,445,889 - - $21,310,166 $118,416,250 $65,089,026 -
5 OKC OKC 12 24.9 $164,952,950 $-23,952,950 - - $33,717,960 $103,528,530 $63,240,590 $1,000,000
6 HOU HOU 12 26.3 $167,282,664 $-26,282,664 - - $-26,282,664 $145,270,107 $77,702,108 -
7 BKN BKN 11 25.5 $173,589,838 $-32,589,838 - - $-30,996,335 $134,147,753 $87,263,144 $325,590
8 TOR TOR 10 26.3 $176,164,070 $-35,164,070 - - $-30,383,038 $117,748,198 $68,294,643 -
9 ORL ORL 11 24.7 $180,278,826 $-39,278,826 - - $49,527,736 $104,512,056 $42,460,800 -
10 SAC SAC 12 26.7 $182,866,405 $-41,866,405 - - $-41,866,405 $167,638,227 $93,348,340 -
11 MEM MEM 14 26.2 $186,719,900 $-45,719,900 - - $-45,286,941 $173,097,320 $95,988,718 $2,019,699
12 CLE CLE 11 27.1 $192,493,033 $-51,493,033 - - $-48,238,852 $156,475,581 $92,135,980 $1,301,031
13 DAL DAL 13 26.4 $192,976,268 $-51,976,268 - - $-51,976,268 $171,948,946 $100,225,123 $2,208,856
14 POR POR 14 25.1 $194,069,134 $-53,069,134 - - $-53,069,134 $165,557,181 $89,691,087 $1,568,032
15 ATL ATL 12 25.7 $199,691,180 $-58,691,180 - - $-58,691,180 $163,059,241 $90,563,486 -
16 NOP NOP 12 26.1 $199,701,515 $-58,701,515 - - $-56,504,545 $154,504,851 $106,075,203 -
17 MIA MIA 12 28.2 $205,217,853 $-64,217,853 - - $-66,442,740 $182,298,756 $112,647,017 -
18 MIL MIL 10 27.6 $206,771,967 $-65,771,967 - - $-63,450,879 $182,882,301 $129,242,019 -
19 IND IND 12 24.8 $207,526,095 $-66,526,095 - - $-66,526,095 $155,093,779 $104,528,500 $1,833,755
20 BOS BOS 11 27.8 $210,199,666 $-69,199,666 - - $-61,352,295 $189,934,025 $114,198,340 -
21 DEN DEN 12 26.3 $211,274,177 $-70,274,177 - - $-67,369,510 $187,552,051 $123,292,088 -
22 LAL LAL 12 27.1 $212,714,323 $-71,714,323 - - $-82,925,056 $178,753,962 $113,327,685 -
23 WAS WAS 13 24.6 $213,966,401 $-72,966,401 - - $-63,944,431 $132,386,253 $68,799,513 $600,000
24 NYK NYK 10 28.1 $216,014,421 $-75,014,421 - - $-39,991,849 $128,379,399 $72,932,531 -
25 CHI CHI 11 26.4 $219,488,856 $-78,488,856 - - $-75,234,675 $128,419,191 $84,427,288 -
26 LAC LAC 11 29.9 $244,988,597 $-103,988,597 - - $-102,751,665 $168,939,468 $117,379,055 $1,000,000
27 PHX PHX 10 29.5 $245,429,136 $-104,429,136 - - $-97,792,726 $203,238,538 $150,732,951 -
28 PHI PHI 4 26.3 $245,906,643 $-104,906,643 - - $55,512,710 $63,227,765 $61,335,908 -
29 GSW GSW 11 28.1 $249,265,900 $-108,265,900 - - $-103,996,305 $174,018,395 $112,038,002 -
30 MIN MIN 10 25.9 $273,554,473 $-132,554,473 - - $-125,846,111 $193,218,319 $135,477,587 -
Totals 341 - $5,974,380,654 $-1,744,380,654 - - - $4,447,100,723 $2,747,627,335 $14,605,637
Averages 11.4 26.3 $199,146,022 $-58,146,022 - - - $148,236,691 $91,587,578 $486,855

Under The Cap

Teams: None
Floor: $127,000,000
Cap Space: However much is created
Room Exception: $8,063,000
No trade restrictions
No buyout restrictions
Must spend to the salary floor by start of the season or team will have a cap hold assigned for the difference

Over The Cap

Teams:
Maximum: $141,000,000
Room Exception: $12,951,000
Bi-Annual Exception: $4,715,000
No trade restrictions
No buyout restrictions

Over The First Apron

Teams:
Threshold: $178,655,000
Taxpayer MLE: $5,220,000
Hard-capped at Second Apron if used
Team becomes hard-capped at First Apron by or can't use/do:
Using more than Tax MLE out of NTMLE
Using BAE
Acquirng player via Sign-and-Trade
Signing a buyout player who made more than NTMLE on previous contract
Using more than 100% in salary matching in a trade
sing a TPE that was created in prior season

Over The Second Apron

Teams:
Threshold: $189,486,000
No signing exceptions
Team becomes hard-capped at the Second Apron by or can't use/do:
Using Tax MLE
Aggregating two or more player salaries in a trade
Sending out cash in trade
Acquiring a player using a TPE that was created via pervious sign-and-trade
Can only:
Re-sign own free agents
Sign draft picks
Sign players to minimum contracts
ake trades where one player salary is sent out and equal or less salary comes back (can do a 1 for 2+ trade)
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