NBA Exceptions History

NFL CBA: Cap HistoryNBA League Financials

A look at the history of the NBA's salary cap, luxury tax, minimum & maximum salaries, & exceptons.

Year Bi-Annual
Players
Signed
Mid-Level
Non-Taxpayer
Players
Signed
Mid-Level
Taxpayer
Players
Signed
Mid-Level
Room
Players
Signed
2021-22 $3,732,000 1 $9,536,000 21 $5,890,000 9 $4,910,000 4
2020-21 $3,623,000 3 $9,258,000 32 $5,718,000 1 $4,767,000 2
2019-20 $3,623,000 4 $9,258,000 24 $5,718,000 4 $4,767,000 14
2018-19 $3,382,000 3 $8,641,000 23 $5,337,000 6 $4,449,000 5
2017-18 $3,290,000 3 $8,406,000 22 $5,192,000 4 $4,328,000 4
2016-17 $2,203,000 1 $5,628,000 2 $3,477,000 2 $2,898,000 9
2015-16 $2,139,000 2 $5,464,000 9 $3,376,000 9 $2,814,000 8
2014-15 $2,077,000 5 $5,305,000 17 $3,278,000 3 $2,732,000 7
2013-14 $2,016,000 5 $5,150,000 17 $3,183,000 5 $2,652,000 4
2012-13 $1,957,000 1 $5,000,000 17 $3,090,000 3 $2,575,000 1
2011-12 $1,900,000 - $5,000,000 7 $3,000,000 3 $2,500,000 2
2010-11 $2,080,000 - $5,765,000 11 - - - -
2009-10 $1,990,000 3 $5,854,000 4 - - - -
2008-09 $1,910,000 - $5,585,000 1 - - - -
2007-08 $1,830,000 - $5,356,000 3 - - - -
2006-07 $1,750,000 - $5,215,000 5 - - - -
2005-06 $1,670,000 - $5,000,000 4 - - - -
2004-05 $1,600,000 - $4,903,000 1 - - - -
2003-04 $1,500,000 - $4,917,000 - - - - -
2002-03 $1,400,000 - $4,546,000 1 - - - -
2001-02 $1,300,000 - $4,538,000 - - - - -
2000-01 $1,200,000 - $2,250,000 - - - - -
1999-00 $1,100,000 - $2,000,000 - - - - -
1998-99 $1,000,000 - $1,750,000 - - - - -
% of Cap 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 (est) 2023-24 (est) 2024-25 (est)
25% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
30% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
35% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
% of Cap 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
25% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
30% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
35% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
% of Cap 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
25% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
30% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
35% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
% of Cap 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05
25% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
30% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
35% TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
% of Cap 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98
25% TBD TBD TBD
30% TBD TBD TBD
35% TBD TBD TBD