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NBA Maximum Salaries

NFL CBA: Cap HistoryNBA Maximum Salaries

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

Year 25%
0-6 YOE
30%
7-9 YOE
35%
10+ YOE
2022-23 $28,387,314 $34,064,777 $39,742,240
2021-22 $27,830,700 $33,396,840 $38,962,980
2020-21 $27,285,000 $32,742,000 $38,199,000
2019-20 $27,285,000 $32,742,000 $38,199,000
2018-19 $25,467,250 $30,560,700 $35,654,150
2017-18 $24,773,250 $29,727,900 $34,682,550
2016-17 $22,116,750 $26,540,100 $30,963,450
2015-16 $16,407,500 $19,689,000 $22,970,500
2014-15 $14,746,000 $17,695,200 $20,644,400
2013-14 $13,701,250 $16,441,500 $19,181,750
2012-13 $13,668,750 $16,402,500 $19,136,250
2011-12 $12,922,194 $15,506,632 $18,091,071
2010-11 $13,603,750 $16,324,500 $19,045,250
2009-10 $13,520,500 $16,224,600 $18,928,700
2008-09 $13,758,000 $16,509,600 $19,261,200
2007-08 $13,041,250 $15,649,500 $18,257,750
2006-07 $12,455,000 $14,946,000 $17,437,000
2005-06 $12,000,000 $14,400,000 $16,800,000
2004-05 $10,968,000 $13,161,000 $15,355,000
2003-04 $10,960,000 $13,152,000 $15,344,000
2002-03 $10,067,750 $12,081,300 $14,094,850
2001-02 $10,625,000 $12,750,000 $14,875,000
2000-01 $9,658,000 $11,589,000 $14,000,000
1999-00 $9,000,000 $11,000,000 $14,000,000
1998-99 $9,000,000 $11,000,000 $14,000,000
1997-98 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1996-97 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1995-96 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1994-95 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1993-94 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1992-93 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1991-92 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1990-91 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1989-90 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1988-89 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1987-88 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1986-87 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1985-86 $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
1984-85 $0 $0 $0
1983-84 $0 $0 $0
% of Cap 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 (est) 2022-23 (est) 2023-24 (est) 2024-25 (est)
25% $24,773,250 $25,467,250 $27,285,000 $27,285,000 $27,830,700 $28,387,314 TBD TBD
30% $29,727,900 $30,560,700 $32,742,000 $32,742,000 $33,396,840 $34,064,777 TBD TBD
35% $34,682,550 $35,654,150 $38,199,000 $38,199,000 $38,962,980 $39,742,240 TBD TBD
% of Cap 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
25% $12,922,194 $13,668,750 $13,701,250 $14,746,000 $16,407,500 $22,116,750
30% $15,506,632 $16,402,500 $16,441,500 $17,695,200 $19,689,000 $26,540,100
35% $18,091,071 $19,136,250 $19,181,750 $20,644,400 $22,970,500 $30,963,450
% of Cap 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
25% $12,000,000 $12,455,000 $13,041,250 $13,758,000 $13,520,500 $13,603,750
30% $14,400,000 $14,946,000 $15,649,500 $16,509,600 $16,224,600 $16,324,500
35% $16,800,000 $17,437,000 $18,257,750 $19,261,200 $18,928,700 $19,045,250
% of Cap 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05
25% $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,658,000 $10,625,000 $10,067,750 $10,960,000 $10,968,000
30% $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,589,000 $12,750,000 $12,081,300 $13,152,000 $13,161,000
35% $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,875,000 $14,094,850 $15,344,000 $15,355,000
% of Cap 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98
25% $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
30% $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999
35% $99,999,999 $99,999,999 $99,999,999