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Charlotte Hornets 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Charlotte Hornets 2019-20 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 (17) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BatumNicolas Batum 30 SG Bird $25,565,217 - - ($25,565,217) $25,565,217 20.11
RozierTerry Rozier 25 PG Sign-and-Trade $19,894,737 - - ($19,894,737) $19,894,737 15.65
BiyomboBismack Biyombo 27 C Cap Space $17,000,000 - - ($17,000,000) $17,000,000 13.37
WilliamsMarvin Williams 33 PF Early Bird $15,006,250 - - ($15,006,250) $15,006,250 11.80
ZellerCody Zeller 26 C Bird $14,471,910 - - ($29,887,640) $14,471,910 11.38
Kidd-GilchristMichael Kidd-Gilchrist 26 SF Bird $13,000,000 - - ($13,000,000) $13,000,000 10.23
MonkMalik Monk 21 SG Rookie $4,028,400 - - ($4,028,400) $4,028,400 3.17
WashingtonPJ Washington 21 PF Rookie $3,831,840 - - ($3,831,840) $3,831,840 3.01
BridgesMiles Bridges 21 SF Rookie $3,755,400 - - ($3,755,400) $3,755,400 2.95
HernangomezWilly Hernangomez 25 C Cap Space $1,676,735 - - ($1,676,735) $1,676,735 1.32
BaconDwayne Bacon 24 SF MLE $1,618,520 - - ($1,618,520) $1,618,520 1.27
ChealeyJoe Chealey 23 PG Exhibit-10
Minimum
$1,445,697 - - - $1,445,697 1.14
WelshThomas Welsh 23 C Minimum $1,445,697 - - - $1,445,697 1.14
GrahamDevonte' Graham 24 PG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.11
MartinCody Martin 24 SF MLE $1,173,310 - - ($1,173,310) $1,173,310 0.92
MartinCaleb Martin 24 F Exhibit-10
Minimum
$898,310 - - - $898,310 0.71
PerkinsJosh Perkins 24 G Exhibit-10
Minimum
$898,310 - - - $898,310 0.71


2019-20 Two-Way

Players signed to Two-Way contracts that are currently designated to G-League affiliate. Two-way salaries do not count against a team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
FranksRobert Franks 0 F -       -  


2019-20 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Hornets 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 %
MackShelvin Mack 29 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  
RobertsBrian Roberts 33 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  
PaigeMarcus Paige 26 PG Non-Bird         $1,443,842  


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players. Exceptions can be split up for multiple player signings, however only one of these exceptions may be used in a season and they cannot be combined.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($8,084,690)
Cody Martin ($1,173,310)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,620,000
($3,620,000)


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Hornets current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $124,059,735
Luxury Tax Space $8,567,265
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $11,800,815


2019-20 Charlotte Hornets Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $138,928,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $127,127,185
Cap Holds $16,385,504
Total Salaries $127,127,185
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-34,372,689
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $127,127,185
Cap Holds $16,385,504
Total Cap Allocations $127,127,185
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-34,372,689