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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 (15) 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 20.58
RozierTerry Rozier 25 PG Sign-and-Trade $19,894,737 - - ($19,894,737) $19,894,737 16.01
BiyomboBismack Biyombo 27 C Cap Space $17,000,000 - - ($17,000,000) $17,000,000 13.68
WilliamsMarvin Williams 33 PF Early Bird $15,006,250 - - ($15,006,250) $15,006,250 12.08
ZellerCody Zeller 26 C Bird $14,471,910 - - ($29,887,640) $14,471,910 11.65
Kidd-GilchristMichael Kidd-Gilchrist 26 SF Bird $13,000,000 - - ($13,000,000) $13,000,000 10.46
MonkMalik Monk 21 SG Rookie $4,028,400 - - ($4,028,400) $4,028,400 3.24
WashingtonPJ Washington 21 PF Rookie $3,831,840 - - ($3,831,840) $3,831,840 3.08
BridgesMiles Bridges 21 SF Rookie $3,755,400 - - ($3,755,400) $3,755,400 3.02
HernangomezWilly Hernangomez 25 C Cap Space $1,676,735 - - ($1,676,735) $1,676,735 1.35
BaconDwayne Bacon 24 SF MLE $1,618,520 - - ($1,618,520) $1,618,520 1.30
GrahamDevonte' Graham 24 PG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.14
MartinCody Martin 24 SF MLE $1,173,310 - - ($1,173,310) $1,173,310 0.94
MartinCaleb Martin 24 SF MLE $898,310 - - ($500,000) $898,310 0.72
McDanielsJalen McDaniels 21 PG MLE $898,310 - - ($500,000) $898,310 0.72


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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
FranksRobert Franks 0 F -       -  
SimmonsKobi Simmons 22 PG -       -  


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 $124,958,045
Luxury Tax Space $7,668,955
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $14,692,209


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 $124,235,791
Cap Holds $16,385,504
Total Salaries $124,235,791
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-31,481,295
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $124,235,791
Cap Holds $16,385,504
Total Cap Allocations $124,235,791
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-31,481,295



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
07/07/2020 Devonte' Graham Guaranteed $1,663,861
10/31/2020 PJ Washington 2021-22 Club Option $4,215,120
10/31/2020 Miles Bridges 2021-22 Club Option $5,421,493
01/10/2021 Caleb Martin Guaranteed $1,517,981
01/10/2021 Jalen McDaniels Guaranteed $1,517,981
06/29/2021 Malik Monk 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $7,318,245
2021-22
10/31/2021 PJ Washington 2022-23 Club Option $5,808,435
01/10/2022 Jalen McDaniels Guaranteed $1,782,621
01/10/2022 Caleb Martin Guaranteed $1,782,621
06/29/2022 Caleb Martin 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,312,196
06/29/2022 Cody Martin 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
06/29/2022 Miles Bridges 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,459,974
2022-23
01/10/2023 Jalen McDaniels Guaranteed $1,930,681
06/29/2023 PJ Washington 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,992,407