Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets 2020-21 Salary Cap

Hornets 2020-21 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Charlotte Hornets 2020 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Notes
Hayward Gordon Hayward SF $28,500,000 $28,500,000 - - - $28,500,000 26.60 26.11 Acquired via S&T
SEI-Foot
Rozier Terry Rozier PG $18,900,000 $18,900,000 - - - $18,900,000 17.64 17.32 Free Agent / Sign & Trade
Zeller Cody Zeller C $15,415,730 $15,415,730 - - - $15,415,730 14.39 14.12 Rk Extension / Bird
Ball LaMelo Ball PG $7,839,960 $7,839,960 - - - $7,839,960 7.32 7.18 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Monk Malik Monk SG $5,345,687 $5,345,687 - - - $5,345,687 4.99 4.90 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Washington PJ Washington PF $4,023,600 $4,023,600 - - - $4,023,600 3.76 3.69 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Bridges Miles Bridges SF $3,934,320 $3,934,320 - - - $3,934,320 3.67 3.60 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Biyombo Bismack Biyombo C $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - - $3,500,000 3.27 3.21 Free Agent / Space
Wanamaker Brad Wanamaker PG $2,250,000 $2,250,000 - - - $2,250,000 2.10 2.06 Acquired via Trade
Graham Devonte' Graham PG $1,663,861 $1,663,861 - - - $1,663,861 1.55 1.52 Drafted / NT-MLE
Martin Cody Martin SF $1,517,981 $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981 1.42 1.39 Drafted / NT-MLE
Martin Caleb Martin SF $1,517,981 $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981 1.42 1.39 / NT-MLE
McDaniels Jalen McDaniels PF $1,517,981 $1,517,981 - - - $1,517,981 1.42 1.39 / NT-MLE
Carey Jr. Vernon Carey Jr. C $1,350,000 $1,350,000 - - - $1,350,000 1.26 1.24 Drafted / Space
Richards Nick Richards C $1,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000 0.93 0.92 Drafted / Space


2020-21 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/Tax Allocations.

Player (2) Pos.
DarlingNate Darling SG          
RillerGrant Riller PG          


2020-21 Dead/Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been released or served 10-day contracts. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (1) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
BatumNicolas Batum SG $8,856,969 - - - $8,856,969 8.27 Waived


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.

Room Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are below the cap (eliminating the NTMLE/TMLE/BAE) and can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Reason (Used On) Original Available
Room
$4,767,000 $4,767,000


2020-21 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
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $107,134,070
Current Luxury Tax Space $25,492,930


2020-21 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 Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $98,277,101
Dead Money $8,856,969
Total Cap Allocations $107,134,070
Salary Cap Maximum
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Current Cap Space $2,005,930
Salary Hard-Cap
2020 NBA Hard-Cap ("Luxury Tax Apron") $138,928,000
Total Hard-Cap Salaries $107,134,070
Hard-Cap Space $31,793,930
Salary Cap Floor
2020 NBA Salary Cap Floor $98,226,000
Current Floor Space $-8,908,070




Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
1/10/2023 Dennis Smith Jr. 2022-23 Guaranteed $2,133,278
6/29/2023 Theo Maledon 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $2,061,266
6/29/2023 Bryce McGowens 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,769,013
6/30/2023 Nick Richards 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
6/30/2023 PJ Washington 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,992,407
10/31/2023 James Bouknight 2024-25 Club Option $6,064,497
10/31/2023 Kai Jones 2024-25 Club Option $4,693,735
10/31/2023 Mark Williams 2024-25 Club Option $4,094,280
1/10/2024 JT Thor 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,836,096
6/30/2024 James Bouknight 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $8,302,297
6/30/2024 LaMelo Ball 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $14,301,633
10/31/2024 Mark Williams 2025-26 Club Option $6,276,531
1/10/2025 JT Thor 2024-25 Club Option $1,988,598
6/30/2025 Kai Jones 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,693,266
6/30/2025 Cody Martin 2025-26 Guaranteed $8,680,000
1/10/2026 Terry Rozier 2025-26 Guaranteed $26,643,031
6/29/2026 Mark Williams 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $8,774,590