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Charlotte Hornets 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Charlotte Hornets 2021-22 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 (6) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
RozierTerry Rozier 27 PG Sign-and-Trade $17,905,263 - - ($17,905,263) $17,905,263 15.97
BridgesMiles Bridges 23 SF Rookie $5,421,493 - - - $5,421,493 4.83
WashingtonPJ Washington 23 PF Rookie $4,215,120 - - - $4,215,120 3.76
MartinCody Martin 26 SF MLE $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.59
MartinCaleb Martin 26 SF MLE $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.59
McDanielsJalen McDaniels 23 PG MLE $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.59


2021-22 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Hornets are currently under the cap, all of these figures are included in their Total Cap Figure.

Player (4) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BatumNicolas Batum 32 SG         $40,695,653  
ZellerCody Zeller 28 C         $23,123,595  
MonkMalik Monk 23 SG         $13,364,218  
GrahamDevonte' Graham 26 PG Restricted Bird         $2,079,826  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(6 spots)
          $0  


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $151,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $32,889,739
Luxury Tax Space $118,110,261


2021-22 Charlotte Hornets Salary Cap Totals

The Hornets are currently under the league salary cap, meaning all Cap Holds & Exceptions are included in their Total Cap Allocations. The Cap Max Space figure below represents how much salary cap remains after all allocations are included.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $32,889,739
Cap Holds $79,263,292
Total Salaries $112,153,031
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $12,846,969
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $32,889,739
Cap Holds $79,263,292
Total Cap Allocations $112,153,031
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Cap Max Space $12,846,969



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
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 Miles Bridges 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,459,974
06/29/2022 Cody Martin 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
06/29/2022 Caleb Martin 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,312,196
2022-23
01/10/2023 Jalen McDaniels Guaranteed $1,930,681
06/29/2023 PJ Washington 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,992,407