Charlotte Hornets Multi-Year Salary Cap Table

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Charlotte Hornets, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits & free agents.

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Player Option

Early Termination
Non-Guaranteed
Club Option
Estimate
Pct of League Cap
Player (16) Pos Age 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Ball LaMelo Ball PG 23 35250000
$35,250,000
25.0%
38070000
$38,070,000
24.5%
40890000
$40,890,000
24.0%
43710000
$43,710,000
23.3%
46530000
$46,530,000
22.5%
5
UFA / $61.9M
27.3%
Bertans Davis Bertans PF 32 16000000
Ext. Elig.
$16,000,000
11.3%
5
UFA / $24.0M
15.5%
-10 -10 -10 -10
Williams Grant Williams PF 26 13025250
$13,025,250
9.2%
13645500
$13,645,500
8.8%
14265750
$14,265,750
8.4%
5
UFA / $21.4M
11.4%
-10 -10
Miller Brandon Miller SF 22 11424600
$11,424,600
8.1%
11968800
$11,968,800
7.7%
15104626
Ext. Elig.
$15,104,626
8.9%
4
RFA / $37.8M
20.1%
-10 -10
Martin Cody Martin SF 29 8120000
Ext. Elig.
$8,120,000
5.8%
8680000
$8,680,000
5.6%
5
UFA / $16.5M
9.7%
-10 -10 -10
Micic Vasilije Micic PG 31 7723000
$7,723,000
5.5%
8109150
$8,109,150
5.2%
5
UFA / $15.4M
9.0%
-10 -10 -10
Richards Nick Richards C 27 5000000
$5,000,000
3.5%
5000000
$5,000,000
3.2%
5
UFA / $9.5M
5.6%
-10 -10 -10
Mann Tre Mann PG 23 4908373
Ext. Elig.
$4,908,373
3.5%
4
RFA / $14.7M
9.5%
-10 -10 -10 -10
Williams Mark Williams C 23 4094280
$4,094,280
2.9%
6276531
Ext. Elig.
$6,276,531
4.0%
4
RFA / $18.8M
11.0%
-10 -10 -10
Curry Seth Curry SG 34 4000000
$4,000,000
2.8%
5
UFA / $5.2M
3.4%
-10 -10 -10 -10
Smith Jr. Nick Smith Jr. PG 20 2587200
$2,587,200
1.8%
2710680
$2,710,680
1.7%
4890067
$4,890,067
2.9%
4
RFA / $14.7M
7.8%
-10 -10
Pokusevski Aleksej Pokusevski PF 23 2273252
$2,273,252
1.6%
5
UFA / $2.3M
1.5%
-10 -10 -10 -10
McGowens Bryce McGowens SG 22 2019699
$2,019,699
1.4%
2187451
$2,187,451
1.4%
4
RFA
-10 -10 -10
Thor JT Thor PF 22 1988598
Ext. Elig.
$1,988,598
1.4%
5
UFA / $3.8M
2.4%
-10 -10 -10 -10
Black Leaky Black SF 25 0
Two-Way
 
4
RFA / $2.2M
1.4%
-10 -10 -10 -10
Bolden Marques Bolden C 26 0
Two-Way
 
4
RFA / $2.1M
1.3%
-10 -10 -10 -10

Cap Hold

Player (4) Pos Age 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Bridges Miles Bridges SF 26 5
UFA / $15.1M
10.7%
-10 -10 -10 -10 -10
Bailey Amari Bailey PG 20 4
RFA / $1.9M
1.3%
-10 -10 -10 -10 -10
Kulboka Arnoldas Kulboka SF 27 4
UFA / $1.9M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.1M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.3M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.5M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.7M
1.3%
-10
Lewis Scottie Lewis SG 24 4
UFA / $1.9M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.1M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.3M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.5M
1.3%
4
UFA / $2.7M
1.3%
-10

Summary

      2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30
Cap Maximum
$141,000,000
$155,100,000
$170,610,000
$187,671,000
$206,438,100
$227,081,910
Active Cap $118,414,252 $96,648,112 $75,150,443 $43,710,000 $46,530,000  
Dead Cap            
Cap Holds $28,164,316 $62,179,887 $75,982,938 $95,793,802 $24,159,747 $61,931,430
Total Cap $146,578,568 $158,827,999 $151,133,381 $139,503,802 $70,689,747 $61,931,430
Cap Space $-5,578,568 $-3,727,999 $19,476,619 $48,167,198 $135,748,353 $165,150,480
  1st Apron                
Threshold $178,655,000 $196,521,000 $216,174,000 $237,792,000 $261,572,000 $287,730,000
1st Apron Space $60,240,748 $96,043,091 $129,789,485 $177,090,465 $196,351,317 $287,730,000
  2nd Apron                
Threshold $189,486,000 $208,435,000 $229,279,000 $252,207,000 $277,428,000 $305,171,000
2nd Apron Space $71,071,748 $107,957,091 $142,894,485 $191,505,465 $212,207,317 $305,171,000

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
6/28/2024 Seth Curry
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed — 1 day after NBA Draft
$4,000,000
6/29/2024 Amari Bailey
RFA / QO
2024-25 Qualifying Offer
$1,867,722
6/29/2024 JT Thor
CLUB
2024-25 Club Option
7/6/2024 Cody Martin
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible
7/6/2024 JT Thor
EXTENSION ELIGIBLE
2024-25 Extension Eligible — if Club Option exercised
7/8/2024 Aleksej Pokusevski
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed
$2,273,252
7/18/2024 Bryce McGowens
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed
$2,019,699
10/31/2024 Brandon Miller
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$11,968,800
10/31/2024 Nick Smith Jr.
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$2,710,680
10/31/2024 Mark Williams
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$6,276,531
1/10/2025 Davis Bertans
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed
$16,000,000
1/10/2025 JT Thor
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed
$1,988,598
6/29/2025 Marques Bolden
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$2,054,495
6/29/2025 Leaky Black
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$2,180,149
6/29/2025 Vasilije Micic
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$8,109,150
6/29/2025 Nick Richards
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed
$5,000,000
6/29/2025 Tre Mann
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer
$6,964,981
6/30/2025 Bryce McGowens
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
6/30/2025 Cody Martin
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed
$8,680,000
7/18/2025 Bryce McGowens
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed
$2,187,451
10/31/2025 Nick Smith Jr.
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$4,890,067
10/31/2025 Brandon Miller
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$15,104,626
6/29/2026 Vasilije Micic
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$10,947,323
6/29/2026 Mark Williams
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$8,774,590
12/29/2026 Nick Smith Jr.
RFA / QO
2027-28 Qualifying Offer
$7,740,977
6/29/2027 Brandon Miller
RFA / QO
2027-28 Qualifying Offer
$21,222,000

Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Pos Age Country College
2015 Tyler Harvey SG 30 United States Eastern Washington

Future Draft Picks

2025

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA
Top-14 Protected (if not already settled with SAS)
SAS
15-30 if not already settled (via NYK to ATL)

2026

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA

2027

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA
DAL
Top-2 Protected
CHA
3-30
MIA
Top-14 Protected (or if MIA does not convey 1st to OKC in 2025)
CHA
15-30 and if MIA conveys 1st to OKC in 2025

2028

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA
MIA    CHA
MIA pick if MIA conveys 1st to CHA in 2027 or CHA pick if MIA does not convey 1st to OKC in 2025

2029

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA

2030

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CHA

2025

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA
55-59 (via GSW)
IND
55-59 (via GSW)
CHA
vai OKC

2026

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA    SAS
CHA pick if CHA conveys 1st to SAS by 2025; SAS pick if CHA does not convey 1st to SAS by 2025 (via NYK to ATL)

2027

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA    SAS
CHA pick if CHA conveys 1st to SAS by 2025; SAS pick if CHA does not convey 1st to SAS by 2025 (via NYK to ATL)
CHA
More favorable of NOP and POR to CHA then other to POR (via POR)

2028

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA

2029

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA

2030

31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
CHA

TRANSACTIONS

May 09, 2024
Charles Lee

Signed a 4 year contract with Charlotte (CHA)

Mar 28, 2024
LaMelo Ball

Will miss the remainder of the 2023-24 with Charlotte (CHA) due to season-ending ankle injury

Mar 16, 2024
Brandon Miller

Fined $2,000 for ejection from CHA-PHI game

Mar 05, 2024
Jeff Peterson

Signed a contract with Charlotte (CHA) as the President of Basketball Operations

Mar 02, 2024
Marques Bolden

Signed a 2 year Two-Way contract with Charlotte (CHA)

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