Chicago Bulls 2021-22 Cap Table

The Chicago Bulls 2021-22 salary cap table, including salary cap table, including team cap space, player cap hits, incentives, & bonus info.

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Total Cap Allocations

$136,118,673 / 14th

Cap Space

$-23,704,673 / 17th

1st Apron Space

$7,372,392

2nd Apron Sapce

$-135,629,608

2021-22 Active Roster Cap

Player Option
Early Termination
Non-Guaranteed
Club Option
Estimate
Player (17) Pos Age Type Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Trade Bonus Proration Guaranteed
DeRozan DeMar DeRozan SF 32 S&T $26,000,000 23.13% $26,000,000 - - - $26,000,000
Vucevic Nikola Vucevic C 31 FA $24,000,000 21.35% $24,000,000 - - - $24,000,000
LaVine Zach LaVine SG 26 $19,500,000 17.35% $19,500,000 - - - $19,500,000
Ball Lonzo Ball PG 24 S&T $18,604,651 16.55% $18,604,651 - $1,000,000 - $18,604,651
Jones Jr. Derrick Jones Jr. SF 24 FA $9,720,900 8.65% $9,720,900 - - - $9,720,900
Caruso Alex Caruso SG 27 FA $8,600,000 7.65% $8,600,000 - - - $8,600,000
Williams Patrick Williams PF 20 RK-1ST $7,422,000 6.60% $7,422,000 - - - $7,422,000
White Coby White PG 21 RK-1ST $5,837,760 5.19% $5,837,760 - - - $5,837,760
Brown Jr. Troy Brown Jr. SG 22 RK-1ST $5,170,564 4.60% $5,170,564 - - - $5,170,564
Bradley Tony Bradley C 24 FA $1,789,256 1.59% $1,789,256 - - - $1,789,256
Green Javonte Green SG 28 FA $1,669,178 1.48% $1,669,178 - - - $1,669,178
Thomas Matt Thomas SG 27 $1,669,178 1.48% $1,669,178 - - - $1,669,178
Thompson Tristan Thompson C 30 ROS $1,000,000 0.89% $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000
Dosunmu Ayo Dosunmu PG 22 RK $925,258 0.82% $925,258 - - - $925,258
Simonovic Marko Simonovic C 22 RK $925,258 0.82% $925,258 - - - $925,258
Cook Tyler Cook PF 24 2W Two-Way - - - - - -
Hill Malcolm Hill G 26 2W Two-Way - - - - - -

2021-22 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's cap.

Player (10) Pos Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap
McKinnie Alfonzo McKinnie SF $1,090,007 0.97%
Johnson Alize Johnson PF $705,598 0.63%
Ilyasova Ersan Ilyasova PF - -
Johnson Stanley Johnson SF - -
Bell Jordan Bell C - -
McKinnie Alfonzo McKinnie SF - -
McKinnie Alfonzo McKinnie SF - -
Hill Malcolm Hill G - -
McClung Mac McClung PG - -
McClung Mac McClung PG - -

2021-22 Cap Hold Cap

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc.

Player (1) Pos Age Type Cap Hit Cap Hit Pct League Cap Qualifying Offer        
Mokoka Adam Mokoka SG 23 2W $1,489,065 1.32% -

2021 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.

Type Reason Used On Expires Original Available
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level
Alex Caruso
$8,600,000, Marko Simonovic
End-of-Season $9,536,000 $8,520
Bi-Annual
End-of-Season $3,732,000 $2,959,862
Trade
Alex Caruso trade with OKC
6/23/2025 $2,872,960 $2,872,960
Trade
DeMar DeRozan trade with SAC
7/8/2025 $17,506,232 $17,506,232

2021 Cap Totals

Cap Maximum Summary
Cap Maximum $112,414,000
Active Roster $132,834,003 10th
Dead $1,795,605 21st
Cap Hold $1,489,065 17th
Total Allocations $136,118,673 14th
Space $-23,704,673 17th
1st Apron Summary
1st Apron Maximum
This team is currently hard-capped at the first apron.
$143,002,000
Total Allocations $135,629,608 -
Space $7,372,392 -
2nd Apron Summary
2nd Apron Maximum $0
Total Allocations $135,629,608 -
Space $-135,629,608 -

2021 Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
10/22/2024 Onuralp Bitim
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed — Opening Night - TBD
$350,000
10/31/2024 Dalen Terry
CLUB
2025-26 Club Option
$5,399,118
1/10/2025 Onuralp Bitim
GUARANTEED
2024-25 Guaranteed
$1,891,857
6/29/2025 Marcus Domask
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer
$2,248,494
6/29/2025 Chris Duarte
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer
$8,151,081
6/29/2025 Adama Sanogo
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$2,048,494
6/29/2025 Onuralp Bitim
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed
$554,419
6/29/2025 Andrew Funk
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way
$2,054,495
6/29/2025 Jevon Carter
PLAYER
2025-26 Player Option
$6,809,524
6/29/2025 Josh Giddey
RFA / QO
2025-26 Qualifying Offer
$11,142,058
10/21/2025 Onuralp Bitim
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed — Opening Night - TBD
$1,110,838
10/31/2025 Matas Buzelis
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$5,715,360
1/10/2026 Onuralp Bitim
GUARANTEED
2025-26 Guaranteed
$2,221,677
6/29/2026 Onuralp Bitim
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$2,999,264
6/29/2026 Julian Phillips
CLUB
2026-27 Club Option
$2,406,205
6/29/2026 Dalen Terry
RFA / QO
2026-27 Qualifying Offer
$7,661,348
6/29/2026 Zach LaVine
PLAYER
2026-27 Player Option
$48,967,380
10/31/2026 Matas Buzelis
CLUB
2027-28 Club Option
$7,584,283
6/29/2027 Matas Buzelis
RFA / QO
2028-29 Qualifying Offer
$11,141,312
6/29/2028 Patrick Williams
PLAYER
2028-29 Player Option
$18,000,000

Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Pos Age Country College
2011 Jon Diebler SG 36 United States Ohio State
2004 Albert Miralles PF 42 Spain

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
CHI
If 1-10
SAS
If 11-30
POR
If 1-14
CHI
If 15-30

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
CHI
If 1-8 if not already settled with SAS
SAS
If 9-30 if not already settled
POR
If 1-14 if not already settled with CHI
CHI
If 15-30 if not already settled

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
CHI
If 1-8 if not already settled with SAS
SAS
If 9-30 if not already settled
POR
If 1-14 if not already settled with CHI
CHI
If 15-30 if not already settled

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
CHI
POR
If 1-14 if not already settled with CHI or swap with MIL
CHI
If 15-30 if not already settled

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
CHI

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
CHI

2031

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
CHI

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
SAS
CHI

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
WAS

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
NOP
(via WAS)

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
CHI    SAS
CHI pick if CHI conveys 1st to SAS by 2027 or 2028; SAS pick if CHI does not convey 1st to SAS by 2027 or 2028
POR    CHI
POR pick if POR conveys 1st to CHI by 2028; CHI pick if POR does not convey 1st to POR by 2028

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
CHI
CHI

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
CHI

2031

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
CLE

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 09, 2024
Marcus Domask, SF

Signed a contract with Chicago (CHI) - Exhibit 10

Jul 08, 2024
RaiQuan Gray, PF

Traded to Chicago (CHI) from San Antonio (SAS) as part of a 3-team trade: Chicago (CHI) traded DeMar DeRozan to Sacramento (SAC); Sacramento (SAC) traded Chris Duarte, 2025 2nd round pick, 2028 2nd round pick and cash to Chicago (CHI); Sacramento (SAC) traded Harrison Barnes and 2031 1st round pick to San Antonio (SAS)

Jul 08, 2024
Chris Duarte, SF

Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Sacramento (SAC) as part of a 3-team trade: Chicago (CHI) traded DeMar DeRozan to Sacramento (SAC); Sacramento (SAC) traded 2025 2nd round pick, 2028 2nd round pick and cash to Chicago (CHI); Sacramento (SAC) traded Harrison Barnes and 2031 1st round pick to San Antonio (SAS); San Antonio (SAS) traded RaiQuan Gray to Chicago (CHI)

Jul 08, 2024
Jalen Smith, PF

Signed a 3 year $27 million contract with Chicago (CHI)

Jul 06, 2024
Adama Sanogo, PF

Signed a Two-Way contract with Chicago (CHI)

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