Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls 2023 Salary Cap

Bulls 2023 Salary Cap

   
%: Pct of League Cap
Player Option
Club Option

Active Roster

Players (18) Pos. Age 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29
LaVine Zach LaVine
5 yr, $215,159,700 (AAV: $43.03M)
Free Agent / Maximum
SG 28 0$40,064,220
29.5%
0$43,031,940
30.5%
0$45,999,660
29.7%
0$48,967,380
PLAYER
28.7%
0UFA
$56.58M
Bird
 
DeRozan DeMar DeRozan
3 yr, $81,900,000 (AAV: $27.30M)
Free agent / Sign-and-Trade
SF 34
Ext. Eligible
0$28,600,000
21.0%
0UFA
$42.90M
Bird
       
Ball Lonzo Ball
4 yr, $80,000,000 (AAV: $20.00M)
Free agent / Sign-and-Trade
PG 26
Ext. Eligible
0$20,465,117
15.0%
0$21,395,348
PLAYER
15.2%
0UFA
$32.09M
Bird
     
Vucevic Nikola Vucevic
3 yr, $60,000,000 (AAV: $20.00M)
Extension / Veteran
C 33 0$18,518,519
13.6%
0$20,000,000
14.2%
0$21,481,481
13.9%
0UFA
$30.00M
Bird
   
White Coby White
3 yr, $36,000,000 (AAV: $12.00M)
Free Agent
PG 23 0$11,111,111
8.2%
0$12,000,000
8.5%
0$12,888,889
8.3%
0UFA
$24.49M
Bird
   
Williams Patrick Williams
4 yr, $32,101,641 (AAV: $8.03M)
1st-Round / Rookie Scale
SF 22 0$9,835,881
CLUB
7.2%
0RFA
$29.51M
Bird
       
Caruso Alex Caruso
4 yr, $36,980,000 (AAV: $9.25M)
Free Agent
SG 29
Ext. Eligible
0$9,460,000
7.0%
0$9,890,000
$3M GTD
7.0%
0UFA
$18.79M
Bird
     
Dosunmu Ayo Dosunmu
3 yr, $21,000,000 (AAV: $7.00M)
Free Agent
PG 24 0$6,481,482
4.8%
0$7,000,000
5.0%
0$7,518,518
4.8%
0UFA
$14.29M
Bird
   
Carter Jevon Carter
3 yr, $19,500,000 (AAV: $6.50M)
Free Agent
PG 28 0$6,190,476
4.6%
0$6,500,000
4.6%
0$6,809,524
PLAYER
4.4%
0UFA
$12.94M
Bird
   
Drummond Andre Drummond
2 yr, $6,560,000 (AAV: $3.28M)
Free Agent
C 30 0$3,360,000
PLAYER
2.5%
0UFA
$4.37M
Early Bird
       
Terry Dalen Terry
4 yr, $15,451,758 (AAV: $3.86M)
1st-Round / Rookie Scale
SG 21 0$3,350,760
2.5%
0$3,510,480
CLUB
2.5%
Ext. Eligible
0$5,399,118
CLUB
3.5%
0RFA
$16.20M
Bird
   
Craig Torrey Craig
2 yr, $5,373,575 (AAV: $2.69M)
Free Agent
SF 33 0$2,528,233
1.9%
0$2,845,342
PLAYER
2.0%
0
$2.44M
Early Bird
     
Phillips Julian Phillips
4 yr, $8,119,739 (AAV: $2.03M)
2nd-Round
SF 20 0$1,600,000
1.2%
0$1,891,857
1.3%
0$2,221,677
1.4%
0$2,406,205
CLUB
1.4%
0UFA
$2.96M
Bird
 
Bitim Onuralp Bitim
3 yr, $4,613,534 (AAV: $1.54M)
Rest-of-Season
SG 24 0$500,000
0.4%
0$1,891,857
$0M GTD
1.3%
0$2,221,677
$0M GTD
1.4%
0RFA
$3.00M
Bird
   
Green Javonte Green
1 yr, $136,868 (AAV: $0.14M)
Rest-of-Season
SG 30 0$127,683
0.1%
0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
       
Drell Henri Drell
1 yr
Two-Way
SF 23 0Two-Way
 
 
0RFA
$1.87M
Two-Way
       
Funk Andrew Funk
2 yr
Two-Way
SG 24 0Two-Way
 
 
0Two-Way
 
 
0RFA
$2.05M
Two-Way
     
Sanogo Adama Sanogo
1 yr
Two-Way
PF 21 0Two-Way
 
 
0RFA
$1.87M
Two-Way
       
   

Cap Holds

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

Players (2) Pos. Age 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29
Thomas Matt Thomas SG 29 0UFA
$2.02M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.09M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.30M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.53M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$2.79M
Non-Bird
0UFA
$3.07M
Non-Bird
Green Javonte Green SG 30 116075$116,075          
     

Dead/Retained

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

Players (1) Pos. Age 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29
Taylor Terry Taylor SF 24 2019706$2,019,706          

Summary

2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29
Cap Summary
Cap Maximum $136,021,000 $141,000,000 $155,100,000 $170,610,000 $187,671,000 $206,438,100
Active Roster Cap $162,309,557 $129,956,824 $104,540,544 $51,373,585 - -
Dead/Retained Cap $2,019,706 - - - - -
Cap Holds $2,019,706 $84,698,361 $57,685,372 $103,442,088 $62,325,510 $3,065,294
Total Cap Allocations $166,348,969 $214,655,185 $162,225,916 $154,815,673 $62,325,510 $3,065,294
Cap Space $-30,327,969 $-73,655,185 $-7,125,916 $15,794,327 $125,345,490 $203,372,806
Hard-Cap Space Not Hard-Capped
Super-Tax Space
Tax Summary
Tax Threshold $165,294,000 $171,315,000 $188,447,000 $207,292,000 $228,021,000 $250,823,000
Taxable Salaries $164,316,778 $129,956,824 $104,540,544 $51,373,585 $0 $0
Tax Space $977,222 $41,358,176 $83,906,456 $155,918,415 $228,021,000 $250,823,000
Tax Bill (Estimated) - - - - - -


Exceptions

Exceptions are essentially "grants" offering teams an additional way to sign players.

Type Reason (Used On) Original Available
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level
Jevon Carter
($6,190,476), Onuralp Bitim
$12,405,000 $5,714,524
Bi-Annual
$4,516,000 $4,516,000




Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
6/29/2024 Henri Drell 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Adama Sanogo 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Lonzo Ball 2024-25 Player Option $21,395,348
6/29/2024 Julian Phillips 2026-27 Club Option $2,406,205
6/29/2024 Torrey Craig 2024-25 Player Option $2,845,342
6/30/2024 Alex Caruso 2024-25 Guaranteed $9,890,000
10/22/2024 Onuralp Bitim 2024-25 Guaranteed — Opening Night - TBD $350,000
10/31/2024 Dalen Terry 2025-26 Club Option $5,399,118
1/10/2025 Onuralp Bitim 2024-25 Guaranteed $1,891,857
6/29/2025 Jevon Carter 2025-26 Player Option $6,809,524
6/29/2025 Andrew Funk 2025-26 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $2,054,495
6/29/2025 Onuralp Bitim 2025-26 Guaranteed $554,419
10/21/2025 Onuralp Bitim 2025-26 Guaranteed — Opening Night - TBD $1,110,838
1/10/2026 Onuralp Bitim 2025-26 Guaranteed $2,221,677
6/29/2026 Dalen Terry 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $7,661,348
6/29/2026 Zach LaVine 2026-27 Player Option $48,967,380
6/29/2026 Onuralp Bitim 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $2,999,264


Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Age Position Country College
2011 Jon Diebler 35 SG USA Ohio State
2004 Albert Miralles 41 PF ESP


Future Draft Picks

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
2024
CHI
POR
Top-14 Protected
CHI
15-30
2025
CHI
Top-10 Protected
SAS
11-30
POR
Top-14 Protected (if not already settled with CHI)
CHI
15-30 (if not already settled)
2026
CHI
Top-8 Protected (if not already settled with SAS)
SAS
9-30 (if not already settled)
POR
Top-14 Protected (if not already settled with CHI)
CHI
15-30 (if not already settled)
2027
CHI
Top-8 Protected (if not already settled with SAS)
SAS
9-30 (if not already settled)
POR
Top-14 Protected (if not already settled with CHI)
CHI
15-30 (if not already settled)
2028
CHI
POR
Top-14 Protected (if not already settled with CHI)
CHI
15-30 (if not already settled)
2029
CHI
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
2024
PHI
More favorable of CHI and NOP then other to IND (via CHI to NOP; via NOP to IND; via SAS to BOS)
2025
SAS
2026
WAS
2027
WAS
2028
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
CHI