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Dallas Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks 2021-22 Salary Cap

Mavericks 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Dallas Mavericks 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player Option
Club Option

Pending Transactions!

The following players are currently pending based on a proposed trade or free agent signing. The Dallas Mavericks active roster will be updated once the trades/signings become official.

Player (4) From To Age Pos. Incoming Cap Outgoing Cap
Hardaway Jr.Tim Hardaway Jr. Free Agent 29 SG $16,517,857
BullockReggie Bullock Free Agent 30 SF $9,682,540
BrownSterling Brown Free Agent 26 SG $3,024,390
MarjanovicBoban Marjanovic Free Agent 33 C $0

Active Roster

Player (11) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary
(Likely Incentives)
Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
PorzingisKristaps Porzingis 26 PF $31,650,600 Bird
Max (25%)
$31,650,600 ($31,650,600) $31,650,600 22.85 $33,833,400
PowellDwight Powell 30 C $11,080,125 Bird $11,080,125 ($11,080,125) $11,080,125 8.00 $11,080,125
DoncicLuka Doncic 22 PG $10,174,391 Rookie $10,174,391 ($10,174,391) $10,174,391 7.35 -
KleberMaxi Kleber 29 PF $8,975,000 Early Bird $8,750,000
($8,650,000) $8,975,000 6.48 -
Cauley-SteinWillie Cauley-Stein 28 C $4,100,000 NT-MLE $4,100,000 ($4,100,000) $4,100,000 2.96 -
Finney-SmithDorian Finney-Smith 28 SF $4,000,000 Bird $4,000,000 ($4,000,000) $4,000,000 2.89 -
BurkeTrey Burke 28 PG $3,150,000 NT-MLE $3,150,000 ($3,150,000) $3,150,000 2.27 $3,300,000
GreenJosh Green 20 SG $2,957,520 Rookie $2,957,520 ($2,957,520) $2,957,520 2.14 -
BrunsonJalen Brunson 25 PG $1,802,057 Cap Space $1,802,057 ($1,802,057) $1,802,057 1.30 -
BrownMoses Brown 21 C $1,701,593 NT-MLE $1,701,593 ($500,000) $1,701,593 1.23 -
TerryTyrell Terry 21 PG $1,517,981 NT-MLE $1,517,981 ($1,517,981) $1,517,981 1.10 $1,782,621

2021-22 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 Allocations.

Player (1) Age Pos.
HintonNate Hinton 22 SG          

2021-22 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Mavericks are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Renouncing these cap holds will NOT afford the team any new cap space. These figures are not counted toward a team's Luxury Tax Allocation.

Player (5) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Qualifying Offer Cap Figure Cap %
Hardaway Jr.Tim Hardaway Jr. 29 SG Bird   - $28,462,500  
RedickJ.J. Redick 37 SG Early Bird   - $16,917,810  
MelliNicolo Melli 30 PF Early Bird   - $5,066,667  
MarjanovicBoban Marjanovic 33 C Early Bird   - $4,550,000  
BeyTyler Bey 23 SG Restricted Non-Bird   - $1,489,065  
Incomplete Roster Charge 1 spots 1 spots           $925,258    


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.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($143,096,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($143,096,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Trade Exception Details becomes available when a team relinquishes more salary than it acquires during a trade. The "credit" balance remains as an exception that can be used within the next year to acquire salary via trade without further relinquishing additional salary.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Bi-Annual Exception $3,732,000
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,536,000
Trade Exception $1,678,854
Wesley Iwundu trade with NOP 02/11/2022
Trade Exception $10,865,952
Josh Richardson trade with BOS 07/31/2022

2021-22 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Mavericks 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 $136,606,000
Total Taxable Salaries $81,109,267
Current Luxury Tax Space $55,496,733

2021-22 Dallas Mavericks Salary Cap Totals

The Mavericks are currently over the league salary cap. This means Cap Holds & Exceptions are NOT included in their Total Cap Allocations, and renouncing these figures will not afford them any cap space. The team may only sign outside players using any available exceptions or at league minimum salaries.

Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $81,109,267
Cap Holds $57,411,300
Total Cap Allocations $138,520,567
Salary Cap Maximum
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $112,414,000
Current Cap Space $-26,106,567
Salary Cap Floor
2021 NBA Salary Cap Floor $101,173,000
Current Floor Space $20,063,733

2021-22 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $33,554,217 — $30,655,810

Projected Practical Cap Space:

This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries + estimated exercised and declined options + estimated retained cap holds and draft pool cap holds.

Maximum Possible Cap Space:

This is calculated by determining all guaranteed salaries + any dead cap from non-guaranteed salaries. All other options, cap holds, exceptions are assumed as declined, waived or renounced.


Deadline Date Player Type Value
07/03/2022 Maxi Kleber Guaranteed $8,900,000
10/31/2022 Josh Green 2023-24 Club Option $4,765,339
12/01/2022 Moses Brown Guaranteed $923,369
01/10/2023 Moses Brown Guaranteed $1,846,738
06/29/2023 Tyrell Terry 2023-24 Club Option $1,930,681
06/29/2023 Kristaps Porzingis 2023-24 Player Option $36,016,200
12/01/2023 Moses Brown Guaranteed $998,859
01/10/2024 Moses Brown Club Option $1,997,718
06/29/2024 Josh Green 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $6,762,016