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Detroit Pistons 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Pistons 2019-20 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 (15) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
GriffinBlake Griffin 30 PF Bird $34,234,964 - - ($34,449,964) $34,449,964 25.98
DrummondAndre Drummond MAX 26 C Bird $27,093,019 $1,812,324 - ($27,093,019) $27,093,019 20.43
JacksonReggie Jackson 29 PG Bird $18,086,957 - - ($18,086,957) $18,086,957 13.64
SnellTony Snell 27 SG Bird $11,392,857 - - ($11,392,857) $11,392,857 8.59
GallowayLangston Galloway 27 SG MLE $7,333,333 - - ($7,333,333) $7,333,333 5.53
RoseDerrick Rose 30 PG MLE $7,317,073 - - ($7,317,073) $7,317,073 5.52
KennardLuke Kennard 23 SG Rookie $3,827,160 - - ($3,827,160) $3,827,160 2.89
MakerThon Maker 22 C Rookie $3,569,643 - - ($3,569,643) $3,569,643 2.69
DoumbouyaSekou Doumbouya 18 SF Rookie $3,285,120 - - ($3,285,120) $3,285,120 2.48
MorrisMarkieff Morris 30 PF Bi-Annual $3,200,000 - - ($3,200,000) $3,200,000 2.41
WoodChristian Wood 24 PF Minimum $1,645,357 - - ($822,679) $1,645,357 1.24
FrazierTim Frazier 28 PG Minimum $1,882,867 - - ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.22
BrownBruce Brown 23 SG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.07
MykhailiukSviatoslav Mykhailiuk 22 SG Cap Space $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.07
ThomasKhyri Thomas 23 SG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.07


2019-20 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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BoneJordan Bone 21 PG -       -  
KingLouis King 20 SF -       -  


2019-20 Dead Cap

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
SmithJosh Smith 33 SF $5,331,729 - - - $5,331,729 4.02
JohnsonJoe Johnson 38 SG $220,000 - - - $220,000 0.17


2019-20 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Pistons are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Denouncing 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
CalderonJose Calderon 38 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  
NelsonJameer Nelson 37 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  
PachuliaZaza Pachulia 35 C Non-Bird         $1,618,486  


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.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000) 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 ($138,928,000), 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
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($1,940,927)
Derrick Rose ($7,317,073)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,620,000
($423,000)
Markieff Morris ($3,200,000)
Trade Exception $2,500,000
($2,500,000)
Reggie Bullock trade with LAL 02/06/2020
Trade Exception $1,140,682
($1,140,682)
Stanley Johnson trade with NOP 02/07/2020


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Pistons current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $132,623,332
Luxury Tax Space $3,668
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $6,304,668


2019-20 Detroit Pistons Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $138,928,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $127,071,603
Dead Money $5,551,729
Cap Holds $10,860,067
Total Salaries $132,623,332
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-34,343,399
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $127,071,603
Dead Money $5,551,729
Cap Holds $10,860,067
Total Cap Allocations $132,623,332
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-34,343,399



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2019-20
01/10/2020 Christian Wood Guaranteed $1,645,357
06/29/2020 Thon Maker 2020-21 Qualifying Offer $4,861,854
06/29/2020 Markieff Morris 2020-21 Player Option $3,360,000
06/29/2020 Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk 2020-21 Club Option $1,663,861
2020-21
07/05/2020 Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk Guaranteed $1,663,861
07/06/2020 Khyri Thomas Guaranteed $1,663,861
07/10/2020 Bruce Brown Guaranteed $1,663,861
10/31/2020 Sekou Doumbouya 2021-22 Club Option $3,613,680
06/29/2021 Blake Griffin 2021-22 Player Option $38,957,028
06/29/2021 Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $2,079,826
06/29/2021 Bruce Brown 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $2,079,826
2021-22
10/31/2021 Sekou Doumbouya 2022-23 Club Option $5,539,771
2022-23
06/29/2023 Sekou Doumbouya 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,744,600