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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 (11) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
GriffinBlake Griffin 30 PF Bird $34,234,964 $215,000 - ($109,787,988) $34,449,964 29.26
DrummondAndre Drummond MAX 26 C Bird $27,093,019 - - ($55,844,794) $27,093,019 23.01
JacksonReggie Jackson 29 PG Bird $18,086,957 - - ($18,086,957) $18,086,957 15.36
LeuerJon Leuer 30 PF Cap Space $9,508,043 - - ($9,508,043) $9,508,043 8.08
GallowayLangston Galloway 27 SG MLE $7,333,333 - - ($7,333,333) $7,333,333 6.23
Robinson IIIGlenn Robinson III 25 SG MLE $4,278,750 - - - $4,278,750 3.63
KennardLuke Kennard 23 SG Rookie $3,827,160 - - ($3,827,160) $3,827,160 3.25
MakerThon Maker 22 C Rookie $3,569,643 - - ($3,569,643) $3,569,643 3.03
BrownBruce Brown 23 SG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.20
MykhailiukSviatoslav Mykhailiuk 22 SG Cap Space $1,416,852 - - - $1,416,852 1.20
ThomasKhyri Thomas 23 SG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.20


2019-20 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) 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 4.53


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 (7) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
SmithIshmael Smith 31 PG Bird         $11,400,000  
EllingtonWayne Ellington 31 SG Non-Bird         $2,859,691  
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  
LucasKalin Lucas 30 PG Non-Bird         $1,443,842  
WhiteheadIsaiah Whitehead 24 PG Non-Bird         $1,443,842  
Incomplete Roster Charge (1 spots)           $897,158  


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.

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
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 $132,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $117,729,154
Luxury Tax Space $14,270,846


2019-20 Detroit Pistons Salary Cap Totals

The Pistons 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 Total
Active Roster Cap $112,397,425
Dead Money $5,331,729
Cap Holds $26,540,673
Total Salaries $117,729,154
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-8,729,154
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $112,397,425
Dead Money $5,331,729
Cap Holds $26,540,673
Total Cap Allocations $117,729,154
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,000,000
Cap Max Space $-8,729,154
Practical Cap Space $-9,626,312