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Detroit Pistons 2022-23 Salary Cap

Pistons 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Pistons 2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Club Option
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Pending Transactions!

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

Player (2) From To Age Pos. Incoming Cap Outgoing Cap
GrantJerami Grant 28 PF $20,955,000
WalkerKemba Walker 32 PG $9,165,471

Active Roster

Player (13) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Grant Jerami Grant PF $20,955,000 $20,955,000 - - - $20,955,000 16.46 $20,955,000
($20,955,000)
Acquired via S&T
Olynyk Kelly Olynyk PF $12,804,878 $12,804,878 - - - $12,804,878 10.06 $25,000,000
($15,804,878)
Free Agent / Space
Cunningham Cade Cunningham PG $10,552,800 $10,552,800 - - - $10,552,800 8.29 $35,548,969
($10,552,800)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Hayes Killian Hayes PG $5,837,760 $5,837,760 - - - $5,837,760 4.59 $13,251,715
($5,837,760)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Diallo Hamidou Diallo SG $5,200,000 $5,200,000 - - - $5,200,000 4.09 $5,200,000
($5,200,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Joseph Cory Joseph PG $5,155,000 $5,155,000 - - - $5,155,000 4.05 $5,155,000
($5,155,000)
Free Agent / Room
Stewart Isaiah Stewart C $3,433,320 $3,433,320 - - - $3,433,320 2.70 $8,700,033
($3,433,320)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Jackson Frank Jackson PG $3,150,000 $3,150,000 - - - $3,150,000 2.47 $3,150,000
($3,150,000)
Free Agent / Space
Bey Saddiq Bey SG $2,959,080 $2,959,080 - - - $2,959,080 2.32 $7,516,063
($2,959,080)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Edwards Carsen Edwards PG $1,815,677 $1,815,677 - - - $1,815,677 1.43 $1,815,677
($0)
RoS / Minimum
G'teed: $0
Lee Saben Lee PG $1,752,638 $1,752,638 - - - $1,752,638 1.38 $3,654,775
($1,752,638)
Free Agent / Space
Garza Luka Garza C $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 1.23 $1,563,518
($0)
Free Agent / Minimum
G'teed: $0
Livers Isaiah Livers PF $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 1.23 $3,399,614
($1,563,518)
Drafted / Space


2022-23 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) Pos.
KeyBraxton Key SF          


2022-23 Dead/Retained Cap

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

Player (3) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
JordanDeAndre Jordan C $7,827,907 - - - $7,827,907 6.15 Waived
DedmonDewayne Dedmon C $2,866,667 - - - $2,866,667 2.25 Waived
SmithZhaire Smith SG $1,068,200 - - - $1,068,200 0.84 Waived


2022-23 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. 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 (4) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
Bagley IIIMarvin Bagley III PF $7,228,449 $28,280,284 Restricted Bird
IveyJaden Ivey PG $7,155,240 $7,155,240
McGruderRodney McGruder SG - $1,766,970 Non-Bird
PickettJamorko Pickett F $1,576,305 $1,576,305 Two-Way


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 ($155,196,200) 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 ($155,196,200), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $10,264,000
($10,264,000)
Bi-Annual Exception $4,017,000
($4,017,000)


2022-23 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
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $149,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $88,505,963
Current Luxury Tax Space $60,494,037


2022-23 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 Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $76,743,189
Dead Money $11,762,774
Cap Holds $38,778,799
Total Cap Allocations $127,284,762
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $122,000,000
Current Cap Space $-5,284,762
Salary Cap Floor
2022 NBA Salary Cap Floor $109,800,000
Current Floor Space $21,294,037
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $32,999,714 — $54,126,970

$32,999,714
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.

$54,126,970
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.





Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2022-23
10/31/2022 Isaiah Stewart 2023-24 Club Option $5,266,713
10/31/2022 Saddiq Bey 2023-24 Club Option $4,556,983
10/31/2022 Killian Hayes 2023-24 Club Option $7,413,955
10/31/2022 Cade Cunningham 2023-24 Club Option $11,055,360
06/28/2023 Kelly Olynyk 2023-24 Guaranteed $12,195,122
06/29/2023 Isaiah Livers 2023-24 Club Option $1,836,096
06/30/2023 Luka Garza 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $2,055,319
06/30/2023 Braxton Key 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,682,275
2023-24
10/31/2023 Cade Cunningham 2024-25 Club Option $13,940,809
06/30/2024 Isaiah Stewart 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $7,399,732
06/30/2024 Saddiq Bey 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $6,498,258
06/30/2024 Killian Hayes 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $9,942,114
2024-25
06/30/2025 Cade Cunningham 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $18,123,052