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Detroit Pistons 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Detroit Pistons 2018-19 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 29 PF Bird $31,873,932 $215,000 - ($141,661,920) $32,088,932 25.99
DrummondAndre Drummond MAX 25 C Bird $25,434,263 - - ($81,279,057) $25,434,263 20.60
JacksonReggie Jackson 28 PG Bird $17,043,478 - - ($35,130,435) $17,043,478 13.80
LeuerJon Leuer 29 PF Cap Space $10,002,681 - - ($19,510,724) $10,002,681 8.10
GallowayLangston Galloway 26 SG MLE $7,000,000 - - ($14,333,333) $7,000,000 5.67
SmithIshmael Smith 30 PG Cap Space $6,000,000 - - ($6,000,000) $6,000,000 4.86
Robinson IIIGlenn Robinson III 24 SG MLE $4,075,000 - - ($4,075,000) $4,075,000 3.30
KennardLuke Kennard 22 SG Rookie $3,275,280 - - ($7,102,440) $3,275,280 2.65
MakerThon Maker 21 C Rookie $2,799,720 - - ($6,369,363) $2,799,720 2.27
EllingtonWayne Ellington 30 SG MLE $2,383,076 - - ($2,383,076) $2,383,076 1.93
CalderonJose Calderon 37 PG Minimum $2,393,887 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.22
PachuliaZaza Pachulia 34 C Minimum $2,393,887 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.22
MykhailiukSviatoslav Mykhailiuk 21 SG Cap Space $1,487,694 - - ($1,487,694) $1,487,694 1.20
BrownBruce Brown 22 SG MLE $838,464 - - ($2,255,316) $838,464 0.68
ThomasKhyri Thomas 22 SG MLE $838,464 - - ($2,255,316) $838,464 0.68


2018-19 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
EvansKeenan Evans 22 SG -       -  
LoftonZach Lofton 25 G -       -  
WhiteheadIsaiah Whitehead 23 PG -       -  


2018-19 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 32 SF $5,331,729 - - - $5,331,729 4.32
EllensonHenry Ellenson 21 PF $1,857,480 - - - $1,857,480 1.50


2018-19 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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
NelsonJameer Nelson 36 PG Non-Bird         $1,514,547  


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 ($129,733,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $8,641,000 $0 Glenn Robinson III ($4,075,000), Bruce Brown ($838,464), Khyri Thomas ($838,464), Wayne Ellington ($2,383,076)


2018-19 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
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $123,733,000
Total Taxable Salaries $123,481,463
Luxury Tax Space $251,537
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $129,733,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $6,251,537


2018-19 Detroit Pistons Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $129,733,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $116,292,254
Dead Money $7,189,209
Cap Holds $1,514,547
Total Salaries $123,481,463
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-23,127,010
Practical Cap Max Space $-21,612,463
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $116,292,254
Dead Money $7,189,209
Cap Holds $1,514,547
Total Cap Allocations $123,481,463
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Cap Max Space $-23,127,010
Practical Cap Space $-21,612,463