Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors 2023-24 Salary Cap

Warriors 2023-24 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Golden State Warriors 2023 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (18) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Curry Stephen Curry PG $51,915,615 $51,915,615 - - - $51,915,615 23.04 38.17 $167,283,648
($167,283,648)
Vet Extension / Bird
Thompson Klay Thompson SG $43,219,440 $43,219,440 - - - $43,219,440 19.18 31.77 $43,219,440
($43,219,440)
Free Agent (Max) / Bird
Paul Chris Paul PG $30,800,000 $30,800,000 - - - $30,800,000 13.67 22.64 $60,800,000
($30,800,000)
Acquired via Trade
Wiggins Andrew Wiggins SF $24,330,357 $24,330,357 - - - $24,330,357 10.80 17.89 $109,000,002
($109,000,002)
Vet Extension / Bird
Green Draymond Green PF $22,321,429 $22,321,429 - - - $22,321,429 9.90 16.41 $100,000,000
($100,000,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Payton II Gary Payton II PG $8,715,000 $8,715,000 - - - $8,715,000 3.87 6.41 $17,845,000
($17,845,000)
Acquired via Trade
Looney Kevon Looney C $7,500,000 $7,500,000 - $1,000,000 - $7,500,000 3.33 5.51 $15,500,000
($10,500,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Kuminga Jonathan Kuminga PF $6,012,840 $6,012,840 - - - $6,012,840 2.67 4.42 $13,649,147
($6,012,840)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Moody Moses Moody SG $3,918,480 $3,918,480 - - - $3,918,480 1.74 2.88 $9,721,749
($3,918,480)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Podziemski Brandin Podziemski SG $3,352,440 $3,352,440 - - - $3,352,440 1.49 2.46 $12,551,859
($6,872,400)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Joseph Cory Joseph PG $2,019,706 $3,196,448 - - - $2,019,706 0.90 1.48 $3,196,448
($3,196,448)
Free Agent / Minimum
Saric Dario Saric PF $2,019,706 $2,709,849 - - - $2,019,706 0.90 1.48 $2,709,849
($2,709,849)
Free Agent / Minimum
Jackson-Davis Trayce Jackson-Davis PF $1,119,563 $1,119,563 - - - $1,119,563 0.50 0.82 $7,639,302
($3,011,420)
Drafted / 2nd Round
Training Camp/Exhibit 10, Exhibit 9
GayRudy Gay PF $2,019,706 $3,196,448 - $2,019,706 - - - Exhibit-9
McGruderRodney McGruder SG $2,019,706 $2,709,849 - $2,019,706 - - - Exhibit-10
WilliamsDonovan Williams SF $1,801,769 $1,801,769 - $1,801,769 - - - Exhibit-10
DavisKendric Davis PG $1,119,563 $1,119,563 - $1,119,563 - - - Exhibit-10
JohnsonJavan Johnson F $1,119,563 $1,119,563 - $1,119,563 - - - Exhibit-10


2023-24 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/Tax Allocations.

Player (3) Pos.
GarubaUsman Garuba PF          
QuinonesLester Quinones SG          
RobinsonJerome Robinson SG          


2023-24 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Warriors 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 (9) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
LambAnthony Lamb SF - $2,189,698 Non-Bird
BarnesMatt Barnes SF - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
BjelicaNemanja Bjelica PF - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
BogutAndrew Bogut C - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
GreenJaMychal Green PF - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
IguodalaAndre Iguodala SF - $2,019,706 Early Bird
JerebkoJonas Jerebko PF - $2,019,706 Non-Bird
WestDavid West PF - $2,019,706 Early Bird
MannionNico Mannion PG $1,696,846 $1,801,769 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.

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 Reason (Used On) Original Available
Trade
2/09/2024
James Wiseman trade with DET
$1,303,360 $1,303,360
Trade
7/08/2024
Patrick Baldwin, Jr. trade with WAS
$2,337,720 $2,337,720


2023-24 Luxury Tax Totals

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

Type Totals
2023 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $165,294,000
Total Taxable Salaries $207,244,576
Current Luxury Tax Space $-41,950,576
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $188,166,395


2023-24 Golden State Warriors Salary Cap Totals

The Warriors 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 $207,244,576
Cap Holds $18,129,409
Total Cap Allocations $225,373,985
Salary Cap Maximum
2023 NBA Salary Cap Max $136,021,000
Current Cap Space $-89,352,985
"Super Tax" Apron
2023 NBA Super-Tax Apron $182,794,000
Super-Tax Apron Space $-25,450,576
 

2023-24 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-89,352,985 — $-71,223,576

$-89,352,985
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.

$-71,223,576
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
10/31/2023 Jonathan Kuminga 2024-25 Club Option $7,636,307
10/31/2023 Moses Moody 2024-25 Club Option $5,803,269
1/10/2024 Donovan Williams 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,801,769
1/10/2024 Rudy Gay 2023-24 Guaranteed $3,196,448
1/10/2024 Javan Johnson 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,119,563
1/10/2024 Kendric Davis 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,119,563
1/10/2024 Rodney McGruder 2023-24 Guaranteed $2,709,849
6/24/2024 Kevon Looney 2024-25 Guaranteed — if team wins title in 2023 or 2024 or 7 days before start of 2024 moratorium $8,000,000
6/28/2024 Chris Paul 2024-25 Guaranteed $30,000,000
6/29/2024 Jonathan Kuminga 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $10,240,288
6/29/2024 Donovan Williams 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $2,432,388
6/29/2024 Jerome Robinson 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,981,953
6/29/2024 Javan Johnson 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $2,181,953
6/29/2024 Kendric Davis 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $2,181,953
6/29/2024 Usman Garuba 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,981,953
6/29/2024 Lester Quinones 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,981,953
6/29/2024 Gary Payton II 2024-25 Player Option $9,130,000
6/29/2024 Moses Moody 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $8,072,348
10/31/2024 Brandin Podziemski 2025-26 Club Option $3,687,960
1/10/2025 Trayce Jackson-Davis 2025-26 Guaranteed $2,221,677
10/31/2025 Brandin Podziemski 2026-27 Club Option $5,679,459
1/10/2026 Trayce Jackson-Davis 2026-27 Guaranteed $2,406,205
6/29/2026 Draymond Green 2026-27 Player Option $27,678,571
6/29/2026 Trayce Jackson-Davis 2026-27 Club Option
6/29/2026 Andrew Wiggins 2026-27 Player Option $30,169,644
6/29/2027 Brandin Podziemski 2027-28 Qualifying Offer $8,666,855




Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Age Position Country College
2015 Cady Lalanne 31 PF USA Massachusetts
2020 Justinian Jessup 25 SG USA Boise State
2022 Gui Santos 21 SF BRA
2006 Lior Eliyahu 38 PF ISR
2002 Mladen Ĺ ekularac 42 G MNE


Future Draft Picks

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
2024
GSW
Top-4 Protected
BOS
5-30 (via MEM)
2025
GSW
Top-1 Protected (if not already settled with MEM)
MEM
2-30 (if not already settled, via MEM)
2026
GSW    BOS
GSW pick if already settled with MEM, BOS pick if not already settled (via MEM)
2027
GSW
2028
GSW
2029
GSW
31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
2024
HOU
31-55 (via ATL)
CLE
56-60 (via ATL to HOU)
2025
CHA
55-59
GSW
55-59
WAS
Less favorable of GSW and WAS to DET then other to DET ((via DET swap of GSW for WAS) via BKN)
2026
GSW
OKC
via ATL
2027
WAS
2028
GSW
POR
2029
GSW