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Golden State Warriors 2021-22 Salary Cap

Warriors 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Golden State Warriors 2021 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 (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Notes
Curry Stephen Curry PG $45,780,966 $45,780,966 - - - $45,780,966 24.88 Free Agent (Max) / Bird
Thompson Klay Thompson SG $37,980,720 $37,980,720 - - - $37,980,720 20.64 Free Agent (Max) / Bird
Wiggins Andrew Wiggins SF $31,579,390 $31,579,390 - - - $31,579,390 17.16 Acquired via Trade
Green Draymond Green PF $24,026,712 $24,026,712 - - - $24,026,712 13.06 Vet Extension / Bird
Wiseman James Wiseman C $9,166,800 $9,166,800 - - - $9,166,800 4.98 Drafted / Rookie Scale
SEI-Knee
Kuminga Jonathan Kuminga PF $5,466,360 $5,466,360 - - - $5,466,360 2.97 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Looney Kevon Looney PF $5,178,572 $5,178,572 - - - $5,178,572 2.81 Free Agent / Bird
Moody Moses Moody SG $3,562,200 $3,562,200 - - - $3,562,200 1.94 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Poole Jordan Poole SG $2,161,440 $2,161,440 - - - $2,161,440 1.17 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Lee Damion Lee SG $1,910,860 $1,910,860 - - - $1,910,860 1.04 RoS / NT-MLE
Toscano-Anderson Juan Toscano-Anderson SF $1,701,593 $1,701,593 - - - $1,701,593 0.92 RoS / T-MLE
Iguodala Andre Iguodala SF $1,669,178 $2,641,691 - - - $1,669,178 0.91 Free Agent / Minimum
Porter Jr. Otto Porter Jr. SF $1,669,178 $2,389,641 - - - $1,669,178 0.91 Free Agent / Minimum
Bjelica Nemanja Bjelica PF $1,669,178 $2,089,448 - - - $1,669,178 0.91 Free Agent / Minimum
Payton II Gary Payton II PG $1,669,178 $1,939,350 - - - $1,669,178 0.91 RoS / Minimum


2021-22 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) Pos.
ChiozzaChris Chiozza PG          
WeatherspoonQuinndary Weatherspoon SG          


2021-22 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 (1) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
LivingstonShaun Livingston PG $666,667 - - - $666,667 0.36 Waived
WeatherspoonQuinndary Weatherspoon SG $95,930 - - - - 0.00 10-day


2021-22 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 (5) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
BarnesMatt Barnes SF - $1,669,178 Non-Bird
BogutAndrew Bogut C - $1,669,178 Non-Bird
JerebkoJonas Jerebko PF - $1,669,178 Non-Bird
WestDavid West PF - $1,669,178 Early Bird
MannionNico Mannion PG $1,489,065 $1,489,065 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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($143,002,000) and can be used for contracts up to 3 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 Reason (Used On) Original Available
Taxpayer Mid-Level
$5,890,000 $5,890,000


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $136,606,000
Total Taxable Salaries $175,858,992
Current Luxury Tax Space $-39,252,992
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $170,331,206


2021-22 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 $175,192,325
Dead Money $666,667
Cap Holds $8,165,777
Total Cap Allocations $184,024,769
Salary Cap Maximum
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $112,414,000
Current Cap Space $-71,610,769




Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
10/31/2022 Jonathan Kuminga 2023-24 Club Option $6,012,840
10/31/2022 Moses Moody 2023-24 Club Option $3,918,480
10/31/2022 James Wiseman 2023-24 Club Option $12,119,440
6/29/2023 Mac McClung 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $2,174,849
6/29/2023 Pat Spencer 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,961,752
6/29/2023 Trevion Williams 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,961,752
6/29/2023 Lester Quinones 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,761,752
6/29/2023 Donte DiVincenzo 2023-24 Player Option $4,725,000
6/30/2023 Jordan Poole 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $5,813,085
10/31/2023 Jonathan Kuminga 2024-25 Club Option $7,636,307
10/31/2023 Moses Moody 2024-25 Club Option $5,803,269
10/31/2023 Patrick Baldwin Jr. 2024-25 Club Option $2,448,840
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 Ryan Rollins 2024-25 Guaranteed $2,019,699
6/30/2024 Jonathan Kuminga 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $10,240,288
6/30/2024 Moses Moody 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $8,072,348
6/30/2024 James Wiseman 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $15,815,870
10/31/2024 Patrick Baldwin Jr. 2025-26 Club Option $4,420,156
6/29/2025 Ryan Rollins 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $2,524,624
6/29/2026 Patrick Baldwin Jr. 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $6,586,032