Indiana Pacers

Indiana Pacers 2021-22 Salary Cap

Pacers 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Indiana Pacers 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Pacers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Brogdon Malcolm Brogdon PG $21,700,000 $21,700,000 - - - $21,700,000 15.86 $89,300,000
($89,300,000)
Free Agent / Sign & Trade
Sabonis Domantas Sabonis PF $19,800,000 $18,500,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 - $19,800,000 14.47 $57,700,000
($56,400,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Turner Myles Turner C $18,000,000 $17,500,000 $500,000 $2,000,000 - $18,000,000 13.15 $36,000,000
($35,000,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
LeVert Caris LeVert SG $17,500,000 $17,500,000 - - - $17,500,000 12.79 $36,296,296
($36,296,296)
Acquired via Trade
Warren T.J. Warren SF $12,690,000 $12,690,000 - $750,000 - $12,690,000 9.27 $12,690,000
($12,690,000)
Acquired via Trade
Foot
Lamb Jeremy Lamb SG $10,500,000 $10,500,000 - - - $10,500,000 7.67 $10,500,000
($10,500,000)
Free Agent / Space
McConnell T.J. McConnell PG $7,500,000 $7,500,000 - $400,000 - $7,500,000 5.48 $33,600,000
($29,300,000)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Wrist
Holiday Justin Holiday SF $6,006,420 $6,006,420 - - - $6,006,420 4.39 $12,298,860
($12,298,860)
Free Agent / Non-Bird
Craig Torrey Craig SF $4,878,049 $4,878,049 - - - $4,878,049 3.56 $10,000,000
($10,000,000)
Free Agent / NT-MLE
Duarte Chris Duarte SG $3,749,520 $3,749,520 - - - $3,749,520 2.74 $17,704,356
($7,686,480)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Bitadze Goga Bitadze C $3,098,400 $3,098,400 - - - $3,098,400 2.26 $7,863,739
($7,863,739)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Jackson Isaiah Jackson PF $2,451,120 $2,451,120 - - - $2,451,120 1.79 $12,156,541
($5,024,880)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Knee
Brissett Oshae Brissett SF $1,701,593 $1,701,593 - - - $1,701,593 1.24 $3,548,331
($0)
RoS / NT-MLE
G'teed: $0
Martin Kelan Martin SF $1,701,593 $1,701,593 - - - $1,701,593 1.24 $1,701,593
($500,000)
Free Agent / Minimum
G'teed: $500,000
Wanamaker Brad Wanamaker PG $1,669,178 $1,729,217 - - - $1,669,178 1.22 $1,729,217
($0)
Free Agent / Minimum
G'teed: $0


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.
JarreauDeJon Jarreau PG          
Washington Jr.Duane Washington Jr. G          


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
EllisMonta Ellis SG $2,245,400 - - - $2,245,400 1.64 Waived


2021-22 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Pacers 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 (1) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
SampsonJaKarr Sampson SF - $1,669,178 Early Bird


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 ($143,002,000) 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 ($143,002,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 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 Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,536,000
($4,657,951)
Torrey Craig ($4,878,049)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,732,000
($3,732,000)
Trade Exception $3,980,551
($3,980,551)
Aaron Holiday trade with WAS 07/06/2022
Trade Exception $7,333,333
($7,333,333)
Doug McDermott trade with SAS 08/08/2022
Trade Exception $2,320,000
($2,320,000)
Edmond Sumner trade with BKN 10/06/2022


2021-22 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Pacers 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 $135,191,273
Current Luxury Tax Space $1,414,727


2021-22 Indiana Pacers Salary Cap Totals

The Pacers 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 $132,945,873
Dead Money $2,245,400
Cap Holds $1,669,178
Total Cap Allocations $136,860,451
Salary Cap Maximum
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $112,414,000
Current Cap Space $-24,446,451
 

2021-22 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-21,575,680 — $-15,959,509

$-21,575,680
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.

$-15,959,509
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
2021-22
01/10/2022 Brad Wanamaker Guaranteed $1,729,217
01/10/2022 Oshae Brissett Guaranteed $1,701,593
01/10/2022 Kelan Martin Guaranteed $1,701,593
06/29/2022 Oshae Brissett 2022-23 Club Option
06/30/2022 Kelan Martin 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,126,991
2022-23
10/31/2022 Chris Duarte 2023-24 Club Option $4,124,280
10/31/2022 Isaiah Jackson 2023-24 Club Option $2,696,280
01/10/2023 Oshae Brissett Guaranteed $1,846,738
06/30/2023 Goga Bitadze 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,762,016
2023-24
10/31/2023 Chris Duarte 2024-25 Club Option $5,893,596
10/31/2023 Isaiah Jackson 2024-25 Club Option $4,435,381
06/21/2024 T.J. McConnell 2024-25 Guaranteed $9,300,000
06/30/2024 Chris Duarte 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $8,150,843
2024-25
06/30/2025 Isaiah Jackson 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,422,431