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LA Clippers 2023-24 Salary Cap

Clippers 2023-24 Salary Cap

An updated look at the LA Clippers 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 (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
George Paul George SG $45,640,084 $45,640,084 - - - $45,640,084 22.59 33.55 $94,427,760
($94,427,760)
Vet Extension / Bird
Leonard Kawhi Leonard SF $45,640,084 $45,640,084 - - - $45,640,084 22.59 33.55 $195,290,084
($195,290,084)
Free Agent (Max) / Early Bird
Harden James Harden SG $35,680,595 $35,640,000 - - $40,595 $35,680,595 17.66 26.23 $35,640,000
($35,640,000)
Acquired via Trade
Powell Norman Powell SG $18,000,000 $18,000,000 - - - $18,000,000 8.91 13.23 $57,724,137
($57,724,137)
Acquired via Trade
Tucker P.J. Tucker PF $11,014,500 $11,014,500 - - - $11,014,500 5.45 8.10 $22,110,388
($22,553,500)
Acquired via Trade
Zubac Ivica Zubac C $10,933,333 $10,933,333 - - - $10,933,333 5.41 8.04 $22,676,543
($22,676,543)
Vet Extension / Bird
Mann Terance Mann SG $10,576,923 $10,576,923 - - - $10,576,923 5.23 7.78 $22,000,000
($22,000,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Plumlee Mason Plumlee C $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 2.47 3.68 $5,000,000
($5,000,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Westbrook Russell Westbrook PG $3,835,738 $3,835,738 - - - $3,835,738 1.90 2.82 $7,863,263
($7,863,263)
Free Agent / Non-Bird
Coffey Amir Coffey SG $3,666,667 $3,666,667 - - - $3,666,667 1.81 2.70 $7,604,938
($7,604,938)
Free Agent / Bird
Brown Kobe Brown PF $2,413,320 $2,413,320 - - - $2,413,320 1.19 1.77 $12,394,179
($4,947,240)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Hyland Nah'Shon Hyland PG $2,306,400 $2,306,400 - - - $2,306,400 1.14 1.70 $6,464,840
($6,464,840)
Acquired via Trade
Boston Jr Brandon Boston Jr SG $1,836,096 $1,836,096 - - - $1,836,096 0.91 1.35 $1,836,096
($1,836,096)
Drafted / T-MLE
Primo Joshua Primo SG $1,764,341 $1,764,341 - - - $1,764,341 0.87 1.30 $3,961,311
($2,764,341)
RoS / Minimum
Theis Daniel Theis C $1,741,126 $2,179,511 - - - $1,741,126 0.86 1.28 $2,179,511
($2,179,511)
RoS / Minimum


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.
DiabateMoussa Diabate PF          
MillerJordan Miller SF          
MoonXavier Moon SG          


2023-24 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Clippers 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
HoodRodney Hood SF - $2,019,706 Non-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.

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
11/01/2024
Filip Petrusev with SAC
$559,782 $559,782


2023-24 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Clippers 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 $200,049,207
Current Luxury Tax Space $-34,755,207
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $113,714,842


2023-24 LA Clippers Salary Cap Totals

The Clippers 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 $200,049,207
Cap Holds $2,019,706
Total Cap Allocations $202,068,913
Salary Cap Maximum
2023 NBA Salary Cap Max $136,021,000
Current Cap Space $-66,047,913
Second Apron
2023 NBA Second Apron $182,794,000
Second Apron Space $-17,255,207
 

2023-24 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-79,867,318 — $-64,028,207

$-79,867,318
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.

$-64,028,207
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
6/29/2024 Xavier Moon 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Paul George 2024-25 Player Option $48,787,676
6/29/2024 Moussa Diabate 2024-25 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,867,722
6/29/2024 Russell Westbrook 2024-25 Player Option $4,027,525
6/29/2024 P.J. Tucker 2024-25 Player Option $11,539,000
6/29/2024 Kawhi Leonard 2024-25 Player Option $48,787,676
6/30/2024 Joshua Primo 2024-25 Guaranteed $2,196,970
10/31/2024 Kobe Brown 2025-26 Club Option $2,654,880
6/29/2025 Jordan Miller 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $2,180,149
6/29/2025 Nah'Shon Hyland 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,137,858
10/31/2025 Kobe Brown 2027-28 Club Option $4,792,059
6/29/2027 Kobe Brown 2027-28 Qualifying Offer $7,667,295




Unsigned Draft Picks

Draft Year Player Age Position Country College
2015 Luka Mitrovic 30 SF SRB
2021 Balsa Koprivica 23 C SRB
2022 Ismael Kamagate 23 C FRA
2006 Vladimir Veremeenko 39 PF BLR


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
IND
Least favorable of HOU 5-30, LAC, OKC and UTA 11-30 to IND then others to OKC
2025
LAC    OKC
OKC right to swap
2026
OKC
2027
LAC
Least favorable of DEN 6-30, LAC and OKC (via OKC swap for LAC)
2028
PHI
2029
LAC    PHI
PHI right to swap with LAC
PHI    LAC
PHI right to swap with LAC
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
LAL
LAC
via MEM
2025
LAL
2026
LAC
2027
ATL
2028
CHA
2029
PHI