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Los Angeles Clippers 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Clippers 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 %
GallinariDanilo Gallinari 30 SF Bird $21,587,579 - - ($44,203,138) $21,587,579 18.04
HarrisTobias Harris 26 SF Bird $14,800,000 - - ($14,800,000) $14,800,000 12.37
GortatMarcin Gortat 34 C Bird $13,565,218 - - ($13,565,218) $13,565,218 11.34
BradleyAvery Bradley 27 SG Bird $12,000,000 - - ($14,000,000) $12,000,000 10.03
WilliamsLouis Williams 31 SG Bird $8,000,000 - - ($17,500,000) $8,000,000 6.69
MarjanovicBoban Marjanovic 30 C Cap Space $7,000,000 - - ($7,000,000) $7,000,000 5.85
TeodosicMilos Teodosic 31 PG MLE $6,300,000 - - ($6,300,000) $6,300,000 5.27
HarrellMontrezl Harrell 24 PF Bird $6,000,000 - - ($12,000,000) $6,000,000 5.02
BeverleyPatrick Beverley 30 PG Bird $5,027,027 - - - $5,027,027 4.20
Mbah a MouteLuc Richard Mbah a Moute 32 PF MLE $4,320,500 - - ($4,320,500) $4,320,500 3.61
ScottMike Scott 30 PF MLE $4,320,500 - - ($4,320,500) $4,320,500 3.61
Gilgeous-AlexanderShai Gilgeous-Alexander 20 PG Rookie $3,375,360 - - ($7,328,280) $3,375,360 2.82
RobinsonJerome Robinson 21 SG Rookie $3,046,200 - - ($6,613,920) $3,046,200 2.55
ThornwellSindarius Thornwell 23 SG MLE $1,378,242 - - ($1,378,242) $1,378,242 1.15
WallaceTyrone Wallace 24 SG Minimum $1,349,383 - - ($300,000) $1,349,383 1.13


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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DelgadoAngel Delgado 23 C -       -  
MotleyJohnathan Motley 23 PF -       -  


2018-19 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (4) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
AjincaAlexis Ajinca 30 C $5,285,394 - - - $5,285,394 4.42
EvansJawun Evans 22 PG $1,378,242 - - - $1,378,242 1.15
DelfinoCarlos Delfino 36 SG $650,000 - - - $650,000 0.54
RaduljicaMiroslav Raduljica 30 C $252,042 - - - $252,042 0.21


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.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($129,733,000), 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 Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $8,641,000 $0 Luc Mbah a Moute ($4,320,500), Mike Scott ($4,320,500)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,382,000 $3,382,000
Trade Exception $1,331,160 $1,331,160 Brice Johnson trade with DET 01/29/2019
Trade Exception $1,577,230 $1,577,230 Willie Reed trade with DET 01/29/2019
Trade Exception $849,126 $849,126 Wesley Johnson 10/15/2019


2018-19 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
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $123,733,000
Total Taxable Salaries $119,635,687
Luxury Tax Space $4,097,313
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $129,733,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $10,097,313


2018-19 Los Angeles Clippers 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 $112,070,009
Dead Money $7,565,678
Cap Holds $7,139,516
Total Salaries $119,635,687
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-24,906,203
Practical Cap Max Space $-17,766,687
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $112,070,009
Dead Money $7,565,678
Cap Holds $7,139,516
Total Cap Allocations $119,635,687
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Cap Max Space $-24,906,203
Practical Cap Space $-17,766,687