Los Angeles Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers 2022-23 Salary Cap

Clippers 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Clippers 2022 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 (20) 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 $42,492,568 $42,492,568 - - - $42,492,568 21.82 34.36 $136,920,496
($136,920,496)
Vet Extension / Bird
Leonard Kawhi Leonard SF $42,492,492 $42,492,492 - - - $42,492,492 21.82 34.36 $136,920,252
($136,920,252)
Free Agent (Max) / Early Bird
Powell Norman Powell SG $16,758,621 $16,758,621 - - - $16,758,621 8.61 13.55 $74,482,758
($74,482,758)
Acquired via Trade
Morris Sr. Marcus Morris Sr. SF $16,372,093 $16,372,093 - - - $16,372,093 8.41 13.24 $33,488,372
($33,488,372)
Free Agent / Non-Bird
Kennard Luke Kennard SG $14,415,545 $13,745,455 $670,090 $1,391,727 - $14,415,545 7.40 11.66 $43,272,727
($28,509,091)
Rk Extension / Bird
Covington Robert Covington PF $12,307,692 $12,307,692 - - - $12,307,692 6.32 9.95 $24,000,000
($24,000,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Jackson Reggie Jackson PG $11,215,260 $11,215,260 - - - $11,215,260 5.76 9.07 $11,215,260
($11,215,260)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Batum Nicolas Batum SF $10,843,350 $10,843,350 - - - $10,843,350 5.57 8.77 $22,554,168
($22,554,168)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Zubac Ivica Zubac C $10,123,457 $10,123,457 - - - $10,123,457 5.20 8.19 $32,800,000
($32,800,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Wall John Wall PG $6,479,000 $6,479,000 - - - $6,479,000 3.33 5.24 $13,281,950
($6,479,000)
Free Agent / T-MLE
Coffey Amir Coffey SG $3,395,062 $3,395,062 - - - $3,395,062 1.74 2.75 $11,000,000
($11,000,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Mann Terance Mann SG $1,930,681 $1,930,681 - - - $1,930,681 0.99 1.56 $23,930,681
($23,930,681)
Drafted / Minimum
Boston Jr Brandon Boston Jr SG $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 0.80 1.26 $3,399,614
($1,563,518)
Drafted / T-MLE
Preston Jason Preston PG $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 0.80 1.26 $3,399,614
($1,563,518)
Drafted / T-MLE
Williamson Lucas Williamson G $1,017,781 $1,017,781 - - - $1,017,781 0.52 0.82 $1,017,781
($0)
Free Agent / Minimum
G'teed: $0
Training Camp/Exhibit 10, Exhibit 9
BrownMoses Brown C $1,836,090 $1,902,133 - $1,836,090 - - - Exhibit-10
MorganJuwan Morgan SF $1,836,090 $1,902,133 - $1,836,090 - - - Exhibit-10
ScrubbJay Scrubb SG $1,836,090 $1,836,090 - $1,836,090 - - - Exhibit-10
MoonXavier Moon SG $1,637,966 $1,637,966 - $1,637,966 - - - Exhibit-10
DevoeMichael Devoe SG $1,017,781 $1,017,781 - $1,017,781 - - - Exhibit-10


2022-23 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 (1) Pos.
DiabateMoussa Diabate PF          


2022-23 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 - $1,766,970 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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($156,938,000) 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
John Wall
($6,479,000)
$6,479,000 $0
Trade
2/10/2023
Serge Ibaka trade with MIL
$9,720,900 $9,720,900


2022-23 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
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $150,267,000
Total Taxable Salaries $193,788,947
Current Luxury Tax Space $-43,521,947
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $155,251,201


2022-23 Los Angeles 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 $192,970,638
Cap Holds $1,766,970
Total Cap Allocations $194,737,608
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $123,655,000
Current Cap Space $-71,082,608
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-70,064,827 — $-68,297,857

$-70,064,827
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.

$-68,297,857
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
1/10/2023 Juwan Morgan 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,902,133
1/10/2023 Moses Brown 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,902,133
1/10/2023 Xavier Moon 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,637,966
1/10/2023 Michael Devoe 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,017,781
1/10/2023 Lucas Williamson 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,017,781
6/29/2023 Xavier Moon 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $2,174,849
6/29/2023 John Wall 2023-24 Club Option $6,802,950
6/29/2023 Moussa Diabate 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,761,752
6/29/2023 Luke Kennard 2023-24 Club Option $14,763,636
6/29/2023 Michael Devoe 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,974,999
6/29/2023 Lucas Williamson 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,974,999
6/30/2023 Brandon Boston Jr 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,836,096
7/02/2023 Jason Preston 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,836,096
6/29/2024 Kawhi Leonard 2024-25 Player Option $48,787,676
6/30/2024 Jason Preston 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $2,208,713