Los Angeles Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers 2024-25 Salary Cap

Clippers 2024-25 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Clippers 2024 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Clippers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Player (4) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
George Paul George SG $48,787,763 $48,787,763 - - - $48,787,763 33.19 $48,787,763
Vet Extension / Bird
Leonard Kawhi Leonard SF $48,787,676 $48,787,676 - - - $48,787,676 33.19 $48,787,676
Free Agent (Max) / Early Bird
Kennard Luke Kennard SG $14,763,636 $14,763,636 - $2,014,546 - $14,763,636 10.04 $14,763,636
Rk Extension / Bird
G'teed: $0
Johnson Keon Johnson SG $4,474,291 $4,474,291 - - - $4,474,291 3.04 $4,474,291
Drafted / Rookie Scale

2024-25 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 (3) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
Morris Sr.Marcus Morris Sr. SF - $25,674,419 Bird
Boston JrBrandon Boston Jr SG $2,295,120 $2,295,120 Restricted Bird
PrestonJason Preston PG $2,208,713 $2,208,713 Restricted Bird
Incomplete Roster Charge 8 spots 8 spots       $0  


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 Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Trade Exception $2,075,880
Mfiondu Kabengele trade with SAC 02/08/2022
Trade Exception $8,250,000
Rajon Rondo trade with MEM 07/18/2022

2024-25 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
2024 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $155,126,000
Total Taxable Salaries $121,317,199
Current Luxury Tax Space $33,808,801

2024-25 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 $116,813,366
Cap Holds $30,178,252
Total Cap Allocations $146,991,618
Salary Cap Maximum
2024 NBA Salary Cap Max $127,654,000
Current Cap Space $-19,337,618
Salary Cap Floor
2024 NBA Salary Cap Floor $114,889,000
Current Floor Space $-1,924,366

2024-25 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $30,078,561 — $127,654,000

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.

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.


Deadline Date Player Type Value
06/30/2025 Keon Johnson 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,447,453