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Los Angeles Lakers 2020-21 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Lakers 2020-21 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 (11) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JamesLeBron James MAX 35 SF Cap Space $39,219,565 - - ($39,219,565) $39,219,565 32.82
DavisAnthony Davis MAX 27 PF Bird $28,751,775 - - ($28,751,775) $28,751,775 24.06
GreenDanny Green 33 SG Cap Space $15,365,854 - - ($15,365,854) $15,365,854 12.86
Caldwell-PopeKentavious Caldwell-Pope 27 SG Cap Space $8,493,746 - - ($8,493,746) $8,493,746 7.11
BradleyAvery Bradley 29 SG Room $5,005,350 - - ($5,005,350) $5,005,350 4.19
McGeeJaVale McGee 32 C Cap Space $4,200,000 - - ($4,200,000) $4,200,000 3.52
KuzmaKyle Kuzma 25 PF Rookie $3,562,178 - - ($3,562,178) $3,562,178 2.98
CookQuinn Cook 27 PG Cap Space $3,000,000 - - ($1,000,000) $3,000,000 2.51
CarusoAlex Caruso 26 PG Room $2,750,000 - - ($2,750,000) $2,750,000 2.30
RondoRajon Rondo 34 PG Minimum $2,619,605 - - ($2,619,605) $2,619,605 2.19
Horton-TuckerTalen Horton-Tucker 19 SG Minimum $1,517,981 - - ($1,517,981) $1,517,981 1.27


2020-21 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) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
CacokDevontae Cacok 23 PF -       -  


2020-21 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
DengLuol Deng 35 SF $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 4.18


2020-21 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Lakers are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Denouncing 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 (5) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
MorrisMarkieff Morris 31 PF Non-Bird         $3,325,000  
DudleyJared Dudley 35 SF Non-Bird         $1,737,274  
WaitersDion Waiters 28 SG Non-Bird         $1,737,274  
HowardDwight Howard 34 C Non-Bird         $1,731,372  
AntetokounmpoKostas Antetokounmpo 22 PF Restricted Early Bird         $1,544,548  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(1 spots)
          $959,733  


2020-21 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Lakers current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $139,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $119,486,054
Luxury Tax Space $19,513,946


2020-21 Los Angeles Lakers Salary Cap Totals

The Lakers 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 Total
Active Roster Cap $114,486,054
Dead Money $5,000,000
Cap Holds $11,035,201
Total Salaries $119,486,054
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $115,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-4,486,054
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $114,486,054
Dead Money $5,000,000
Cap Holds $11,035,201
Total Cap Allocations $119,486,054
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $115,000,000
Cap Max Space $-4,486,054



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
06/29/2021 LeBron James 2021-22 Player Option $41,002,273
06/29/2021 Talen Horton-Tucker 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $1,782,621
06/29/2021 Kyle Kuzma 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $5,282,711
06/29/2021 Devontae Cacok 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $1,650,158