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Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JamesLeBron James MAX 36 SF Cap Space $41,002,273 - - ($41,002,273) $41,002,273 26.68


2021-22 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 36 SF $5,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 3.25


2021-22 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 (11) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DavisAnthony Davis 28 PF         $36,300,000  
GreenDanny Green 34 SG Early Bird         $19,975,610  
Caldwell-PopeKentavious Caldwell-Pope 28 SG Bird         $16,138,117  
KuzmaKyle Kuzma 26 PF         $8,905,445  
BradleyAvery Bradley 30 SG Early Bird         $6,506,955  
McGeeJaVale McGee 33 C Bird         $5,460,000  
CarusoAlex Caruso 27 PG Bird         $5,225,000  
CookQuinn Cook 28 PG Early Bird         $3,900,000  
RondoRajon Rondo 35 PG Bird         $1,833,497  
Horton-TuckerTalen Horton-Tucker 20 SG Restricted Early Bird         $1,782,621  
CacokDevontae Cacok 24 PF Restricted Early Bird         $1,650,158  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(11 spots)
          $0  


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $151,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $46,002,273
Luxury Tax Space $104,997,727


2021-22 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 $41,002,273
Dead Money $5,000,000
Cap Holds $107,677,403
Total Salaries $153,679,676
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-28,679,676
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $41,002,273
Dead Money $5,000,000
Cap Holds $107,677,403
Total Cap Allocations $153,679,676
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Cap Max Space $-28,679,676



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value