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Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers 2024-25 Salary Cap

Lakers 2024-25 Salary Cap

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

Lakers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (1) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
DavisAnthony Davis 31 PF $43,219,440 Bird
Max (30%)
$43,219,440 ($43,219,440) $43,219,440 66.89 -


2024-25 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Lakers are currently under the cap, all of these figures are included in their Total Cap Figure.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Qualifying Offer Cap Figure Cap %
KuzmaKyle Kuzma 29 PF Bird   - $19,500,000  
WaitersDion Waiters 32 SG   - $1,895,465  
Incomplete Roster Charge 11 spots 11 spots           $0    


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.

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 $674,408
($674,408)
JaVale McGee trade with CLE 08/09/2021


2024-25 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
2024 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $155,126,000
Total Taxable Salaries $43,219,440
Current Luxury Tax Space $111,906,560


2024-25 Los Angeles Lakers Salary Cap Totals

The Lakers are currently under the league salary cap, meaning all Cap Holds & Exceptions are included in their Total Cap Allocations. The Cap Max Space figure below represents how much salary cap remains after all allocations are included.

Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $43,219,440
Cap Holds $21,395,465
Total Cap Allocations $64,614,905
Salary Cap Maximum
2024 NBA Salary Cap Max $127,654,000
Current Cap Space $63,039,095
Salary Cap Floor
2024 NBA Salary Cap Floor $114,889,000
Current Floor Space $71,669,560
 

2024-25 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $84,434,560 — $84,434,560

$84,434,560
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.

$84,434,560
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