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Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies 2021-22 Salary Cap

Grizzlies 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Memphis Grizzlies 2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Pending Transactions!

The following players are currently pending based on a proposed trade or free agent signing. The Memphis Grizzlies active roster will be updated once the trades/signings become official.

Player (3) From To Age Pos. Incoming Cap Outgoing Cap
BledsoeEric Bledsoe 31 PG $18,125,000
AdamsSteven Adams 28 C $17,073,171
ValanciunasJonas Valanciunas 29 C $14,000,000

Active Roster

Player (12) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary
(Likely Incentives)
Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
ValanciunasJonas Valanciunas 29 C $14,000,000 Bird $14,000,000 ($14,000,000) $14,000,000 12.46 -
BrooksDillon Brooks 25 SG $12,200,000 Bird $12,200,000 ($12,200,000) $12,200,000 10.86 $11,400,000
AndersonKyle Anderson 28 SF $9,937,150 NT-MLE $9,937,150 ($9,937,150) $9,937,150 8.85 -
MorantJa Morant 22 PG $9,603,360 Rookie $9,603,360 ($9,603,360) $9,603,360 8.55 -
Jackson Jr.Jaren Jackson Jr. 22 PF $9,180,560 Rookie $9,180,560 ($9,180,560) $9,180,560 8.17 -
MeltonDe'Anthony Melton 23 SG $8,805,976 Early Bird $8,805,976 ($8,805,976) $8,805,976 7.84 $9,750,000
JonesTyus Jones 25 PG $8,376,286 NT-MLE $7,600,000
$776,286
($7,600,000) $8,376,286 7.46 -
AllenGrayson Allen 25 SG $4,054,695 Rookie $4,054,695 ($4,054,695) $4,054,695 3.61 -
ClarkeBrandon Clarke 25 SF $2,726,880 Rookie $2,726,880 ($2,726,880) $2,726,880 2.43 -
KoncharJohn Konchar 25 SG $2,200,000 NT-MLE $2,200,000 ($2,200,000) $2,200,000 1.96 $840,000
BaneDesmond Bane 23 SG $2,033,160 Rookie $2,033,160 ($2,033,160) $2,033,160 1.81 -
TillmanXavier Tillman 22 PF $1,517,981 NT-MLE $1,517,981 ($1,517,981) $1,517,981 1.35 $1,782,621


2021-22 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.
McDermottSean McDermott 0 SF          


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 %
PorterJontay Porter 21 PF $300,000 - - - $300,000 0.27


2021-22 Cap Holds

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Qualifying Offer Cap Figure Cap %
WinslowJustise Winslow 25 SF Bird   - $19,500,000  
Murphy IIITrey Murphy III 21 SG 1st Round Rookie Scale   - $3,053,760  
DorseyTyler Dorsey 25 SG   - $1,669,178  
FrazierTim Frazier 30 PG Non-Bird   - $1,669,178  
TillieKillian Tillie 23 PF Two-Way   $1,489,065 $1,489,065  


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.

Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap but below the Luxury Tax Apron ($143,096,000) and can be used for contracts up to 4 years in length.

Bi-Annual Exception Details is available to any teams who are below the Luxury Tax Apron ($143,096,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 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 Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,536,000
($9,536,000)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,732,000
($3,732,000)


2021-22 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Grizzlies 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 $136,606,000
Total Taxable Salaries $84,936,048
Current Luxury Tax Space $51,669,952


2021-22 Memphis Grizzlies Salary Cap Totals

The Grizzlies 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 $84,636,048
Dead Money $300,000
Cap Holds $40,649,181
Total Cap Allocations $125,585,229
Salary Cap Maximum
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $112,414,000
Current Cap Space $-13,171,229
Salary Cap Floor
2021 NBA Salary Cap Floor $101,173,000
Current Floor Space $13,183,192
 

2021-22 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $24,424,192 — $24,724,192

$24,424,192
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.

$24,724,192
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
2022-23
07/03/2022 John Konchar Guaranteed $2,300,000
10/31/2022 Desmond Bane 2023-24 Club Option $3,845,083
06/29/2023 Brandon Clarke 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,259,588
2023-24
07/03/2023 John Konchar Guaranteed $2,400,000
07/04/2023 De'Anthony Melton Guaranteed $8,000,000
06/29/2024 Xavier Tillman Club Option $1,930,681
06/29/2024 Desmond Bane 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $5,767,625