Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies 2022-23 Salary Cap

Grizzlies 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Memphis Grizzlies 2022 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 (2) From To Age Pos. Incoming Cap Outgoing Cap
GreenDanny Green 35 SG $10,000,000
MeltonDe'Anthony Melton 24 SG $8,250,000

Active Roster

Player (12) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Jackson Jr. Jaren Jackson Jr. PF $28,946,605 $28,946,605 - - - $28,946,605 20.49 $104,720,000
($104,720,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Adams Steven Adams C $17,926,829 $17,926,829 - - - $17,926,829 12.69 $17,926,829
($17,926,829)
Acquired via Trade
Morant Ja Morant PG $12,119,440 $12,119,440 - - - $12,119,440 8.58 $12,119,440
($12,119,440)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Brooks Dillon Brooks SG $11,400,000 $11,400,000 - - - $11,400,000 8.07 $11,400,000
($11,400,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Melton De'Anthony Melton SG $8,250,000 $8,250,000 - - - $8,250,000 5.84 $16,250,000
($9,750,000)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Williams Ziaire Williams SG $4,591,680 $4,591,680 - - - $4,591,680 3.25 $15,534,885
($4,591,680)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Clarke Brandon Clarke SF $4,343,920 $4,343,920 - - - $4,343,920 3.07 $4,343,920
($4,343,920)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Konchar John Konchar SG $2,300,000 $2,300,000 - - - $2,300,000 1.63 $4,700,000
($840,000)
Free Agent / NT-MLE
G'teed: $840,000
Bane Desmond Bane SG $2,130,240 $2,130,240 - - - $2,130,240 1.51 $5,975,323
($2,130,240)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Aldama Santi Aldama PF $2,094,120 $2,094,120 - - - $2,094,120 1.48 $8,248,851
($2,094,120)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Tillie Killian Tillie PF $1,901,625 $1,901,625 - - - $1,901,625 1.35 $1,901,625
($1,901,625)
RoS / Room
Tillman Xavier Tillman PF $1,782,621 $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.26 $3,713,302
($1,782,621)
Drafted / NT-MLE


2022-23 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) Pos.
TerryTyrell Terry PG          


2022-23 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Grizzlies 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 (5) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
JonesTyus Jones PG - $15,907,180 Bird
AndersonKyle Anderson SF - $14,905,725 Bird
CulverJarrett Culver SG - $8,109,063 Bird
LaRaviaJake LaRavia PF $3,006,720 $3,006,720
PonsYves Pons G $1,576,305 $1,576,305 Two-Way


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 ($155,196,200) 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 ($155,196,200), 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 $10,264,000
($10,264,000)
Bi-Annual Exception $4,017,000
($4,017,000)
Trade Exception $4,054,695
($4,054,695)
Grayson Allen trade with MIL 07/07/2022
Trade Exception $1,018,012
($1,018,012)
Patrick Beverly trade with MIN 08/01/2022
Trade Exception $119,844
($119,844)
Juancho Hernangomez trade with BOS 09/07/2022


2022-23 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
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $149,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $97,787,080
Current Luxury Tax Space $51,212,920


2022-23 Memphis Grizzlies Salary Cap Totals

The Grizzlies 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 $97,787,080
Cap Holds $43,504,993
Total Cap Allocations $141,292,073
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $122,000,000
Current Cap Space $-19,292,073
Salary Cap Floor
2022 NBA Salary Cap Floor $109,800,000
Current Floor Space $12,012,920
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-14,825,353 — $24,719,908

$-14,825,353
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.

$24,719,908
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 Ziaire Williams 2023-24 Club Option $4,810,200
10/31/2022 Santi Aldama 2023-24 Club Option $2,194,200
10/31/2022 Desmond Bane 2023-24 Club Option $3,845,083
06/30/2023 Brandon Clarke 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,259,588
06/30/2023 Tyrell Terry 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $1,655,120
2023-24
07/03/2023 John Konchar Guaranteed $2,400,000
07/04/2023 De'Anthony Melton Guaranteed $8,000,000
10/31/2023 Ziaire Williams 2024-25 Club Option $6,133,005
10/31/2023 Santi Aldama 2024-25 Club Option $3,960,531
06/29/2024 Xavier Tillman Club Option $1,930,681
06/30/2024 Desmond Bane 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $5,767,625
2024-25
06/30/2025 Ziaire Williams 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $8,353,153
06/30/2025 Santi Aldama 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $5,940,797