Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks 2022-23 Salary Cap

Bucks 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Milwaukee Bucks 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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Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (12) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Antetokounmpo Giannis Antetokounmpo PF $42,492,492 $42,492,492 - - - $42,492,492 23.28 $188,855,520
($188,855,520)
Vet Extension / Bird
Middleton Khris Middleton SF $37,948,276 $37,948,276 - - - $37,948,276 20.79 $78,344,828
($78,344,828)
Free Agent / Bird
Holiday Jrue Holiday SG $35,025,800 $32,544,000 $2,481,800 $3,391,240 - $35,025,800 19.19 $112,861,000
($104,864,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Lopez Brook Lopez C $13,906,976 $13,906,976 - - - $13,906,976 7.62 $13,906,976
($13,906,976)
Free Agent / Space
Allen Grayson Allen SG $9,350,000 $8,500,000 $850,000 $425,000 - $9,350,000 5.12 $17,000,000
($17,000,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Connaughton Pat Connaughton SG $5,728,393 $5,728,393 - - - $5,728,393 3.14 $5,728,393
($5,728,393)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Portis Bobby Portis PF $4,564,980 $4,564,980 - - - $4,564,980 2.50 $4,564,980
($4,564,980)
Free Agent / Non-Bird
Hill George Hill PG $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - $4,000,000 2.19 $4,000,000
($4,000,000)
Free Agent / T-MLE
Antetokounmpo Thanasis Antetokounmpo SF $1,878,720 $1,878,720 - - - $1,878,720 1.03 $1,878,720
($1,878,720)
Free Agent / Minimum
Tucker Rayjon Tucker SF $1,815,677 $1,815,677 - - - $1,815,677 0.99 $3,783,859
($0)
RoS / NT-MLE
G'teed: $0
Teague Jeff Teague PG $1,811,516 - - - - $1,811,516 0.99 - RoS / Minimum
Vildoza Luca Vildoza PG $1,752,638 $1,752,638 - - - $1,752,638 0.96 $1,752,638
($0)
RoS / Minimum
G'teed: $0


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.
MamukelashviliSandro Mamukelashvili C          


2022-23 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Bucks 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
IbakaSerge Ibaka C - $12,637,170 Early Bird
NworaJordan Nwora PF $2,011,516 $2,011,516 Restricted Early Bird
CarterJevon Carter PG - $1,796,667 Non-Bird
MatthewsWesley Matthews SG - $1,766,970 Non-Bird
WiggingtonLindell Wiggington SG $1,576,305 $1,576,305 Two-Way
Round 1, Pick #24       $2,451,840  


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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($155,196,200) and can be used for contracts up to 3 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
Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $6,339,000
($6,339,000)
Trade Exception $1,517,981
($1,517,981)
Sam Merrill trade with MEM 07/07/2022


2022-23 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Bucks 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 $160,275,468
Current Luxury Tax Space $-11,275,468
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $19,438,673


2022-23 Milwaukee Bucks Salary Cap Totals

The Bucks 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 $160,275,468
Cap Holds $22,240,468
Total Cap Allocations $182,515,936
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $122,000,000
Current Cap Space $-60,515,936
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-51,572,468 — $-28,893,456

$-51,572,468
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.

$-28,893,456
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
10/16/2022 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $500,000
01/10/2023 Rayjon Tucker Guaranteed $1,815,677
06/06/2023 Rayjon Tucker 2023-24 Guaranteed $750,000
06/29/2023 Khris Middleton 2023-24 Player Option $40,396,552
06/30/2023 Luca Vildoza 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $2,190,797
2023-24
07/02/2023 D.J. Augustin Guaranteed $7,333,333
01/10/2024 Rayjon Tucker Guaranteed $1,968,182