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Milwaukee Bucks 2020-21 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Milwaukee Bucks 2020-21 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 Option
Club Option
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Trade Kicker
Block Trade Clause
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Pending Transactions!

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

Player (2) From To Age Pos. Incoming Cap Outgoing Cap
AugustinD.J. Augustin Free Agent 32 PG $6,666,667
StauskasNik Stauskas Free Agent 26 SG $1,620,564

Active Roster

Player (15) Age Pos. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
MiddletonKhris Middleton 29 SF $33,051,724 Bird $33,051,724 - - ($33,051,724) $33,051,724 25.97
AntetokounmpoGiannis Antetokounmpo 25 PF $27,528,090 Bird $27,528,090 - - ($27,528,090) $27,528,090 21.63
HolidayJrue Holiday 30 PG $26,261,111 Bird $25,396,111 - $865,000 ($25,396,111) $26,261,111 20.63
LopezBrook Lopez 32 C $12,697,675 Cap Space $12,697,675 - - ($12,697,675) $12,697,675 9.98
ConnaughtonPat Connaughton 27 SG $4,938,272 Early Bird $4,938,272 - - ($4,938,272) $4,938,272 3.88
WilsonDJ Wilson 24 PF $4,548,280 Rookie $4,548,280 - - ($4,548,280) $4,548,280 3.57
PortisBobby Portis 25 PF $3,623,000 Bi-Annual $3,623,000 - - ($3,623,000) $3,623,000 2.85
DiVincenzoDonte DiVincenzo 23 SG $3,044,160 Rookie $3,044,160 - - ($3,044,160) $3,044,160 2.39
ForbesBryn Forbes 27 SG $2,337,145 MLE $2,337,145 - - ($2,337,145) $2,337,145 1.84
AntetokounmpoThanasis Antetokounmpo 28 SF $1,701,593 Minimum $1,701,593 - - ($1,701,593) $1,701,593 1.34
GrahamTreveon Graham 26 SG $1,620,564 Minimum $1,737,145 - - ($1,620,564) $1,620,564
CraigTorrey Craig 29 SF $1,620,564 Minimum $1,678,854 - - ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.27
PattonJustin Patton 23 C $1,620,564 Minimum $1,678,854 - - - $1,620,564
NworaJordan Nwora 22 PF $898,310 Minimum $898,310 - - ($898,310) $898,310 0.71
MerrillSam Merrill 24 SG -
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2020-21 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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
AdamsJaylen Adams 24 PG -       -  
DiakiteMamadi Diakite 23 SF -       -  


2020-21 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
LeuerJon Leuer 31 PF $3,169,348 - - - $3,169,348 2.49
SandersLarry Sanders 31 C $1,865,546 - - - $1,865,546 1.47


2020-21 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. 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WilliamsMarvin Williams 34 PF Non-Bird   $1,737,274  
KorverKyle Korver 39 SG Non-Bird   $1,731,372  
Mason IIIFrank Mason III 26 PG Non-Bird   $1,544,548  


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 ($138,928,000) 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 ($138,928,000), 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 $9,258,000
($1,982,583)
Pat Connaughton ($4,938,272), Bryn Forbes ($2,337,145)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,623,000
($0)
Bobby Portis


2020-21 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
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $127,284,818
Luxury Tax Space $5,342,182
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $11,643,182


2020-21 Milwaukee Bucks Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $138,928,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $122,249,924
Dead Money $5,034,894
Cap Holds $6,995,777
Total Salaries $127,284,818
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-25,140,595
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $122,249,924
Dead Money $5,034,894
Cap Holds $6,995,777
Total Cap Allocations $127,284,818
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-25,140,595
Practical Cap Space $-18,144,818



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
07/01/2021 George Hill Guaranteed $10,047,297
06/29/2022 Donte DiVincenzo 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $6,602,272
06/29/2022 Eric Bledsoe 2022-23 Guaranteed $19,375,000
2022-23
06/29/2023 Khris Middleton 2023-24 Player Option $40,396,552