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Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks 2022 Salary Cap

Bucks 2022 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.


Bucks – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Player (5) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary
(Likely Incentives)
Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
AntetokounmpoGiannis Antetokounmpo 27 PF $42,492,568
Supermax (35%)
$42,492,568 ($42,492,568) $42,492,568
31.80 $146,363,288
MiddletonKhris Middleton 31 SF $37,948,276 Bird $37,948,276 ($37,948,276) $37,948,276 28.40 $40,396,552
HolidayJrue Holiday 32 SG $33,535,440 Bird $32,544,000
($32,544,000) $33,535,440 25.10 $72,320,000
LopezBrook Lopez 34 C $13,906,976 Cap Space $13,906,976 ($13,906,977) $13,906,976 10.41 -
ConnaughtonPat Connaughton 29 SG $5,728,393 Early Bird $5,728,393 ($5,728,393) $5,728,393 4.29 -

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. 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 (6) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DiVincenzoDonte DiVincenzo 25 SG   $14,027,489  
KurucsRodions Kurucs 24 SF   $3,536,029  
ForbesBryn Forbes 29 SG Early Bird   $3,190,203  
PortisBobby Portis 27 PF Early Bird   $3,190,203  
NworaJordan Nwora 24 PF Restricted Early Bird   $2,066,219  
MerrillSam Merrill 26 SG Restricted Early Bird   $1,919,247  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(7 spots)


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 $1,620,564
Torrey Craig trade with PHX 03/18/2022
Trade Exception $4,886,515
DJ Augustin trade with HOU 03/19/2022

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 $140,703,984
Total Taxable Salaries $133,611,653
Luxury Tax Space $7,092,331

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 Total
Active Roster Cap $133,611,653
Cap Holds $40,978,683
Total Salaries $133,611,653
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $115,786,626
Actual Cap Max Space $-17,825,027
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $133,611,653
Cap Holds $40,978,683
Total Cap Allocations $133,611,653
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $115,786,626
Cap Max Space $-17,825,027
Practical Cap Space $-24,367,241


Deadline Date Player Type Value
06/29/2023 Khris Middleton 2023-24 Player Option $40,396,552
07/02/2023 D.J. Augustin Guaranteed $7,333,333