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Minnesota Timberwolves 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Timberwolves 2018-19 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 (15) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WigginsAndrew Wiggins RK-MAX 23 SF Bird $25,467,250 - - ($147,710,050) $25,467,250 21.17
TeagueJeff Teague 30 PG Cap Space $19,000,000 - - ($38,000,000) $19,000,000 15.79
DiengGorgui Dieng 28 C Bird $15,170,787 - - ($48,687,640) $15,170,787 12.61
GibsonTaj Gibson 33 PF Cap Space $14,000,000 - - ($14,000,000) $14,000,000 11.64
CovingtonRobert Covington 27 SF Cap Space $10,464,092 - - ($46,879,127) $10,464,092 8.70
BaylessJerryd Bayless 30 PG Cap Space $8,575,916 - - ($8,575,916) $8,575,916 7.13
TownsKarl-Anthony Towns 22 C Rookie $7,839,435 - - ($165,889,435) $7,839,435 6.52
TolliverAnthony Tolliver 33 PF MLE $5,750,000 - - ($5,750,000) $5,750,000 4.78
SaricDario Saric 24 PF Rookie $2,526,840 - - ($6,008,826) $2,526,840 2.10
JonesTyus Jones 22 PG Rookie $2,444,053 - - ($2,444,053) $2,444,053 2.03
OkogieJosh Okogie 20 SG Rookie $2,160,720 - - ($4,691,400) $2,160,720 1.80
DengLuol Deng 33 SF Minimum $2,393,887 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.26
RoseDerrick Rose 29 PG Minimum $2,393,887 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.26
Bates-DiopKeita Bates-Diop 22 SF MLE $838,464 - - ($2,255,316) $838,464 0.70
ReynoldsCam Reynolds 23 F Minimum $108,953 - - ($108,953) $108,953 0.09


2018-19 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. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
TerrellJared Terrell 0 SG -       -  


2018-19 Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players that were on the roster via 10-day contracts.

Player (3) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
CanaanIsaiah Canaan PG $91,605 - - - ($85,458) $85,458 0.07
CanaanIsaiah Canaan PG $91,605 - - - ($85,458) $85,458 0.07
ReynoldsCam Reynolds F $47,371 - - - ($47,371) $47,371 0.04


2018-19 Dead Cap

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
MartinKevin Martin 35 SG $1,360,305 - - - $1,360,305 1.13
AldrichCole Aldrich 29 C $685,341 - - - $685,341 0.57
NunnallyJames Nunnally 28 SF $655,632 - - - $655,632 0.55


2018-19 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Timberwolves 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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BrooksAaron Brooks 33 PG Non-Bird         $1,514,547  


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 ($129,733,000) 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 ($129,733,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $8,641,000 $2,052,536 Anthony Tolliver ($5,750,000), Keita Bates-Diop ($838,464)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,382,000 $3,382,000


2018-19 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Timberwolves current standing in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Teams that spend over the threshold pay fines (estimated below).

Type Totals
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $123,733,000
Total Taxable Salaries $120,329,364
Luxury Tax Space $3,403,636
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $129,733,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $9,441,723


2018-19 Minnesota Timberwolves Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $129,733,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $117,371,712
Earned Money $218,287
Dead Money $2,701,278
Cap Holds $6,949,083
Total Salaries $120,291,277
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-25,371,360
Practical Cap Max Space $-18,422,277
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $117,371,712
Earned Money $218,287
Dead Money $2,701,278
Cap Holds $6,949,083
Total Cap Allocations $120,291,277
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Cap Max Space $-25,371,360
Practical Cap Space $-18,422,277