Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves 2025-26 Salary Cap

Timberwolves 2025-26 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Minnesota Timberwolves 2025 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 (4) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Towns Karl-Anthony Towns C $54,054,000 $54,054,000 - - - $54,054,000 39.32 36.59 $174,174,000
($174,174,000)
Vet Extension / Bird
Gobert Rudy Gobert C $46,655,173 $46,655,173 - - - $46,655,173 33.94 31.58 $46,655,173
($46,655,173)
Acquired via Trade
Moore Jr. Wendell Moore Jr. SF $4,574,283 $4,574,283 - - - $4,574,283 3.33 3.10 $4,574,283
($0)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
G'teed: $0
Minott Josh Minott PF $2,187,451 $2,187,451 - - - $2,187,451 1.59 1.48 $2,187,451
($0)
Drafted / NT-MLE
G'teed: $0


2025-26 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Timberwolves are currently under the cap, all of these figures are included in their Total Cap Figure.

Player (2) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
TurnerEvan Turner SF - $27,909,834 Bird
BrooksAaron Brooks PG - $2,097,052 Non-Bird
Incomplete Roster Charge 8 spots 8 spots       $0  


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.

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 Reason (Used On) Original Available
Trade
7/06/2023
Jarred Vadnerbilt trade with UTH
$4,374,000 $4,374,000


2025-26 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
2025 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $178,605,000
Total Taxable Salaries $107,470,907
Current Luxury Tax Space $71,134,093


2025-26 Minnesota Timberwolves Salary Cap Totals

The Timberwolves are currently under the league salary cap, meaning all Cap Holds & Exceptions are included in their Total Cap Allocations. The Cap Max Space figure below represents how much salary cap remains after all allocations are included.

Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $107,470,907
Cap Holds $30,006,886
Total Cap Allocations $137,477,793
Salary Cap Maximum
2025 NBA Salary Cap Max $147,735,000
Current Cap Space $10,257,207
Salary Cap Floor
2025 NBA Salary Cap Floor $132,961,500
Current Floor Space $25,490,593
 

2025-26 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $47,025,827 — $93,681,000

$47,025,827
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.

$93,681,000
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
10/31/2024 Wendell Moore Jr. 2025-26 Club Option $4,574,283
6/29/2025 Josh Minott 2025-26 Club Option $2,187,451
6/29/2025 Rudy Gobert 2025-26 Player Option $46,655,173
6/29/2026 Wendell Moore Jr. 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $6,751,642
6/29/2027 Karl-Anthony Towns 2027-28 Player Option $62,062,000