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New Orleans Pelicans 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New Orleans Pelicans 2019-20 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. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
HolidayJrue Holiday 29 PG $26,996,111 Bird $26,131,111 - $865,000 ($26,131,111) $26,996,111 22.80
FavorsDerrick Favors 28 PF $17,650,000 Bird $16,000,000 - $1,650,000 ($16,000,000) $17,650,000 14.91
RedickJ.J. Redick 35 SG $13,486,300 Cap Space $13,486,300 - - ($13,486,300) $13,486,300 11.39
WilliamsonZion Williamson 19 PF $9,757,440 Rookie $9,757,440 - - ($9,757,440) $9,757,440 8.24
BallLonzo Ball 21 PG $8,719,320 Rookie $8,719,320 - - ($8,719,320) $8,719,320 7.36
MooreE'Twaun Moore 30 SG $8,664,928 Cap Space $8,664,928 - - ($8,664,928) $8,664,928 7.32
IngramBrandon Ingram 22 SF $7,265,485 Rookie $7,265,485 - - ($7,265,485) $7,265,485 6.14
MillerDarius Miller 29 SF $7,250,000 Early Bird $7,250,000 - - ($7,250,000) $7,250,000 6.12
HayesJaxson Hayes 19 C $4,862,040 Rookie $4,862,040 - - ($4,862,040) $4,862,040 4.11
MelliNicolo Melli 28 PF $4,102,564 Room $4,102,564 - - ($4,102,564) $4,102,564 3.47
Alexander-WalkerNickeil Alexander-Walker 21 SG $2,964,840 Rookie $2,964,840 - - ($2,964,840) $2,964,840 2.50
HartJosh Hart 24 SG $1,934,160 Rookie $1,934,160 - - ($1,934,160) $1,934,160 1.63
OkaforJahlil Okafor 23 C $1,702,486 Minimum $1,702,486 - - ($1,702,486) $1,702,486 1.44
JacksonFrank Jackson 21 PG $1,618,520 MLE $1,618,520 - - ($1,620,564) $1,618,520 1.37
WilliamsKenrich Williams 24 SF $1,416,852 Minimum $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.20


2019-20 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 %
CheathamZylan Cheatham 23 SF minimum-salary -       -  
GrayJoshia Gray 26 G -       -  


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.

Room Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are below the cap (eliminating the NTMLE/TMLE/BAE) and can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Room Exception $4,767,000
($664,436)
Nicolo Melli ($4,102,564)


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

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

Type Totals
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $118,562,425
Luxury Tax Space $14,064,575


2019-20 New Orleans Pelicans Salary Cap Totals

The Pelicans 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 $118,391,046
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $118,391,046
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-9,251,046
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $118,391,046
Total Cap Allocations $118,391,046
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-9,251,046



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
10/31/2021 Zion Williamson 2022-23 Club Option $13,534,817
10/31/2021 Nickeil Alexander-Walker 2022-23 Club Option $5,009,633
10/31/2021 Jaxson Hayes 2022-23 Club Option $6,803,012
2022-23
06/29/2023 Zion Williamson 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $17,595,263
06/29/2023 Jaxson Hayes 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $9,170,460
06/29/2023 Nickeil Alexander-Walker 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $7,073,602