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New York Knicks 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New York Knicks 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. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
RandleJulius Randle 24 PF Cap Space $18,000,000 - - ($18,000,000) $18,000,000 15.99
MorrisMarcus Morris 30 PF Cap Space $15,000,000 - - ($15,000,000) $15,000,000 13.32
PortisBobby Portis 24 PF Cap Space $15,000,000 - - ($15,000,000) $15,000,000 13.32
GibsonTaj Gibson 34 PF Cap Space $9,000,000 - - ($9,000,000) $9,000,000 7.99
EllingtonWayne Ellington 31 SG Cap Space $8,000,000 - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 7.10
PaytonElfrid Payton 25 PG Cap Space $8,000,000 - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 7.10
BarrettR.J. Barrett 19 SF Rookie $7,839,960 - - ($7,839,960) $7,839,960 6.96
NtilikinaFrank Ntilikina 21 PG Rookie $4,855,800 - - ($4,855,800) $4,855,800 4.31
Smith Jr.Dennis Smith Jr. 21 PG Rookie $4,463,640 - - ($4,463,640) $4,463,640 3.96
KnoxKevin Knox 20 SF Rookie $4,380,120 - - ($4,380,120) $4,380,120 3.89
BullockReggie Bullock 28 SG Room $4,000,000 - - ($4,000,000) $4,000,000 3.55
TrierAllonzo Trier 23 SG Bi-Annual $3,551,100 - - ($3,551,100) $3,551,100 3.15
DotsonDamyean Dotson 25 SG Minimum $1,618,520 - - ($1,618,520) $1,618,520 1.44
RobinsonMitchell Robinson 21 C MLE $1,559,712 - - ($1,559,712) $1,559,712 1.39
BrazdeikisIgnas Brazdeikis 20 SF Cap Space $898,310 - - ($898,310) $898,310 0.80


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 %
AllenKadeem Allen 26 SG -       -  
WootenKenny Wooten 21 PF -       -  


2019-20 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
NoahJoakim Noah 34 C $6,431,667 - - - $6,431,667 5.71


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
($767,000)
Reggie Bullock ($4,000,000)


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Knicks 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 $112,598,829
Luxury Tax Space $20,028,171


2019-20 New York Knicks Salary Cap Totals

The Knicks 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 $106,167,162
Dead Money $6,431,667
Cap Holds -
Total Salaries $112,598,829
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-3,458,829
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $106,167,162
Dead Money $6,431,667
Total Cap Allocations $112,598,829
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-3,458,829



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
10/31/2020 Kevin Knox 2021-22 Club Option $5,845,978
10/31/2020 R.J. Barrett 2021-22 Club Option $8,623,920
06/28/2021 Julius Randle 2021-22 Guaranteed $19,800,000
06/29/2021 Ignas Brazdeikis 2021-22 Club Option $1,782,621
06/29/2021 Frank Ntilikina 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $8,326,027
06/29/2021 Mitchell Robinson 2021-22 Guaranteed $1,802,057
06/29/2021 Mitchell Robinson 2021-22 Club Option
06/29/2021 Dennis Smith Jr. 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $7,705,448
06/29/2021 Kenny Wooten 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $1,650,158
2021-22
10/31/2021 R.J. Barrett 2022-23 Club Option $10,900,635
06/29/2022 Ignas Brazdeikis 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
06/29/2022 Kevin Knox 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,921,301
2022-23
06/29/2023 R.J. Barrett 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $14,301,633