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New York Knicks 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New York Knicks 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 (13) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
JordanDeAndre Jordan 30 C Cap Space $22,897,200 - - ($22,897,200) $22,897,200 18.72
ThomasLance Thomas 30 SF Early Bird $7,119,650 - - ($8,119,650) $7,119,650 5.82
HezonjaMario Hezonja 23 SG MLE $6,500,000 - - ($6,500,000) $6,500,000 5.31
MudiayEmmanuel Mudiay 22 PG Rookie $4,294,480 - - ($4,294,480) $4,294,480 3.51
NtilikinaFrank Ntilikina 20 PG Rookie $4,155,720 - - ($9,011,520) $4,155,720 3.40
Smith Jr.Dennis Smith Jr. 20 PG Rookie $3,819,960 - - ($8,283,600) $3,819,960 3.12
KnoxKevin Knox 19 SF Rookie $3,739,920 - - ($8,120,040) $3,739,920 3.06
TrierAllonzo Trier 22 SG Bi-Annual $3,382,000 - - ($3,382,000) $3,382,000 2.77
KornetLuke Kornet 23 PF Non-Bird $1,619,260 - - ($1,619,260) $1,619,260 1.32
VonlehNoah Vonleh 23 PF Minimum $1,621,415 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.24
RobinsonMitchell Robinson 20 C MLE $1,485,440 - - ($3,045,152) $1,485,440 1.21
DotsonDamyean Dotson 24 SG Minimum $1,378,242 - - ($1,378,242) $1,378,242 1.13
JenkinsJohn Jenkins 27 SG Minimum $99,290 - - ($85,458) $85,458 0.07


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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
AllenKadeem Allen 25 SG -       -  
HicksIsaiah Hicks 24 PF -       -  


2018-19 Dead Cap

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
KanterEnes Kanter 26 C $18,622,513 - - - $18,622,513 15.23
MatthewsWesley Matthews 31 SG $18,622,513 - - - $18,622,513 15.23
NoahJoakim Noah 33 C $18,530,000 - - - $18,530,000 15.15
BakerRon Baker 25 SG $4,544,400 - - - $4,544,400 3.72


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 $655,560 Mario Hezonja ($6,500,000), Mitchell Robinson ($1,485,440)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,382,000 $3,382,000


2018-19 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
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $123,733,000
Total Taxable Salaries $122,309,357
Luxury Tax Space $1,423,643
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $129,733,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $7,423,643


2018-19 New York Knicks 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 $61,989,931
Dead Money $60,319,426
Cap Holds $4,037,560
Total Salaries $122,309,357
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-24,477,917
Practical Cap Max Space $-20,440,357
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $61,989,931
Dead Money $60,319,426
Cap Holds $4,037,560
Total Cap Allocations $122,309,357
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Cap Max Space $-24,477,917
Practical Cap Space $-20,440,357