New York Knicks

New York Knicks 2019-20 Salary Cap

Knicks 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New York Knicks 2019 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 (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Notes
Randle Julius Randle PF $18,000,000 $18,000,000 - $1,800,000 - $18,000,000 16.36 Free Agent / Space
Portis Bobby Portis PF $15,000,000 $15,000,000 - - - $15,000,000 13.63 Free Agent / Space
Harkless Maurice Harkless SF $11,011,236 $11,011,236 - - - $11,011,236 10.01 Acquired via Trade
Gibson Taj Gibson PF $9,000,000 $9,000,000 - - - $9,000,000 8.18 Free Agent / Space
Ellington Wayne Ellington SG $8,000,000 $8,000,000 - - - $8,000,000 7.27 Free Agent / Space
Payton Elfrid Payton PG $8,000,000 $8,000,000 - - - $8,000,000 7.27 Free Agent / Space
Barrett R.J. Barrett SF $7,839,960 $7,839,960 - - - $7,839,960 7.12 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Ntilikina Frank Ntilikina PG $4,855,800 $4,855,800 - - - $4,855,800 4.41 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Smith Jr. Dennis Smith Jr. PG $4,463,640 $4,463,640 - - - $4,463,640 4.06 Acquired via Trade
Knox Kevin Knox SF $4,380,120 $4,380,120 - - - $4,380,120 3.98 Drafted / Rookie Scale
Bullock Reggie Bullock SG $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - - - $4,000,000 3.63 / Room
Dotson Damyean Dotson SG $1,618,520 $1,618,520 - - - $1,618,520 1.47 Drafted / Minimum
Robinson Mitchell Robinson C $1,559,712 $1,559,712 - - - $1,559,712 1.42 Drafted / NT-MLE
Pinson Theo Pinson SG $1,445,697 $1,445,697 - - - $1,445,697 1.31 Acquired via Trade
Brazdeikis Ignas Brazdeikis SF $898,310 $898,310 - - - $898,310 0.82 Drafted / Space


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) Pos.
HarperJared Harper PG          
WootenKenny Wooten PF          


2019-20 Dead/Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been released or served 10-day contracts. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
NoahJoakim Noah C $6,431,667 - - - $6,431,667 5.84 Waived
TrierAllonzo Trier SG $3,551,100 - - - $3,551,100 3.23 Waived


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.

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 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 $110,203,043
Current Luxury Tax Space $22,423,957


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 Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $100,072,995
Dead Money $9,982,767
Total Cap Allocations $110,055,762
Salary Cap Maximum
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Current Cap Space $-915,762




Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
10/21/2021 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $3,325,000
10/31/2021 R.J. Barrett 2022-23 Club Option $10,900,635
10/31/2021 Obi Toppin 2022-23 Club Option $5,348,280
10/31/2021 Immanuel Quickley 2022-23 Club Option $2,316,240
01/10/2022 Wayne Selden Guaranteed $1,729,217
06/29/2022 Alec Burks 2023-24 Club Option $10,489,600
06/29/2022 Derrick Rose 2023-24 Club Option $15,596,339
06/30/2022 Kevin Knox 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,921,301
06/30/2022 Ignas Brazdeikis 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
2022-23
09/29/2022 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $1,570,000
10/16/2022 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $3,150,000
10/31/2022 Quentin Grimes 2023-24 Club Option $2,385,720
10/31/2022 Obi Toppin 2023-24 Club Option $6,803,012
10/31/2022 Immanuel Quickley 2023-24 Club Option $4,171,548
01/10/2023 Taj Gibson Guaranteed $5,155,500
06/29/2023 Miles McBride 2023-24 Club Option $1,836,096
06/29/2023 Nerlens Noel 2023-24 Club Option $9,680,000
06/29/2023 Luca Vildoza 2023-24 Club Option
06/30/2023 R.J. Barrett 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $14,301,633
2023-24
09/29/2023 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $1,570,000
10/17/2023 Luca Vildoza Guaranteed $3,150,000
10/31/2023 Quentin Grimes 2024-25 Club Option $4,296,682
06/29/2024 Evan Fournier 2024-25 Club Option $19,000,000
06/30/2024 Obi Toppin 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $9,170,460
06/30/2024 Immanuel Quickley 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $6,128,004
2024-25
06/30/2025 Quentin Grimes 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,311,825