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New York Knicks 2021-22 Salary Cap

Knicks 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the New York Knicks 2021 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 % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Randle Julius Randle PF $21,780,000 $19,800,000 $1,980,000 - - $21,780,000 18.18 $126,244,800
($126,244,800)
Free Agent / Space
Fournier Evan Fournier SG $17,142,857 $17,142,857 - $1,500,000 - $17,142,857 14.31 $73,000,000
($54,000,000)
Free Agent / Sign & Trade
Rose Derrick Rose PG $13,445,120 $13,445,120 - - - $13,445,120 11.22 $43,562,189
($27,965,850)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Burks Alec Burks SG $9,536,000 $9,536,000 - - - $9,536,000 7.96 $30,038,400
($19,548,800)
Free Agent / Space
Noel Nerlens Noel C $8,800,000 $8,800,000 - $1,320,000 - $8,800,000 7.34 $27,720,000
($18,040,000)
Free Agent / Space
Walker Kemba Walker PG $8,729,020 $8,729,020 - - - $8,729,020 7.28 $17,894,491
($17,894,491)
Free Agent / Space
Barrett R.J. Barrett SG $8,623,920 $8,623,920 - - - $8,623,920 7.20 $19,524,555
($19,524,555)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Toppin Obi Toppin PF $5,105,160 $5,105,160 - - - $5,105,160 4.26 $17,256,452
($10,453,440)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Gibson Taj Gibson PF $4,910,000 $4,910,000 - - - $4,910,000 4.10 $10,065,500
($4,910,000)
Free Agent / Room
Reddish Cam Reddish SF $4,670,160 $4,670,160 - - - $4,670,160 3.90 $8,289,534
($10,624,614)
Acquired via Trade
Quickley Immanuel Quickley SG $2,210,640 $2,210,640 - - - $2,210,640 1.84 $8,698,428
($4,526,880)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Grimes Quentin Grimes SG $2,168,640 $2,168,640 - - - $2,168,640 1.81 $11,128,042
($4,445,640)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Robinson Mitchell Robinson C $1,802,057 $1,802,057 - - - $1,802,057 1.50 $1,802,057
($1,802,057)
Drafted / NT-MLE
McBride Miles McBride PG $925,258 $925,258 - - - $925,258 0.77 $4,324,872
($2,488,776)
Drafted / Space
Arcidiacono Ryan Arcidiacono PG $95,930 $102,831 - - - $95,930 0.08 $102,831
($102,831)
10-Day / Minimum


2021-22 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.
SamanicLuka Samanic PF          
SimsJericho Sims PF          


2021-22 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 (4) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
NoahJoakim Noah C $6,431,666 - - - $6,431,666 5.37 Waived
HillSolomon Hill SF $2,389,641 - - - $1,669,178 1.39 Waived
ValentineDenzel Valentine SG $902,801 - - - $902,801 0.75 Waived
SeldenWayne Selden SG $785,102 - - - $785,102 0.66 Waived
ArcidiaconoRyan Arcidiacono PG $102,831 - - - $95,930 0.08 10-day
HouseDanuel House SF $111,457 - - - - 0.00 10-day
DotsonDamyean Dotson SG $102,831 - - - - 0.00 10-day
DotsonDamyean Dotson SG $102,831 - - - - 0.00 10-day
MooneyMatt Mooney G $85,578 - - - - 0.00 10-day
MooneyMatt Mooney G $85,578 - - - - 0.00 10-day
HallTyler Hall SG $53,176 - - - - 0.00 10-day


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 $4,910,000
($4,910,000)


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $136,606,000
Total Taxable Salaries $119,829,439
Current Luxury Tax Space $16,776,561


2021-22 New York Knicks Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $143,002,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $109,944,762
Dead Money $9,884,677
Total Cap Allocations $119,829,439
Salary Cap Maximum
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $112,414,000
Current Cap Space $-7,415,439
Salary Hard-Cap
2021 NBA Hard-Cap ("Luxury Tax Apron") $143,002,000
Total Hard-Cap Salaries $122,649,439
Hard-Cap Space $20,352,561
 

2021-22 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-7,501,348 — $2,565,168

$-7,501,348
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.

$2,565,168
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
2023-24
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 $6,311,826