Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder 2022-23 Salary Cap

Thunder 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Oklahoma City Thunder 2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (15) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Gilgeous-Alexander Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG $30,913,750 $30,913,750 - - - $30,913,750 20.48 25.00 $179,299,750
($179,299,750)
Rk Extension / Bird
Dort Luguentz Dort SG $15,277,778 $15,277,778 - $1,000,000 - $15,277,778 10.12 12.36 $82,500,000
($64,777,778)
Free Agent / Bird
Holmgren Chet Holmgren C $9,891,240 $9,891,240 - - - $9,891,240 6.55 8.00 $44,889,248
($20,277,240)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
SEI-Foot
Giddey Josh Giddey SG $6,287,400 $6,287,400 - - - $6,287,400 4.17 5.08 $21,226,807
($12,874,440)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Dieng Ousmane Dieng SF $4,569,840 $4,569,840 - - - $4,569,840 3.03 3.70 $21,066,202
($9,368,280)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Williams Jalen Williams SG $4,341,480 $4,341,480 - - - $4,341,480 2.88 3.51 $20,256,917
($8,900,160)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Bazley Darius Bazley SF $4,264,629 $4,264,629 - - - $4,264,629 2.83 3.45 $4,264,629
($4,264,629)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Muscala Mike Muscala PF $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - - $3,500,000 2.32 2.83 $7,000,000
($3,500,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Pokusevski Aleksej Pokusevski PF $3,261,480 $3,261,480 - - - $3,261,480 2.16 2.64 $8,271,113
($3,261,480)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Mann Tre Mann PG $3,046,200 $3,046,200 - - - $3,046,200 2.02 2.46 $11,145,973
($6,237,600)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Robinson-Earl Jeremiah Robinson-Earl PF $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 1.33 1.62 $5,888,598
($2,000,000)
Drafted / NT-MLE
Williams Kenrich Williams SF $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 1.33 1.62 $29,170,000
($22,007,000)
Acquired via Trade
Williams Jaylin Williams C $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - - $2,000,000 1.33 1.62 $8,207,398
($4,000,000)
Drafted / NT-MLE
Joe Isaiah Joe SG $1,836,090 $1,836,090 - - - $1,836,090 1.22 1.48 $5,998,321
($1,836,090)
Free Agent / NT-MLE
Wiggins Aaron Wiggins SG $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 1.04 1.26 $5,388,212
($0)
RoS / Space
G'teed: $0


2022-23 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/Tax Allocations.

Player (2) Pos.
OmoruyiEugene Omoruyi SF          
Waters IIILindy Waters III SG          


2022-23 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 (7) Pos. Base Salary Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade Bonus Cap Figure Cap % Notes
WalkerKemba Walker PG $27,431,078 - - - $27,431,078 18.17 Waived
GreenJaMychal Green PF $5,571,403 - - - $5,571,403 3.69 Waived
NwabaDavid Nwaba SG $5,022,000 - - - $5,022,000 3.33 Waived
BurkeTrey Burke PG $3,300,000 - - - $3,300,000 2.19 Waived
BrownSterling Brown SG $3,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 1.99 Waived
ChrissMarquese Chriss SF $2,193,920 - - - $2,193,920 1.45 Waived
SinglerKyle Singler SF $999,200 - - - $999,200 0.66 Waived


2022-23 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Thunder are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Renouncing these cap holds will NOT afford the team any new cap space. These figures are not counted toward a team's Luxury Tax Allocation.

Player (5) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
BurtonDeonte Burton SF - $1,811,516 Early Bird
CollisonNick Collison PF - $1,811,516 Non-Bird
FeltonRaymond Felton PG - $1,811,516 Early Bird
FrazierMelvin Frazier SF - $1,616,044 Two-Way
HerveyKevin Hervey SF - $1,616,044 Two-Way


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 ($156,983,000) 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 ($156,983,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It 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 Reason (Used On) Original Available
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level
Jaylin Williams
($2,000,000), Isaiah Joe
$10,490,000 $6,653,910
Bi-Annual
$4,105,000 $4,105,000
Disabled Player
3/10/2023
Maurice Harkless
($4,564,980)
$4,945,620 $380,640
Trade
9/30/2023
Derrick Favors trade with HOU
$10,183,800 $10,183,800
Trade
9/30/2023
Ty Jerome trade with HOU
$4,220,057 $4,220,057


2022-23 Luxury Tax Totals

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

Type Totals
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $150,267,000
Total Taxable Salaries $142,271,006
Current Luxury Tax Space $7,995,994


2022-23 Oklahoma City Thunder Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $156,983,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $94,753,405
Dead Money $47,517,601
Cap Holds $8,666,636
Total Cap Allocations $150,937,642
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $123,655,000
Current Cap Space $-27,282,642
Salary Hard-Cap
2022 NBA Hard-Cap ("Luxury Tax Apron") $156,983,000
Total Hard-Cap Salaries $143,271,006
Hard-Cap Space $13,711,994
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-24,103,080 — $30,465,113

$-24,103,080
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.

$30,465,113
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
6/29/2023 Mike Muscala 2023-24 Club Option $3,500,000
6/30/2023 Lindy Waters III 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,655,120
6/30/2023 Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,900,000
6/30/2023 Darius Bazley 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $6,205,035
10/31/2023 Tre Mann 2024-25 Club Option $4,908,373
10/31/2023 Jalen Williams 2024-25 Club Option $4,775,760
10/31/2023 Chet Holmgren 2024-25 Club Option $10,880,640
10/31/2023 Josh Giddey 2024-25 Club Option $8,352,367
10/31/2023 Ousmane Dieng 2024-25 Club Option $5,027,040
1/10/2024 Aaron Wiggins 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,836,096
1/10/2024 Isaiah Joe 2023-24 Guaranteed $1,997,238
6/29/2024 Aaron Wiggins 2024-25 Club Option
6/29/2024 Isaiah Joe 2024-25 Club Option — non-guaranteed
6/30/2024 Aleksej Pokusevski 2024-25 Qualifying Offer $7,073,602
6/30/2024 Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 2024-25 Club Option $1,988,598
10/31/2024 Jalen Williams 2025-26 Club Option $6,580,997
10/31/2024 Chet Holmgren 2025-26 Club Option $13,731,368
10/31/2024 Ousmane Dieng 2025-26 Club Option $6,670,882
1/10/2025 Aaron Wiggins 2024-25 Guaranteed $1,988,598
1/10/2025 Jaylin Williams 2024-25 Guaranteed $2,019,699
1/10/2025 Isaiah Joe 2024-25 Guaranteed $2,164,993
6/30/2025 Tre Mann 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $6,964,981
6/30/2025 Josh Giddey 2025-26 Qualifying Offer $11,142,058
1/10/2026 Jaylin Williams 2025-26 Guaranteed $2,187,699
6/29/2026 Kenrich Williams 2026-27 Club Option $7,163,000
6/29/2026 Jalen Williams 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $9,055,452
6/29/2026 Chet Holmgren 2026-27 Qualifying Offer $17,919,435
6/29/2026 Ousmane Dieng 2026-27 Club Option $9,132,437
6/29/2026 Luguentz Dort 2026-27 Club Option $17,722,222