Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 2022-23 Salary Cap

Suns 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Phoenix Suns 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 (16) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap
Figure
Cap %
Team
Cap %
League
Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Booker Devin Booker SG $33,833,400 $33,833,400 - - - $33,833,400 19.63 27.36 $294,073,600
($294,073,600)
Rk Extension / Bird
Ayton Deandre Ayton C $30,913,750 $30,913,750 - - - $30,913,750 17.94 25.00 $132,929,128
($132,929,128)
Free Agent (Max) / Space
Paul Chris Paul PG $28,400,000 $28,400,000 - - - $28,400,000 16.48 22.97 $89,200,000
($44,200,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Bridges Mikal Bridges SF $21,000,000 $21,000,000 - - - $21,000,000 12.19 16.98 $90,900,000
($90,900,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Crowder Jae Crowder SF $10,183,800 $10,183,800 - - - $10,183,800 5.91 8.24 $10,183,800
($10,183,800)
Free Agent / NT-MLE
Shamet Landry Shamet PG $9,500,000 $9,500,000 - - - $9,500,000 5.51 7.68 $42,500,000
($19,750,000)
Rk Extension / Bird
Saric Dario Saric PF $9,240,000 $9,240,000 - - - $9,240,000 5.36 7.47 $9,240,000
($9,240,000)
Free Agent / Bird
Payne Cameron Payne PG $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - $6,000,000 3.48 4.85 $12,500,000
($8,000,000)
Free Agent / Early Bird
Johnson Cameron Johnson SF $5,887,899 $5,887,899 - - - $5,887,899 3.42 4.76 $5,887,899
($5,887,899)
Drafted / Rookie Scale
Craig Torrey Craig SF $5,121,951 $5,121,951 - - - $5,121,951 2.97 4.14 $5,121,951
($5,121,951)
Acquired via Trade
Biyombo Bismack Biyombo C $1,836,090 $2,905,851 - - - $1,836,090 1.07 1.48 $2,905,851
($2,905,851)
Free Agent / Minimum
Lee Damion Lee SG $1,836,090 $2,133,278 - - - $1,836,090 1.07 1.48 $2,133,278
($2,133,278)
Free Agent / Minimum
Okogie Josh Okogie SF $1,836,090 $1,968,175 - - - $1,836,090 1.07 1.48 $1,968,175
($1,968,175)
Free Agent / Minimum
Landale Jock Landale C $1,563,518 $1,563,518 - - - $1,563,518 0.91 1.26 $1,563,518
($46,120)
Acquired via Trade
G'teed: $46,120
Training Camp/Exhibit 10, Exhibit 9
Luwawu-CabarrotTimothe Luwawu-Cabarrot SG $1,836,090 $2,298,385 - $1,836,090 - - - Exhibit-10
JacksonFrank Jackson PG $1,836,090 $2,133,278 - $1,836,090 - - - Exhibit-9


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.
WainrightIshmail Wainright G          
Washington Jr.Duane Washington Jr. PG          


2022-23 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Suns 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 (3) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
WainrightIshmail Wainright G - $1,816,044 Non-Bird
PaytonElfrid Payton PG - $1,766,970 Non-Bird
LundbergGabriel Lundberg G - $1,602,798 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 ($156,938,000) 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 ($156,938,000), and did not use this exception in the previous season. It can be used for contracts up to 2 years in length.

Type Reason (Used On) Original Available
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level
$10,490,000 $10,490,000
Bi-Annual
$4,105,000 $4,105,000


2022-23 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Suns 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 $167,152,588
Current Luxury Tax Space $-16,885,588
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $34,878,164


2022-23 Phoenix Suns Salary Cap Totals

The Suns 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 $167,152,588
Cap Holds $5,185,812
Total Cap Allocations $172,338,400
Salary Cap Maximum
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $123,655,000
Current Cap Space $-48,683,400
 

2022-23 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $-43,747,160 — $-41,980,190

$-43,747,160
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.

$-41,980,190
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
1/10/2023 Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot 2022-23 Guaranteed $2,298,385
1/10/2023 Jock Landale 2022-23 Guaranteed $1,563,518
1/10/2023 Frank Jackson 2022-23 Guaranteed $2,133,278
6/28/2023 Chris Paul 2023-24 Guaranteed $30,800,000
6/29/2023 Cameron Payne 2023-24 Guaranteed $6,500,000
6/29/2023 Duane Washington Jr. 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,836,090
6/29/2023 Ishmail Wainright 2023-24 Qualifying Offer — Two-Way $1,974,849
6/30/2023 Cameron Johnson 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $8,060,534
6/24/2024 Landry Shamet 2024-25 Guaranteed $11,000,000
6/28/2024 Chris Paul 2024-25 Guaranteed $30,000,000
6/29/2025 Landry Shamet 2025-26 Club Option $11,750,000