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Portland Trail Blazers 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Portland Trail Blazers 2019-20 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 (15) Age Pos. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
LillardDamian Lillard MAX 29 PG $29,802,321 Bird $29,802,321 - - ($29,802,321) $29,802,321 21.65
McCollumC.J. McCollum 28 SG $27,556,959 Bird $27,556,959 - - ($27,556,959) $27,556,959 20.02
WhitesideHassan Whiteside MAX 30 C $27,093,019 Cap Space $27,093,019 - - ($27,093,019) $27,093,019 19.68
NurkicJusuf Nurkic 25 C $13,250,000 Bird $12,000,000 - $1,250,000 ($12,000,000) $13,250,000 9.62
ArizaTrevor Ariza 34 SF $12,200,000 Cap Space $12,200,000 - - ($12,200,000) $12,200,000 8.86
HoodRodney Hood 26 SG $5,718,000 Mini MLE $5,718,000 - - ($5,718,000) $5,718,000 4.15
CollinsZach Collins 21 C $4,240,200 Rookie $4,240,200 - - ($4,240,200) $4,240,200 3.08
SimonsAnfernee Simons 20 SG $2,149,560 Rookie $2,149,560 - - ($2,149,560) $2,149,560 1.56
LittleNassir Little 19 SF $2,105,520 Rookie $2,105,520 - - ($2,105,520) $2,105,520 1.53
SwaniganCaleb Swanigan 22 PF $2,033,160 Rookie $2,033,160 - - ($2,033,160) $2,033,160 1.48
HezonjaMario Hezonja 24 SG $1,737,145 Minimum $1,737,145 - - ($1,737,145) $1,737,145 1.26
GabrielWenyen Gabriel 22 PF $1,445,697 Minimum $1,445,697 - - ($1,445,697) $1,445,697 1.05
Trent Jr.Gary Trent Jr. 20 SG $1,416,852 MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 1.03
AnthonyCarmelo Anthony 35 SF $1,364,204 Minimum $2,159,029 - - ($1,364,204) $1,364,204 0.99
AdamsJaylen Adams 23 PG - Minimum $163,356 - - - - 0.00


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) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BrownMoses Brown 19 C -       -  
HoardJaylen Hoard 20 F -       -  


2019-20 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 %
NicholsonAndrew Nicholson 29 PF $2,844,430 - - - $2,844,430 2.07
VarejaoAnderson Varejao 37 PF $1,913,345 - - - $1,913,345 1.39
GasolPau Gasol 39 C $463,684 - - - $463,684 0.34
EzeliFestus Ezeli 29 C $333,334 - - - $333,334 0.24


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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($138,928,000) and can be used for contracts up to 3 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
Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $5,718,000
($0)
Rodney Hood
Trade Exception $7,069,662
($7,069,662)
Kent Bazemore trade with SAC 01/21/2021
Trade Exception $2,338,847
($2,338,847)
Skal Labissiere trade with ATL 02/06/2021


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Trail Blazers 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 $136,592,297
Luxury Tax Space $-3,965,297
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $5,947,946


2019-20 Portland Trail Blazers Salary Cap Totals

The Trail Blazers 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 Total
Active Roster Cap $132,112,637
Dead Money $5,554,793
Cap Holds $9,408,509
Total Salaries $137,667,430
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-28,527,430
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $132,112,637
Dead Money $5,554,793
Cap Holds $9,408,509
Total Cap Allocations $137,667,430
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-28,527,430



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
07/01/2021 Jusuf Nurkic Guaranteed $12,000,000
06/29/2022 Anfernee Simons 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $5,758,552