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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 (13) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
LillardDamian Lillard MAX 29 PG Bird $29,802,321 - - ($29,802,321) $29,802,321 20.78
McCollumC.J. McCollum 28 SG Bird $27,556,959 - - ($27,556,959) $27,556,959 19.22
WhitesideHassan Whiteside MAX 30 C Cap Space $27,093,019 - - ($27,093,019) $27,093,019 18.89
BazemoreKent Bazemore 30 SG Cap Space $19,269,662 - - ($19,269,662) $19,269,662 13.44
NurkicJusuf Nurkic 25 C Bird $12,000,000 - $1,250,000 ($12,000,000) $13,250,000 9.24
HoodRodney Hood 26 SG Mini MLE $5,718,000 - - ($5,718,000) $5,718,000 3.99
CollinsZach Collins 21 C Rookie $4,240,200 - - ($4,240,200) $4,240,200 2.96
LabissiereSkal Labissiere 23 PF Rookie $2,338,847 - - ($2,338,847) $2,338,847 1.63
SimonsAnfernee Simons 20 SG Rookie $2,149,560 - - ($2,149,560) $2,149,560 1.50
LittleNassir Little 19 SF Rookie $2,105,520 - - ($2,105,520) $2,105,520 1.47
HezonjaMario Hezonja 24 SG Minimum $1,737,145 - - ($1,737,145) $1,737,145 1.21
TolliverAnthony Tolliver 34 PF Minimum $2,564,753 - - ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.13
Trent Jr.Gary Trent Jr. 20 SG MLE $1,416,852 - - ($1,416,852) $1,416,852 0.99


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 (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
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 (3) 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 1.98
VarejaoAnderson Varejao 37 PF $1,913,345 - - - $1,913,345 1.33
EzeliFestus Ezeli 29 C $333,334 - - - $333,334 0.23


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
($5,718,000)
Trade Exception $1,740,000
($1,740,000)
Caleb Swanigan trade with SAC 02/07/2020
Trade Exception $1,790,993
($1,790,993)
Jake Layman trade with MIN 07/06/2020


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 $143,389,758
Luxury Tax Space $-10,762,758
Est. Luxury Tax Bill $18,156,898


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 $138,298,649
Dead Money $5,091,109
Cap Holds $3,530,993
Total Salaries $143,389,758
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-34,249,758
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $138,298,649
Dead Money $5,091,109
Cap Holds $3,530,993
Total Cap Allocations $143,389,758
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-34,249,758