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Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers 2020 Salary Cap

Trail Blazers 2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Portland Trail Blazers 2020 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, and complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Trail Blazers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Non-Guaranteed
Estimate
Player (14) Age Pos. Cap Figure Signed Using Base Salary Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap % Future Gteed Cash
LillardDamian Lillard 30 PG $31,626,953 Bird
Max Ext (%)
$31,626,953 ($31,626,953) $31,626,953 24.27 $176,265,466
McCollumC.J. McCollum 29 SG $29,354,152 Bird $29,354,152 ($29,354,152) $29,354,152 22.52 $100,000,000
NurkicJusuf Nurkic 26 C $12,888,889 Bird $12,888,889 ($12,888,889) $12,888,889 9.89 $4,000,000
CovingtonRobert Covington 29 PF $12,138,345 Cap Space $12,138,345 ($12,138,345) $12,138,345 9.31 $12,975,471
PowellNorman Powell 27 SG $10,865,952 Early Bird $10,865,952 ($22,481,280) $10,865,952 8.34 $11,615,328
Jones Jr.Derrick Jones Jr. 23 SF $9,258,000 NT-MLE $9,258,000 ($9,258,000) $9,258,000 7.10 $9,720,900
CollinsZach Collins
Ankle
22 C $5,406,255 Rookie $5,406,255 ($5,406,255) $5,406,255 4.15 -
KanterEnes Kanter 28 C $5,005,350 Room $5,005,350 ($5,005,350) $5,005,350 3.84 -
SimonsAnfernee Simons 21 SG $2,252,040 Rookie $2,252,040 ($2,252,040) $2,252,040 1.73 $3,938,818
LittleNassir Little 20 SF $2,210,640 Rookie $2,210,640 ($2,210,640) $2,210,640 1.70 $2,316,240
AnthonyCarmelo Anthony 36 PF $1,620,564 Minimum $2,564,753 ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.24 -
GilesHarry Giles 22 C $1,620,564 Minimum $1,678,854 ($1,620,564) $1,620,564 1.24 -
EllebyCJ Elleby 20 SF $898,310 Minimum $898,310 ($898,310) $898,310 0.69 $1,517,981
Hollis-JeffersonRondae Hollis-Jefferson 25 SF $210,895 Minimum $245,031 ($210,895) $210,895 0.16 -


2020-21 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.
BlevinsKeljin Blevins 24 G          
LeafTJ Leaf 23 PF          


2020-21 Retained Cap

Cap breakdowns for players that were on the roster via 10-day contracts.

Player (2) Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Likely Incentives Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
Hollis-JeffersonRondae Hollis-Jefferson SF $128,963 - - - ($110,998) $110,998 0.09
Hollis-JeffersonRondae Hollis-Jefferson SF $128,963 - - - ($110,998) $110,998 0.09


2020-21 Dead Cap

Cap breakdowns for players who have been traded or released. All count against the team's Total Cap Allocations.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
NicholsonAndrew Nicholson 30 PF $2,844,430 - - - $2,844,430 2.18
VarejaoAnderson Varejao 38 PF $1,913,345 - - - $1,913,345 1.47


2020-21 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Trail Blazers are currently over the league salary cap, these cap holds do not count against their Total Cap figure. Denouncing 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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
SwaniganCaleb Swanigan 23 PF Bird - 4th Year Rookie Scale   $3,665,787  
BrownMoses Brown 20 C Non-Bird   $1,445,697  


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 ($138,928,000) 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 ($138,928,000), 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 Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($0)
Derrick Jones Jr.
Bi-Annual Exception $3,623,000
($3,623,000)
Trade Exception $1,737,145
($1,737,145)
Mario Hezonja trade with MEM 11/20/2021
Trade Exception $661,655
($661,655)
Trevor Ariza trade 11/22/2021
Trade Exception $1,663,861
($1,663,861)
Gary Trent Jr trade with TOR 03/25/2022


2020-21 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
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $132,627,000
Total Taxable Salaries $130,336,680
Luxury Tax Space $2,290,320
2020 NBA Luxury Tax Apron ("Hard-Cap") $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Salaries $131,586,680
Luxury Tax Apron ("Hard-Cap") Space $7,341,320


2020-21 Portland Trail Blazers Salary Cap Totals

This team is currently "hard-capped", which means their Total Taxable Salaries may not exceed $138,928,000 at any point during the season.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $125,356,909
Earned Money $221,996
Dead Money $4,757,775
Cap Holds $12,797,145
Total Salaries $130,336,680
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-21,196,680
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $125,356,909
Earned Money $221,996
Dead Money $4,757,775
Cap Holds $12,797,145
Total Cap Allocations $130,336,680
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-21,196,680



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
07/28/2021 Derrick Jones Jr. Player Option $9,720,900
08/03/2021 Jusuf Nurkic Guaranteed $12,000,000
06/29/2022 Anfernee Simons 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $5,758,552