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Portland Trail Blazers 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Portland Trail Blazers 2022-23 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 (3) Age Pos. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
LillardDamian Lillard S-MAX 32 PG $47,250,000
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Bird $47,250,000 - - ($47,250,000) $47,250,000
(est)
37.26
McCollumC.J. McCollum 31 SG $33,333,333 Bird $33,333,333 - - ($33,333,333) $33,333,333 26.28
LittleNassir Little 22 SF $4,171,548 Rookie $4,171,548 - - - $4,171,548 3.29


2022-23 Dead Cap

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
NicholsonAndrew Nicholson 32 PF $2,844,429 - - - $2,844,429 2.24


2022-23 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Trail Blazers are currently under the cap, all of these figures are included in their Total Cap Figure.

Player (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
NurkicJusuf Nurkic 28 C Bird         $18,000,000  
SimonsAnfernee Simons 23 SG Restricted Bird         $11,816,454  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(9 spots)
          $0  


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.

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
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


2022-23 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
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $0
Total Taxable Salaries $87,599,310
Luxury Tax Space $-87,599,310


2022-23 Portland Trail Blazers Salary Cap Totals

The Trail Blazers are currently under the league salary cap, meaning all Cap Holds & Exceptions are included in their Total Cap Allocations. The Cap Max Space figure below represents how much salary cap remains after all allocations are included.

Cap Type Total
Active Roster Cap $84,754,881
Dead Money $2,844,429
Cap Holds $39,224,963
Total Salaries $126,824,273
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $132,500,000
Actual Cap Max Space $5,675,727
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $84,754,881
Dead Money $2,844,429
Cap Holds $39,224,963
Total Cap Allocations $126,824,273
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $132,500,000
Cap Max Space $5,675,727



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value