Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers 2024-25 Salary Cap

Trail Blazers 2024-25 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Portland Trail Blazers 2024 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 (3) Pos. Cap Figure Base
Salary
Likely
Incent.
Unlikely
Incent.
Trade
Bonus
Cap Figure Cap % Cash Remaining
(Guaranteed)
Notes
Lillard Damian Lillard PG $48,787,676 $48,787,676 - - - $48,787,676 40.71 $48,787,676
($48,787,676)
Vet Extension / Bird
Powell Norman Powell SG $19,241,379 $19,241,379 - - - $19,241,379 16.06 $39,724,137
($39,724,137)
Free Agent / Bird
Swanigan Caleb Swanigan PF $3,665,787 - - - - $3,665,787 3.06 - Drafted / Rookie Scale


2024-25 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) Pos. Qualifying Offer Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Kicker Cap Figure Rights
McCollumC.J. McCollum SG - $45,850,000 Bird
Brown IIIGreg Brown III PF $2,295,120 $2,295,120 Restricted Bird
Incomplete Roster Charge 9 spots 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 $1,663,861
($1,663,861)
Gary Trent Jr trade with TOR 02/11/2022


2024-25 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
2024 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $155,126,000
Total Taxable Salaries $73,989,962
Current Luxury Tax Space $81,136,038


2024-25 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 Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $71,694,842
Cap Holds $48,145,120
Total Cap Allocations $119,839,962
Salary Cap Maximum
2024 NBA Salary Cap Max $127,654,000
Current Cap Space $7,814,038
Salary Cap Floor
2024 NBA Salary Cap Floor $114,889,000
Current Floor Space $43,194,158
 

2024-25 Practical Cap Space

Available Practical Cap Space: $59,624,945 — $108,412,621

$59,624,945
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.

$108,412,621
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