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San Antonio Spurs 2020-21 Salary Cap

An updated look at the San Antonio Spurs 2020-21 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Spurs – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Estimate
Trade Kicker
Block Trade Clause
No Trade Clause
Player (11) Age Pos. Cap % Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
DeRozanDeMar DeRozan 31 SG $27,739,975 Bird $27,739,975 - - ($27,739,975) $27,739,975 23.37
AldridgeLaMarcus Aldridge 35 PF $24,000,000 Early Bird $24,000,000 - - ($24,000,000) $24,000,000 20.22
GayRudy Gay 34 SF $14,500,000 Early Bird $14,000,000 - $500,000 ($14,000,000) $14,500,000 12.22
MurrayDejounte Murray 24 PG $14,286,000 Bird $14,286,000 - - ($14,286,000) $14,286,000 12.04
MillsPatrick Mills 32 PG $13,535,714 Bird $13,285,714 - $250,000 ($13,285,714) $13,535,714 11.41
LylesTrey Lyles 24 PF $5,500,000 MLE $5,500,000 - - ($1,000,000) $5,500,000 4.63
WhiteDerrick White 26 PG $3,516,284 Rookie $3,516,284 - - ($3,516,284) $3,516,284 2.96
Walker IVLonnie Walker IV 21 SG $2,892,000 Rookie $2,892,000 - - ($2,892,000) $2,892,000 2.44
SamanicLuka Samanic 20 PF $2,824,320 Rookie $2,824,320 - - - $2,824,320 2.38
JohnsonKeldon Johnson 20 SF $2,048,040 Rookie $2,048,040 - - ($2,048,040) $2,048,040 1.73
MetuChimezie Metu 23 PF $1,663,861 MLE $1,663,861 - - - $1,663,861 1.40


2020-21 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 %
CarrollDeMarre Carroll 34 SF $6,167,887 - - - $6,167,887 5.20


2020-21 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Spurs 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 (6) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
PoeltlJakob Poeltl 24 C Restricted Bird   $11,264,657  
BelinelliMarco Belinelli 34 SG Early Bird   $7,600,000  
ForbesBryn Forbes 27 SG Bird   $5,462,500  
ZellerTyler Zeller 30 C Non-Bird   $1,737,274  
EubanksDrew Eubanks 23 C Restricted Early Bird   $1,635,652  
WeatherspoonQuinndary Weatherspoon 24 SG Restricted Non-Bird   $1,549,812  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(1 spots)
          $898,310  


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.

Type Amount (Remaining) Reason/Notes Expire Date
Non-Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $9,258,000
($9,258,000)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,623,000
($3,623,000)


2020-21 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Spurs 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 $118,674,081
Luxury Tax Space $13,952,919


2020-21 San Antonio Spurs Salary Cap Totals

The Spurs 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 $112,506,194
Dead Money $6,167,887
Cap Holds $43,029,205
Total Salaries $118,674,081
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-9,534,081
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $112,506,194
Dead Money $6,167,887
Cap Holds $43,029,205
Total Cap Allocations $118,674,081
2020 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-9,534,081
Practical Cap Space $-6,065,150



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2021-22
10/31/2021 Keldon Johnson 2022-23 Club Option $3,873,025
06/29/2022 Lonnie Walker IV 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $6,311,564
06/29/2022 Luka Samanic 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $6,498,258
2022-23
06/29/2023 Keldon Johnson 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $5,809,537