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Washington Wizards 2019-20 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Wizards 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 (15) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WallJohn Wall S-MAX 29 PG Bird $38,199,000 - - ($38,199,000) $38,199,000 29.10
BealBradley Beal MAX 26 SG Bird $27,093,019 - - ($27,093,019) $27,093,019 20.64
MahinmiIan Mahinmi 32 C Cap Space $15,450,051 - - ($15,450,051) $15,450,051 11.77
BryantThomas Bryant 22 C Early Bird $8,000,000 - - ($8,000,000) $8,000,000 6.09
BertansDavis Bertans 26 SF Early Bird $7,000,000 - - ($7,000,000) $7,000,000 5.33
SmithIshmael Smith 31 PG MLE $6,000,000 - - ($6,000,000) $6,000,000 4.57
HachimuraRui Hachimura 21 PF Rookie $4,469,160 - - ($4,469,160) $4,469,160 3.40
RobinsonJerome Robinson 22 SG Rookie $3,567,720 - - ($3,567,720) $3,567,720 2.72
Brown Jr.Troy Brown Jr. 20 SF Rookie $3,219,480 - - ($3,192,000) $3,219,480 2.45
WagnerMoritz Wagner 22 PF Rookie $2,063,520 - - ($2,063,520) $2,063,520 1.57
NapierShabazz Napier 28 PG Cap Space $1,845,301 - - ($1,845,301) $1,845,301 1.41
BongaIsaac Bonga 19 PG Cap Space $1,416,852 - - ($1,445,697) $1,416,852 1.08
Payton IIGary Payton II 26 PG Hardship $1,090,781 - - ($1,052,909) $1,052,909 0.80
SchofieldAdmiral Schofield 22 SF MLE $1,000,000 - - ($1,000,000) $1,000,000 0.76
PasecniksAnzejs Pasecniks 23 C MLE $482,144 - - ($482,144) $482,144 0.37


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 %
MathewsGarrison Mathews 22 SG -       -  


2019-20 Dead Cap

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Signing Bonus Trade Kicker Dead Money Cap Figure Cap %
MilesC.J. Miles 32 SF $8,730,159 - - - $8,730,159 6.65
SimmonsJonathon Simmons 30 SF $1,000,000 - - - $1,000,000 0.76
RobinsonJustin Robinson 21 PG $395,866 - - - $395,866 0.30
JonesJermerrio Jones 24 F $199,000 - - - $199,000 0.15
WilliamsJohnathan Williams 24 PF $106,181 - - - $106,181 0.08


2019-20 Cap Holds

Cap holds represent "placeholders" for pending free agents, unsigned draft picks, offer sheets, etc... Since the Wizards 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 (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
RandleChasson Randle 26 PG Non-Bird         $1,818,486  
LawsonTy Lawson 31 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  
SessionsRamon Sessions 33 PG Non-Bird         $1,618,486  


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
($854,500)
Ish Smith ($6,000,000), Admiral Schofield ($1,000,000), Justin Robinson ($898,310), Anzejs Pasecniks ($482,144)
Bi-Annual Exception $3,620,000
($3,620,000)
Trade Exception $5,000,000
($5,000,000)
Tomas Satoransky 07/07/2020
Trade Exception $1,645,357
($1,645,357)
Jordan McRae trade with DEN 02/06/2021
Trade Exception $1,620,564
($1,620,564)
Isaiah Thomas trade with LAC 02/06/2021


2019-20 Luxury Tax Totals

Denotes the Wizards 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 $131,678,012
Luxury Tax Space $948,988
2019 NBA Luxury Tax Apron $138,928,000
Luxury Tax Apron Space $7,249,988


2019-20 Washington Wizards 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 $120,859,156
Dead Money $10,431,206
Cap Holds $17,795,879
Total Salaries $131,290,362
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-39,946,241
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $120,859,156
Dead Money $10,431,206
Cap Holds $17,795,879
Total Cap Allocations $131,290,362
2019 NBA Salary Cap Max $109,140,000
Cap Max Space $-39,946,241



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
2020-21
10/31/2020 Moritz Wagner 2021-22 Club Option $3,893,618
10/31/2020 Troy Brown Jr. 2021-22 Club Option $5,170,564
10/31/2020 Rui Hachimura 2021-22 Club Option $4,916,160
10/31/2020 Jerome Robinson 2021-22 Club Option $5,340,916
01/10/2021 Anzejs Pasecniks Guaranteed $1,517,981
06/29/2021 Isaac Bonga 2021-22 Qualifying Offer $2,122,822
2021-22
07/04/2021 Admiral Schofield Guaranteed $1,782,621
10/31/2021 Rui Hachimura 2022-23 Club Option $6,263,188
01/10/2022 Anzejs Pasecniks Guaranteed $1,782,621
06/29/2022 Jerome Robinson 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,386,487
06/29/2022 Troy Brown Jr. 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $7,228,448
06/29/2022 Moritz Wagner 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $5,719,725
06/29/2022 John Wall 2022-23 Player Option $47,366,760
06/29/2022 Admiral Schofield 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
06/29/2022 Anzejs Pasecniks 2022-23 Qualifying Offer $2,228,276
2022-23
06/29/2023 Rui Hachimura 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $8,486,620