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Washington Wizards 2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Wizards 2018-19 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 %
BealBradley Beal MAX 25 SG Bird $25,434,263 - - ($81,279,057) $25,434,263 20.59
ParkerJabari Parker 23 PF Cap Space $20,000,000 - - ($20,000,000) $20,000,000 16.19
WallJohn Wall MAX 28 PG Bird $19,169,800 - - ($188,513,800) $19,169,800 15.52
MahinmiIan Mahinmi 31 C Cap Space $15,944,154 - - ($31,394,205) $15,944,154 12.91
ArizaTrevor Ariza 33 SF Cap Space $15,000,000 - - ($15,000,000) $15,000,000 12.15
HowardDwight Howard 32 C Mini MLE $5,337,000 - - ($10,940,850) $5,337,000 4.32
SatoranskyTomas Satoransky 26 SG Cap Space $3,129,187 - - ($3,129,187) $3,129,187 2.53
DekkerSam Dekker 24 SF Rookie $2,760,095 - - ($2,760,095) $2,760,095 2.23
Brown Jr.Troy Brown Jr. 19 SF Rookie $2,749,080 - - ($5,968,560) $2,749,080 2.23
PortisBobby Portis 23 PF Rookie $2,494,346 - - ($2,494,346) $2,494,346 2.02
GreenJeff Green 32 SF Minimum $2,393,887 - - ($1,512,601) $1,512,601 1.22
BryantThomas Bryant 21 C Minimum $1,378,242 - - ($1,378,242) $1,378,242 1.12
RandleChasson Randle 25 PG Minimum $869,094 - - ($869,094) $869,094 0.70
McRaeJordan McRae 27 SG Minimum $17,092 - - ($17,092) $17,092 0.01
PhillipTarik Phillip 25 G Minimum $9,474 - - ($9,474) $9,474 0.01


2018-19 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 %
RobinsonDevin Robinson 23 SF -       -  


2018-19 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 %
JenkinsJohn Jenkins SG $99,290 - - - ($85,458) $85,458 0.07
Payton IIGary Payton II PG $85,458 - - - ($85,458) $85,458 0.07


2018-19 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 %
JohnsonWesley Johnson 31 SF $6,134,520 - - - $6,134,520 4.97
WebsterMartell Webster 31 SF $833,333 - - - $833,333 0.67
WhiteOkaro White 26 PF $264,919 - - - $264,919 0.21
BakerRon Baker 25 SG $170,915 - - - $170,915 0.14
RandleChasson Randle 25 PG $121,978 - - - $121,978 0.10


2018-19 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 (2) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
LawsonTy Lawson 30 PG Non-Bird         $1,544,951  
SessionsRamon Sessions 32 PG Non-Bird         $1,544,951  


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.

Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception Details is awarded annually to teams who are above the cap and above the Luxury Tax Apron ($129,733,000) and can be used for contracts up to 3 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 Amount Remaining Reason/Notes Expire Date
Taxpayer Mid-Level Exception $5,337,000 $0 Dwight Howard ($5,337,000)
Trade Exception $957,609 $957,609 Marcin Gortat 06/26/2019
Trade Exception $694,405 $694,405 Jodie Meeks 10/15/2019
Trade Exception $5,450,000 $5,450,000 Jason Smith trade with CLE 12/07/2019
Trade Exception $3,208,630 $3,208,630 Kelly Oubre Jr trade with PHX 12/17/2019
Trade Exception $6,011,913 $6,011,913 Otto Parter Jr. trade with CHI 02/06/2020
Trade Exception $8,600,000 $8,600,000 Markieff Morris trade with NOP 02/07/2020


2018-19 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
2018 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $123,733,000
Total Taxable Salaries $123,613,751
Luxury Tax Space $119,249


2018-19 Washington Wizards Salary Cap Totals

The Wizards 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 $115,804,428
Earned Money $170,916
Dead Money $7,525,665
Cap Holds $28,012,459
Total Salaries $123,501,009
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-21,632,009
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $115,804,428
Earned Money $170,916
Dead Money $7,525,665
Cap Holds $28,012,459
Total Cap Allocations $123,501,009
2018 NBA Salary Cap Max $101,869,000
Cap Max Space $-21,632,009
Practical Cap Space $-21,632,009