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Washington Wizards 2021-22 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Wizards 2021-22 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 (9) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WallJohn Wall S-MAX 31 PG Bird $44,310,840 - - ($44,310,840) $44,310,840 34.47
BealBradley Beal 28 SG Bird $34,502,130 - - ($34,502,130) $34,502,130 26.84
BryantThomas Bryant 24 C Early Bird $8,666,667 - - ($8,666,667) $8,666,667 6.74
RobinsonJerome Robinson 24 SG Rookie $5,340,916 - - - $5,340,916 4.15
Brown Jr.Troy Brown Jr. 22 SF Rookie $5,170,564 - - - $5,170,564 4.02
HachimuraRui Hachimura 23 PF Rookie $4,916,160 - - - $4,916,160 3.82
WagnerMoritz Wagner 24 PF Rookie $3,893,618 - - - $3,893,618 3.03
PasecniksAnzejs Pasecniks 25 C MLE $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.39
SchofieldAdmiral Schofield 24 SF MLE $1,782,621 - - - $1,782,621 1.39


2021-22 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 %
SmithIshmael Smith 33 PG Early Bird         $7,800,000  
BongaIsaac Bonga 21 PG         $2,122,822  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(3 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 $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


2021-22 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
2021 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $151,000,000
Total Taxable Salaries $110,366,137
Luxury Tax Space $40,633,863


2021-22 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 $110,366,137
Cap Holds $18,188,743
Total Salaries $128,554,880
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-3,554,880
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $110,366,137
Cap Holds $18,188,743
Total Cap Allocations $128,554,880
2021 NBA Salary Cap Max $125,000,000
Cap Max Space $-3,554,880



Deadlines

Deadline Date Player Type Value
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 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
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
2022-23
06/29/2023 Rui Hachimura 2023-24 Qualifying Offer $8,486,620