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Washington Wizards 2022-23 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Wizards 2022-23 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Wizards – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option

Trade Kicker
Block Trade Clause
No Trade Clause
Player (3) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
WallJohn Wall S-MAX 32 PG Bird $47,366,760 - - ($47,366,760) $47,366,760 22.35
BealBradley Beal 29 SG Bird $37,262,300 - - ($37,262,300) $37,262,300 17.58
HachimuraRui Hachimura 24 PF Rookie $6,263,188 - - - $6,263,188 2.96

2022-23 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 (8) Age Pos. Signed Using Base Salary Trade Kicker Likely Incent. Dead Cap Cap Figure Cap %
BealBradley Beal 29 SG         $46,375,000  
BryantThomas Bryant 25 C Bird         $16,466,667  
RobinsonJerome Robinson 25 SG         $16,022,748  
Brown Jr.Troy Brown Jr. 23 SF Restricted Bird         $15,511,691  
WagnerMoritz Wagner 25 PF Restricted Bird         $11,680,854  
RobinsonJustin Robinson 24 PG Restricted Bird         $2,228,276  
SchofieldAdmiral Schofield 25 SF Restricted Bird         $2,228,276  
PasecniksAnzejs Pasecniks 26 C Restricted Bird         $2,228,276  
Incomplete Roster Charge
(9 spots)


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
Tomas Satoransky 07/07/2020
Trade Exception $1,645,357
Jordan McRae trade with DEN 02/06/2021
Trade Exception $1,620,564
Isaiah Thomas trade with LAC 02/06/2021

2022-23 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
2022 NBA Luxury Tax Threshold $0
Total Taxable Salaries $90,892,248
Luxury Tax Space $-90,892,248

2022-23 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 $90,892,248
Cap Holds $121,007,709
Total Salaries $211,899,957
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $132,500,000
Actual Cap Max Space $-79,399,957
Cap Type Cap Total
Active Roster Cap $90,892,248
Cap Holds $121,007,709
Total Cap Allocations $211,899,957
2022 NBA Salary Cap Max $132,500,000
Cap Max Space $-79,399,957


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