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WHAT'S NEXT: Minnesota Timberwolves

WHAT'S NEXT: Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves find themselves on top of the West and their roster is rapidly getting expensive. Keith Smith takes a look at the Timberwolves' future financial outlook, sustainability and title contention.

Keith Smith  |  February 27
Current & Future QB Guarantees

Current & Future QB Guarantees

It’s been a minute since we’ve run the gamut on each team’s QB situation, so we’ll take a quick dive into the guaranteed salary breakdown for every player currently under contract, by team.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 26
Knapp Wins Mexico Open at Vidanta

Knapp Wins Mexico Open at Vidanta

Jake Knapp wins the Mexico Open at Vidanta and $1.458 million.

Scott Allen  |  February 26
2024 NFL Official League Financials

2024 NFL Official League Financials

The NFL has locked in an historic $255.4M league salary cap for 2024. Our look at this plus, how the spending floor works, this year's minimum salaries, the veteran minimum cap benefit, restricted free agent tenders, & official franchise & transition tag values.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 23
WHAT'S NEXT: Buffalo Bills

WHAT'S NEXT: Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills enter the 2024 offseason with negative cap space, notable free agents, & a few stuck contracts to deal with. Spotrac dives into potential cap casualties, conversion candidates, extension projections, & more.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 23
Contract Breakdown Projections for 7 QB Extension Candidates

Contract Breakdown Projections for 7 QB Extension Candidates

Six notable quarterbacks could be eyeing a big pay day this NFL offseason. We detail full contract breakdown projections for Kirk Cousins, Dak Prescott, Jordan Love, Tua Tagovailoa, Jared Goff, Trevor Lawrence, & Baker Mayfield his spring.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 22
The 2024 NFL All-Bubble Team

The 2024 NFL All-Bubble Team

With less than a month to go until NFL teams need to be cap compliant, Spotrac identifies a notable name at each position group trending toward the Roster Bubble.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 19
Matsuyama Wins The Genesis Invitational

Matsuyama Wins The Genesis Invitational

Hideki Matsuyama wins The Genesis Invitational and $4 million.

Scott Allen  |  February 19
The Broncos & Russell Wilson's Contract

The Broncos & Russell Wilson's Contract

With a vesting guarantee for Russell Wilson's 2025 salary just a month away, the Broncos are closing in on an historic contract move. We detail Denver's options, including the financial ramifications for each.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 18
2024 NBA Spending Power Projections: Post Trade Deadline Update

2024 NBA Spending Power Projections: Post Trade Deadline Update

A look at the spending power teams currently project to have for the 2024 offseason now that the NBA Trade Deadline and come and gone.

Keith Smith  |  February 15
Taylor Wins WM Phoenix Open

Taylor Wins WM Phoenix Open

Nick Taylor wins the WM Phoenix Open and $1.584 million.

Scott Allen  |  February 12
Johnson Wins LIV Golf Las Vegas

Johnson Wins LIV Golf Las Vegas

Dustin Johnson earns a total of $4.375 million after winning the LIV Golf Las Vegas.

Scott Allen  |  February 12
Super Bowl Players Eyeing a Payday

Super Bowl Players Eyeing a Payday

With Super Bowl 58 upon us, Spotrac dives into 10 players set to take the field who are eyeing up sizable paydays in the coming weeks and months.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 11
2024 NBA Buyout Market (Updated)

2024 NBA Buyout Market (Updated)

A look at some key players to keep an on eye on for the 2024 NBA buyout market.

Keith Smith  |  February 10
Clippers Buy A Prospect From Nuggets

Clippers Buy A Prospect From Nuggets

Breaking down the trade that sent Draft Rights For Ismael Kamagate from the Nuggets to the Clippers in exchange for cash considerations

Keith Smith  |  February 10
Pacers Help Warriors Save Millions

Pacers Help Warriors Save Millions

Breaking down the trade that sent Cory Joseph, 2025 Hornets second-round pick and Cash Considerations from the Warriors to the Pacers in exchange for 2024 second-round pick

Keith Smith  |  February 10
Blazers Help Celtics Save Some Money

Blazers Help Celtics Save Some Money

Breaking down the trade that sent Dalano Banton, Cash Considerations from the Celtics to the Trail Blazers in exchange for future top-55 protected second-round pick

Keith Smith  |  February 10
Boston Takes A Flyer On Springer

Boston Takes A Flyer On Springer

Breaking down the trade that sent Jaden Springer from the 76ers to the Celtics in exchange for 2024 second-round pick

Keith Smith  |  February 09
Kings Help Bucks Save Some Money

Kings Help Bucks Save Some Money

Breaking down the trade that sent Robin Lopez, Cash Considerations from the Bucks to the Kings in exchange for Draft Rights to Dimitrios Agravanis

Keith Smith  |  February 09
Bucks And Sixers Swap Backup Point Guards

Bucks And Sixers Swap Backup Point Guards

Breaking down the trade that sent Patrick Beverley from the 76ers to the Bucks in exchange for Cameron Payne, 2027 Bucks second-round pick

Keith Smith  |  February 09
Suns Acquire Royce O’Neale In Three-Team Trade

Suns Acquire Royce O’Neale In Three-Team Trade

Breaking down the three-trade that sent Royce O’Neale, David Roddy to the Suns, Keita Bates-Diop, Jordan Goodwin, three future second-round picks to the Nets and Chimezie Metu, Yuta Watanabe to the Grizzlies

Keith Smith  |  February 09
Thunder Acquire Gordon Hayward

Thunder Acquire Gordon Hayward

Breaking down the trade that sent Gordon Hayward from the Hornets to the Thunder in exchange for Davis Bertans, Tre Mann, Vasilije Micic, two future second-round picks

Keith Smith  |  February 09
The NFL Award Winners, Financially

The NFL Award Winners, Financially

The NFL handed out 2023 honors Thursday night, focusing a spotlight on Lamar Jackson, Christian McCaffrey, & a few young Texans. Our look at how each major award winner stands going forward, financially speaking.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 09
Mavericks Acquire PJ Washington For Grant Williams, Future First

Mavericks Acquire PJ Washington For Grant Williams, Future First

Breaking down the trade that sent P.J. Washington and two second-round picks from the Hornets to the Mavericks in exchange for Grant Williams, Seth Curry, and 2027 first-round pick

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Nets Acquire Dennis Schroder For Spencer Dinwiddie

Nets Acquire Dennis Schroder For Spencer Dinwiddie

Breaking down the trade that sent Dennis Schroder, Thaddeus Young from the Nets to the Raptors in exchange for Spencer Dinwiddie

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Sixers Acquire Buddy Hield; Doug McDermott To Pacers In Three-Team Trade

Sixers Acquire Buddy Hield; Doug McDermott To Pacers In Three-Team Trade

Breaking down the three-trade that sent Buddy Hield to the 76ers, Furkan Korkmaz, Doug McDermott, three future second-round picks to the Pacers, and Marcus Morris and a second-round pick to the Spurs

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Knicks Acquire Bojan Bogdanovic, Alec Burks From Pistons For Quentin Grimes

Knicks Acquire Bojan Bogdanovic, Alec Burks From Pistons For Quentin Grimes

Breaking down the trade that sent Bojan Bogdanovic, Alec Burks from the Pistons to the Knicks in exchange for Quentin Grimes, Ryan Arcidiacono, Malachi Flynn, Evan Fournier and picks.

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Pistons Acquire And Waive Danuel House From Sixers

Pistons Acquire And Waive Danuel House From Sixers

Breaking down the trade that sent Danuel House, 2024 second-round pick from the 76ers to the Pistons in exchange for 2028 second-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Mavericks Acquire Daniel Gafford From Washington For Richaun Holmes, 2024 First

Mavericks Acquire Daniel Gafford From Washington For Richaun Holmes, 2024 First

Breaking down the trade that sent Daniel Gafford from the Wizards to the Mavericks in exchange for Richaun Holmes, 2024 first-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  February 08
Raptors Acquire Ochai Agbaji, Kelly Olynyk From Jazz

Raptors Acquire Ochai Agbaji, Kelly Olynyk From Jazz

Breaking down the trade that sent Ochai Agbaji, Kelly Olynyk from the Jazz to the Raptors in exchange for Kira Lewis Jr., Otto Porter Jr., 2024 first-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  February 08
The Super Bowl Matchup, Financially

The Super Bowl Matchup, Financially

The Super Bowl matchup pairs two teams that have gone down very different financial paths to get here. Our dive into how the 2023 money was allocated for the Kansas City Chiefs & San Francisco 49ers, plus notable players on each eyeing a payday in the coming weeks.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 08
Timberwolves Acquire Monte Morris From Pistons

Timberwolves Acquire Monte Morris From Pistons

Breaking down the trade that sent Monte Morris from the Pistons to the Timberwolves in exchange for Shake Milton, Troy Brown Jr. and a 2030 2nd-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  February 07
Celtics Acquire Xavier Tillman From Grizzlies

Celtics Acquire Xavier Tillman From Grizzlies

Breaking down the trade that sent Xavier Tillman from the Grizzlies to the Celtics in exchange for Lamar Stevens, a 2027 2nd-round pick and a 2023 2nd-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  February 07
Pistons Acquire Simone Fontecchio From Jazz

Pistons Acquire Simone Fontecchio From Jazz

Breaking down the trade that sent Simone Fontecchio from the Jazz to the Pistons in exchange for Kevin Knox, 2024 2nd-round pick and draft rights to Gabriele Procida.

Keith Smith  |  February 07
Clark Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Clark Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Wyndham Clark wins the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and $3.6 million.

Scott Allen  |  February 06
Niemann Wins LIV Golf Mayakoba

Niemann Wins LIV Golf Mayakoba

Joaquin Niemann earns a total of $4.125 million after winning the LIV Golf Mayakoba.

Scott Allen  |  February 06
Breaking Down Bobby Witt Jr.'s Historic Contract

Breaking Down Bobby Witt Jr.'s Historic Contract

The Kansas City Royals made a major statement heading toward Spring Training, locking in their franchise cornerstone shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. to an historic 11 year, $288.7M contract extension.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 05
The Super Bowl QB Cap Conversation

The Super Bowl QB Cap Conversation

With QB contract values on an atmospheric rise so too must their corresponding cap hits. Our annual Super Bowl QB Cap Hit allocation piece compares Patrick Mahomes & Brock Purdy's 2023 figures to 2023 years of cap percentages.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 04
Breaking down the Corbin Burnes Trade

Breaking down the Corbin Burnes Trade

With the acquisition of Corbin Burnes, the Balitmore Orioles have made a serious case to be AL East favorites. Our dive into the facts & figures of their recent trade with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Michael Ginnitti  |  February 02
Grizzlies Trade Steven Adams to Rockets To Create Future Flexibility

Grizzlies Trade Steven Adams to Rockets To Create Future Flexibility

The Houston Rockets acquire Steven Adams from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Victor Oladipo and three 2nd-round picks.

Keith Smith  |  February 01
2024 NASCAR Cup Primer

2024 NASCAR Cup Primer

The 2024 NASCAR Cup season is upon us! Here is a quick primer with Championship odds, Rookie of the Year candidates, a Dark Horse to watch and more.

Scott Allen  |  January 30
Western Conference Buyers and Sellers at the NBA Trade Deadline

Western Conference Buyers and Sellers at the NBA Trade Deadline

Breaking down the Western Conference buyers and sellers as the NBA Trade Deadline approaches.

Keith Smith  |  January 29
Pavon Wins Farmers Insurance Open

Pavon Wins Farmers Insurance Open

Matthieu Pavon wins the Farmers Insurance Open and $1.62 million.

Scott Allen  |  January 28
Spotrac's NBA Trade Machine

Spotrac's NBA Trade Machine

As the NBA trade deadline approaches, check out the new NBA Trade Machine and propose your own trades!

Scott Allen  |  January 26
Eastern Conference Buyers and Sellers at the NBA Trade Deadline

Eastern Conference Buyers and Sellers at the NBA Trade Deadline

Breaking down the Eastern Conference buyers and sellers as the NBA Trade Deadline approaches.

Keith Smith  |  January 25
The Cowboys' Financial Options with Dak Prescott

The Cowboys' Financial Options with Dak Prescott

Another early postseason exit has Cowboys Nation up in arms, but with news that Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be returning for the 2024 campaign, the immediate offseason focus turns to QB Dak Prescott. We’ll outline a few options that Dallas possesses with their current QB1 in the coming weeks.

Michael Ginnitti  |  January 24
The 2024 MLB HOF Class, Financially

The 2024 MLB HOF Class, Financially

The MLB Hall of Fame announced their latest class, inducting 3B Adrian Beltre, C Joe Mauer, & 1B Todd Helton for the upcoming season. We'll dive into their financial resumes, contract by contract.

Michael Ginnitti  |  January 23
Heat Acquire Terry Rozier For Kyle Lowry

Heat Acquire Terry Rozier For Kyle Lowry

Breaking down the trade that sent Terry Rozier from the Hornets to the Heat in exchange for Kyle Lowry and a 2027 1st-round pick.

Keith Smith  |  January 23
Financially Detailing the NFL Final Four

Financially Detailing the NFL Final Four

Spotrac takes a look back at the 2023 financials that helped bring the Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, & San Francisco 49ers to Championship Weekend.

Michael Ginnitti  |  January 23
Dunlap Wins The American Express

Dunlap Wins The American Express

Nick Dunlap (amateur) wins The American Express

Scott Allen  |  January 22